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  1. Brian E. Perron Brian Perron's Paper on Medical Marijuana Featured on Several News Outlets

    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.

  2. Ruth E. Dunkle Ruth Dunkle Discusses Aging with LeadingAge Magazine

    Professor and Associate Dean Ruth Dunkle discussed aging in place with LeadingAge magazine.

     

  3. Desmond U. PattonReuben J. MillerAdrian Gale Desmond Patton, Reuben Miller, and Adrian Gale (PhD student) Accepted for Publication in Journal of Community Psychology

    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.

     

  4. John E. Tropman John Tropman and Amanda Tillotson (PhD student) receive the Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership & Governance Mary Parker Follette Award

    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.

     

  5. Addie Weaver Addie Weaver's Research on Mental Health for Rural Women cited in The University Record

    Research investigator Addie Weaver was cited in The University Record article, “In Rural Areas, White Women more prone to Depression”.

     

  6. Irene Ng (PhD'06) named First Director of National University of Singapore's Social Service Research Centre

    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.

  7. Debra K. Mattison SSW students Particpate in Interprofessional Training for Future Health Care Professionals

    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”.

     

  8. Yolanda Chávez Padilla (PhD'93) Accepts Position as Director of the Council on Social Work Education's Center for Diversity & Social and Economic Justice

    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.

  9. Kristin S. Seefeldt Kristin Seefeldt Interviews with Michigan Radio's State of Opportunity on Poverty

    Assistant Professor Kristin Seefeldt was interviewed by Michigan Radio’s State of Opportunity regarding her research on poverty.

     

  10. Bradley J. ZebrackSue Ann Savas Brad Zebrack, Sue Ann Savas and Laura Sundstrom's Study Featured on American Society of Clinical Oncology Website

    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”.

     

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