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.
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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.
In 2016, Indiana created a statewide standing order allowing pharmacies to dispense naloxone without a medical exam. While pharmacies were slow to stock and distribute the overdose-reversing drug shortly after the order, a new study by Indiana University researchers shows that is no longer true.
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,… Read more »
Last summer, Dr. Kirk Grand was hired to be the assistant sprint coach for both the men’s and women’s swimming teams. Along with his hiring to the swimming staff, Grand was also appointed the Associate Director of the Counsilman Center for the Science of Swimming.
In 1975, Joel Stager was in his senior year at University of Miami, where he’d been a swimmer and biology major. He had plans to attend the University of Alaska after graduation to study diving mammals and hoped one day to have a career as a collegiate swim coach. All of that changed when he met James… Read more »