Accomplishments

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

August 11, 2020
Jay Shen, Pearl Kim (Health Care Administration), and Ji Yoo (Medicine), along with Sung-Youn Chun and Jinwook Hwang, former international visiting scholars at the School of Public Health, and others recently published an article, "U.S. Trends of Opioid-use Disorders and Assoicated Factors among Hospitalized Patients with Spinal Conditions and...
August 11, 2020
Chia-Liang Dai, Ching-Chen Chen, Ezgi Yesilyurt, Samantha Godbey (Education) and Manoj Sharma (Environmental & Occupational Health) published an article "Yoga as an Alternative Therapy for Weight Management in Child and Adolescent Obesity: A Systematic Review and Implications for Research" in Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine. The...
August 11, 2020
Paul Thomas Clements (Nursing) was named as part of a group of 15 new fellows inducted into the National League for Nursing Academy of Nursing Education for 2020.
August 10, 2020
Charlotta Sanders (Mechanical Engineering) prepared a report for the United Kingdom's Committee on Radioactive Waste Management, which is now available in the public domain. The report explores feasible processes for accelerating implementation of a geological disposal facility  in the United Kingdom. The report includes recommendations for...
August 10, 2020
Marla Royne Stafford (Hospitality) recently coauthored an article that appeared in the Journal of Current Issues & Research in Advertising. It highlights the importance of linguistics in examining the effectiveness of celebrities’ social media content, particularly that of Olympic athletes. The authors collected and assessed tweets from...
August 10, 2020
Manoj Sharma (Environmental & Occupational Health) has co-authored two articles in the Journal of Health and Social Sciences on his fourth-generation multi-theory model (MTM) of health behavior changes' applicability to physical activity promotion among upper elementary school children in India and the other one for smoking cessation in Nepal.
August 10, 2020
Marina Colacicchi-Garber (World Languages and Cultures) gave an interview to the Moscow Women's Museum in Russia
August 7, 2020
Korey Tillman (Sociology), Claytee White (Oral History Research Center), and alum Leslie Turner were featured on the KNPR story, "You Can't Live There: A Long Struggle For Black Rights In Las Vegas." This story covered the history of race and racism in Las Vegas and its implications for today's Black liberation struggle. 
August 7, 2020
P. Jane Hafen (English) was a featured commenter on "UNLADYLIKE 2020: Unsung Women who Changed America" on American Masters on PBS. She spoke about Zitkala-Sa, Yankton Sioux activist. Additionally, she participated in an online panel discussing the program for Utah PBS.

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