Buenos dias, readers! We have just come back from Phase 2 field training in beautiful Puerto Rico!
Phase 2 of the Injection Risk Networks in Rural Puerto Rico project will proceed with many of the same protocols that we utilized during Phase 1--HIV rapid testing, Hepatitis
REACH Lab Post-doctoral scholar Robin Gauthier presented an article last week at the American Sociological Association's (ASA) annual meeting in Chicago. The article is co-authored by researchers from Penn State. The online news outlet Huffington Post picked it up and covered it.
Check it out below:
The Sexual Double Standard
Dr. Dombrowski spent last week in Bankok, Thailand attending the 3rd World Health Organization/UN AIDS Global HIV Consultation conference. This conference happens once every 5 years to set the HIV Surveillance agenda for the next 5 years. The focus is on creating a uniform set of
A National Science Foundation grant will fund a new summer research program at UNL led by Kirk Dombrowski. The grant aims to train the next generation of scientists in both minority health disparities and social network analysis. The project was featured on UNL Today--read the
In collaboration with Social Network Research Group at CUNY, the REACH Lab has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation, Division of Astronomical Sciences, as part of the Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum (EARS) program. the research will take place between August
In collaboration with the Social Network Research Group, we are pleased to announce the launch of two new social network data collection software tools.
SNAPT was developed by the SNRG and REACH Teams as open-source software under NIH R34MH096884; NSF ARC-0908155 and National Science Foundation Social
Dombrowski, Khan, & Reyes' new NIH/NIDA funded grant, Injection Risk Networks in Rural Puerto Rico, was featured on UNL Today last week. This project will study HIV risk among injection drug users in central rural Puerto Rico (including the areas of Cayey, Cidra, Aguas Buenas,
July 2014-April 2017. “Developing Effective Proximal Care to Prevent Rural Alaska Native Youth Suicide”
Kirk Dombrowski and Lisa Wexler, Principal Investigators (in collaboration with the University of Massachusetts, $706,603).
The rate of suicide for rural, American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth represents a significant health disparity. AI/AN suicide
PIs Kirk Dombrowski (UNL), Bilal Khan (CUNY), Juan Carlos Reyes (UPRMC); Project Director Melissa Welch Lazoritz (UNL); Senior Investigators Roberto Abadie (UNL), Camila Gelpi-Acosta (CUNY); Consultants Richard Garfein (UCSD); Ric Curtis (CUNY)
Injection Risk Networks in Rural Puerto Rico
The most recent HIV surveillance data from the Centers for