Dr. Keisuke Kawata, an assistant professor at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, will be one of seven distinguished speakers at IU Research Unplugged, a featured event of the year-long IU Bicentennial celebration. The event will be held on Friday, September 27, from 2-4pm in Presidents Hall at Franklin Hall.
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 »
Elizabeth (Lizzy) Bartelt, a Center for Sexual Health Promotion (CSHP) doctoral candidate at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has been awarded a 2019 Emerging Scholars in Family Planning grant, a highly competitive funding mechanism that aims to support trainees in establishing significant and innovative family planning research portfolios.
In yet another significant step towards its national expansion, Prevention Insights at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has been awarded the National Evaluation of the Technology Transfer Center (TTC) Program grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
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 »
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.
Prevention Insights will work with agencies in the rural Indiana county of Fayette to plan the groundwork for improved access to opioid-related prevention services. The project will focus on reducing morbidity and mortality associated with opioid overdoses by improving the county’s prevention infrastructure and available services.
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.