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Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department

IU researchers discuss pharmacists' role in HIV care, high risk for STIs after prison and more

IU Limestone Crest

Indiana University researchers this week are discussing research findings at the STI & AIDS World Congress in Vienna, Austria. Findings involving an increased role by pharmacists in customers' HIV care, high risks of STIs after release from prison and improved access to much-needed cervical cancer screenings are discussed in this release.   Full Story >>

IU Health & Vitality: Courts curbing FDA health efforts; new findings on heart disease


Indiana University health and legal experts discuss the U.S. Supreme Court's influence on the FDA and research that examined the relationship between quitting smoking, heart disease, diabetes and weight gain in older women.   Full Story >>

IU study: Higher mercury levels in humans associated with increased risk for diabetes

Ka He

A new study found that higher levels of mercury exposure in young adults increased their risks for type 2 diabetes later in life by 65 percent. The study, led by Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington epidemiologist Ka He, is the first to establish the link between mercury and diabetes in humans.   Full Story >>

Mohammad Torabi named dean of the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington

Mohammad R. Torabi

Indiana University Bloomington Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel announced today that Mohammad R. Torabi has been appointed dean of the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington.The appointment of Torabi, Chancellor's Professor and interim dean of the school, became effective Jan. 1, 2013, subject to the approval of the IU Board of Trustees at its February meeting.   Full Story >>

IU School of Public Health-Bloomington recognizes outstanding alumni

Curt Simic

The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington will honor distinguished alumni on Friday, with honorees including a university president, a leader in epidemiology, an entrepreneur and a well-known higher education fundraiser.   Full Story >>

Judith Monroe to kick off IU School of Public Health-Bloomington’s Public Health Lecture Series

Judith Monroe

The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington is kicking off its new Public Health Lecture Series with a talk by Judith A. Monroe, deputy director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and former Indiana State Health Commissioner. Monroe will discuss "Trends in Public Health," from 3 to 4 p.m. Oct. 22 in the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center's Grand Hall. The public is welcome.   Full Story >>