June 24, 2022
Francisco Sy (Environmental & Occupational Health) has been appointed as a member to the Public Health Advisory Board (PHAB) by the Southern Nevada District Board of Health. This appointment is effective July 1 and is a two-year term. The PHAB advises the Board of Health on matters related to local public health planning and policy. …
June 24, 2022
Annie S. Hong, Kyaw Min Tun, Jenny M. Hong, Kavita Batra, and Gordon Ohning (all Medicine) published a study, "Fecal Microbiota Transplantation in Decompensated Cirrhosis: A Systematic Review on Safety and Efficacy," in the Journal Antibiotics. To authors' knowledge, this is the first systematic review investigating safety and efficacy of fecal…
June 24, 2022
William Bauer (History, American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program, and American Indian Alliance), presented a paper, "Pit River Activism and California Economic Development, 1953-1980," at the annual conference of the Historians of the Twentieth Century United States in Edinburgh, Scotland.  He discussed how members of the Pit River Nation in…
June 23, 2022
Francine J. Lipman (Law) is the author of a recent interdisciplinary publication, "Tax Audits, Economics, and Racism," which was published on June 20 with Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance. While you may assume tax laws and tax administration are colorblind, the article demonstrates that this is simply not the case.Lipman…
June 23, 2022
Gabriela Buccini (Social and Behavioral Health) was interviewed about the Your Public Breastfeeding Rights Explained. In the interview, she discusses the importance of normalizing breastfeeding in public, tips for breastfeeding in public, and what to do if a negative interaction happens.      
June 23, 2022
Mark Buttner, Patricia Cruz, Elizabeth Detrick, and Jessica Gunter (all Environmental & Occupational Health), and Steven Medley (The George Washington University) co-authored an article, "Evaluation of Two Surface Sampling Methods for the Detection of Bacillus Atrophaeus Aerosolized in a Test Chamber" in the Journal of Microbiological Methods…
June 22, 2022
Hyunhwa 'Henna' Lee (Nursing) published "Oxytocin Receptor Gene, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Dissociation in a Community Sample of European American Women" in the BJPsych Open journal, with her collaborators at the University of Michigan. Based on the quantitative trait gene association tests of an NIH-funded project’s data (R01 NR 008767-…
June 22, 2022
Ravisha Bai, Kavita Batra, and Kenneth Izuora (all Medicine) along with Charmaine Yap (VA Southern Nevada Health Care System) presented a poster, "Diabetes-related Outcomes Following the Use of Basal-bolus Insulin vs. Premixed Insulin in a VA Population with Type 2 Diabetes: A Retrospective Chart Review" at the Endocrine Society Annual Meeting,…
June 22, 2022
John Curry (History) presented a working paper at the "Seeing Like a Sufi: Vision and Space in Sufism" workshop held at Ludwig-Maximilians Universitat in Munich, Germany. The paper addressed the topic of "Narratives of Miraculous Vision in the Eighteenth-Century Hagiographies of Unsi Hasan Efendi and Nasuhi Muhammad Efendi." The workshop brought…

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