News

May 29, 2020

SPHHS researchers Nicholas Reich (Biostatistics and Epidemiology), Richard Peltier (Environmental Health Sciences), and Lawrence Pellegrini (Health Promotion and Policy) comment in multiple news stories about the potential impact and spread of the coronavirus and faculty research in response to the pandemic.

Kinesiology major Jacob Goulet
May 20, 2020

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.

Dean Anna Maria Siega-Riz Congratulations Message
May 8, 2020

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences and its departments and programs hosted a series of virtual celebration events in recognition of its graduating class of 2020.

UMass Amherst Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management David Chin
April 23, 2020

David Chin, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management in the Department of Health Promotion and Policy, was interviewed on WGBY’s Connecting Point about his research finding that critically injured soldiers have higher rates of mental health disorders. 

University of Massachusetts Epidemiology faculty Elizabeth Bertone-Johnson
April 22, 2020

Elizabeth Bertone-Johnson, Professor of Epidemiology and Chair of the Department of Health Promotion and Policy, is one of the seven inaugural winners of the UMass ADVANCE Faculty Mentoring Award.

SPHHS faculty Sarah Goff and Alicia Timme-Laragy
April 21, 2020

SPHHS faculty Sarah Goff and Alicia Timme-Laragy are among the six 2020-21 Family Research Scholars selected by the University of Massachusetts Amherst Center for Research on Families (CRF).

SPHHS Research Day 2020
April 16, 2020

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences held its 23rd Annual Research Day on April 14, 2020, in a virtual format to allow for remote participation. Etienne Holder, a doctoral student in Epidemiology, took home first prize in the Research: Public Health category. Kinesiology majors Yeun Hiroi and Danielle Zoppo shared first place in the Research: Health Sciences category.

April 3, 2020

SPHHS researchers comment in multiple news stories about the potential impact and spread of the coronavirus and faculty research in response to the pandemic.

UMass Amherst Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management David Chin
January 28, 2020

U.S. combat soldiers who suffered a moderate or severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) are more likely than soldiers with other serious injuries to experience a range of mental health disorders, according to a new retrospective study led by David Chin, assistant professor of health policy and management.

November 22, 2019

Health Promotion and Policy faculty members Airin Martinez and Susan Shaw have been selected to receive a Public Service Endowment Grant for their work combating obesity in a Western Massachusetts community.

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