Videos

Q&A Session: COVID-19 Operational Posture and Resources to Support Mental Health and Well-Being

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences hosted a live information session and Q&A featuring SPHHS faculty, staff and students on Friday, February 12, 2021. The presentation included an overview of the University's new high risk operational posture; a snapshot of COVID-19 cases and "how we got here"; strategies to support your well-being; and information on campus well-being resources.

Why UMass? SPHHS Graduate Students Tell Us

Graduate students from across all SPHHS departments tell us why they love UMass, why they chose to attend, and what their education has given them.

Public Health & Health Sciences Showcase: Answering the Call in a Time of Pandemic

During UMass Homecoming week, Dean Siega-Riz held a virtual forum featuring the SPHHS faculty, staff, and students who have been leading the coronavirus pandemic response efforts on campus, in the commonwealth, and across the nation. Hear from those who have been directly involved in efforts such as contact tracing, antibody testing, prediction modeling, and health promotion efforts to help track, mitigate, and reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Elder Companionship Project: Message for Residents

Students from across all majors and disciplines within the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences share words of comfort with the residents of nursing and rehab facilities, assisted-living residents, and retirement communities.

Elder Companionship Project: Message for Staff

Students from across all majors and disciplines within the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences share words of encouragement and appreciation for the staff caring for residents living in nursing and rehab facilities, assisted-living residents, and retirement communities.

Biostatistics and Epidemiology at UMass Amherst

The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences provides students with strong analytic and quantitative skills needed to conduct professional level public health research, disease surveillance, program evaluation, and public health practice.

LabTV profile on Stephen Lauer

LabTV profiled Biostatistics doctoral student Steve Lauer, a graduate researcher in the Reich Lab at UMass Amherst. Steve's research studies can help us predict and deal with epidemics, with the goal of using computer models to predict outbreaks of Dengue fever. Learn more at the LabTV website.

#HackEbola

Graduate researchers in Biostatistics and other disciplines at UMass Amherst held a hackathon to analyze public data on Ebola. Students from a wide range of academic disciplines contributed ideas and methodologies to help gain a better understanding of the killer virus.