Meth-contaminated home residue cleanup focus of Dr. Kevin Slates’ and Ph.D. student Aurora Le’s remediation efforts

The health hazards associated with the illegal use and manufacturing of meth are well documented, yet thousands of meth-contaminated homes remain vacant and unremediated in the U.S. Toxic meth residue can remain on surfaces in the homes for decades. Indiana Department of Environmental Management Administrative Code 318 requires a property contaminated by meth be cleaned... Read more »

Latino Distinguished Faculty Award for 2019 goes to Dr. William Ramos

Dr. William Ramos of the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has been named a recipient of the 2019 Latino Faculty and Staff Distinguished Faculty Award. The Latino Faculty and Staff Council (LFASC) Latino Awards recognize important contributions by Indiana University undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff. Dr. Ramos was honored at the award presentation... Read more »

SPH Ph.D. student Grace Karikari awarded prestigious Edwards Fellowship

IU School of Public Health-Bloomington Ph.D. student Grace Karikari has been selected as a recipient of the John H. Edwards Fellowship for 2019-2020. The John H. Edwards Fellowship is one of the University’s most prestigious academic awards. Candidates are nominated based on having an extraordinary record of voluntary public service, exemplary character, superior scholastic ability,... Read more »

Celebrating National Public Health Week #iusphNPHW

Join us in observing National Public Health Week 2019 April 1-7 and become part of a growing movement to create the healthiest nation in one generation.  MON 4/1: NPHW Kickoff in Royer Foyer Lobby & Start of Food Drive for Hoosier Hills Food Bank. Help the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington and Hoosier Hills by donating... Read more »

IU School of Public Health-Bloomington awarded Sloan Foundation Grant

The IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has received a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for a workshop and yearlong process titled Rigor, Reproducibility, and Transparency (RRT) at the Interdisciplinary Interface. The application was prepared by Dean David Allison, Justin Otten, and Andrew Brown from within the SPH and includes multiple IU Bloomington collaborators... Read more »

Adoption of Dr. Yarber’s human sexuality textbook continues to expand worldwide

Dr. William Yarber from the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has recently returned from Taiwan where his widely-used textbook, Human Sexuality: Diversity in Contemporary Society, was prominently featured at the 2019 Taipei International Book Exhibition. During the book exhibition, Dr. Yarber presented forums on human sexuality. His textbook continues to receive worldwide acclaim from professors... Read more »

Dr. Shimek to present at teaching and learning conference

Dr. Joanna Shimek from the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has been selected to present at the 20th Annual Midwest Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). Her presentation is titled Assessing Student Learning – Traditional Classroom vs. Online. Over the years, the Midwest SoTL Conference has developed into a strong community of educators... Read more »

With new name, Prevention Insights expands reach across U.S.

The Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC) at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has officially changed its name to Prevention Insights and launched a new website: https://Prevention.iu.edu. The IPRC was originally envisioned to promote and sustain healthy environments and behaviors across the lifespan in Indiana, but now the IPRC’s ambitions have grown beyond the borders of... Read more »

Free seminar to offer valuable tips about protecting Indiana youth from exploitation

Did you know there were 33,979 substantiated cases of child abuse or neglect in Indiana in 2017 and Indiana internet crimes against children received over 3500 tips in 2018? On Wednesday, March 20, from 6:00 to 7:30pm, the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington will host Protecting Indiana Youth: Recognizing and Responding to Child Exploitation in... Read more »

February 28 talk: How do food companies use consumer perceptions about nutrition and health to drive demand for products?

Find out how food companies use consumer perceptions about nutrition and health to drive demand for products by joining us for a seminar on Thursday, February 28 from 2:30-4:30pm in PH 125. Bill Layden, Adjunct Professor of Practice, will share his first-hand knowledge of how food & beverage consumer product goods companies and related organizations... Read more »