Dr. Alison Greene, an assistant professor at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has been selected to receive a three-year, $1 million HRSA (Health Resources & Services Administration) grant for SUD/OUD (substance use disorder/opioid use disorder) prevention, treatment, and recovery activities in rural Fayette County, Indiana.
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IU public health expert joins World Health Organization group as advisor on COVID-19 and schools
Dr. Ana Bento, assistant professor of epidemiology and biostats at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, is helping to steer national strategies and policies on school’s decisions to close and reopen due to COVID-19 as a member of new advisory group through the World Health Organization.
Young adults’ risks from first-time opioid prescriptions may not be as high as previously thought
Young adults and adolescents who are prescribed opioids for the first time may be at a slightly greater risk of developing a substance-related problem later in life, according to a new study co-authored by Indiana University researchers. However, the risk may not be as high as previously thought.
$2M federal grant awarded to chemical risk assessment startup founded by IU SPH professor
Dream Tech LLC helps commercial, regulatory clients evaluate chemical toxicity A two-year, $2 million Small Business Technology Transfer Phase II grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences will allow startup Dream Tech LLC to better help companies, regulatory agencies, and nongovernmental and nonprofit organizations evaluate chemical toxicity.
Dr. Kevin Maki’s latest research featured in national publications
Two recent research papers authored by Dr. Kevin Maki and his colleagues are being featured in numerous prestigious publications.
Additional assistant deans to serve new roles within School of Public Health
Murray, Harezlak bring unique expertise, points of view to new posts Indiana University’s School of Public Health-Bloomington welcomed two new assistant deans on August 1, 2020. Both the Assistant Dean of Diversity, Inclusion, and Organizational Climate and the Assistant Dean of Research Analytics positions are new additions to the School of Public Health.
OCRA announces partnership with IU to help manage COVID-19 in two counties
The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) is collaborating with the IU Center for Rural Engagement and the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington to leverage community networks in Decatur and Daviess counties to effectively manage health crises like COVID-19.
Dr. Evan Jordan shares expert advice about the safety of travel during COVID-19
The IU School of Public Health-Bloomington strives to help people stay safe and make informed decisions by sharing critical public health information. Tourism professor Dr. Evan Jordan is doing just that with The Trip Doctor, a full-featured website dedicated to sharing expert travel advice, including the latest information about the safety of travel during the… Read more »
Dr. Debby Herbenick awarded AASECT Professional Standard of Excellence
The American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) recently honored Indiana University School of Public Health Professor Debby Herbenick with its Professional Standard of Excellence Award. AASECT announced Herbenick’s selection on June 4, 2020, during its annual summit which was conducted online.
Dean David Allison featured on NAE ethics panel discussion
Dean David Allison was featured recently in an Online Ethics Center (OEC) Panel Discussion from the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).
IU researchers find private well water increases risk of lead exposure in kids
Children in homes relying on private well water are 25 percent more likely to have elevated blood lead levels than children in homes served by community water, according to a new study by Indiana University researchers.
COVID-19 seminar shares diverse insights and health disparities
The IU School of Public Health-Bloomington proudly hosted the COVID-19: Health Disparities, Communities, and Discrimination seminar on June 18. This seminar is one small part of the School’s efforts to promote inclusion, equality, and diversity.