Prevention Insights at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has been selected to conduct a Tobacco Compliance Survey for the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA) Synar Program. (more…)
The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington hosted the inaugural Emerging Luminaries in Nutrition, Exercise, and Metabolism Symposium September 26-27, 2019. The goal of the symposium was to highlight up-and-coming scholars in the areas of nutrition, exercise, and metabolism.
Dr. Keisuke Kawata, an assistant professor at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, will be one of seven distinguished speakers at IU Research Unplugged, a featured event of the year-long IU Bicentennial celebration. The event will be held on Friday, September 27, from 2-4pm in Presidents Hall at Franklin Hall. (more…)
By Catherine Winkler
Among the typical bright lights and high-pitched whistles of a local high school football practice, there are a few not-so-typical additions to the field: computerized mouthguards, sensors transmitting data and laptops assessing G-force, with IU professors and Ph.D. students on the sideline. It’s all part of a new study focusing on subconcussive hits in high school football athletes over time, and it comes at a particularly pivotal moment for the sport: participation in high school football has declined dramatically in recent years thanks to concerns over concussions. (more…)
To advance the understanding of bisexual health disparities and how to address them, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office will host the first ever Workshop on Bisexual Health Research on September 23 to bring together over 20 of the top scientists in North America with expertise in bisexual health, measurement, and other disciplines. (more…)
Dr. Brandon Howell, a lecturer at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, participated in a faculty exchange at the National Institute of Development Administration’s (NIDA) Graduate School of Tourism Management in Bangkok, Thailand this past summer. (more…)
Elizabeth (Lizzy) Bartelt, a Center for Sexual Health Promotion (CSHP) doctoral candidate at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has been awarded a 2019 Emerging Scholars in Family Planning grant, a highly competitive funding mechanism that aims to support trainees in establishing significant and innovative family planning research portfolios. (more…)
Dr. Carrie Lawrence, an assistant research scientist at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has been named a member of the IU School of Medicine Exemplar of Professionalism Honor Roll. (more…)
According to the American Public Health Association, gun violence is a leading cause of premature death in the U.S. Guns kill more than 38,000 people and cause nearly 85,000 injuries each year. Recent mass shootings keep gun violence in the headlines and the public divided over how to respond. (more…)
In yet another significant step towards its national expansion, Prevention Insights at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has been awarded the National Evaluation of the Technology Transfer Center (TTC) Program grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). (more…)
The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington and partners recently hosted the inaugural “Rising Stars in Health Sciences Symposium.”
The symposium, which focused on networking, science, mentoring, and career development, was tailored to underrepresented minority (URM) scholars who are in the early stages of their careers, including advanced Ph.D. students, post-doctoral fellows, and early-career faculty. Attendees were selected from institutions across the United States based on their academic experience, productivity, and recommendations from senior scientists.