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 »

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 »