Angela de Oliveira, professor of resource economics and interim chair of environmental health sciences; and Karen Helfer, professor of communication disorders, were among the UMass Amherst faculty members recognized by the newly launched Office of Faculty Development (OFD) for their contributions to faculty development programs while serving as Chancellor’s Leadership Fellows.
Five SPHHS faculty members – Katherine Boyer (Kinesiology), Lorraine Cordeiro (Nutrition), Kimberley Geissler (Health Promotion and Policy), Sarah Poissant (Communication Disorders), and Laura Vandenberg (Environmental Health Sciences) – are among the 39 UMass Amherst faculty selected to the 2020-2021 cohort of ADVANCE Faculty Fellows.
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences welcomed five new tenure-track and six new non tenure-track faculty members into its ranks this academic year.
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences announced that twelve of its faculty members have been granted tenure and/or promoted for fall 2020.
The department of communication disorders is looking for individuals 45 to 59 years of age to participate in NIH-funded studies of age-related hearing changes.
Alison Letvinchuk received her MA degree in Communication Disorders in 2016. She currently works as a speech-language pathologist with Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital.
Associate Professor of Communication Disorders Mary Andrianopoulos and recent doctoral graduate Colleen Gargan PhD '20 presented a webinar on "Telepractice Delivery of Speech and Language Services: Basics, Logistics, Guidelines, and Evidence Based Practice" for speech-language practitioners transitioning to remote delivery in response to the ongoing pandemic.
Nine students from the School of Public Health and Health Sciences recently won UMass Amherst Alumni Association scholarship awards for 2020. The awards were distributed based on outstanding academic achievements, leadership, and community service.
Gloria DiFulvio (Health Promotion and Policy) and Nathaniel Whitmal (Communication Disorders) are among the 12 UMass Amherst faculty selected by the Center for Teaching & Learning (CLT) as recipients of the 2020-21 TIDE Ambassadors (Teaching for Inclusiveness, Diversity and Equity) faculty fellowship award.
From all disciplines across the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, along with nursing and natural sciences, among other schools and departments, a contingent of students, led by faculty and staff, is finding ways to serve their community during the pandemic.
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