Accomplishments

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

May 14, 2020
Shane Kraus (Psychology) and colleagues recently published a paper, "Examining Relations Between Obsessive-Compulsive Features, Substance-Use Disorders, and Antisocial Personality Disorder in the Vietnam Era Twin Cohort" in the International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. 
May 14, 2020
Vicky Albert (Social Work) and Jaewon Lim (Public Policy and Leadership) recently published an article in the Sustainability Journal. In their article "Spatial Analyses of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families: Its Responsiveness to Labor Market Performance and Policies during the 2008 Recession," they developed a responsiveness index which...
May 14, 2020
Margaret I. Campe (Jean Nidetch Women's Center) and colleagues at the University of Kentucky's Center for Research on Violence Against Women recently published an article entitled, "Identifying Invalid Responders in a Campus Climate Survey: Types, Impact on Data, and Best Indicators," in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 
May 14, 2020
Peter Gray (Anthropology) and South African colleagues published a paper in The Aging Male on men's self-reported experiences on androgen deprivation therapy. The project involved 22 men recruited at a South African oncology clinic, with a variety of impacts of the thearpy reported. The findings are situated within discussions of existing research...
May 14, 2020
Mark Buttner and Patricia Cruz (both Environmental and Occupational Health) received a 10-month, $1 million award through the Nevada department of health and human services to conduct molecular microbiological environmental monitoring and research.
May 13, 2020
The Growth, Inclusivity, Voice, and Excellence (GIVE) Award (Women's Council) winners in this inaugural year are Cristina Hernandez  (Nidetch Women's Center) and the Libraries' Inclusion and Equity Committee. These award decisions were made based on the nominees' evidence of commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion...
May 13, 2020
Qing Wu, Xiangxue Xiao, and Yingke Xu (all Environmental and Occupational Health) recently published two studies together in the Journal of Clinical Medicine: "Evaluating the Performance of the WHO International Reference Standard for Osteoporosis Diagnosis in Postmenopausal Women of Varied Polygenic Score and Race"   "Performance of FRAX in...
May 13, 2020
Chelsea Heinbach, Mark Lenker, Francesca Marineo, and Rosan Mitola (all Libraries) presented at the LOEX 2020 virtual conference, "We Can Do It: Building The Best In Library Instruction,"earlier this month. LOEX is a self-supporting, non-profit educational clearinghouse for library instruction and information literacy information. Marineo,...
May 13, 2020
Ann M. Vuong (Environmental and Occupational Health) recently published an article on "Maternal Cadmium Exposure and Neurobehavior in Children: The HOME Study" in the journal Environmental Research. The objective of the study was to examine the potential associations between Cd exposure during pregnancy and neurobehavior among children.

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