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The School of Public and Community Health Sciences (SPCHS) at the University of Montana held their 2020 Commencement Celebration virtually on Saturday, May 9, 2020. This celebration acknowleges the SPCHS graduates from Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 semesters which totaled 32 graduates...
SPCHS associate professor Erin Semmens and post-doctoral fellow Ethan Walker were featured at a press briefing by the Missoula City-County Health Department (MCCHD). The briefing included COVID-19 epidemiological profiles as well as data from a Missoula-specific COVID-19 prediction model...
Lisa Dworak, a student in UM’s joint Master of Public Administration and Master in Public Health program, was one of eleven students presenting their capstone projects by Zoom. Lisa’s project, titled A Representative Workforce Builds a Healthier Missoula, was supervised by Drs. Barsky and...
Ashley Ostheimer Hilliard of Florence was named the top UM student employee. She is a Master in Public Health student and works for UM’s Center for Children, Families and Workforce Development as a research assistant. Her parents are Bill and Kelly Ostheimer of Florence.