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IUPUI Faculty Receives HIMSS Award
HIMSS (Healthcare Information Management Systems Society) will award its 2016 Book of the Year Award to Health Information Exchange: Navigating and Managing a Network of Health Information Systems.
IUPUI Epidemiology Professor Wins American Heart Association Award
Dr. Yiqing Song won the American Heart Association’s Award for Excellence in Research Addressing Cardiovascular Health Equity during the annual Epidemiology and Lifestyle 2017 Scientific sessions, March 7-10, in Portland, Oregon.
IUPUI Researcher Finds Web-based Search Data is Key to Understanding Public Reaction to Major Societal Event
Analyzing millions of internet searches tied to major societal events offers a new way to understand public reaction to those events, according to new research from the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.
IUPUI Researchers Launch Public and Population Health Program That Will Fill Need for Informaticians
Dr. Brian Dixon, along with his co-director Dr. Titus Schleyer, are launching a new public and population health program that will train experts in informatics who can lead efforts to improve the health and health care of individuals and populations.
IUPUI Community Health Student Scores Highest Marks on 2017 CHES Exam
Even though Ms. Cassidy Osborne outscored more than 1,500 other test takers this year, she feels that achieving the top score in the nation on the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam was just the result of her undergraduate education.
IUPUI Researchers Found That Fear of Arrest Stops Opioid Overdose Calls to 911
People who administer the opioid overdose-reversing drug naloxone are choosing to not call 911 at the overdose scene for fear of being arrested, according to a survey conducted by Dr. Dennis Watson, an associate professor in the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health – Indianapolis, and Dr. Bradley Ray, an assistant professor in the IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs, both at IUPUI.
Researcher from the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI Receives 2017 Research Frontiers Trailblazer Award
Chris Harle, PhD, of the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI, has been named one of three recipients of the 2017 Research Frontiers Trailblazer Award. His research improves physicians’ ability to manage chronic pain in patients and has the potential to impact lives around the world.
IUPUI Fairbanks School of Public Health Researchers Find High-deductible Health Care Plans Curb Costs and Usage
A team of researchers based at the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI has conducted the first systematic review of studies examining the relationship between high-deductible health care plans and the use of health care services.
IU Fairbanks School of Public Health Researcher to Study Health Information Exchange in Emergency Care
An IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI researcher is conducting the first study to discover if patients are less likely to be hospitalized if emergency departments have access to their complete medical record via health information exchange.
Overall Cancer Risk Not Increased with Use of Popular Diabetes Medication, IUPUI Study Finds
People taking a new oral medication for Type 2 diabetes can breathe a sigh of relief concerning suspicions they might be at an increased risk for many types of cancer, according to an analysis conducted by researchers from the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center and the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health – Indianapolis.
IUPUI Student Receives Leadership in Public Health Award
Ms. Angelie Kasman was recently honored with the Stephen Jay Award for Leadership in Public Health at the 2017 Indiana Public Health Association Annual Dinner.
IUPUI Receives American Cancer Society Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative Grant
IUPUI has received a grant from the American Cancer Society and CVS Health Foundation to advocate for and improve implementation of 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies.
Dean Paul Halverson Appoints New Associate Dean of Research
Dean Paul Halverson, Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health – Indianapolis, has announced the appointment of Dr. Gerardo Maupoméas associate dean for research.
IUPUI Associate Dean for Practice Recognized as 2017 Woman of Influence
Dr. Joan Duwve, associate dean for practice and clinical associate professor of the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health – Indianapolis was recently honored as a Woman of Influence in the Indianapolis Business Journal.
IUPUI Alumna Recognized by IBJ’s Forty Under 40 (photo of Nadia Nguyen Adams)
Ms. Nadia Nguyen Adams, an alumna of Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health – Indianapolis, is working to empower health practitioners with the information, services, and support needed to provide the best care, at a lower cost, for better health outcomes to over 10 million Midwest residents.
IUPUI Community Health Students Tie for First Place in InSOPHE Competition
During the 2017 Indiana Society for Public Health Education (InSOPHE) Conference, Ms. Andi Miller and Ms. Jessa White, two students in the Bachelor of Science in Public Health – Community Health program at the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health – Indianapolis (IUPUI) participated in and won the Student Case Study Competition.