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University of Massachusetts Community Health Education faculty Gloria DiFulvio
July 29, 2019

In a Daily Hampshire Gazette editorial lauding Northampton City Council’s resolution to eliminate religious exemptions to childhood vaccination requirements, the editorial board quotes Community Health Education’s Gloria DiFulvio.

UMass Amherst Public Health Sciences major Karianne Santiago Ruiz
June 24, 2019

Public Health Sciences major Karianne Santiago Ruiz has been selected as a 2019-20 This is Public Health (TIPH) ambassador by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH).

June 24, 2019

Continuing and Professional Programs in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences is offering a new course, Public Health 370A: Public Health Practice Through the Ages, during CPE Summer Session Two. The 3-credit course, offered online July 8 through August 16, is open for registration.

June 21, 2019

The UMass Amherst Public Health Program in Cuba is featured in a spotlight article and video appearing on the university's homepage. Titled "Their Hearts Are in Havana," the story details the experiences of the 10 public health sciences students and 4 SPHHS faculty who participated in the unique program.

May 29, 2019

In a story examining the high vaccine exemption rates in western Massachusetts’ Hampshire County schools, the Daily Hampshire Gazette quotes Community Health Education’s Gloria DiFulvio on the safety and validity of vaccinations.

May 23, 2019

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences held its Senior Recognition Ceremony on Friday, May 10, 2019 in the Mullins Center on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus. The SPHHS ceremony recognized its undergraduate Class of 2019, which this year welcomed nearly 700 graduating seniors into its ranks.

May 23, 2019

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences honored a group of nearly two dozen undergraduate and graduate students during the 2019 SPHHS Awards Celebration. Student award recipients were recognized for outstanding achievements in the classroom, in research, and through service to the community.

UMass Amherst Public Health Sciences major Aastha Pokharel
May 22, 2019

Aastha Pokharel ‘19, a Public Health Sciences and Biochemistry double major, is among six undergraduates selected as spring 2019 Rising Researchers. The Rising Researcher program celebrates undergraduate students who excel in research, scholarship or creative activity.

May 22, 2019

Eight students from the School of Public Health and Health Sciences recently won UMass Amherst Alumni Association scholarship awards for 2019. The awards were distributed based on outstanding academic achievements, leadership, and community service. 

May 22, 2019
The Delta Omega Honor Society Rho Chapter inducted new members into its ranks during its annual luncheon in April.
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