IU Latino Faculty and Staff Council to honor Nelda Montemayor, Director of Graduate Admissions & Enrollment at the IU School of Public Health

The Indiana University Latino Faculty and Staff Council will present its 2018 Latino Faculty and Staff Council Staff Award to Nelda Montemayor, Director of Graduate Admissions & Enrollment at the IU School of Public Health. The award will be presented April 20, 2018. Nelda is in her 10th year with Indiana University, currently serving as... Read more »

NIH Career Development Award (K08) to Facilitate Innovative Youth Intervention Program for Researchers at the Center for Sexual Health Promotion

Dr. Brian Feinstein, research assistant professor at the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH) at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and affiliated faculty at the Center for Sexual Health Promotion (CSHP) at Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, has received an $887,000 Career Development Award (K08) from the National... Read more »

Michael Hendryx named a Fulbright Distinguished Chair

Michael Hendryx, professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, has spent his career researching environmental health disparities, particularly for people living in mining communities. He will soon be expanding that work to Australia after being named a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Multiple Disciplines, the most prestigious... Read more »

IU School of Public Health-Bloomington faculty member to serve on NSCA Foundation Investment Committee

Michael S. Willett, associate chair in kinesiology, has been selected to serve on the National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation Investment Committee for a three-year term, ending in January 2021. The investment committee will assist, develop, monitor and administer NSCAF assistantships, grants and scholarships in accordance with industry best practices, as well as oversee investments... Read more »

IU School of Public Health-Bloomington researcher receives National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute grant to study congenital heart defects

Congenital heart defects are the most prevalent and severe among all birth defects. Each year, 1.35 million infants are born with CHDs worldwide, affecting 8.1 infants per 1,000 live births. A substantial number of affected infants die in infancy, and many who survive may require repeated surgeries and lengthy hospitalizations. There are currently few strategies... Read more »

IU Bloomington scientists examine reproducibility of research issues and remedies in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Sackler Colloquium series

Reproducibility of scientific findings has long been an important indicator of the validity of data gleaned from research, a process deemed even more critical in this age of ever-changing technologies and methods. At the Sackler Colloquium focused on “Reproducibility of Research: Issues and Proposed Remedies,” David B. Allison, dean of the IU School of Public... Read more »

Indiana University School of Public Health Post Doc receives Overseas Research Fellowship from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Keisuke Ejima, postdoctoral fellow in epidemiology and biostatistics, has received a two-year grant to research body mass index and mortality using artificial intelligence. The fellowship was awarded based on Ejima’s study proposal titled “Estimate the Association between BMI Trajectory and Mortality Using Artificial Intelligence in the Establishment of Mathematical Obesity Epidemiology.” “Although a single-time-point body... Read more »

IU School of Public Health-Bloomington faculty member receives NSF research grant to study the brain’s systems for motor and perceptual learning

Hannah J. Block, assistant professor of kinesiology in the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has been awarded a research grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate the intricate relationship between how individuals perceive their surroundings and how they operate within those surroundings. To perform a voluntary movement-for example, reaching out to pick up an... Read more »

IU’s Center for Underwater Science at the IU School of Public Health expanding its partnership with NOAA

Indiana University’s Center for Underwater Science program at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has signed a new agreement with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to enhance the two entities’ collaboration on underwater and maritime archaeology, conservation, heritage management and public outreach. The five-year agreement for underwater archaeology work in the Florida Keys National... Read more »

IU Bloomington awards research grants for food systems sustainability

In the face of environmental change and persistent public health issues, how do we develop more resilient sustainable food systems? This question, and others, are at the heart of research initiatives selected to receive 2018 Emerging Areas of Research awards from Indiana University Bloomington. The Emerging Areas of Research program, created as part of the Bicentennial Strategic... Read more »