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January 29, 2019

A team of four UMass Amherst students, including Public Health Sciences major Gabri Silverman and STEM majors Arianna Kazemi, Connor Kennedy, and Yugal Subedi, has won the American Statistical Association’s (ASA) Public Health Data Challenge.

January 22, 2019

Twenty-five undergraduate students, including Public Health Sciences major Rebecca Piscia, have been selected from a pool of more than 100 applications to be 2019 UMass Women into Leadership (WUiL) fellows.

January 15, 2019

Boston Magazine recently featured Public Health Sciences alumna Eliza Shirazi ’13 in a story about her new partnership with the popular workout app NEOU. Shirazi, the creator of the popular workout class Kick It by Eliza, says the app will allow patrons to participate in her classes virtually from any location, or to follow along with previously recorded classes.

November 30, 2018

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.

September 21, 2018

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences welcomes eight new full-time tenure-track faculty members into its ranks this academic year. New faculty hires for Fall 2018 include Chi Hyun Lee, Andrew Lover, and Youssef Oulhote in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology; Megan Gross in the Department of Communication Disorders; Airin D. Martinez, Luis Valdez, and John Zeber  in the Department of Health Promotion and Policy; and Gwenael Layec in the Department of Kinesiology.

June 13, 2018

Public Health Sciences alumna Anim Aweh ‘11 is the author of a recently published children’s book about a child coping with mental illness.

June 8, 2018

Recent Environmental Health Sciences graduate Durga Kolla MS ’18 and Public Health Sciences alumna Niamh Mulrooney '17 have received Fulbright awards from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. They will study in Denmark and Swaziland, respectively.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
May 29, 2018

Ten School of Public Health and Health Sciences students recently won UMass Alumni Association Awards for 2018. Awards were distributed based on outstanding academic achievements, leadership, and community service.

May 24, 2018

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences will host a special Boston Alumni Night on Monday, June 25, 2018, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at The University of Massachusetts Club.

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.

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