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Celebrating Early-Stage Investigator Awardee Katie Biello

BSS faculty member, Katie Biello PhD, MPH is being honored by the NIH Sexual and Gender Minority Research Investigator Awards Program. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Research Investigator Awards Program was developed to recognize investigators who have made substantial and outstanding research contributions in areas related to SGM health.

Two BSHS PhD Students are Recipients of the Nora Kahn Piore Award

Two Behavioral and Social Sciences PhD students, Kira DiClemente and Ashleigh LoVette are among eight other Brown University students to be the recipients of the Nora Kahn Piore Award. The Nora Kahn Piore award was established in recognition of the lifetime work of health policy expert, Nora Kahn Piore through the generosity of Margot Piore Onek, MD ’64, P’91 and Joseph N. Onek. Join us in congratulating Kira, Ashleigh and all the other winners on this prestegious award!

i-BSHS Lecture with Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika 4/19/19

Please join the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences for our last i-BSHS Lecture of the academic year with Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika on April 19, 2019 at 121 South Main St Room 245 at 12pm. Her lecture is titled, "The Context for Choice: Food Marketing and Black Community Health." We look forward to seeing you there! 

Dissertation Defense: BSHS PhD Candidate Jessica Emerson

Please join the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences for our very first dissertation defense with Jessica Emerson. Jessica will be defending her dissertation titled, "When Outcomes Matter; A Temporal Analysis of Beliefs in the Exercise and Smoking Domains." She will present on Wednesday, April 10th at 121 South Main St, Room 245 at 3pm. 

Light refreshments will be served.

Dissertation Defense: BSHS PhD Candidate Harold Lee

Please join the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences for a dissertation defense with Harold Lee.

Harold will be defending his dissertation titled, "Genetic Underpinning of Physical Activity Adherence: Affective Response to Physical Activity as an Intermediate Phenotype." He will present on Friday, April 12th at 121 South Main St, Room 245 at 3pm.

Light refreshments will be served.

 

Invited Talk with Dr. Allison Mathews

The Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences would like to invite you to our next Invited Talk with Dr. Allison Mathews, Post Doctoral Fellow from UNC Chapel Hill. Dr. Mathews is giving her lecture on January 7th at 4pm at 121 South Main St, Room 375 and is titled, “Examining Community Engaged Research & Technology-Based Interventions for HIV”. We look forward seeing you all there! 

BSHS Students Article Published

An article titled, "Substance Use and Depression Among Recently Migrated African Gay and Bisexual Men Living in the United States" was recently published by BSHS PhD Students, Adedotun Ogunbajo (first author) and Arjee Restar. To read or download the full article, you can do so HERE

Invited Talk with Dr. Karen Fortuna

Please join the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences for an Invited Talk with Dr. Karen Fortuna. She will be speaking on 12/18 at 4pm in Room 245 at 121 South Main St. Her lecture is titled, "Application of Community-Engaged Research to inform the Development and Implementation of a Peer-delivered Mobile Health Intervention for Adults with Serious Mental Illness". We hope to see you there! 

Invited Talk with Yue Liao

Please join the Department of Behavioral & Social Sciences for an Invited Talk with Dr. Yue Liao from the University of Texas. She will be speaking at 121 South Main St in Room 408 at 4pm on Monday, December 3rd. Her talk is titled, "Leveraging wearable sensor technologies to develop next-gen behavior intervention to promote energy balance". We look forward to seeing you there! 

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