Researchers in the Department of Kinesiology are seeking both young and older volunteers for a study investigating age-related differences in muscle fatigue.
Marjorie Aelion, Dean of the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences, has received a Fulbright Global Scholar Award to conduct research in Australia, Greece, and Mexico over a two-year period.
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) will hold its 2019 Senior Recognition Ceremony on Friday, May 10, 2019, from 1:30-3:00 pm in the Mullins Center.
Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Richard Peltier writes an essay in The Conversation about how wildfire smoke is really a national health threat.
It is with mixed emotions that I am announcing that I will be stepping down as Dean of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the end of December 2018, and have accepted the position of Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement at UMass Amherst.
Marjorie Aelion, dean of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) since January 2009, has been named associate vice chancellor for Research and Engagement. Her appointment is effective in January, though she will begin her new duties after a year-long sabbatical supported by a Fulbright Global Scholar award.
Nancy Cohen, professor of nutrition and senior planning officer in the Chancellor’s Office, has been appointed interim dean of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS), effective Jan. 6. She will replace Marjorie Aelion, who has accepted a position as the university’s associate vice chancellor for Research and Engagement.
Four graduate students from the UMass Amherst Department of Kinesiology received awards and scholarships during the annual New England Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (NEACSM) Fall Conference held November 8-9 in Providence, Rhode Island.
Epidemiology students now have a place online to build connections, network with peers and showcase their work thanks to the new social media group titled ‘OUT-BREAKERS, UMass Epidemiology Student Group’ on Facebook.
Kinesiology alumnus and SPHHS Distinguished Young Alumni Award recipient Efosa Guobadia '07, CEO of Move Together, recently appeared in the UMass Alumni Association's "Leadership Live" online series.
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