In the Spotlight

UMass Amherst Associate Professor of Health Promotion and Policy Susan Shaw

Associate Professor Susan Shaw is one of the lead investigators who have received a five-year, $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to improve medication adherence among vulnerable populations with hypertension, or high blood pressure.

UMass Amherst Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management Airin Denise Martinez

Assistant Professor Airín Martínez has been awarded the 2021 Henry Montes President’s Award from the Latino Caucus for Public Health. The award recognizes an individual with outstanding accomplishments and tangible contributions to the Latino Caucus for Public Health's mission and who has a strong commitment to serving the vulnerable and disadvantaged populations in order to improve their health and well-being.

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MPH student Sam Tarplin's path to UMass is unlike most of his classmates'. As a former counselor specializing in addiction recovery, Tarplin takes his experience and uses it to forge his own path in addiction research at the School of Public Health & Health Sciences at UMass Amherst.