In the Media: News Roundup (June 24, 2022)

June 24, 2022

SPHHS researchers and staff members, including professor emeritus David Hosmer, Andrew Lover, and Rachel Volberg (Biostatistics and Epidemiology), Alexander Suvorov (Environmental Health Sciences), Jennifer Whitehill (Health Promotion and Policy), and the UMass Amherst Biomechanics Lab (Kinesiology) comment in multiple news stories about gun violence; the potential impact and spread of the coronavirus and response to the pandemic; problem gambling; environmental contaminants and male reproductive health; and running shoe design.

Updated June 24, 2022:

A Norwich Researcher Asks What More AI Can Teach Us About Gun Violence - David Hosmer, professor emeritus, Biostatistics and Epidemiology (Seven Days [VT], 6/22/22)

Puma Introducing Women’s-specific Running Shoe - UMass Amherst Biomechanics Lab (Women’s Wear Daily, 6/10/22)

Play the cards: Poker players en route to Pittsburgh for jackpot prize - Rachel Volberg, Biostatistics and Epidemiology (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 6/9/22)

Number of Mass. counties with high COVID levels has dropped to 5, per CDC -  Andrew Lover, Biostatistics and Epidemiology (Boston Globe, 6/3/22)

UMass Announces $250,000 In Technology Development Fund Awards - Alexander Suvorov, Environmental Health Sciences (BusinessWest, 5/27/22)

Guns killed more young people than cars did for the first time in 2020 - Jennifer Whitehill, Health Promotion and Policy (The Washington Post, 6/25/22)