Lung-Chang Chien (Epidemiology and Biostatistics), Erika Marquez, Samantha Smith, Tiana Tu (all Environmental and Occupational Health), and Amanda Haboush-Deloye (Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy) co-published an article titled, "Exploring the role of the social vulnerability index in understanding COVID-19 immunization rates,"…
Amber Sewell (Libraries) presented "Level up your instruction: Designing playful learning experiences with games-based learning and gamification" at the California Conference on Library Instruction. This workshop led teaching librarians through the process of considering which play-based strategies work best in different instructional…
Nataliyah Tahir, Sophie Ahmad, Kavita Batra, Ashok Gupta, and Kenneth E. Izuora (all Medicine) presented their study "Assessing the Relationship Between Bone Loss and Oral Health Among Post-menopausal Women" at the Annual Meeting of Endocrine Society 2024 held in Chicago. Tahir and Ahmad are medical students. 
Kavita Batra (Medicine) along with researchers from Italy, Turkey, Morocco, and Iran published a study "Social Media: Stress Factors or Coping Strategies? A Pilot Study in a Sample of Italian Teachers," in the Iranian Rehabilitation Journal (IRJ). This exploratory research explores the relationship between social media engagement and its…
Deanna Chea and Oscar Toro (both Medicine) are the winners of the 2024 American Family Physician Journal photo contest and will have the winning photo published in July’s edition. They will also receive an award at the AAFP National Convention in August. 
Tyler D. Parry (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) was quoted in an article titled, "7 Juneteenth Foods and Traditions," published in History.com. It provides a historical overview of the holiday and its continued importance for Americans in the 21st century.
Alexandra Nur (Criminal Justice) published an article, "Visits as a Catalyst for Prison Program Engagement," in Crime & Delinquency. The paper explores how receiving visits while enrolled in prison education and vocation programs promotes retention in programming. The positive link between visits and program retention suggests that prison…
Stefano Boselli (Theatre) published the chapter on controversial French author Jean Genet in The Routledge Companion to Absurdist Literature, “the first authoritative and definitive edited collection on absurdist literature. As a field-defining volume, the editor [Michael Bennett] and the contributors are world leaders in this ever-exciting genre…
Kavita Batra (Medicine) along with the GBD 2019 MSK in Adolescents Collaborators, published a study "Global pattern, trend, and cross-country inequality of early musculoskeletal disorders from 1990 to 2019, with projection from 2020 to 2050" in the Med journal. This study aimed to estimate the burden, trends, forecasts, and disparities of…

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