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Kirk Dombrowski, the principle investigator of the REACH Lab, recently published a research paper on how the War on Drugs is affecting people who inject drugs in rural Puerto Rico. This paper was published in the International Journal of Drug Policy. The War on Drugs has raised

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Researchers in the lab recently published a paper examining serosorting habits in rural Puerto Rico. The paper was published in Preventive Medicine Reports earlier this year. Serosorting is using one’s own and questioning others’ HIV or HCV infection status to determine whether to engage in

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Researchers in the REACH Lab recently published a paper to the Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse alongside employees from the Puerto Rico Department of Health to examine Rural/Urban differences in risk networks and the spread of HIV and Hepatitis C. Researchers examined injection drug use in

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A team of UNL-affiliated researchers, including REACH Lab's Bilal Khan and Kirk Dombrowski, published a paper examining possible social determinants of HIV/HCV co-infection in a recent edition of Addictive Behaviors Reports. The team found differences in age, number of years injecting, sexual identity, and access to

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UNL researchers recently published a paper concerning the role of alcohol use within Inuit communities in Human Organization, a branch of the Society for Applied Anthropology. The paper was published using data collected in a northern Inuit community. The research team’s findings are based on the large

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REACH’s Kirk Dombrowski, Bilal Khan, and Patrick Habecker recently published a paper in volume 21 of Aids and Behavior concerning natural firewalls in social networks of injection drug users. The article, published in AIDs and Behavior, uses network simulation while examining recent HIV epidemics to

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Another year of the Minority Health Disparities (MHD) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) has been successfully completed! Undergraduates from across the United States, with knowledge in multiple disciplines, joined together at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to complete a summer research project. Professors from sociology, agricultural

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