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 »

New online course about post-flood infectious diseases and hazards now available

In response to several public health issues caused by recent hurricanes and unprecedented flooding, the Public Health & YOU program through the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington has developed a new course entitled Post-Flood Infectious Diseases, Hazards & Prevention Measures. The course is available at no cost online at expand.iu.edu. The module takes about... Read more »

NIH Awards Grant to Study Health and Identity among Bisexual Men

Brian Dodge of the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington’s Center for Sexual Health Promotion, in collaboration with Wendy Bostwick at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Nursing, has received a two-year $453,000 grant from the National Institute on Minority Health & Health Disparities (NIMHD) to examine daily-level minority stressors among racially... Read more »

Professor Lynn Jamieson awarded IU School of Public Health-Bloomington Distinguished Service Award

Service has always been an integral part of Lynn Jamieson’s professional and personal life. This commitment to helping and serving others is one of the driving reasons behind Dr. Jamieson being awarded the 2016-17 Distinguished Service Award from the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington. “Service involvement has always been of great importance to me.... Read more »

Dean David B. Allison invited to join The Academy of Europe, Academia Europaea

Earlier this month, The Academy of Europe’s Council endorsed Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington Dean David B. Allison’s election to membership of the academy. The academy, whose members include scholars and scientists from around the world, promotes the advancement of excellence in a number of scholarly areas. “I am deeply honored to be joining... Read more »