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May 23, 2018

Biostatistics doctoral student Stephen Lauer is the lead author of a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Titled “Prospective forecasts of annual dengue hemorrhagic fever incidence in Thailand, 2010-2014,” the article presents findings on dengue hemorrhagic fever prediction forecasting models tested over the course of a five-year period.

University of Massachusetts Community Health Education faculty Krishna Poudel
May 23, 2018

UMass Amherst's Center for Research on Families (CRF) recently named Associate Professor of Community Health Education Krishna Poudel a 2018-2019 Family Research Scholar.

UMass Amherst Public Health Sciences major Jessica Furtado
May 23, 2018

The University of Massachusetts Amherst recognized Jessica Furtado, a Public Health Sciences and biochemistry and molecular biology double major, as one of its 21st Century Leaders during the university’s undergraduate commencement held on May 11, 2018.

May 23, 2018

The Delta Omega Honor Society Rho Chapter held their annual luncheon in April 2018 and inducted new members into its ranks.

May 23, 2018

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences announced that Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Daniel Gerber has been selected as the recipient of the SPHHS Outstanding Online Teacher Award.

May 23, 2018

Kinesiology alumna Clare Waterman MS ’91 was recently interviewed on CNN’s “Unseen World” program about the lives of different single-cell organisms and new studies on the human T-cells.

University of Massachusetts Department of Kinesiology
May 22, 2018

The Physical Activity and Health Lab in the Department of Kinesiology seeks children and adolescents 1.5-17 years old to be a part of a research study to assess physical activity measurements using accelerometer technology.

May 22, 2018

A group of more than two dozen undergraduate and graduate students attended this year’s SPHHS Awards Celebration, where they were recognized for outstanding achievements in the classroom, in research, and through service to the community. The SPHHS Awards Celebration was held in the Old Chapel on April 28, 2018.

University of Massachusetts Department of Kinesiology
May 22, 2018

Researchers in the Muscle Biology Laboratory in the Department of Kinesiology are seeking participants for a study aimed at investigating the effects of different resistance training exercise programs on skeletal muscle function in healthy older men and women (65-75 years old).

May 12, 2018

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences held its Senior Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, May 12, 2018 in the Fine Arts Center on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus. The SPHHS ceremony recognized its undergraduate Class of 2018, which this year welcomed 724 graduating seniors into its ranks.

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