BSS is very pleased to announce that Rochelle Rosen was selected for this year's BSS Research Innovations and Networking Series (RINS) Innovation Award. Her project, done in collaboration with Professors Beth Bock and Nancy Barnett, involves novel methods for developing content for a text message intervention to reduce college student drinking. This project will be featured in a RINS talk next academic year.
The Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences presents Professor Chris Economos (Tufts University) for a Research and Innovations Networking Series talk entitled “Catalyzing Communities to Prevent Obesity: A Systems Approach." Professor Economos is the principal investigator of multiple large-scale studies examining childhood nutrition and physical activity with the goal of inspiring
Congratulations to BSSI graduate students Miriam Midoun and Sylvia Shangani, who co-authored a paper published in the Journal of the International AIDS Society, entitled "Experiences of healthcare workers providing services to men who have sex with men: qualitative findings from a sensitivity training programme." The paper is the result of collaborative project between researchers at Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya