School of Public Health-Bloomington

It’s all in the wrist

October 13, 2016

To investigate the link between environmental chemical exposure and adverse health effects, four Indiana University researchers are planning to use a tool similar to what millions of Americans wear on their wrists. Michael Hendryx of the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, Jessica Gall Myrick of The Media School, and Marta Venier and Amina Salamova of […]

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When it comes to cigarettes, we’ve all heard the warnings: Smoking can cause a multitude of health problems and early death. Most of us also have seen the warning labels stuck on the side of cigarette packages in the U.S. “SURGEON GENERAL’S WARNING: Smoking Causes Lung Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema, and May Complicate Pregnancy,” one reads. […]

James McClain

July 9, 2015

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Ph.D. student James McClain studies environmental health with a plan to help build public health infrastructure in his native Liberia.

LaDonna BlueEye

December 15, 2014

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A public health specialist, LaDonna BlueEye aims to act as a ‘modern-day scout’ in taking on health disparities in the American Indian community.

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Three Indiana University professors have received $2.1 million to develop a computational model of acetaminophen-induced liver failure — the leading cause of liver failure in the United States — using advanced microscopic and computational technologies that allow scientists to see into the liver of a living animal. James A. Glazier, director of IU’s Biocomplexity Institute […]

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Indiana University has established the Indiana University Network Science Institute, or IUNI. The $7 million initiative will bring together many of the university’s top minds to explore and embrace the challenge of understanding complex networks that underlie large-scale systems, including the environment, economics, technology, and human health. “Today, more than ever before, exploring the connections […]

Michael Reece, associate dean for research and graduate studies at IU School of Public Health-Bloomington points to new areas of research, including epidemiology.

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Camps for children with disabilities or life-threatening illnesses can provide fantastic social and self-affirming opportunities for campers that just can’t be matched outside of camp — and this can be a problem, say Indiana University Bloomington researchers. At Camp Riley, held each summer at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington’s Bradford Woods outdoor center in […]

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 The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington has received a grant from Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Debby Herbenick, co-director of the school’s Center for Sexual Health Promotion, will pursue an innovative global health and development research project, titled “Development and Testing of the Female Pleasure Condom.” […]

2014 Olympics

January 21, 2014

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With the 22nd Winter Olympic Games approaching, IU faculty bring their expertise to bear on topics from altitude’s impact to the threat of terrorism.