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.
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
The journal article “Prospective Childhood Risk Factors for Gang Involvement among North American Indigenous Adolescents” has been accepted for publication at Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. The article analyzes data from the Healing Pathways project and was written by Dane Hautala, Kelley Sittner Hartshorn and Les Whitbeck.
The purpose of the
A few weeks ago Patrick Habecker traveled to northern Alaska to begin working on the Developing Effective Proximal Care to Prevent Rural Alaska Native Youth Suicide project in the field. The grant was developed by Dr. Lisa Wexler at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and Dr. Kirk
A National Science Foundation grant will fund a new summer research program at UNL led by Kirk Dombrowski. The grant aims to train the next generation of scientists in both minority health disparities and social network analysis. The project was featured on UNL Today--read the
Last week, the Guardian published an article focusing on the extremely positive findings of the Proud study in the UK, a study designed to evaluate the impact of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) on preventing HIV infection. This study found an 86% reduction in HIV transmission for
The journal article, Borderline personality disorder and Axis I psychiatric and substance use disorders among women experiencing homelessness in three US cities, has just been published online at Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. The article analyzes data from the homeless women project and was written by Les Whitbeck,
REACH Lab founder, Dr. Dombrowski and REACH post-doctoral field researcher, Dr. Abadie co-authored a letter to the editor that was published in the American Journal of Public Health titled "HIV/AIDS in Puerto Rican People Who Inject Drugs: Policy Considerations". Read the letter here.
As you may know, here at REACH we combine scientific research approaches with the desires and understandings of our community partners to improve community health. Usually, the communities we work with are specific and/or geographically dispersed. For example, last year we completed a study of