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.
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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).
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…. Read more »
An IU School of Public Health-Bloomington alumnus is among the recipients of a prestigious national honor for early-career scientists.
Dr. Lucia Guerra-Reyes, a Peruvian medical anthropologist and an assistant professor at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has written a new book, Changing Birth in the Andes: Culture, Policy, and Safe Motherhood in Peru.
Dr. Evan Mayo-Wilson, an associate professor at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, and Dr. Sean Grant, an assistant professor at the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health in Indianapolis, have received a $238,975 research grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation. The grant will be used to improve research that informs health… Read more »
The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington and partners are hosting the inaugural “Rising Stars in Health Sciences Symposium” July 16-18, 2019.
Indiana University Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Fred Glass has announced that Dr. Kay Burrus will be one of six new members inducted into the Indiana University Athletics Hall of Fame in September. She was an emerita faculty member and the former Associate Dean of the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington when it… Read more »
Prevention Insights at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington will oversee the evidence-based research on a $250,000 grant Claude McNeal Productions has received from the Lilly Endowment Inc. The grant will support the work necessary for ACT Out!, a live social-issues theatre troupe, to become evidence-based in social/emotional learning.
A completely revised fourth edition of the Handbook of Sexuality-Related Measures has been published. Dr. Bill Yarber, Provost Professor from the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, is the co-editor and founder of the handbook.
The Distinguished Colloquium Speaker Series brings national leaders to IU School of Public Health IU-Bloomington throughout the academic year. These events, which are free and open to the public, highlight key topics and contemporary issues in public health. This extraordinary lineup of speakers is remarkable for its breadth and diversity and the caliber of speakers,… Read more »
Dr. Kevin Slates, a clinical associate professor at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has been named the 2019 William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator by the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). He has been a member of the ASSP for 14 years.