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Happy Anniversary UMass Online MPH in Nutrition!

The Online Master's of Public Health at the University of Massachusetts Amherst began in September 2008 and is now 5 years old. Here's more about us and what our students are up to.

Nicole Leth helping push healthy habits | News - Home. Fabulous work Nicole. Congratulations on being the Wear Red Friday Hero!

Christine Carroll, MPH, RD; Nicole Geurin, MPH, RD; Dawn Crayco, MPH; Dan Jaris, RD; Nancy Munoz, DCN, MHA, RD; Laura Sprauer, MPH, RD, IBCLC, LCCE; David Strefling, MPH, RD; Tracy Gregg, RD, LD, CLC were highlighted as "Entrepreneurs in Action" in the 6th Edition of Community Nutrition in Action an Entrepreneurial Approach. One of our online MPH in Nutrition instructors, Dr. Marie Boyle, is co-author of the textbook.

Susan Harms, RD, CDE completed her UMass Online MPH in Nutrition practicum while working with the American Diabetes Association in Southern Colorado.

Nourish Health with Food For Life was founded by Dr. Mona Sigal, who is currently a student in the UMass Online MPH in Nutrition Program.

One of our graduates, Nicole Geurin, MPH, RD, has a blog where she posted her e-Portfolio and tutorials on how to use MyPyramid while completing her online Community Nutrition course.

Nicole Geurin, MPH, RD

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Julia Bird, UMass Online MPH in Nutrition Student, developed the Micronutrient Calculator for her practicum.

Joan C Temmerman, MD, MS, FAAFP, CNS, a student in the Online MPH in Nutrition Program, wrote a paper about vitamin D and cardiovascular disease as part of her Nutritional Assessment course. The paper was published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. -Temmerman, JC. Vitamin D and Cardiovascular Disease. J Am Coll Nutr June 2011 vol. 30 no. 3 167-170.

Dr. Julien Sanon, recent graduate of the online MPH in Nutrition program, traveled to Haiti this past fall with the LeSage Foundation. Dr. Sanon said, “I was able to use the knowledge that I obtained from my UMass public health nutrition training to have an impact on a very poor underserved community of my [birth] country."

Three Online MPH in Nutrition students (September 2013 and February 2013 graduates) attended the Graduate Commencement on Friday, May 10, 2013. It was such a joy to meet each of them face-to-face!

Vegan Delish | A Dynamic Recipe App to Nourish Your Healthy Life - an app created by UMass Online MPH in Nutrition student Carrie Forrest, MBA

Audrey Hess, RD, was the lead author for a poster presentation at the Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network's annual meeting. Her poster, "Community Collaboration for Fresh Food Access: Healthy Options" presented the outcomes of her online MPH in Nutrition practicum.

Amanda Sylvie, MPH, RD, LD (graduate of the online MPH in Nutrition) and Nancy L. Cohen, PhD, RD, LDN (UMass Nutrition Department Chair) published "Identification of Environmental Supports for Healthy Eating in Older Adults."

Ah the joy of completing your MPH in Nutrition! Congratulations again, John.

The UMassOnline MPH in Nutrition graduates its first student, Nicole Geurin, RD, MPH! Congratulations Nicole, we are so proud of you!!!! To date we have 25 graduates!