Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children & Families released the full report on the Street Outreach Program Data Collection Project!
Dr. Les Whitbeck and his REACH Lab team (including Melissa Welch-Lazoritz, Devan Crawford, and Dane Hautala) were contracted to run a
Dr. Roberto Abadie, REACH Lab's post-doctoral researcher, will discuss his work pairing epidemiological data and ethnographic methods to produce a detailed map of how injection networks shape health outcomes among drug users in Puerto Rico. Abadie will discuss the role of the pharmaceutical industry in lowering drug costs to make
The leaders of the Attawapiskat First Nation, an isolated Cree community in northern Ontario, Canada, have declared a state of emergency over a series of suicide attempts. Read the full story from NPR here.
Doctoral candidate Patrick Habecker recently presented a paper titled, “Understanding Social Network Size Variation among Nebraskans Using the Network Scale-up Method” at the annual International Sunbelt Social Network Conference in a session focused on network data collection. The presentation focused primarily on a new estimation
MHDI and REACH Lab are collaborating with UNMC's College of Nursing and Public Health and UNL's SBSRC on a new project in rural Nebraska--ISHealth--which aims to develop a social indicators measure of the relationships between social determinants of health, informal community networks, and formal health care