September 19, 2022
Pricella Morris (EMS) and colleagues, Monica R. Brown (EMS); Monique Matute-Chavarria (New Mexico State University); and Nakisha Whittington (Virginia Commonwealth University) published, "Addressing Anti-Blackness in Early Childhood Educator Preparation: Implications for Young Black Children and Their Families," in a special issue of Issues in…
September 16, 2022
Ann Vuong (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) co-authored the paper "Maternal urinary organophosphate ester metabolite concentrations and glucose tolerance during pregnancy: The HOME Study" that was published in the International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. In the study, the researchers evaluated the associations between maternal…
September 16, 2022
Amber Sewell (Libraries) is the host of The LibParlor Podcast, which is an open peer review podcast for information professionals interested in a feminist, care-based approach to research. The pilot episode, "Building an augmented reality game for academic libraries", features a discussion on an instructional design case study about Sewell's work…
September 16, 2022
Austin Horng-En Wang (Political Science) was invited to the virtual roundtable "Technology and the security of democratic societies" hosted by the Brookings Institution. In the roundtable, Dr. Wang shared his observation on the information operations from the authoritarian regimes and their possible developments in recent years. He also discussed…
September 15, 2022
Dr. Oriaku Kas-Osoka (Adolescent Medicine) will be honored by HELP of Southern Nevada on Sept. 30, 2022, for the work she does for the Shannon West Homeless Youth Center. She is an associate professor of pediatrics.    
September 15, 2022
Yeunkyung Kim (Healthcare Administration and Policy) was the lead author of "Post-Acute Care Use Associated with Medicare Shared Savings Program and Disparities." The article was published in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA). The authors' primary objective was to study the impact of hospital participation in the…
September 15, 2022
Luke R. Allen (Student Counseling and Psychological Services) and 118 others published the Standards of Care for the Health of Transgender and Gender Diverse People, Version 8 (SOC-8). The SOC-8 is based on the best available science and expert professional consensus in transgender health. International professionals and stakeholders were selected…
September 15, 2022
Asma Awan, Siddharth Raich, Brittany Klenczar, and Manoj Sharma (all Social and Behavioral Health), and Miklo Alcala (Environmental and Occupational Health) presented two papers at Nevada Public Health Association’s Annual Conference on September 13 and September 14, 2022.  The papers were titled, “A model-based community-based participatory…
September 15, 2022
Cristina Hernandez (Public Health) and David Orentlicher (Health Law) presented at Health District After Dark (HDAD). HDAD is a semi-annual lecture series offered by the Health District’s Academic Affairs Committee that occurs after standard business hours “aka after dark.” HDAD engages the Southern Nevada community and public health workforce on…

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