TUC Public Health faculty made a splash at the recent 5th Annual Law Enforcement and
Public Health Conference held October 21-23, 2019 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Presentations focused on findings from the California Exoneree Health and Well Being
Study and needs assessment findings to support the new MPH Health Equity and Criminal
Justice concentration. Click here for details.
Dr. Carinne Brody and team recently published a systematic review on the impact of
combination HIV programs on empowerment in BMJ Global Health:
Do combination HIV prevention programmes result in increased empowerment, inclusion
and agency to demand equal rights for marginalised populations in low-income and middle
income countries? A systematic review: https://gh.bmj.com/content/4/5/e001560.abstract?ijkey=OccsTM3WaOhUfDh&keytype=ref
The inaugural CEHS Dean's Service Award has been given to Dr. Carly Strouse. Dr. Strouse's project, Implementation of a Mental Health Toolkit for African American/Black Families in Solano
County, will use this funding toward costs of implementing a free, online mental health toolkit
for African American women of childbearing age and their families, in an effort to
de-stigmatize mental health and increase utilization of proper perinatal mental health
care. Congratulations Dr. Strouse!
Congratulations to Dr. Annette Aalborg whose research intervention pilot program Youth in Action for Health Equity at Vallejo’s Jesse Bethel High School has received funding from Healthy Solano to
begin phase two of the project! The goal of this collaborative project is to increase
Public Health, Physician Assistant and Public Health Nursing career readiness with
low income ethnically diverse high school students. Dr. Aalborg is supported in this
project by TUC Master of Public Health students. Great job all!
We know that we affect the environment, but how does the environment affect us and
Our attention to environmental health issues is often the result of emergencies:
Zika virus outbreaks; Flint, Michigan's water crisis; Hurricane Katrina. Join us
for a series of 6 lectures by nationally recognized leaders in the field as we expand
our awareness of the ongoing impact of environmental risks on our health through a
lens focused on social justice.
NEXT LECTURE: MONDAY 11/11/2019 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Community Action for the Environment: Equity & Economy
Presenter: Veronica Eady, JD
Lander Hall A-164 at 105 Owen Street, Vallejo CA
(Attendance is required for students registered for PBHC 631 or 632, no need to register
Public Health Professors Carinne Brody and Sarah Sullivan have been selected as guest
editors for an upcoming issue of the innovative mHealth Journal!
This issue will examine how digital health interventions, such as telemedicine, email,
social media, mobile phone apps and even wearable devices, are helping improve the
health of hard-to-reach populations including those living in poverty or rural areas,
those who wish not to be found because of social stigma or fear of legal authorities
or those who are disadvantaged because they are illiterate or disabled.
Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Partnership Academy
Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the CBPR Partnership Academy is a multi-faceted training and mentoring program designed
for community-academic partnerships that demonstrated commitment and leadership in
engaging in a CBPR approach to eliminate health inequities in their communities. Learn More.
Professor Sarah Sullivan awarded Fulbright Grant Award!!
Professor Sarah Sullivan, Associate Professor, has been awarded a Fulbright grant
award to support her research ethics work in three universities in Bolivia. She will
be collaborating with the Universidad San Francisco Xavier de Chuquisaca (USFX), Universidad
Mayor de San Simón (UMSS) and Universidad Autónoma Gabriel René Moreno (UAGRM) for
several months each year over a period of three years.
The Fulbright Program, which aims to increase mutual understanding between the people
of the United States and the people of other countries, is the flagship international
educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. Funding for this award
will support Professor Sullivan’s efforts in teaching research and research ethics
classes related to the Responsible Conduct of Research, including topics on authorship,
conflicts of interest, data management, plagiarism and research misconduct.