Targeted at hospitality industry professionals, a new, no-cost, online course from the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington aims to provide professionals a thorough understanding of public health issues across the spectrum of hospitality venues. Mitigating threats and ensuring preventive measures are taken in the food and beverage facilities play a crucial role in ensuring public… Read more »
Entries by IU School of Public Health-Bloomington
Dr. Jack Raglin, a kinesiology professor at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington was recently featured in the Hufflines Institute podcast. His work is primarily focussed on sports psychology and the podcast discusses his recent work with the placebo effect and how it can be used in exercise.
A team led by Ka He, Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, has received a $1.5 million National Institute of Health R01 grant for a two-year study titled “Trace mineral levels, metabolomics, and diabetes risk.” The study will examine whether geographic variation in… Read more »
A recent study by researchers at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, published by the journal Neurology, examined the association between urinary cadmium levels and the incidence of ischemic stroke as well as possible effect modifications.
Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this year’s TEDxBloomington audience! Buy tickets online. Make plans to join us for TEDxBloomington 2018 featuring our very own Brian Richardson and doctoral student Lizzy Bartlet on Friday, August 24th, at the Buskirk Chumley Theater. It promises to be an evening of engaging talks and inspiring ideas… Read more »
Ming Li, assistant professor in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, has received a $170,000 grant to study the role of genetic and environmental determinants that influence the risk of congenital heart defects. Using innovative biostatistical approaches and applying them to identify gene-by-gene and gene-by-environment combinations that may jointly influence the disease risk may lead to more precise… Read more »
A research team including David B. Allison, Ph.D. Dean of the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington and led by James L. Kirkland, M.D., Ph.D., of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, found that injecting even a small number of senescent (older) cells into young, healthy mice causes damage that can result in physical dysfunction…. Read more »
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), particularly strains and sprains, within stone and sand and gravel mining operations are problematic. In order to protect the nearly 102,000 miners working in stone and sand and gravel mining operations across the United States, the Alpha Foundation has awarded researchers at Indiana University–Bloomington a grant for $249,999 to identify specific risk factors… Read more »
A roster of the latest research publications from faculty and researchers at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington: Acute modulation in dietary behavior following glycogen depletion and post-exercise supplementation in trained cyclists Drowning prevention: Assessment of a classroom-based water safety education program in Vietnam Effects of 8-hour time-restricted feeding on body weight and metabolic… Read more »
In a recent study published in Environment International, “Serum mercury concentration and the risk of ischemic stroke: The Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Trace Element Study,” a team of IU School of Public Health-Bloomington researchers, led by Cheng Chen, examined the association between serum mercury levels with the incidence of ischemic stroke… Read more »