Dr. Kirk Dombrowski's new proposal was selected by the Rural Futures Initiative to receive funding in 2016.
The proposal is titled Identifying the Interrelationships Between Social Determinants, Self-identity, and Public Health in Minority Rural Communities: Photovoice + Random Spatial Sampling Survey.
Dr. Kirk Dombrowski (PI), of REACH
REACH Lab was contracted by the US Department of Health and Human Services to conduct a study of young people experiencing homelessness in eleven cities nationwide. Through this study, we found a large subset of homeless young people identified as LGBT. Melissa Welch-Lazoritz was interviewed by
Drs. Dombrowski and Khan were interviewed by the Journal Star on the new ODIN app.
Read the full article here.
The federal government is making a big push to account for homeless youth across the United States. Three years ago, REACH Lab worked on a study commissioned across 11 major cities – including Omaha – by the Department of Health and Human Services to shed