Accomplishments: Department of Social and Behavioral Health

UNLV repeated their first place win in racquetball for Corporate Challenge. Congratulations to the team! Erica Marti (Civil & Environmental Engineering and Construction) - 1st place, women's singles; Venki Muthukumar (Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Sid Raich (Social and Behavioral Health) - 1st place, men's doubles; Adam Koebke (…
Asma Awan, Ana Gonzalez, Muhammad Sohail Akhter, Refat Srejon, Abena Owusu, Susan Dakwa, Blessing Imade, Salim Dweck, and Manoj Sharma (all Social and Behavioral Health) conducted a 60 minutes-workshop on  March 27, 2024, at National Network of Public Health Institutes' convenings held for COVID-19 Health Disparities Grant Reverse Site Visit…
Manoj Sharma (Social and Behavioral Health; Internal Medicine) was among the GBD 2021 Fertility and Forecasting Collaborators in authoring the article titled, “Global fertility in 204 countries and territories, 1950–2021, with forecasts to 2100: A comprehensive demographic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021,” in The Lancet (…
Manoj Sharma (Social and Behavioral Health; Internal Medicine) coauthored an article titled, “Effect of dietary selenium intake on cardiovascular disease: A retrospective cohort study based on China Health and Nutrition Survey (CHNS) data,” in the journal Public Health Nutrition (Impact factor 3.2) in collaboration with colleagues from Chongqing…
Manoj Sharma (Social and Behavioral Health, Internal Medicine) and Asma Awan (Social and Behavioral Health) have been awarded a grant to develop a training program for reducing implicit bias among emergency room staff at Sarasota Memorial Health Care System based on the multi-theory model (MTM) of health behavior change. The intervention will help…
Manoj Sharma (Social and Behavioral Health; Internal Medicine) published an article titled, “Mental health promotion by medical students: An untapped potential” for UJMS: UCMS Journal of Medical Sciences, a peer-reviewed journal published by his alma mater, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India. The article discusses the role…
Asma Awan (Social and Behavioral Health), Kara Radzak (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences), & Manoj Sharma (Social and Behavioral Health), presented a paper titled, "A Theory-Based Approach to Explain the Correlates of Safe Physical Activity in Pregnant and Postpartum Individuals," at the 75th Society for Public Health Education (…
Asma Awan, Priyambda Kumra (Environmental Health), Ana Gonzalez, Muhammad Sohail Akhter, Refat Srejon, Abena Owusu, Susan Dakwa, Blessing Imade, Salim Dweck, and Manoj Sharma (all Social and Behavioral Health) presented a paper titled, "Interpretation of Results of a Collaborative 3-Year Post COVID-19 Process Evaluation Program in Nevada" at the…
Manoj Sharma (Social and Behavioral Health; Internal Medicine) was a coauthor among the GBD 2021 Demographics Collaborators for the article titled, “Global age-sex-specific mortality, life expectancy, and population estimates in 204 countries and territories and 811 subnational locations, 1950–2021, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic: A…
Manoj Sharma (Social and Behavioral Health; Internal Medicine) was a coauthor among Global Nervous System Collaborators who published a study, "Global, regional, and national burden of disorders affecting the nervous system, 1990–2021: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021," in The Lancet Neurology (Impact factor 48.0…
Manoj Sharma (Social and Behavioral Health; Internal Medicine), Christopher Johansen (Social and Behavioral Health), Miguel Fudolig (Epidemiology and Biostatistics), Chia-Liang Dai (Teaching and Learning), Sidath Kapukotuwa, Liliana Davalos, Laurencia Bonsu (all Social and Behavioral Health) published an article titled, “Theory-based antecedents…
Asma Awan (Social and Behavioral Health) is the recipient of the SOPHE Leaders in Equity & Diversity (LEAD) Fellowship Award, which will be presented during the 2024 Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) Annual Conference in St. Louis, Missouri from Mar. 19-21. This award is being presented for completion of the fellowship, which sought…