Dr. William Ramos of the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has been named a recipient of the 2019 Latino Faculty and Staff Distinguished Faculty Award. The Latino Faculty and Staff Council (LFASC) Latino Awards recognize important contributions by Indiana University undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff. Dr. Ramos was honored at the award presentation on April 19 at the Virgil T. Devault Alumni Center in Bloomington. (more…)
Join us in observing National Public Health Week 2019 April 1-7 and become part of a growing movement to create the healthiest nation in one generation.
- MON 4/1: NPHW Kickoff in Royer Foyer Lobby & Start of Food Drive for Hoosier Hills Food Bank. Help the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington and Hoosier Hills by donating throughout the week (M-F) in this campus-wide competition.
- TUE 4/2: Presentation, What does it mean to be a Leader in the era of Trump, when you are the other? Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, 7pm & Bias Documentary screening, IU Cinema (limited tickets available online), 7pm hosted by CEWiT.
- WED 4/3: NPHW Photo Contest- Show us how you are celebrating National Public Health Week in the community or by donating to the Food Drive. IU School of Public Health-Bloomington prize packs for top three photos. Tag your photos on social medith with #iusphNPHW to enter!
- THU 4/4: Guest Lecture by Dr. Karen Parker Sexual and Gender Minority Research at the National Institutes of Health: Past, Present and Future Directions, 11:30-12:45 in PH 125 & Celebrating Excellence in the Classroom by IU School of Public Health-Bloomington Faculty, 3-5 pm.
- FRI 4/5: IU School of Public Health-Bloomington hosts the Dean’s Alliance (the Dean’s Alliance plays an active role in helping advise and guide IU School of Public Health leadership).
- SAT 4/6: YOU at IU: Sexual Assault Symposium 2019, 12-3 pm in the School of Public Health.
Your food donation helps alleviate the public health crisis of food insecurity (more…)
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 from beyond the SPH. The workshop will initiate a one-year process to identify priorities and infrastructure needs for a coordinated, interdisciplinary set of research and research training activities on promoting RRT in science. The goal is that the workshop and process will improve the understanding and implementation of RRT and position IU to pursue the most informative and needed work in this area. (more…)
Dr. William Yarber from the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has recently returned from Taiwan where his widely-used textbook, Human Sexuality: Diversity in Contemporary Society, was prominently featured at the 2019 Taipei International Book Exhibition. During the book exhibition, Dr. Yarber presented forums on human sexuality. His textbook continues to receive worldwide acclaim from professors and publishers and is now being published in Taiwan, China, and South Korea. (more…)
Dr. Joanna Shimek from the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has been selected to present at the 20th Annual Midwest Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). Her presentation is titled Assessing Student Learning – Traditional Classroom vs. Online. (more…)
The Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC) at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has officially changed its name to Prevention Insights and launched a new website: https://Prevention.iu.edu. (more…)
Did you know there were 33,979 substantiated cases of child abuse or neglect in Indiana in 2017 and Indiana internet crimes against children received over 3500 tips in 2018?
On Wednesday, March 20, from 6:00 to 7:30pm, the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington will host Protecting Indiana Youth: Recognizing and Responding to Child Exploitation in room PH C100 (Mobley Auditorium). In this free interactive session, participants will learn about red flags for identifying youth who may have been exploited, statistics about the incidence of child exploitation and human trafficking in Indiana, and how our law enforcement system responds to investigate potential victims. (more…)
Find out how food companies use consumer perceptions about nutrition and health to drive demand for products by joining us for a seminar on Thursday, February 28 from 2:30-4:30pm in PH 125.
Bill Layden, Adjunct Professor of Practice, will share his first-hand knowledge of how food & beverage consumer product goods companies and related organizations leverage consumer perceptions of nutrition, health, and wellness to increase demand and sales of foods and beverages.
In his presentation, “Marketing the Health Promise of Foods,” Mr. Layden will outline the approaches and methods used to successfully influence consumer purchases and consumption.
An entrepreneur at heart, in 2006, Bill founded FoodMinds, a consulting and communications company specializing in harnessing science, public affairs, food values and communications, to meet business and public health objectives. In 2018, he joined the faculty here to share his knowledge and experience with students.
Please plan to attend to learn more about this fascinating topic.
For more about Mr. Layden, see: https://info.publichealth.indiana.edu/faculty/current/layden-bill-michael.shtml
The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) has granted the Professional Athletic Training Program at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington 10 years of continuing accreditation, which is the highest award the CAATE grants. (more…)