28 May

IHESJR Researchers Present Projects at RISE

RISE is Northeastern’s annual research conference. RISE stands for Research, Innovation, Scholarship, and Entrepreneurship. Over 100 judges come together to measure the ingenuity of Northeastern research and determine recipients of the annual RISE Awards. Health Equity Intern Nur Selin Akubult presented the project titled “Supporting Family Efficacy in Physical Activity Using Reminiscence Technologies” with co-authors […]

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21 May

Faculty Scholar Dr. Beth Molnar’s VTRI Project Provides Webinar Recordings

  IHESJR faculty member Dr. Beth Molnar, Director of Violence Prevention and Trauma Studies at the Institute, and Population Health PhD student Samantha Meeker, invite you to view webinars provided by their project, the Vicarious Trauma Response Initiative (VTRI) to discuss challenges and identify resources for first responders and victim service providers during the COVID-19 […]

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4 May

Meghna Iyer Receives Ascent PEAK Award

Meghna Iyer, an IHSEJR health equity intern, has received a PEAK Ascent Award for her project titled “The Effect of Guardrails on Motor Vehicle Safety.” The project intends to collect data sources examining guardrails and their contributions to preventable fatalities and injuries and analyze this data to determine how guardrails impact Massachusetts. The conclusion of […]

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4 May

Dr. Tiffany Joseph Publishes Op-Ed in Newsweek Magazine

​IHESJR Health Equity Faculty ​Scholar Dr. Tiffany Joseph, ​from the College of Social Science and Humanities recently published an op-ed article titled “Trump’s Immigration Policies are Making the Coronavirus Pandemic Worse” in Newsweek. The ​op-ed discusses the possible ramifications of Trump’s immigration policies, such as the ICE detainments and the public charge rule, on COVID-19’s […]

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21 Apr

COVID-19: How to Be Safe and Resilient

Global Health experts around Boston collaborated on a COVID-19 safety course titled “COVID-19: How to be Safe and Resilient” released from Northeastern’s Global Resilience Institute. The course features information presented by scientists, clinicians, and professors from Northeastern, Harvard Medical School, and Beth Israel Medical Center as well as The Institute’s director, Dr. Alisa Lincoln. The […]

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21 Apr

New Publication from Jessica Hoffman and WE PLAY Team

The implementation of their WE PLAY program has earned faculty  member Dr. Jessica Hoffman, Ellyn Schmidt, PhD ’20, Dr. Mara Ellyon, and their colleagues, a new publication in the School Psychology, a peer-reviewed journal from the American Psychological Association. Their study demonstrated preliminary effectiveness of WE PLAY, a program created to educate preschool teachers on […]

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20 Apr

Faculty Scholar Dani Snyder-Young Awarded National Endowment for the Arts Grant

Faculty scholar Dr. Dani Snyder-Young, Director of the Institute, Dr. Alisa Lincoln, and Dr. Young’s team, have been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for their research project investigating the impact of theatre participation and art-integrated peer leadership in the substance addiction recovery process. The study examines the way theatre programs […]

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2 Apr

Why Am I Having Such a Hard Time When I’m Not Sick with the Virus?

  Director of the Institute, Dr. Alisa Lincoln shares her personal and professional experience with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in an interview for an article in News @ Northeastern. She provides resources and methods of coping with the stress, anxiety, and depression that may accompany many of the required actions during quarantine. Dr. Lincoln also […]

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28 Feb

IHESJR Community Service

The Institute for Health Equity and Social justice had their first annual community service day.  Faculty, staff and students from the Institute community came together to provide needed volunteer services in the Boston community.  This year we worked with Community Servings, located in Jamaica Plain.  Community Servings is an organization whose mission is to actively […]

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19 Feb

Student Researchers Receive PEAK Awards for Spring 2020

Ramya Kumar (under the supervision of Dr. Laura Senier), Andrew Lee (under the supervision of Dr. Claudia Santelices), Madeleine Wong (under the supervision of Dr. Tiffany Joseph), and Alice Yan Yun (under the supervision of Dr. Beth Molnar) received Base Camp award, designed for students who are trying to get a sense of what it […]

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