Weekly Roundup for March 13, 2020
Seven Fairbanks Students Recognized as IUPUI's Top 100
This year, the Fairbanks School of Public Health is proud to celebrate seven students who have been recognized as IUPUI's Top 100. Congratulations to Kellie Alexander, Agatha Beier, Micaela Gaviola, Maggie Hatfield, Neema Patel, Mariam Sylla, and Aubrey Wing! Each year, the IUPUI Office of Alumni Relations honors 100 outstanding undergraduate students who demonstrate excellence in three categories—academic excellence, campus leadership, and community engagement. These “top 100” Jags represent everything that makes IUPUI exceptional.
Dr. Dixon Receives IUPUI Open Education Award
Congratulations to Dr. Brian Dixon, associate professor of epidemiology, on receiving the IUPUI Open Education Award which recognizes the work of IUPUI faculty members who have been committed to integrating Open Educational Resources (OERs) into their coursework. Those resources include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge.In addition to the plaque, Dr. Dixon received a monetary award and was honored at a celebration event on March 5.
Orders Now Open for Faculty Academic Regalia for Commencement 2020
Faculty members may order apparel for May Commencement and related events at no charge. Reserve your cap, gown, and hood today. Please note that all apparel orders will be shipped to the home or office address specified when ordering. The deadline for orders is Monday, April 20, 2020. IUPUI Commencement will be Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 10 a.m. in the Lucas Oil Stadium. Find complete Commencement information at commencement.iupui.edu.
SOPHE Encourages Support for Protecting American Lungs and Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act
The Society for Public Health Education advocated for the Protecting American Lungs and Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act, which passed the House on February 28, 2020. This historic victory marks the first time a house of Congress has voted to prohibit all flavored tobacco products including flavored e-cigarettes, menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. This legislation comes at a critical point when 6.2 million American middle and high school students used some type of tobacco product last year.
Research & Publications
Stay abreast of scholarly articles recently published by FSPH faculty.
Suzanne Babich, Professor of Environmental Health Science, Health Policy and Management
Measuring capacity to implement the International Health Regulations (2005): a comparison of data from annual reporting and joint external evaluation
World Health Organization Weekly Epidemiological Record
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Student & Alumni News
Apply for FSPH Scholarships
FSPH offers scholarships for current, full-time students in our undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Applications are due by April 30, 2020.
CHES Study Sessions Now Online
Due to the pandemic, in-person CHES Study Sessions are cancelled. RSVP with Charity Bishopfor the online "live" alternative (same dates/times).