The SPHHS ceremony recognized its undergraduate Class of 2017.
She comments about a new report from the UMass Donahue Institute on the gaming industry and hiring at the Plainridge Park Casino.
Doctoral candidate Alexandra Purdue-Smithe and her advisor Professor Elizabeth Bertone-Johnson found that high intake of dietary vitamin D and calcium may be modestly associated with lower risk of early menopause.
Volberg spoke about the lack of knowledge on the topic among researchers.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) epidemiologist Danelle Lobdell will keynote the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) Dean's Symposium on “Healthy Communities: Health Equity and Environmental Justice.” The event will be held Tuesday, April 25, from 1:00 - 3:30 pm in the Campus Center’s Amherst Room (10th Floor).
The poster winners are Alexandra Olmsted (1st place), Aurora Foster (2nd place), and Sridurgadevi Kolla (3rd place). Lindsey Russo was named the Delta Omega abstract winner.
They presented deeper analysis of survey data on gambling and problem gambling to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission at its meeting in Boston today.
The group will hold a networking event in Bethesda, MD, on Friday, March 31st, and another in Baltimore, MD, on Saturday, April 1st.
Associate Professor of Epidemiology Susan Sturgeon and breast cancer researcher Kathleen Arcaro, veterinary and animal sciences, will team up on a one-year pilot study of bisphenol A (BPA), phthalate and related compound levels and effects on breast density around the time when a woman is breast-feeding her first child. The study is funded by a $300,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health.
They say that financial problems were the most commonly reported negative impact of gambling, experienced by 3.8 percent of gamblers and roughly 51.1 percent of problem gamblers.
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