11 May

Institute SGAs Graduate from PhD Program

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4 May

Dr. Tiana Yom Receives Outstanding Teaching Award

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14 Apr

Institute Faculty, Staff, and Students Volunteer at Community Servings

Each semester, the Institute for Health Equity and Social Justice offers a service opportunity in support of our mission of promoting health equity and social justice and reducing disparities in health. Faculty, staff, and students from the Institute come together to provide needed volunteer services in the Boston community. This year, we were pleased to […]

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13 Apr

NU-PEL and GBEN Virtual Event Recap

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6 Apr

Institute SGA Sameera Nayak Receives Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award

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15 Dec

Dr. Beth Molnar Receives 4-Year Grant from the CDC

Dr. Beth Molnar, Director of the Violence Prevention and Trauma Studies team, has received funding from the Center for Disease Control for her Evaluation of school-based Healthy Relationships project. Dr. Molnar’s study will conduct a trial of a preventive interventions for child sexual abuse among children pre-K through 5th grade in Washington, DC public charter […]

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15 Dec

Building Back Stronger: A Panel Discussion on Racial and Health Equity Lessons Learned During COVID-19

Last week the Institute for Health Equity and Social Justice Research hosted a panel discussion with representatives from state and local health and mental health agencies on racial and health equity lessons learned during COVID-19. The full event video can be seen here.

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21 Oct

Faculty, Staff, and students from the Institute, Northeastern Public Evaluation Lab (NU-PEL), and Dr. Molnars’ Lab Participate in Northeastern’s Annual SOURCE Event

On October 6, 2021 Faculty, Staff, and students from the Institute, Northeastern Public Evaluation Lab (NU-PEL), and Dr. Molnars’ Lab participated in SOURCE, which is the university-wide Showcase of Opportunities for Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavor. Nearly 150 faculty members shared the latest news about their research and creative projects with over 1,600 enthusiastic undergraduates. Dr. […]

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24 Nov

IHESJR Collaborates with Mass DMH & McLean LEAP Center

On November 5, individuals within IHESJR attended the Massachusetts Strategic Meeting 2020. The conference, hosted by the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH) and McLean Hospital’s LEAP Center, aimed to discuss and develop a Strategic Plan for Early Psychosis.  Alisa Lincoln, Raimy Jaramillo, and Atsushi Matsumoto worked with Mass DMH, the McLean Hospital LEAP center, […]

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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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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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4 Dec

Alisa Lincoln Featured on What’s New Podcast

What’s New Podcast is an exploration of new ideas and discovery from Northeastern University Library hosted by Dan Cohen. The latest episode, “Inequality and Mental Health”, features Alisa Lincoln, an interdisciplinary Professor of Health Sciences and Sociology/Associate Dean of Research at the College of Social Sciences and Humanities and the Director of the Institute for […]

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23 Oct

Student Researchers Receive PEAK Awards for Fall 2019

Nur Selin Akbulut (under the supervision of Dr. Andrea Parker), Abigail Cahill (under the supervision of Dr. Andrea Parker), Sumire Maki (under the supervision of Dr. Alisa Lincoln), Jenna Bourassa (under the supervision of Dr. Laurie Dopkins) received PEAK awards, through a competitive process, for the research they are doing from the Office of Undergraduate […]

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