Community Health Education

The Community Health Education program in the University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences prepares public health professionals to design and implement programs to assist all people to participate in their life situations to the fullest extent of their capabilities. As part of the Department of Health Promotion and Policy, the Community Health Education program offers a range of degrees including:

Community Health Education enables people to gain control over the social, political, and personal conditions that affect their health. Community health educators are on the frontlines of this nation’s efforts to reduce health disparities and improve quality of life.

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UMass Amherst Health Promotion and Policy doctoral student Susan Lemere

Susan Lemere, a doctoral student in the Department of Health Promotion and Policy, has been selected for the Justice Community Opioid Intervention Network (JCOIN) Scholar Program. The yearlong research education program is intended to support academics, clinicians, criminologists, and community stakeholders on research in justice settings.

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Students in Health Promotion and Policy are helping to build healthier worlds.