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. (more…)
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 and social policy. (more…)
The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington and partners are hosting the inaugural “Rising Stars in Health Sciences Symposium” July 16-18, 2019. (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 was the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation. Burrus passed away in June 2018 at the age of 80. (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. (more…)
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. (more…)
The Distinguished Colloquium Speaker Series brings national leaders to IU School of Public Health IU-Bloomington throughout the academic year. These events, which are free and open to the public, highlight key topics and contemporary issues in public health.
This extraordinary lineup of speakers is remarkable for its breadth and diversity and the caliber of speakers, including distinguished and endowed professors, members of the National Academies, and even a Nobel Laureate.
Location, time, and topic will be announced in advance of each talk. Speakers and dates are subject to change. (more…)
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. (more…)
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. (more…)
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. (more…)