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UMass Amherst Public Health Sciences alumna Sally Cotter
January 22, 2020

Public Health Sciences alumna Sally Cotter ’19 has been accepted into the Public Health Associate Program (PHAP), a competitive, two-year paid training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As a PHAP associate, Cotter is serving in San Antonio, Texas, in the Metropolitan Health District STD program, where she focuses on STD/HIV prevention, education and public health follow up.

David Savitz
January 13, 2020

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences will host “The Public’s Love/Hate Relationship with Epidemiology: The Burden of Being Relevant,” a seminar presented by Brown University faculty member David A. Savitz from 2-4 p.m., January 22, in the Old Chapel Great Hall. The event is free and open to the public; a reception will follow.

December 19, 2019

Four undergraduates working in the labs of Environmental Health Sciences faculty members Alexander Suvorov and Alicia Timme-Laragy have received the Pfizer Award from the Society of Toxicology (SOT). The awards will support their registration, lodging, ground transportation, food and travel to the society’s annual meeting in March in Anaheim, California. Each of the 21 national winners will present their honors thesis research at the conference.

UMass Amherst SPHHS students Ashley Rice and Alyssa Devlin
October 29, 2019

Public Health Sciences majors Ashley Rice and Alyssa Devlin spent a semester-long internship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston during the spring 2019 semester - an experience which blossomed into a paid internship that continued over the summer.

October 28, 2019

Faculty and students from the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences will be presenting their research findings over the course of the American Public Health Association’s 2019 annual meeting being held November 2-6 in Philadelphia, PA.

UMass Amherst Public Health Sciences major Soleen Ghahraman
October 28, 2019

Soleen Ghahraman, a senior Public Health Sciences major, recently volunteered at the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry’s (ABMDR) annual Walk for Life held in Watertown, MA.

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

Public Health Sciences major Karianne A. Santiago-Ruiz moderated a panel on "Youth and Millenials" as part of the Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans New England Diaspora Summit held recently at Holyoke Community College.

October 21, 2019

UMass Amherst students Arianna Kazemi, Connor Kennedy and Gabri Silverman, undergraduate winners of the American Statistical Association (ASA) Public Health Data Challenge, and their advisor, Associate Professor of Biostatistics Nicholas Reich, have published an article exploring the differences in the death, arrest and reoffending rates for opioid users in the USA.

October 7, 2019

The University requires Department Chairs to be evaluated every three years, and Professor Ford of the Environmental Health Sciences Department is currently undergoing evaluation. Student input is an important part of this review, and we encourage you to complete a short survey, linked here.

UMass Amherst Public Health Sciences major Jasmine Inim
September 26, 2019

Public Health Sciences major Jasmine Inim was the student speaker at the annual Community Breakfast held on August 27 in the Campus Center Auditorium.

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