Master of Public Health (MPH) students Elizabeth Bartelt and Alex Purcell are this year’s recipients of the prestigious Stephen Jay Award for Leadership in Public Health. The award is presented annually to current MPH students across the state who exhibit exemplary public health leadership, scholarship, and practice, resulting in the improvement of public health in… Read more »
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Tapati Dutta, an associate instructor and research assistant for the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, is one of five women chosen to speak at the inaugural TEDxIndianapoisWomen event on November 29, 2018, in Indianapolis. From personal survival goals to assisting community agencies, Dutta will be speaking about how connecting the dots of her wide-ranging life… Read more »
Selected recent research publications now available: Physical activity and weight gain after smoking cessation in postmenopausal women The Effects of PCSO-524®, a Patented Marine Oil Lipid derived from the New Zealand Green Lipped Mussel (Perna canaliculus), on Pulmonary and Respiratory Muscle Function in Non-asthmatic Elite Runners Balance- and Strength-Training Protocols to Improve Chronic Ankle Instability… Read more »
A new study co-led by Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington found that mice who repeatedly lost and regained weight, also known as weight cycling or “yo-yo dieting,” lived significantly longer than their obese counterparts — and in some cases even lived longer than mice who lost weight and kept it off permanently. The study, published in… Read more »
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 »
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 »