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
Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology Susan E. Hankinson has been named No. 28 in Research.com’s 2022 ranking of Top 1000 Female Scientists in the World.
Laura Vandenberg is among the 12 UMass Amherst researchers who have been recognized as among the world’s most highly cited researchers in 2022.
Spracklen received a 3-year award from the American Diabetes Association to examine how the interaction of genetic traits may influence type 2 diabetes risk.
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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.