The Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department has garnered the 2018 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration The Gold Medal designation is awarded each year in divisions based on population. This is the second time Bloomington has received the award. Managing over… Read more »
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The School of Public Health is in the midst of a major recruiting drive for new faculty. As of October 1, the school has received 300 applications for open positions. Announcements for each of those positions are available online.
A popular recreational facility on Indiana University’s Bloomington campus is taking on a new name. The former Wildermuth Intramural Center has been renamed the Intramural Center by the IU Board of Trustees. Commonly referred to as the WIC, the building is IU’s first recreational sports facility and is used for academic purposes by School of Public Health-Bloomington… Read more »
A high-tech startup founded by an Indiana University researcher-entrepreneur has been awarded a federal grant to develop technology that aims to reduce the use of animals in chemical toxicity studies of food, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, and other products. Dream Tech LLC has received a one-year STTR Phase I award worth $245,130 from the National Center for Advancing… Read more »
Recreation, Parks, and Tourism in Public Health is an interdisciplinary journal focusing on parks, recreation and tourism’s impact on public health. Articles will share research and community models that focus on the relation between parks, recreation and tourism and their impact on healthier lifestyles.
Dr. Priscilla Barnes has been presented with the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) Community Health Partnership’s Trailblazer Award a project she has led in partnership with Lawrence Community Gardens, titled “Digging in to Volunteer Engagement: A Community Garden’s Approach to Reducing Food Insecurity.” Her work is helping the 7.6 acre garden Lawrence, Indiana,… Read more »
The public health conference provides a forum in which people from diverse perspectives can work together to achieve a shared goal of addressing Indiana’s most pressing public health issues. The theme for the 2018 conference is harm reduction, a set of practical strategies and ideas aimed at reducing negative consequences associated with drug use. Harm reduction… Read more »
Dr. Keisuke Kawata was awarded the first-place award at the recent Military Health System Research Symposium Young Investigator Competition. His research “Association of Increased Serum S100B Levels with High School Football Subconcussive Head Impacts” took the top prize in a very large field of competitors. According to Dr. Patricia Reilly of the U.S. Army Medical… Read more »
The Indiana University School of Public Health American Society of Safety Professionals Student Section for the second time in less than three years received the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Outstanding Student Section of the Year Award during the recent ASSP House of Delegates meeting. Only one out of 75 programs is selected for… Read more »
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) has awarded the 2018 Edward J. Baier Technical Achievement Award to a team which includes Dr. Shawn Gibbs and Ms. Aurora Le at the Indiana University School of Public Health, both in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. The AIHA honors individuals who provide significant contributions to the… Read more »