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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
Research Aims to Expand Understanding of Link Between Chronic Stress and Heart Disease Among Other Age-Related Conditions
Susan Hankinson has been awarded a five-year, $4 million NIH grant renewal to examine the relationship between chronic stress and risks of heart disease.
King, DiFulvio Appointed to SPHHS Leadership Roles
The SPHHS announced the appointments of Rodmon King and Gloria DiFulvio to new leadership roles in the school.
SPHHS Announces 2023 Health Innovators Challenge Winners
The SPHHS announced the winners of its inaugural Health Innovators Challenge on March 8, 2023, in the Life Sciences Laboratory conference room.
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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.