The National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) has just published a new white paper, "Modernizing Public Health to Meet the Needs of People Who Use Drugs: Affordable Care Act Opportunities".
Check out the full paper here!
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
The Injection Risk Networks in Rural Puerto Rico project is moving along full steam ahead.
The project began Phase 1 of data collection in April 2015 and finished in June 2015. During Phase 1, the field team collected 315 computer assisted personal interviews, HIV rapid tests,
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.
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The Sexual Double Standard
"Homelessness-Related Traumatic Events and PTSD Among Women Experiencing Episodes of Homelessness in Three U.S. Cities", written by Les Whitbeck, Brian Armenta, and Kari Gentzler, has been published in the Journal of Traumatic Stress.
In this article, we report the prevalence of traumatic events (TEs), lifetime and
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. Roberto Abadie has published a new paper with his colleague Kathleen Heaney in Dialectical Anthropology titled "We can wipe an entire culture": Fears and Promises of DNA Biobanking among Native Americans. Read the full paper here.
This paper explores Native American perceptions on DNA biobanking.
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.
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Dane Hautala, PhD student, was featured on the UNL Newsroom publication "UNL Today" for his recent study on risk factors for gang involvement among Native American young people.
Read the full story here.