Assistant Professor Luke Shaefer spoke with American Public Media's "Marketplace" about the meaning of the word "welfare."
Devika's poster entitled "Does physical activity among adolescents and young adults with cancer differ by treatment status, age, cancer survival type, or gender?" received Outstanding Poster Award recognition at today's Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program
Associate Dean Jorge Delva is a recipient of the 2013 Distinguished Clinical and Translational Research Mentor Award. Award recipients meet the highest standard for clinical and translational research mentorship, including a demonstrated commitment to fostering the intellectual, creative, scholarly, and professional growth of their students, fellows, and trainees in clinical and translational research.
Assistant Professor Daphne Watkins was selected to serve on the American Psychological Association's Working Group on Health Disparities in Boys and Men ( http://www.apa.org ). She was selected because of her strong background of achievement in the field of health disparities and concerns for boys and men.
Clinical Assistant Professor Julie Ribaudo is the recipient of the 2013 Selma Fraiberg award given by the Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health. The award recognizes her outstanding contributions in support of services for infants, toddlers and their families.
Joint Doctoral Program graduate Orion Mowbray and Associate Professor Andy Grogan-Kaylor wrote a publication that was highlighted in an article, "Choosing Treatment Goals," ( http://bit.ly/138cKFd ) in the Sci-Mat Review of the Betty Ford Institute.
Associate Professor Robert Ortega is the recipient of the Council on Social Work Education 2013 Distinguished Recent Contributions in Social Work Education Award. He is being honored for his innovative work on cultural humility.
Professor Letha Chadiha and Associate Professor Leslie Hollingsworth are both recipients of the 2013 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award. The award recognizes faculty who are dedicated to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse campus community.
Professor Kathleen Faller was elected to the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC). APSAC ( http://www.apsac.org/ ) is the leading national organization supporting professionals who serve children and families affected by child maltreatment and violence.
Assistant Professor Desmond Patton is a presenter at the 2013 Putting Knowledge to Use: Sharing Diverse Practices to Improve Teen Pregnancy Prevention Outcomes sponsored by the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, and Family and Youth Services Bureau.
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