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University of Massachusetts Department of Environmental Health Sciences faculty Alicia Timme-Laragy

Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Alicia Timme-Laragy has received the 2021 Outstanding Young Investigator Award from the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Women in Toxicology Special Interest Group. The award is given annually to individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of toxicology in the early stage of their careers.

UMass Amherst Research Professor of Kinesiology Stuart Chipkin

Research publishing giant Elsevier has announced a new open access companion to the American Journal of Medicine with Research Professor of Kinesiology Stuart Chipkin, MD, serving as its founding editor-in-chief.

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The School of Public Health and Health Sciences, along with the College of Natural Sciences and College of Nursing, presented the webinar Making the Case: The COVID-19 Vaccine on March 2, 2021. The event featured a panel of scientists and public health experts who aimed to dispel misinformation and fear about the vaccine and explain why its widespread use around the world is crucial to overcoming the deadly pandemic.