An equipment proposal from Dr. Molly Rosenberg and Dr. Christina Ludema entitled “Developing an IU-based research program to improve campus sexual health and safety with wearable alcohol monitors” has been selected by the Office of the Provost for Research (OVPR) for funding.
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 »
Dr. Charles D. Beeker, director of the Center for Underwater Science and Academic Diving Program at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has been awarded a NOAA and Indiana DNR grant for $15,568 to work on the Great Lakes shipwreck J.D. Marshall.
Indiana University President Michael McRobbie will confer an honorary Doctor of Science degree to Rita Colwell during the commencement ceremony on the flagship Bloomington campus on May 4.
The health hazards associated with the illegal use and manufacturing of meth are well documented, yet thousands of meth-contaminated homes remain vacant and unremediated in the U.S. Toxic meth residue can remain on surfaces in the homes for decades.
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 »
New research by Dr. Stephen Carter from the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has been published in Experimental Physiology showing how exercise might improve health by increasing gut bacterial diversity. Bacteria, often synonymous with infection and disease, may have an unfair reputation. Research indicates there are as many, if not more, bacterial cells in our… Read more »
Doctoral student Tiffany Monique Quash is the recipient of this year’s Ruth Clifford Engs Doctoral Research Fellowship. This fellowship is awarded to the doctoral student in the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington submitting the best dissertation proposal for historical research. Quash presented her lecture titled “Race, Leisure, and Swimming: An open dialogue on the historical construction… 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 »
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 »
Selected recent research publications now available: Physical activity and weight gain after smoking cessation in postmenopausal women The Effects of PCSO-524®, a Patented Marine Oil Lipid derived from the New Zealand Green Lipped Mussel (Perna canaliculus), on Pulmonary and Respiratory Muscle Function in Non-asthmatic Elite Runners Balance- and Strength-Training Protocols to Improve Chronic Ankle Instability… Read more »
A new study co-led by Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington found that mice who repeatedly lost and regained weight, also known as weight cycling or “yo-yo dieting,” lived significantly longer than their obese counterparts — and in some cases even lived longer than mice who lost weight and kept it off permanently. The study, published in… Read more »