Videos

SPHHS Dean's Seminar: Dr. Susan Hankinson

Associate Dean of Research and Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology Susan Hankinson delivered the SPHHS Dean's Seminar "Breast Cancer Risk: What Does Body Size Have to Do with It?" on March 11, 2021.

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.

Researching Gestational Diabetes

Professor of Epidemiology Lisa Chasan-Taber discusses her research in gestational diabetes as part of the UMass Amherst Public Engagement Project.

LabTV profiles Associate Professor Katherine Reeves

LabTV profiled Associate Professor Katherine Reeves, whose research involves public health and breast cancer, with the goal of determining how specific chemicals relate to the development of breast cancer.

LabTV profiles doctoral student Mary Diaz Santana

LabTV profiled doctoral student Mary Diaz Santana, a member of the Reeves Lab at UMass Amherst. Mary's research studies how chemicals found in plastics affect our health, with the goal of determining how specific chemicals relate to the development of breast cancer.

LabTV profiles doctoral student Serena Houghton

LabTV profiled doctoral student Serena Houghton, a member of the Bertone-Johnson Lab at UMass Amherst. Serena's research studies how nutrition and treatment options affect women's health, with the goal of creating nutritional guidelines for women based on research.

Writing Dissertation and Grant Proposals: Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics

Watch Lisa Chasan-Taber, author of the book Writing Dissertation and Grant Proposals: Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics, speak at JSM 2014 about how competition for research funds in epidemiology, preventative medicine, and biostatistics has never been more intense and this is why there was a need for a book that targets effective grant proposal writing in this highly competitive and evolving environment.