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
Towards a Formal Understanding of Bateson's Rule: Chromatic Symmetry in Cyclic Boolean Networks and its Relationship to Organism Growth and Cell Differentiation
Yuri Cantor, Bilal Khan, and Kirk Dombrowski
There has been considerable prior research on the biological processes of morphogenesis and cellular differentiation, and the manner by which these processes
Respondent-driven sampling to assess outcomes of sexual violence: a methodological assessment
ABSTRACT: Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) is pervasive in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Survivors of sexual violence encounter numerous challenges and women with a sexual violence-related pregnancy (SVRP) face even more complex sequelae.
A Novel Formalization of Peer Influence Incorporating Both Self- and Alter-Directed Sentiment and Disposition
Kirk Dombrowski (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Bilal Khan (City University of New York)
Peer influence has received considerable attention from social network analysis, and more broadly. The availability of topologies that go beyond ego networks
"Hepatitis C virus incidence among HIV+ men who have sex with men (MSM): the role of non-injection drug use"
Has been accepted for the 76th Annual Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence. The conference will take place in June 2014, in San Juan, Puerto
Despite the epidemiological reality of ongoing HIV infection in Puerto Rico, the public health infrastructure related to HIV/AIDS and substance abuse in the territory is severely lacking, as reflected in alarmingly high rates of morbidity/mortality among people who inject drugs (PWID). Because of this, HIV
Network sampling of social divisions in a rural Inuit community
Kirk Dombrowski, Bilal Khan, Joshua Moses, Emily Channell and Nathaniel Dombrowski
This paper describes results from a network survey of Nain – a predomi- nantly Inuit community of ~1200 people located on the northern coast of Labrador.