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Posted on July 11th, 2022 in Article, Faculty, Media, Podcast, Publication, Research by foote

In this latest podcast, Dr Jonas Bjork, professor of Journalism and Public Relations, discusses an article about how suspicious medical journals were of newspapers and their coverage of medicina at the turn of the last century. Advertising for patent medicines and miracle cures were of particular concern, as were reporters who lacked the knowledge to …

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Posted on June 15th, 2022 in Article, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Daniel Johnson recently published an article in The Conversation titled: “Satellites zoom in on cities’ hottest neighborhoods to help combat the urban heat island effect.”   Daniel P. Johnson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography, IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI

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Posted on May 24th, 2022 in Article, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Gupta recently published “Are prescription drug monitoring laws effective for all? Evidence from administrative data,” in the journal Contemporary Economic Policy. Abstract States have responded to the opioid epidemic by implementing statewide prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs). By helping identify patients at “high risk” for suspected misuse, diversion, and doctor shopping, mandatory PDMPs aim …

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Posted on February 23rd, 2022 in Article, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Devon Hensel recently published the article, “Sexual Modesty in Sexual Expression and Experience: A Scoping Review, 2000 – 2021” in The Journal of Sex Research. ABSTRACT Sexual modesty is the social, cultural, interpersonal, and psychological systems – defined by the tenets of Script Theory – that regulate individuals’ sexual expression and experience at the …

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Posted on November 19th, 2021 in Article, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Sumedha Gupta recently published an article titled, “Vaccinations Against COVID-19 May Have Averted Up To 140,000 Deaths In The United States” in the journal Health Affairs. Abstract COVID-19 vaccination campaigns continue in the United States, with the expectation that vaccines will slow transmission of the virus, save lives, and enable a return to normal …

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Posted on October 21st, 2021 in Article, Publication by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Rebecca K. Shrum recently published a review of Edward S. Cooke’s book Inventing Boston: Design, Production, and Consumption, 1680–1720, in the Journal of American History. From the review: This lavishly illustrated history of material culture in colonial Boston from 1680 to 1720 explores objects and buildings constructed with brick (houses), slate (slate-topped tables and …

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Posted on September 24th, 2021 in Article, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Gupta recently published the article “Evaluation of an emergency department-based opioid overdose survivor intervention: Difference-in-difference analysis of electronic health record data to assess key outcomes,” in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Abstract Background In recent years, a number of emergency department (ED)-based interventions have been developed to provide supports and/or treatment linkage for …

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Posted on September 9th, 2021 in Article, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Irby-Shasanmi recently published “Gender Differences in the Effects of Support Exchanges on Self-Esteem and Mastery for Mid- to Late-Life Adults,” in the journal Basic and Applied Social Psychology. Abstract Applying social psychological theories of social exchange and gender socialization perspectives, we assess gender differences in the effects of receiving and giving social support on …

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Posted on September 2nd, 2021 in Article, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Daniel P. Johnson recently published the article, “Spatiotemporal Associations Between Social Vulnerability, Environmental Measurements, and COVID-19 in the Conterminous United States,” in the journal GeoHealth. Summary Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) affects different locations at different points in time and understanding its impact on communities is an imperative research effort. Communities that are considered socially …

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