News Archive

September 18, 2020

SPHHS researchers Nicholas Reich (Biostatistics and Epidemiology) and Richard Peltier (Environmental Health Sciences), along with graduate students Parker Sweet and Clement Boaheng (Health Promotion and Policy), comment in multiple news stories about the potential impact and spread of the coronavirus and response to the pandemic.

September 14, 2020

The MPH Task Force has completed its review of the current SPHHS core curriculum for its MPH degree programs and issued its final report.

UMass Amherst Biostatistics and Epidemiology wordmark
August 30, 2020

As part of a broader campus response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a Biostatistics & Epidemiology team comprised of Laura Balzer, Andrew Lover, and James Peng has designed and will maintain the UMass Amherst COVID-19 Dashboard. The dashboard, launched on August 21, was developed to empower key campus stakeholders and the community at large to track public health data.

August 24, 2020

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences announced that twelve of its faculty members have been granted tenure and/or promoted for fall 2020.

August 21, 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.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Professor of Biostatistics Nicholas Reich
August 11, 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, will continue to release the COVID-19 Forecast Hub's updated projections, four weeks out, for number of COVID-19 deaths nationally and by state.

August 7, 2020

SPHHS researcher Nicholas Reich (Biostatistics and Epidemiology) comments in multiple news stories about the potential impact and spread of the coronavirus and faculty research in response to the pandemic.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Professor of Biostatistics Nicholas Reich
August 5, 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. 

July 31, 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.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Professor of Biostatistics Nicholas Reich
July 29, 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.