News

Dr. Potter presents as part of Animal Matters seminar series at Tufts!

You can watch the full presentation here: https://news.vet.tufts.edu/2019/02/dogs-as-support-motivation/ 

 

Congrats to the 2018 BMed Lab Graduates!

Six BMed lab members graduated from UMass Amherst with their Bachelor’s in Kinesology this May.  From left to right: Sarah Wilcox, Connor Saleeba, Ian Dziewietin, Rachel Mudway, Erin Cawley, and Alec Shostek.  Hope they don’t forget to visit (or to send pictures when they get their first dog) <3

BMed Team presents abstract at NEACSM

The BMed team presented the SPOT study’s pilot data at NEACSM in October. This upcoming April, Dr. Becofsky will be making her way to New Orleans to present at the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s 39th annual meeting.

BMed Lab makes the news!

The Umass Behavioral Medicine Lab’s SPOT study was featured on both the Hampshire Gazette and Masslive! We are so grateful for all of the interest in our study.

Dr. Becofsky awarded ACSM Foundation Research Grant

At the 2017 American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting in Denver, Dr. Becofsky was awarded the Paffenbarger-Blair Fund for Epidemiological Research on Physical Activity.  Congrats Dr. B!