Dissertation Defense of Samantha Rosenthal

On Friday, November 7 in room 245 at 121 S. Main Street, PhD Candidate in Epidemiology, Samantha Rosenthal, will defend her thesis "Social and Behavioral Risk during the Transition to Adulthood."  This dissertation presentation is open to all persons.  School of Public Health graduate students and faculty are particularly encouraged to attend.  Refreshments will be served.RosenthalRosenthal

(Distributed October 17, 2014)

Epidemiology Department Seminar: Yunsheng Ma, MD, PhD, MPH

As part of the Epidemiology Department's Seminar Series, Yunsheng Ma, MD, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School will present "Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention".  Please join us on Tuesday, September 23rd from 4:00-5:00pm at 121 S. Main St., Room 245. 

(Distributed September 10, 2014)

A nine-month window for lifelong benefits: Golareh Agha's Dissertation

Countering the effects of lifelong poor health habits — smoking, poor diet, little exercise — is important and may take time. What if interventions during the nine-month window of pregnancy could improve a newborn's prospects for good health? In her dissertation, Golareh Agha, who receives her Ph.D. in public health this month, studies lifetime risks and shows that such interventions could mitigate risks for the child from birth. 

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(Distributed May 23, 2014)
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