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“The opportunities at UMass are so vast.”
Hellen Muma, a master's student in epidemiology, 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
In the largest genome-wide association study on Type 2 diabetes, Cassandra Spracklen and team have located 1289 genetic markers associated with the disease.
Paluch Leads Effort to Update the American Heart Association Statement on the Benefits of Resistance Exercise Training
Amanda Paluch is the lead author of an updated American Heart Association scientific statement on resistance exercise training and cardiovascular disease.
Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology Susan E. Hankinson has been recognized in Research.com’s 2023 list of top scientists in the world.
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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.