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photo: Dr. India Ornelas Awarded $3 Million R01 to Study Mental Health Disparities in Mexican Immigrant Women

Dr. India Ornelas Awarded $3 Million R01 for Latina Health Disparities

Congratulations to Health Services professor Dr. India Ornelas on being awarded an NIH R01 award for her project "Amigas Latinas Motivando el Alma (ALMA): A Randomized Control Trial of an Intervention to Reduce Mental Health Disparities in Mexican Immigrant Women."   read more...

photo: Health Services Alumni Celebration 2018

Health Services Alumni Celebration 2018

We invite you to join our alumni, students, faculty, and staff for the Department of Health Services Alumni Celebration 2018 on Friday January 12 at the Center for Urban Horticulture. It is our great pleasure and honor to announce that Dr. Maxine Hayes is our featured speaker for this event.   read more...

photo: MPH Alum and Faculty Co-Author Paper on Gun Safety

MPH Alum and Faculty Co-Author Paper on Gun Safety

Health Services MPH alumnus ('14) Dr. Joe Simonetti has co-authored a new paper on gun safety with Health Services faculty Drs. Ali Rowhani-Rahbar and David Grossman. The paper, titled "Firearm Storage Practices in Households of Adolescents With and Without Mental Illness" (2017) was published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. The researchers found that "firearm storage practices do not differ based on household mental health risk factors for self-harm."   read more...