Dr. Beth Meyerson named IU Bicentennial Professor

The Indiana University Office of the Bicentennial has named Beth Meyerson, associate professor of health policy and management and co-director of the Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention in the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, as a  Bicentennial Professor, along with 25 other exceptional IU faculty members whose appointments were approved by the IU Board of... Read more »

Professor Omodior visits Ghana and Liberia for faculty exchange program

Assistant Professor Dr. Oghenekaro Omodior at the IU School of Health-Bloomington recently participated in a faculty exchange program between Indiana University and the University of Ghana (UG). While visiting UG, he collaborated on a research project to better understand the risks and history of tick-borne and vector-borne diseases. Dr. Omodior also visited the University of... Read more »

Alcohol Action Ireland and the Indiana Prevention Resource Center team up to share best practices

Staff from the Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC) recently met with Eunan McKinney, Head of Communications and Advocacy with Alcohol Action Ireland, to share best practices on alcohol and other substance abuse issues. The IPRC shared its successes in educating the public and reducing substance abuse. Numerous endeavors have played a key role, including school-based... Read more »

SPH launches new M.S. in Environmental and Occupational Health degree

The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington has launched a new Master of Science (M.S.) in Environmental and Occupational Health program. Applications are now being accepted for enrollment in the Spring 2019 semester. The M.S. in Environmental and Occupational Health is a research-focused degree designed to be completed in two years. A thesis or a... Read more »

Atlantic Magazine and The New York Times cite research from the Center for Sexual Health Promotion

Research from the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington is frequently referenced by well-respected publications across the U.S. – most recently in  The Atlantic and The New York Times.  Both cited research conducted by the Center for Sexual Health Promotion for articles about the decreasing frequency of sex by young people and... Read more »

York wins 2018 National Accessibility Leadership Achievement Award

Dr. Sherril York, Executive Director of the National Center on Accessibility at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has received the 2018 National Accessibility Leadership Achievement Award presented by the National Park Service (NPS). The award recognizes outstanding accomplishments that advance opportunities for persons with disabilities in the National Park System. Dr. York was presented... Read more »

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grant to help Mental Health First Aid training in Monroe County

Heather Dolne, a Research Associate at the Indiana Prevention Resource Center with the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has received a 3-year, $375,000 grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This project will focus on increasing the capacity for, and awareness of, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training to better serve... Read more »

IU praised for outstanding Sports Management and Athletic Administration faculty

Indiana University Bloomington was recently named as one of the four best schools for Outstanding Sports Management and Athletic Administration Faculty by Bschools.org. In addition, its list of 19 exceptional professors in this field featured four professors at Indiana University and two professors at other schools who hold PhDs in Sports Management from IU. Check... Read more »

Alyce Fly elected to serve as Nutrition Research Chair for American Society of Nutrition

Alyce Fly, Associate Professor of Nutrition Science and Dietetics at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has been elected to serve as chair-elect of the Community and Public Health Nutrition Research Interest Section (RIS) for the American Society for Nutrition (ASN). Founded in 1928 as the American Institute for Nutrition, ASN’s mission is to bring... Read more »

New 10th edition of widely-used human sexuality textbook published

A new edition of Dr. William L. Yarber’s widely-used college textbook, Human Sexuality: Diversity in Contemporary Society, was recently published. Yarber is Provost Professor at IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, Senior Director of the Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention, and the Senior Scientist at the Kinsey Institute. The textbook is co-authored by Barbara Sayad, a... Read more »