• IU School of Public Health-Bloomington announces first philanthropically-funded professorship

    IU School of Public Health-Bloomington announces first philanthropically-funded professorship

    When John and Carole Seffrin met as freshmen at Ball State University, they didn’t know where their paths would lead. They both shared a passion for helping others and giving back, and over their 50 years of marriage have turned this passion into a legacy of philanthropy.

  • IU experts provide tips for staying on track this holiday season

    IU experts provide tips for staying on track this holiday season

    The last of the leaves are falling, the Halloween candy is gone, and most Americans are turning their attention toward the holiday season. While this time of year should be about family gatherings, delicious meals and good cheer, it can create anxiety for those trying to keep their diet and exercise routine on track.

  • IU study finds slight shift in attitudes toward bisexuals, from negative to neutral

    IU study finds slight shift in attitudes toward bisexuals, from negative to neutral

    While positive attitudes toward gay men and lesbians have increased over recent decades, a new study led by researchers at IU's Center for Sexual Health Promotion shows attitudes toward bisexual men and women are relatively neutral, if not ambivalent.

  • IU School of Public Health-Bloomington leaders honored with Hulman Health Achievement Awards

    IU School of Public Health-Bloomington leaders honored with Hulman Health Achievement Awards

    In a recent ceremony in Indianapolis, Mohammad Torabi, founding dean of the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, and Michael Reece, IU School of Public Health-Bloomington professor, were honored with Hulman Health Achievement Awards, the premier awards within the Indiana public health community.

  • IU School of Public Health-Bloomington Dean honored with excellence award

    IU School of Public Health-Bloomington Dean honored with excellence award

    During the recent Indiana Public Health Conference in Indianapolis, the Indiana Public Health Practice Council presented IU School of Public Health-Bloomington Dean Mohammad Torabi, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S.P.H. with the Excellence in Public Health Award.

  • It's all in the wrist: IU researchers to use bracelets to study health risks in coal communities

    It's all in the wrist: IU researchers to use bracelets to study health risks in coal communities

    To investigate the link between environmental chemical exposure and adverse health effects, four Indiana University researchers are planning to use a tool similar to what millions of Americans wear on their wrists. The researchers plan to use silicone bracelets, often worn to show support for a cause or sold as a fundraiser, to examine the relationship between coal mining in the Appalachian region and health problems in the people living there.

  • IU School of Public Health-Bloomington doctoral student awarded National Science Foundation fellowship.

    IU School of Public Health-Bloomington doctoral student awarded National Science Foundation fellowship.

    Selected from a pool of 17,000 applicants, IU School of Public Health-Bloomington doctoral student Jasmine Mirdamadi has earned a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation to pursue her research. Mirdamadi is a first year doctoral student in the school’s motor control program under the guidance of Assistant Professor Dr. Hannah Block.

  • IU Bloomington to host largest university law fair in the nation

    IU Bloomington to host largest university law fair in the nation

    Organizers anticipate that 120 law schools will take part in the largest university law fair in the nation, which will take place Oct. 3 at the Indiana Memorial Union on the Indiana University Bloomington campus. Hosted by the IU Health Professions and Prelaw Center, Law Day is sponsored by the Midwest Association of Pre-Law Advisors and is part of its 2016 Caravan series.

  • Community invited to take part in School of Public Health's Campus and Community Celebration

    Community invited to take part in School of Public Health's Campus and Community Celebration

    The Indiana University and Bloomington communities are invited to celebrate health and wellness during the upcoming Campus and Community Celebration.

  • IU experts offer tips for better sleep in anticipation of this year’s Sleep Walk

    IU experts offer tips for better sleep in anticipation of this year’s Sleep Walk

    Sleep. We all need it, we all want it, and most of us don’t get enough of it. But how much sleep do you actually get? Some people might be surprised. Sleep is critical for learning, managing stress, regulating mood and promoting a healthy immune system. “People often complain of being tired but do not pause to examine their sleep habits,” said Shalini Manchanda, program director of the IU School of Medicine’s Fellowship in Sleep Medicine Program. “When asked about their sleep schedule, they are often surprised by how little sleep they actually get. Just trying to get 30 minutes extra of sleep on either end of their current sleep routine can make a big difference.”