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.
Participants Aged 45 to 64 Needed for Hearing Study
Researchers are looking for individuals 45 to 64 years of age to participate in an NIH-funded study of hearing changes with age.
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.
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.
In the Media: News Roundup (February 24, 2023)
SPHHS researchers comment in multiple media outlets on health-related topics.
Muscle Physiology Lab Seeks Volunteers for Study on the Causes of Muscle Fatigue and Its Impact on Mobility Function
The UMass Muscle Physiology Lab is looking for volunteers for their NIH-funded study of the causes of muscle fatigue and its impact on mobility function.
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.
Volunteers Needed for Study on Muscle Fatigue
Kinesiology researchers seek volunteers between the ages of 60-85 with knee osteoarthritis to participate in a study on muscle fatigue and movement.
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.
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.
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.