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.
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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
An Indiana county at the heart of an HIV outbreak has seen a “significant increase” in the number of cases more than two weeks into a short-term needle exchange program, state health officials said. There are now 120 confirmed H.I.V. cases and 10 preliminary positive cases tied