CAATE grants Professional Athletic Training Program 10 years of continuing accreditation

The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) has granted the Professional Athletic Training Program at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington 10 years of continuing accreditation, which is the highest award the CAATE grants. This accreditation award will follow the Professional Athletic Training Program as it transitions to the master’s degree level. Due... Read more »

Research team develops innovative PrEP instrument focused on nurses

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 published in Experimental Physiology

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 »

Quash awarded Ruth Clifford Engs Doctoral Research Fellowship

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 »

Neimeyer receives Future Scholars Award

Tyler Neimeyer, a recent M.S. graduate from the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has received the Future Scholars Award from The Academy of Leisure Sciences (TALS). The purpose of the TALS Future Scholars Program is to provide graduate students who are interested in pursuing a doctorate in an area related to recreation and leisure studies... Read more »

Quinn awarded 3-year grant from Swedish Research Council

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 »

Brian Dodge to receive LGBTQ+ Spirit Award

Brian Dodge, a professor at the School of Public Health-Bloomington and associate director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion, has been selected to receive this year’s LGBTQ+ Spirit Award. In existence for 20 years, the award goes to a faculty member who “embodies the strength, character, and spirit of IU’s LGBTQ+ Culture Center.” The... Read more »

SPH alum Michaela Cisney garners GlobalGiving award for her nonprofit Priyam Global

Priyam Global Initiative, a nonprofit started in 2014 by IU School of Public Health-Bloomington alum Michaela Cisney, has been awarded an Honorable Mention on GlobalGiving’s annual Top 10 list. The mission of Priyam Global Initiative is to alleviate poverty for children with disabilities by investing in their mother. The nonprofit currently works in India, which... Read more »

Dr. Brandon Howell named Lodging Faculty Fellow

Dr. Brandon Howell, a lecturer in the School of Public Health-Bloomington, was recently named a Lodging Faculty Fellow with White Lodging Services. This fellowship, the first such appointment nationally with White Lodging, has Howell reacquainting himself with his practitioner roots in the hospitality industry. He is learning White Lodging’s hospitality systems in preparation for the recently approved... Read more »

Patrick Quinn named APS Rising Star

Patrick Quinn, an assistant professor at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has been selected as a Rising Star in the Association for Psychological Science (APS). APS Rising Stars reflect the best and brightest of psychological science. The Rising Star designation recognizes outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their post-Ph.D. research career whose... Read more »