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University of Massachusetts Biostatistics faculty Nicholas Reich
June 30, 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. 

Dean Anna Maria Siega-Riz
June 30, 2020

What a tumultuous month. While we celebrated the end of the school year and beginning of summer, our world continues to be plagued with the coronavirus and its ensuing ramifications of economic hardship, stress and social unrest.

University of Massachusetts Biostatistics faculty Nicholas Reich
June 30, 2020

Associate Professor of Biostatistics Nicholas Reich has been awarded grants from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support innovation and expansion in his groundbreaking pandemic forecasting work.

June 26, 2020

SPHHS researchers Airín Martínez (Health Promotion and Policy), 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.

BusinessWest 40 Under Forty logo
June 24, 2020

Alumni Andrea Luttrell '08 (Nutrition) and Andrew McConaha '08 (Kinesiology) are among those named to BusinessWest's 40 Under 40 Class of 2020.

SPHHS COVID-19 online course advertisement
June 24, 2020

“Navigating COVID-19 Reopening Pathways,” a new summer course taught by assistant professor of epidemiology Andrew Lover and designed for alumni and working professionals, will present a unique opportunity for community, business, and public health leaders to come together and develop best practice guides for reopening businesses, schools, and other organizations amidst this on-going pandemic.

June 24, 2020

Biostatistics and Epidemiology researchers Andrew Lover, Nicholas Reich, and Thomas McAndrew, along with Environmental Health Sciences’ Richard Peltier, are among the SPHHS individuals whose coronavirus response efforts are featured in the spring 2020 issue of UMass Magazine.

University of Massachusetts Epidemiology faculty Rachel Volberg
June 24, 2020

UMass Magazine profiles the most recent grant awarded to the Social and Economic Impacts of Gambling in Massachusetts (SEIGMA) study team by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission in its spring 2020 issue.

Photograph Avelino Amado
June 24, 2020

Kinesiology alumnus Avelino Amado, who serves as Diversity Program Manager at Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, appears among the "100 More Inspiring Black Scientists in America" list recently published by CrossTalk.

UMass Amherst Health Promotion and Policy doctoral student Anna Mullany
June 24, 2020

Health Promotion and Policy doctoral student Anna Mullany recently hosted her brother, Dr. Luke Mullany, an epidemiologist at Johns Hopkins Medicine, on her IndigoRadio program for an extended special on Epidemiology 101.

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