Feb 24, 2020 12:00 AM
Dr. Sara Simsonsen received $50,000 from the University of Utah Vice-President for Research Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program for her project “Intimate Partner Violence Prevention and Reproductive Health for African Refugees Resettled in the United States”. This study aims to evaluate interactive theater as a means to address intimate partner violence and reproductive life planning among African refugees living in Utah.
Utah Governor Gary Herbert has declared February as Utah Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month. Dr. Gwen Latendresse serves as a member of the Board for the Postpartum Support International - Utah Affiliate, which has been pursuing this action during the current legislative session. Congratulations to Dr. Latendresse and her colleagues.
Andrea Wallace, Brenda Luther, Jia-Wen Guo and Bob Wong:
The United Way is awarding the University of Utah the “United for Change -- Change Makers” Award. President Ruth Watkins will be accepting the award. A project by Principal Investigator (PI) Dr. Andrea Wallace (from her funded Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHRQ R21 grant) with Drs Brenda Luther, Jia-Wen Guo, and Bob Wong will be featured as key partners. Congratulations, Drs. Wallace, Luther, Guo, and Wong!
Dr. Deanna Kepka was accepted for the Utah Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) K to Research Success Program. This program supports faculty members who are applying for first-time R01 or equivalent funding.
Drs. Andrea Wallace, Brenda Luther, Jia-Wen Guo, Bob Wong, and PhD student Shawna Sisler:
Wallace, A.S., Luther, B.L., Guo, J., Wang, C., Sisler, S., Wong, B. Implementing a Social Determinants Screening and Referral Infrastructure during Routine Emergency Department Visits: Process Mapping, Adopted Tools, and Preliminary Results. Preventing Chronic Disease.
Dr. Kristin Cloyes:
Cloyes, K. G., Acquaviva, K. D., Candrian, C. B., Hinrichs, K.L., & Witten. R. (2020). Not lost in translation: Ensuring LGBTQ+ inclusion in the palliative and end of life clinical translational science spectrum. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 59(2), 437-438.