Lecture: The Legacy of AIDS: Unprecedented Challenges and Opportunities for Change

The IU School of Public Health-Bloomington and the Rural Center for AIDS/STD prevention will be hosting the Ryan White & William L. Yarber Lecture and Awarding Of The Ryan White Distinguished Leadership Award, a part of the Public Health Lecture Series. Sandra L. Thurman, M.A. will receive the Ryan White Distinguished Leadership Award and discuss... Read more »

Dean David B. Allison presented with award from The Obesity Society

Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington Dean David B. Allison was presented with the 2017 Thomas A. Wadden Award for Distinguished Mentorship during The Obesity Society’s annual scientific meeting this week. The Thomas A. Wadden Award for Distinguished Mentorship honors a mid-career or senior The Obesity Society member for distinguished mentorship of the Society’s members... Read more »

IU presented its highest alumni award during homecoming weekend

Five Indiana University alumni received IU’s Distinguished Alumni Service Award on Oct. 12 during homecoming weekend. It is the university’s highest award given only to an alumna or alumnus. IU School of Public Health-Bloomington alumnus Raymond E. Pavy of New Castle, Ind. was among the recipients of this year’s award. Additional recipients included Dr. Kent... Read more »

Eppley Institute earns grant for boater education course

Indiana University’s Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands, part of the School of Public Health’s Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism studies, has been awarded a grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency to design, develop, and host an online boater education course for the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS). The three-year award... Read more »

MPH student Joshua Bundy earns prestigious public health award

This week, during the 33rd Annual Indiana Public Health Celebration and Hulman Awards, Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington Master of Public Health (MPH) student Joshua Bundy received the Stephen Jay Award for Leadership in Public Health. Bundy is a rising star in public health and a future programmatic leader, according to those who nominated... Read more »

Analysis finds homicide is the largest contributor to years of life lost among black Americans

Homicide is the largest contributor to potential years of life lost among black Americans, according to a study published Oct. 10 in PLOS ONE and conducted by researchers at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington. By contrast, homicide was the 12th highest contributor to potential years of life lost for white Americas. Potential years of life... Read more »

IU researchers explore farmers’ motivations for diversification of products

In a study recently published in the Journal of Rural Studies, researchers from the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington found that farmers who want to maintain their business for their children and grandchildren are more likely to diversify the production aspects of their farms. With advancements in technology, U.S. farms have moved from producing... Read more »

IU’s Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention and University of Chicago collaboration receives NIH grant to increase access to HIV prevention medication in community pharmacies

The fight against HIV is most effective when people have access to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) or the use of antiretroviral medications to combat HIV infection among individuals who are HIV-negative.  While PrEP access will likely turn the tide of the HIV epidemic in the U.S. and elsewhere, not everyone or every community has equal access... Read more »

Sherwood-Laughlin honored with IU Distinguished Service Award

During the spring semester, School of Public Health-Bloomington Clinical Professor Catherine Sherwood-Laughlin is one of two faculty members to have received the Distinguished Service Award from the university. This award recognizes faculty members for exemplary service to IU, their profession or a discipline. In addition, recipients of the Distinguished Service Award demonstrate effective engagement with... Read more »

School to expand program targeting at-risk youth in Africa

With a grant from the Sport Diplomacy program in the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, Associate Professor Sarah Young and Assistant Professor Bill Ramos from the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington will expand their successful Youth Enrichment through Sport program to four countries in Africa. Using sports to bring youth into the program,... Read more »