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.
Communication Disorders Graduate Students Offer Inspiration at High School Career Day
Last fall, graduate students in the Department of Communication Disorders participated in Holyoke High School’s "You Can Be Anything You Want to Be" Career Day.
Jeung Receives NIHCM Grant to Increase Access to Postpartum Mental Health Care via Telehealth
Postdoctoral associate Chanup Jeung has received an NIHCM grant to assess the potential of telehealth to enhance access to postpartum mental health.
Timme-Laragy Appointed to Massachusetts Toxic Use Reduction Science Advisory Board
Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Alicia Timme-Laragy has been selected to serve on the Massachusetts Toxic Use Reduction Science Advisory Board.
Research Project Focuses on Promoting Dual-Language Development for Children with Autism in Bilingual Families
Megan Gross has been awarded an NIH grant to study bilingualism in children with autism spectrum disorder whose household speaks a language other than English.
Phuntsog Receives NIH Diversity Supplement Award
Health promotion and policy doctoral student Thupten Dolma Phuntsog has been awarded a 4-year, $313,538 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Mamo to Examine Communication Challenges and Barriers to Hearing Care for Older Bilingual Latinx Adults
Sara Mamo has received a 3-year, $584,000 NIH grant to examine communication challenges and barriers to hearing care faced by older, bilingual Latinx adults.
National Academies Committee, Chaired by Dean Siega-Riz, Releases Updated Report on Dietary Reference Intakes for Energy
A National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s committee led by Dean Siega-Riz has published its report Dietary Reference Intakes for Energy.
Researchers Awarded Massachusetts Community Health and Healthy Aging Funds Grant to Support Older Bhutanese Adults
Kalpana Poudel-Tandukar and Krishna Poudel have received a $199,651 grant to implement a healthy aging intervention for older Bhutanese adults.
Research Finds More Adults with Schizophrenia Have Health Insurance Post-Obamacare
The national uninsurance rate for adults under age 65 with schizophrenia decreased by 50% after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2014.
Student Nutritionist Program Highlighted in UMass Feature on Peer-Driven Health Initiatives
The student nutritionist program is included in a UMass Amherst homepage feature highlighting peer-driven initiatives focused on health and well-being.