Assistant Professor Sandra Momper's and Professor Jorge Delva's research "OxyContin Use on a Rural Midwest American Indian Reservation: Demographic Correlates and Reasons for Using" is published in the September issue of American Journal of Public Health.
Assistant Professor Desmond Patton has been appointed to the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs for a three-year term starting in September 2013.
Assistant Professor Michael Woodford's research, "Endorsement for Civil Rights for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People Among Heterosexual College Students: Informing Socially Just Policy Advocacy" was published in the Journal of Community Practice.
Assistant Professor Emily Nicklett had a paper entitled “Direct Social Support and Long-term Health for Middle-Aged and Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus” accepted for publication in the Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences.
Associate Professor Joseph Ryan and Associate Professor Brian Perron received an award from the State of Michigan to study mental health and substance abuse in juvenile justice facilities.
Assistant Professor David Cordova had an article entitled “The Role of Intrapersonal Factors on Alcohol and Drug Use Among Latinos With Physical Disabilities” published in the Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions.
Assistant Professor Luke Shaefer was interviewed by the World Socialist Web Site about his study “Rising Extreme Poverty in the United States and the Response of Federal Means-Tested Transfer Programs.”
Assistant Professor Daphne Watkins, along with colleagues Jamie Abelson and S. Olivia Jefferson, have an article entitled “Their depression is something different… it would have to be: Findings from a qualitative study of black women’s perceptions of black men’s depression,” published in the American Journal of Men's Health.
Associate Professor Andrew Grogan-Kaylor had an article entitled “Asociación de la posición socioeconómica y la percepción del ambiente con la autopercepción del estado de salud en mujeres de Bogotá, Colombia (Association of Socio-Economic Position and the Perception of the Environment with Self Reported Health in Women of Bogota, Colombia)” published in Rev Panam Salud Publica.
Associate Professor Diane Vinokur-Kaplan has co-authored an article entitled "Nonprofit Tenants' Attraction and Satisfaction," published in Nonprofit Management and Leadership.
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