As a dean, one of the greatest privileges and indeed, the honors, I have is that of welcoming you all here today – graduates, friends, families, supporters, allies, faculty, and staff. What we are doing here today is important.
Indiana University President Michael McRobbie will confer an honorary Doctor of Science degree to Rita Colwell during the commencement ceremony on the flagship Bloomington campus on May 4.
The IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has received a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for a workshop and yearlong process titled Rigor, Reproducibility, and Transparency (RRT) at the Interdisciplinary Interface. The application was prepared by Dean David Allison, Justin Otten, and Andrew Brown from within the SPH and includes multiple IU Bloomington collaborators… Read more »
As we sit here today, our university approaches its bicentennial celebration. Very few universities in the United States have existed for 200 years, and it is one of the many reasons why IU is a special place. But merely existing for so long is not what makes us special — it is because we have… 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 »
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 »
David B. Allison, Dean of the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, Distinguished Professor and Provost Professor, was awarded June 19th with the 2018 Harry V. Roberts Statistical Advocate of the Year Award by the American Statistical Association for distinguished and longstanding contributions in sound methodology, research integrity, and clear exposition of complex statistical concepts,… Read more »
The work will help researchers study the role of psychosocial stress on cardiovascular disease and shortened lifespan in people. Indiana Researchers have discovered that animals who became dominant in a social relationship lived significantly longer than those who became subordinate. The study, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota, represents the first rodent model assessing… Read more »
Three quarters of a century ago, in 1944 to be precise, the beautiful organ you see on my right was installed at Indiana University. In that same year, a bit to the east at another university, Charles Burwell, the Dean of the Harvard Medical School, addressed his School’s students and spoke these words: “Half of what… Read more »
Reproducibility of scientific findings has long been an important indicator of the validity of data gleaned from research, a process deemed even more critical in this age of ever-changing technologies and methods. At the Sackler Colloquium focused on “Reproducibility of Research: Issues and Proposed Remedies,” David B. Allison, dean of the IU School of Public… Read more »