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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Public Health Sciences major Jasmine Inim was the student speaker at the annual Community Breakfast held on August 27 in the Campus Center Auditorium.
The SPHHS is among the Leading Public Health Programs 2019 featured regionally alongside a Newsweek feature titled “What Can a Degree in Public Health Do For You?”
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.
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).
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