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Associate Professor Brian Perron's paper, "Use of Prescription Pain Medications Among Medical Cannabis Patients: Comparisons of Pain Levels, Functioning, and Patterns of Alcohol and Other Drug Use" was featured in U.S. News and World Report, Web MD, Science World Report, ScienceDaily, and Healthline.
Professor and Associate Dean Ruth Dunkle discussed aging in place with LeadingAge magazine.
Adrian Gale (PhD student), Desmond Patton, and Reuben Miller’s paper, "Hardiness Scripts: High Achieving African American Males in a Chicago Charter School Navigating Community Violence and School" was accepted for publication in the Journal of Community Psychology.
Professor John Tropman and PhD student Amanda Tillotson's article, “Early Responders, Late Responders, and Non-Responders: The Principal-Agent Problem in Board Oversight of Nonprofit CEOs” has been nominated and chosen to receive the Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership & Governance Mary Parker Follette Award for its outstanding theory-informed research.
Research investigator Addie Weaver was cited in The University Record article, “In Rural Areas, White Women more prone to Depression”.
Irene Ng (PhD’06, social work and economics) is the first director of the National University of Singapore's new Social Service Research Centre. In addition to this position, she is also an associate professor of social work in the Department of Social Work at the National University of Singapore.
School of Social Work students were part of an interprofessional team training future health care professionals. This course, "Team-based Clinical Decision Making" is being offered for the first time this term to students from the School of Social Work, College of Pharmacy, School of Dentistry, Medical School and School of Nursing. Lecturer Debbie Mattison (part of the course's instructional team) was cited in The University Record article, “Students Seek Health Care Solutions through Interprofessional Teams”.
Yolanda Chávez Padilla (PhD’93) has accepted the position as director of the Council on Social Work Education Center for Diversity and Social and Economic Justice. Dr. Padilla will have a joint appointment with the CSWE and with the School of Social Work at University of Texas at Austin.
Assistant Professor Kristin Seefeldt was interviewed by Michigan Radio’s State of Opportunity regarding her research on poverty.
Associate Professor Brad Zebrack, Clinical Assistant Professor Sue Ann Savas and Research Associate Laura Sundstrom’s study on psychosocial distress screening in cancer patients was featured on the American Society of Clinical Oncology website. The study is titled “Psychosocial Distress Screening Implementation in Cancer Care: An Analysis of Adherence, Responsiveness, and Acceptability”.