The department of biostatistics and epidemiology, part of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, will host a seminar, “Cox model analyses with disease subtypes defined by partially observed multiple markers” on Friday, Dec. 6 at 10 a.m. in Life Science Laboratories N210.
The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Samantha Glaze-Corcoran, Ph.D., Plant Biology, Monday, Nov. 25, 9 a.m., 107 Fernald Hall. Dissertation: “Developing Alternative Forage Production...
As winter approaches, all staff and faculty should know how to obtain information related to severe weather, including closing announcements, parking rules, staggered departure procedures for early closings, related time and attendance policies and the rescheduling of final exams on snow days.
Researchers Raeann LeBlanc, College of Nursing, and Katie Potter, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, department of kinesiology, will present as part of a human-animal interaction symposium at the Gerontological Society of America’s Annual Scientific Meeting, in Austin, Texas from Nov. 13 through 17.
Andrew Best, a doctoral student in the department of anthropology, is trying to figure out why some people sweat more than others. Best’s research is focused on sweat gland density. He aims to see if the density is related to where people grew up, and if it affects the body’s...
A 2008 federal parity law succeeded in expanding Medicaid acceptance by treatment facilities for substance use disorders (SUDs), according to a study by University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers. What remains unclear is the extent to which this enhanced coverage has led to more people receiving SUD treatment. In 2016, less than 20 percent of the estimated 21 million people with substance use disorders received any treatment for it, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
The department of biostatistics and epidemiology, part of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, will host a seminar, “Quest to Understand the Impact of Environmental Chemicals on Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes,” on Friday, Nov. 22 at 10 a.m. in Life Science Laboratories N210.
UMass Amherst is sponsoring the appearance of Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Jodi Kantor at the Springfield Public Forum on Monday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. in Symphony Hall. Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy will introduce Kantor, and Kathy Roberts Forde, a UMass journalism professor, will serve as moderator for the evening.