Accomplishments

Welcome to Accomplishments, the place to read about the successes of your UNLV co-workers.

August 14, 2020
Shane Kraus (Psychology) and colleagues recently published two papers. The first paper, published in Issues in Mental Health Nursing, ("Screening for Gambling Disorder in VA Primary Care Behavioral Health: A Pilot Study") assessed the prevalence of at-risk/problem gambling in a sample of U.S. military veterans seeking mental health treatment...
August 14, 2020
Tirth Bhatta (Sociology) has published "Intercohort Variations in the Education–Health Gradient: Sociohistorical Changes in Early-Life Selection Mechanisms in the United States" in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B. Drawing from the Health and Retirement Survey (1992–2012), this study examines whether changes in early-life selection mechanisms...
August 14, 2020
Tyler D. Parry (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) appeared in the fourth segment of the "Bridging the Divide" series produced by KTNV, Channel 13 Action News. He provided historical information and context for the civil rights movement and its relevance for today. He is an assistant professor of African American and Africa diaspora...
August 14, 2020
Brenna Renn (Psychology) and colleagues at the University of Washington described real-world use of behavioral health mobile apps in a recent publication in JAMA Network Open. They argue that for behavioral health mobile apps to make a public health impact they have to be not only downloaded, but actually used by consumers or patients over time....
August 14, 2020
Andrew Thomas Reyes, Rhigel "Jay" Tan (both Nursing), and Chad L. Cross (Public Health) co-authored, “Resilience, Trauma, and Cultural Norms Regarding Disclosure of Mental Health Problems among Foreign-Born and US-Born Filipino American Women,” which is published in the August issue of the Behavioral Medicine.
August 14, 2020
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) completed co-hosting a four-part "Critical Conversation" series over the last month for leadership educators through the International Leadership Association. The free series, designed and facilitated by the Leadership Education Academy facilitators group for which he serves as co-chair, brought...
August 14, 2020
Linda Lister (Music) led a Yoga for Singers workshop via Zoom for the London International Gospel Choir.   
August 13, 2020
Samuel Song (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) received his gavel as the new 2021 President of the Division of School Psychology of the American Psychological Association. This is a tradition for the new president to receive a monogrammed gavel from the current president and it occurred at this year's APA...
August 13, 2020
Sarah York and MaryKay Orgill (Chemistry & Biochemistry) published an article, "ChEMIST Table: A Tool for Designing or Modifying Instruction for a Systems Thinking Approach in Chemistry Education," in the Journal of Chemical Education. 

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