Education and Scholarship for a Healthier World
Undergraduate and graduate students
In faculty research funding
“After This Class, a Fire Sparked in My Heart”
Hellen Muma, an undergraduate student on the Pre-Physician Assistant track, shares the story of her public health journey so far.
In the spotlight
“Many of the students who collaborate with me on research have an interest in the opioid epidemic because they personally have been affected in some way. Their compassion leads them to want to develop better policies to help people with addiction.”
Why UMass? SPHHS graduate students tell us
Students from across all SPHHS departments tell us why they love UMass, why they chose to attend, and what their education has given them.
In the news
UMass Amherst-UT Austin Team Awarded $27.5 Million by CDC to Help Establish Nation’s First Disease Outbreak Response Network
A UMass Amherst-UT Austin team is among 13 institutional partners chosen by the CDC to establish the first outbreak response and disease modeling network.
SPHHS faculty-led, community-based programs integrate produce prescriptions (PRx) into healthcare practice to encourage healthier lifestyle choices.
With funding from a two-year, $429,744 NIH grant, Alhassan will test whether improving gross motor skills will enhance cognitive functions in low-SES children.
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