By Catherine Winkler Among the typical bright lights and high-pitched whistles of a local high school football practice, there are a few not-so-typical additions to the field: computerized mouthguards, sensors transmitting data and laptops assessing G-force, with IU professors and Ph.D. students on the sideline. It’s all part of a new study focusing on subconcussive hits in high school football athletes over… Read more »
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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 »
Dr. Brandon Howell, a lecturer at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, participated in a faculty exchange at the National Institute of Development Administration’s (NIDA) Graduate School of Tourism Management in Bangkok, Thailand this past summer.
Dr. Carrie Lawrence, an assistant research scientist at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has been named a member of the IU School of Medicine Exemplar of Professionalism Honor Roll.
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 »
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.
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.
Dr. Daniella Chusyd from the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has been awarded a one-year $15,000 grant from Microsoft AI for Earth for the use of its Azure software.
Dr. Brandon Howell from the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington recently presented his “Protecting Yourself from Opioid Waste Exposures and Associated Infectious Diseases” workshop to administrators and employees of the park district, public works department, and police department of Deerfield, Illinois.