Accomplishments: Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy

February 1, 2023
The Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy (NICRP) was mentioned in the article, "Leaving No Stone Unturned: Southern Nevada Health District" that is featured on CDC's "Stories from the Field" page. The Southern Nevada Health District's (SNHD) Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion is a CDC partner doing heroic…
October 25, 2022
Erika Marquez (Environmental and Occupational Health), Amanda Haboush-Deloye, and Erick B López (both Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy) published their research, "Improving the Identification of Children with Elevated Blood Lead Levels: A Pilot Project Using an Academic Detailing Approach," in the Journal of Community Medicine…
August 12, 2022
Erika Marquez (Environmental and Occupational Health), Matthew Kappel (Southern Nevada Health District), Erick B López, and Amanda Haboush-Deloye (both Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy) published a research article, "A Multistage Public Health Response to Pediatric Lead Exposure: A Case Study on Lead Tainted Turmeric in an…
March 1, 2022
Erika Marquez (Environmental & Occupational Health) is principal investigator on a $1.5 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) received by the Nevada Childhood Lead Poisoning Preventing Program (NvCLPPP). The program is under the Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy. NvCLPPP will be working to…
December 2, 2021
Erick B. López, Amanda Haboush-Deloye (both Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy), and Erika Marquez (Environmental and Occupational Health) published their research, "The Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 in Minority Communities," in the Nevada Journal of Public Health.
November 4, 2021
Erika Marquez (Environmental and Occupational Health) and Amanda Haboush-Deloye and Erick B López (both Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy) presented their research "Utilizing a community based participatory research approach in response to a pandemic: Lessons we learned in engaging underrepresented communities" during the COVID-…
July 14, 2021
Amanda Haboush-Deloye, Helena Berlin (both Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy), Erika Marquez (Environmental & Occupational Health), and Sheniz Moonie (Epidemiology & Biostatistics) published an article on "Obesity in Early Childhood: Examining the Relationship among Demographic, Behavioral, Nutritional, and Socioeconomic…
September 21, 2020
Erika Marquez (Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy) and Melva Thompson-Robinson (Center for Health Disparities Research) led a team that published the Environmental Scan of Region IX: An Access to Health Care Report , which takes a look at factors that promote and impede health equity. It is the first of its kind to examine issues…
July 8, 2019
Erika Marquez (Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy) recently was appointed to serve on the Lead Exposure and Prevention Advisory Committee (LEPAC) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the nation's health protection agency. Members of LEPAC provide advice and guidance to leaders at the CDC, U.S. Department of…
June 6, 2019
Erika Marquez (Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy), Carolee Dodge Francis (American Indian Research and Education Center), and Shawn Gerstenberger (Public Health) published an article titled "Where I live: a qualitative analysis of renters living in poor housing" in the journal Health & Place.  The article examines the lived…
March 1, 2019
Amanda Haboush-Deloye (Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy) recently co-authored an article, "Hidden Protections: Identifying Social Norms Associated with Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse, and Neglect," that was published in Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal. The article aimed to increase understanding of cultural norms and…