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
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
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
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
REACH Lab's Jerreed Ivanich and Kirk Dombrowski joined University of Alaska-Fairbanks partners in collecting baseline fieldwork on the Qungasvik Project led by UAF anthropology Stacy Rasmus and Univ Minnesota-Duluth's James Allen. Great team to work with, and it was work! The project focuses on cultural
This volume of collected essays is a product of the 2016 Minority Health Disparities Initiative writing retreat at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The goal of University of Nebraska's MHDI is to disseminate and translate the research of affiliated university faculty to our community partners and
Reducing Health Disparities: Research updates from the field (Volume 1)
by Kirk Dombrowski (Author, Editor), Kimberly Gocchi Carrasco (Editor)
This volume of collected essays is a product of the 2015 Minority Health Disparities Initiative writing retreat at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The goal of UNL's MHDI is
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.
Dr. Whitbeck and the REACH team will evaluate the effectiveness of a popular substance abuse prevention program for Ojibwe children and their families with a nearly $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Drug Abuse. Read the full story on UNL
Dr. Dombrowski was a guest on the latest episode of Health Matters with Larry Williams. They discuss the Minority Health Disparities Initiative at the University of Nebraska Lincoln and other health related research projects.
Watch the whole episode below: