The evidence-based health benefits of walking continue to accumulate, according to ongoing research by Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Amanda Paluch.
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.
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).
SPHHS researchers comment in multiple media outlets on health-related topics.
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.
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.
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.
The student nutritionist program is included in a UMass Amherst homepage feature highlighting peer-driven initiatives focused on health and well-being.
A majority of office visits for preventive services among reproductive-age women happened with OB-GYNs, a new study led by Laura Attanasio shows.
UMass Women into Leadership (UWiL) has selected public health students Ramona Ansong '24, Nephtalie Philippe '23, and Kiley Richard '23 as 2023 UWiL fellows.