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“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.”
Improving quality of life and achieving health equity are not just slogans — they lie at the heart of what we do.
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
Public Health Sciences Majors Gabriel, Iranmanesh, and Sheedy Named 21st Century Leaders
Public Health Sciences majors Audrey Gabriel, Darya Iranmanesh, and Clare Sheedy will be honored as 21st Century Leaders during Commencement 2023.
Cox Named Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher
Kinesiology doctoral candidate Melanna Cox has been selected as the recipient of the 2022-2023 SPHHS Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award.
Grinnell Receives Outstanding Teacher Award for 2022-2023
The SPHHS is pleased to announce that Gregory Grinnell, Lecturer in Kinesiology, is the winner of the school’s 2022-2023 College Outstanding Teacher Award.
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The UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences has been accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) Board of Councilors for a full seven-year term, extending to December 31, 2029.