News Archive

February 17, 2015

Sybil Crawford, PhD, finds hot flashes can persist for many years.

January 24, 2015

Saki Santorelli, EdD, discusses using mindfulness to improve job focus and effectiveness.

January 29, 2015

Sherry Pagoto, PhD, comments on 15-calorie lozenges being marketed to help curb your appetite.

January 21, 2015

Sherry Pagoto, PhD, talks about health-related apps in comparison to what is used in clinical practice.

January 6, 2015

ABC News: Judson Brewer, MD, PhD, explains how mindfulness techniques can help patients quit smoking.

January, 2015

Sherry Pagoto, PhD: UMass Med and WPI to team on healthy-eating app.

December 14, 2014

Judson Brewer, MD, PhD, talks about mindfulness with 60 Minutes correspondent Anderson Cooper.

November 24, 2014

Sherry Pagoto, PhD: Lack of funding leaves police fitness up to local departments.

November 11, 2014

Sherry Pagoto, PhD, offers tips to restructure your home environment to aid in weight loss.

October 10, 2014

GMA features Sherry Pagoto, PhD: Tanning beds widely available on or near college campuses, despite cancer risk.

October 7, 2014

Wenjun Li, PhD: UMMS and DPH findings challenge previous conclusions about healthy eating.

September 29, 2014

Health Watch: Importance of Soluable Fiber starring Jennifer Fournier, RD.

September 18, 2014

Health Fair at the State House showcasing the Division’s extensive work! 

August 30, 2014

Martinus Evans graduated from University of Connecticut with a Masters degree in Health Promotion.

August 30, 2014

Tariana Little presenting poster at APHA Annual Meeting on November 15-19, 2014.

August 25, 2014

 Sherry Pagoto comments on a social networking site dedicated to science and research.

August 1, 2014

As skin cancer soars, UMMS researcher explores alternatives to sun tanning.

July 22, 2014

Older adults who walk out of necessity are at highest risk for outdoor falls

July 8, 2014

First-of-its-kind tobacco treatment training program launched

June 9, 2014

Worcester Prevention Research Center awarded $4.4 million from CDC

May 30, 2014

Pagoto weigh in on new tanning bed regs in New York Times

April 28, 2014

Ronnesia Gaskins quoted in an article about smoking cessation programs

April 25, 2014

UMMS first to develop evidence-based diet for inflammatory bowel disease

April 24, 2014

Judith Ockene named Distinguished Scientist by Society of Behavioral Medicine

April 22, 2014

Sherry Pagoto talks about the support that social media can offer in weight loss

April 21, 2014

Sybil Crawford discusses her recent study findings about women's menstrual periods during menopause

January 28, 2014 

Pagoto discusses cognitive-behavioral therapy and diet management

January 25, 2014 

Jolicoeur talks on training needed to become a certified tobacco treatment specialist

January 14, 2014 

Wenjun Li findings indicate change in design by tobacco companies

October 28, 2013

Ockene on hormone therapy: In the final analysis, proceed with caution

October 18, 2013

Wenjun Li, reports declining obesity among Mass. Students

October 17, 2013

Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine celebrates 30 years

October 10, 2013

Ockene plays key role in new advisory from American Heart Association

October 8, 2013

Pagoto finds proven behavioral strategies lacking

Winter, 2013

Divison Winter 2013 Newsletter