Public health researchers at Indiana University have partnered with Franciscan Alliance to improve opioid addiction treatment at hospitals in Marion and Lake counties. Experts at Prevention Insights, an addiction research center based at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, will work with clinicians and administrators at Franciscan Alliance to support, expand and evaluate Franciscan’s use… Read more »
Applied Health Science
In 1963, Joyce Arthur was a Bloomington High School senior when she accepted a job as a secretary in the then-IU Department of Health and Safety. That launched a career spanning six decades. At the time, the department — now the Department of Applied Health Science — had six faculty members, plus Arthur. Now, the… Read more »
Samantha Green and Kate Uchal, two undergraduate students from the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, have won the People’s Choice Award at the 6th annual Women’s Research Poster Competition organized by the IU Center of Excellence for Women in Technology (CEWiT).
Shakira Smith has been awarded the prestigious President’s Diversity Dissertation Fellowship for 2019-2020. She is a dual-Ph.D. student in the Health Behavior program in the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington and the Counseling Psychology program in the School of Education.
IU School of Public Health-Bloomington Ph.D. student Grace Karikari has been selected as a recipient of the John H. Edwards Fellowship for 2019-2020.
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… Read 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.
HIV prevention continues to be a significant public health problem in the United States. Despite advances in HIV prevention and care, HIV-related illness is still the ninth leading cause of death among those between 25 and 44 years of age (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018). Identifying clinical pathways for access to pre-exposure prophylaxis… Read more »
Dr. Patrick Quinn, an assistant professor at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, and a team of researchers have been awarded a 3-year, $400,000 grant from the Swedish Research Council to research the prescribed opioid analgesic used during pregnancy and the risk for adverse birth outcomes and neurodevelopment problems in offspring. The team, which includes… Read more »
Brian Dodge, a professor at the School of Public Health-Bloomington and associate director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion, has been selected to receive this year’s LGBTQ+ Spirit Award. In existence for 20 years, the award goes to a faculty member who “embodies the strength, character, and spirit of IU’s LGBTQ+ Culture Center.” The… Read more »
Patrick Quinn, an assistant professor at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has been selected as a Rising Star in the Association for Psychological Science (APS). APS Rising Stars reflect the best and brightest of psychological science. The Rising Star designation recognizes outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their post-Ph.D. research career whose… Read more »
Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington researcher Brian Dodge is helping shine a light on bisexual health with a recent contribution in one of the world’s most prominent sexuality research journals. Dodge, associate director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, alongside Wendy Bostwick of the University of Illinois at Chicago, recently… Read more »