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UMass Amherst Health Promotion and Policy alumna Liduvina Martinez-Gonzalez
June 23, 2020

Health Policy and Management alumna Liduvina Martinez-Gonzalez MS ’87 has been named a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders. Martinez-Gonzalez serves as Executive Director and Vice President for Clinical Administration with the SUNY College of Optometry University Eye Center.

Biostatistics alumna Susan Fera Assmann
June 23, 2020

Biostatistics alumna Susan Fera Assmann MS ’95 passed away on May 30 following a long battle with cancer.

UMass Amherst Environmental Health Sciences students Archit Rastogi and Monika Roy
June 23, 2020

Doctoral students Archit Rastogi and Monika Roy claimed top prizes at the Society of Toxicology’s (SOT) annual meeting held virtually this past spring.

University of Massachusetts Biostatistics faculty Nicholas Reich
June 23, 2020

Nicholas Reich, director of the UMass Influenza Forecasting Center of Excellence and associate professor of biostatistics in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, has released the COVID-19 Forecast Hub's updated projections, four weeks out, for number of COVID-19 deaths nationally and by state.

June 19, 2020

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

UMass Amherst kinesiology faculty Katherine Boyer and Wouter Hoogkamer
June 17, 2020

A story appearing in the Spring 2020 issue of UMass Magazine highlights the biomechanics research on footwear by members of the kinesiology department. "Feet Fleet" profiles over three decades worth of kinesiology research, from current efforts by Assistant Professor Wouter Hoogkamer and Associate Professor Katherine Boyer to the pioneering research of Professor Emeritus Joseph Hamill.

UMass Amherst Health Promotion and Policy faculty Kimberley Geissler and Jennifer Whitehill
June 16, 2020

Better data on marijuana use in the U.S. is needed to support critical public health research, according to a review of relevant surveys conducted by Health Policy and Management faculty Kimberley Geissler and Jennifer Whitehill published in JAMA Network Open.

UMass Amherst Nutrition alumna Sharmin Hossain and doctoral student Ruthfirst Ayande
June 16, 2020

Nutrition alumna Sharmin Hossain PhD ‘18 moderated a panel on public health careers as part of the 13th Annual NIH Career Symposium, which was held in virtual format this year. The panel, which included professionals from higher education, government, and industry, also included current nutrition doctoral student Ruthfirst Ayande.

University of Massachusetts Biostatistics faculty Nicholas Reich
June 16, 2020

Nicholas Reich, director of the UMass Influenza Forecasting Center of Excellence and associate professor of biostatistics in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, has released the COVID-19 Forecast Hub's updated projections, four weeks out, for number of COVID-19 deaths nationally and by state.

June 16, 2020

Jane Kent, professor and chair of the kinesiology department, has been named a 2020 UMass Amherst Spotlight Scholar.

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