Accomplishments

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

July 31, 2020
Pearl Kim, Chris Cochran, Jay Shen (all Healthcare Administration), Ji Yoo (Medicine), Seong-Min Park (Criminal Justice), and former international visiting scholars Sungyoun Chun and Yong-Jae Lee published a paper, "Trends and Associated Factors of Use of Opioid, Heroin, and Cannabis among Patients for Emergency Department Visits in Nevada: 2009–...
July 30, 2020
Renato "Rainier" M. Liboro (Psychology) recently published an open-access, peer-reviewed article, "Catholic Family Ties: Sustaining and Supporting HIV-Positive Canadian Gay Men’s Faith, Mental Health, and Wellbeing," in the journal Religions. The aim of the community-based, participatory research study presented in this article was to explore and...
July 30, 2020
Toni Repetti (Hospitality) published an article titled "How Hospitality Firm Executive Diversity Affects Firm Performance" in the International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management.   
July 30, 2020
Michael Borer (Sociology) recently was elected to serve as president of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI). He will start as president-elect in 2020-21, serve as president in 2021-22, and past president in 2022-23. UNLV sociology alumni Chris Conner, '15 PhD Sociology, now of the University of Missouri, and Nick Baxter, '19...
July 30, 2020
Kelly Ann Garthe (Nursing) successfully defended her dissertation titled "Rejection Sensitivity and the Intent to Seek Medical Help Among Gender Minority Individuals."  She officially earned her doctorate status.  
July 30, 2020
Karla Irwin and Tammi Kim (both Libraries) were panelists during "Scalable Solutions for Design Records" at the Society of American Archivists virtual meeting this week. The panel, which included colleagues Cheryll Fong from the University of Minnesota, and Andi Altenbach from Studio Gang, discussed how finding solutions to storage, digital...
July 30, 2020
Mary Whitehead (Student Diversity and Social Justice) participated as a panelist in the "Navigating Racial Trauma for Black Identifying Clients and Clinicians" event facilitated by the Psychology Diversity Committee at Roosevelt University this month.
July 29, 2020
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice), Antonio Duran of Auburn University, and Alex C. Lange of the University of Iowa published an article in the Journal of Diversity in Higher Education. The article is titled "The Theoretical Engagements of Scholarship on LGBQT+ People in Higher Education" A Look at Research Published Between...
July 29, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) completed certification in Post-Crisis Leadership as part of the inaugural cohort facilitated by the office of corporate training and professional education in the Muma College of Business at the University of South Florida.

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