Articles about Indiana University
IUPUI Epidemiology Faculty’s Isoflavones Research Receives Widespread Attention
Dr. Jianjun Zhang, professor in the Epidemiology Department of the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health – Indianapolis conducted the study, “Dietary intake of isoflavones and coumestrol and the risk of prostate cancer in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial.”
IUPUI Faculty Publish Study on Alpha Testing for Intervention Development
Two faculty in the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at Indiana University – Indianapolis, recently published “Alpha test results for a Housing First eLearning strategy: the value of multiple qualitative methods for intervention design,” an article describing methods and findings related to the alpha testing of eLearning modules developed as part of the Housing First Technical Assistance and Training (HFTAT) program’s development.
IUPUI Faculty Publishes Analysis of a Large Opiate-Driven HIV Outbreak in U.S.
Dr. Joan Duwve, associate dean of public health practice at the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health participated in a study entitled “Detailed Transmission Network Analysis of a Large Opiate-Driven Outbreak of HIV Infection in the United States” in The Journal of Infectious Diseases.
IUPUI Professor Finds Hair a Barrier to African American Women’s Physical Activity
In early January, Social and Behavioral Sciences professor in the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health – Indianapolis, Dr. Kathryn Coe and colleagues published the study, “Hair as a Barrier to Physical Activity among African American Women: A Qualitative Exploration.”
IUPUI Faculty Identifies Mortality Predictors for Acute Alcoholic Hepatitis
Dr. Spencer Lourens, biostatistics assistant professor at the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health (IUPUI), and colleagues recently published, “Acute Alcoholic Hepatitis: Natural History and Predictors of Mortality Using a Multicenter Prospective Study,” in Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes.
IUPUI to Pilot Three Projects in Addictions Grand Challenges Phase One
The Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health (IUPUI) is thrilled to have three projects in phase one of the IU Addictions Crisis Grand Challenges initiative. Dr. Robin Newhouse, dean of the IU School of Nursing, announced sixteen pilot projects that will target critical needs in addictions crisis as part of IU’s $50 million commitment to prevent, reduce and treat addictions in Indiana. The Fairbanks School of Public Health will conduct three projects in phase one, which include the 2018 Indiana Public Health Conference, the recently launched ECHO Center, and the Legal and Policy Best Practices in Response to the Opioid Epidemic project.
IUPUI Dean Appointed to National Academies Committee (photo Halverson)
Founding dean of the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI, Dr. Paul K. Halverson, has been appointed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to the ad hoc committee that will conduct the study, “Evidence-Based Practices for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response: Assessment and Recommendations of the Field.”
IUPUI Professor Recognized as Honoree in IBJ’s Forty Under 40
Dr. Chris Harle, associate professor of health policy and management at the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health – Indianapolis, has been honored as one of Indiana Business Journal’s Forty Under 40.
IUPUI Researchers Use Data to Look ‘Upstream’ for What Makes Patients Sick
Researchers at the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health – Indianapolis and the Regenstrief Institute have successfully used data to predict primary care patients’ needs that stem from social determinants of health, a finding that may potentially help shift the focus of health care from caring for ill people to preventing patients from getting sick.
IUPUI Researchers Identify Seven Health Information Exchange Research Challenges
In a recent study, researchers from the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health – Indianapolis identified seven health information exchange (HIE) research challenges that can be used to inform strategies for higher quality scientific evidence.
IUPUI Researchers Discover Herbicide Glyphosate in Pregnant Women
The first birth cohort study of its kind has found more than 90 percent of a group of pregnant women in Central Indiana had detectable levels of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, the most heavily used herbicide worldwide.