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2 Jun

Recent Publications from Faculty Scholars Chiehl Li & Bilge Erten

Faculty scholar Chiehl Li published a special issue on promoting social justice, titled Advancing social justice for English learners: Implications for school psychology training. This work addressed inequity of education of children who do not speak English fluently and how lack of multicultural training of educators and school psychologists contribute to the problems. The work […]

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2 Jun

2022 Tier 1 Awards

Several of our Bouvé faculty members and IHESJR affiliates were selected to receive 2022 TIER 1 Awards.     “TIER 1 Seed Grant/Proof of Concept Program awards are supported by the Colleges and the Senior Vice Provost for Research. This competitive program makes grants of up to $50,000 to support and encourage individual faculty members to […]

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2 Jun

Dr. Alisa Lincoln, Kaleem Ahmid and HEIs Tyreke Gaston and Samhita Koduri Receive RISE Award

Dr. Alisa Lincoln, Kaleem Ahmid and HEIs Tyreke Gaston and Samhita Koduri won the RISE Focus Award for Ethically Informed research.  “Ethically Informed Research Awards recognize RISE presentations that best incorporate attention to ethical considerations in research design and implementation, for example by addressing a significant ethical challenge, using value-sensitive project design, or demonstrating designing […]

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2 Jun

IHESJR Students Receive Huntington 100 Awards

The following IHESJR affiliated students had a positive impact on the campus community, demonstrated record of service, had high global engagement in the form of international co-op, study abroad, or other experiential learning outside the United States, demonstrated leadership, have an innovative spirit and embody the mission, ideals, and values of Northeastern. IHESJR Capstone student […]

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2 Jun

Northeastern University Public Evaluation Lab (NU-PEL) Selected for MetroWest Health Foundation Project

The MetroWest Health Foundation has selected the Northeastern University Public Evaluation Lab (NU-PEL) to lead a comprehensive evaluation project to understand and improve upon the current public health infrastructure in MetroWest. This evaluation project will take place from April to December 2021. The NU-PEL research team consists of Drs. Tiana Yom, Laura Senier, and Alisa […]

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2 Jun

Northeastern University Public Evaluation Lab (NU-PEL) and the Greater Boston Evaluation Network (GEBN) Virtual Event Recap

The Northeastern University Public Evaluation Lab (NU-PEL) and the Greater Boston Evaluation Network (GEBN) co-hosted a virtual event to continue their Culturally Responsive Evaluation (CRE) series. To embed diversity, equity, and inclusion in evaluation and assessment practices, there is an increasing need to focus on the role of culture, on Tuesday, April 6th from 10-11:30am […]

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26 May

LAUNCH/MYCHILD Model Practice Receives Innovation Hub Award 

The LAUNCH/MYCHILD Model Practice, recently received an Innovation Hub Award for being the highest scoring Best Practice submission for this past year from the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) at their annual conference. It was officially included in the AMCHP Innovation Station Database as a Best Practice as of June, 2020.  Dr. Beth […]

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24 May

Honoring Academic Excellence- HEI Awards

Each year, Northeastern honors students, faculty, and staff who have demonstrated excellence in scholarship, research, teaching, or service. These honorees reflect Northeastern’s mission and highest ideals: a global university powered by experience, innovation, and partnership. The following are three Health Equity Interns who earned recognition for their outstanding achievements.  HEI Taylor Smith won the Northeastern […]

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26 Mar

Recent Publications by Faculty Member Jessica Hoffman

Jessica Hoffman, an IHESJR faculty member and Associate Professor in Applied Psychology, recently published a paper entitled “Addressing the Consequences of School Closure due to COVID-19 on Children’s Physical and Mental Wellbeing” in World Medical & Health Policy Journal. This paper focuses on the “physical and emotional toll resulting from school closures and the withdrawal […]

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25 Mar

Institute SGA Sameera Nayak Selected as Communication Chair for the APHA International Health Student Committee

Sameera Nayak, an Institute SGA, was recently selected as the Communication Chair for the APHA International Health Student Committee. In this role she will be spearheading efforts to engage and support students in global health, including students from outside of the US. International Health (IH) is a section of APHA. It has a student section […]

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24 Mar

Former HEI Debby Nguyen Debuted a Book on Traditional Medicine

Debby Nguyen, former HEI, wrote a book about research practices among other cultures and medicine across the globe titled “Pills, Teas, and Songs: Stories of Medicine Around the World,” which will be released in April of this year. Institute Director Alisa Lincoln advised Nguyen throughout her writing process. The Huntington News quotes Alisa when she […]

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24 Mar

Recent Publications by IHESJR Faculty Scholars Hermine Poghosyan and Jeanne Madden

Jeanne Madden, Faculty Scholar and Associate Professor in the School of Pharmacy, has led several new publications this winter. First is a qualitative report published in Journal of Affective Disorders, on the impact of health care costs for people living with bipolar disorder. The second is a related article about the research collaboration with a […]

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24 Mar

New Publication by Dr. Beth Molnar and her Early Childhood Mental Health Team

Dr. Beth Molnar and her early childhood mental health team recently had a paper, Engaging and supporting young children and their families in early childhood mental health services: The role of the family partner, accepted in Community Mental Health Journal. This paper explores the role of family partners, peer professionals with lived experiences of raising […]

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18 Feb

Health Equity Interns Endorsed for the Truman Scholarship

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10 Feb

New Article Quoting Dr. Beth Molnar and Dr. Alisa Lincoln

Institute Director Alisa Lincoln and Director of Violence Prevention and Trauma studies at the Institute, Beth Molnar are quoted in Northeastern’s News article titled “To Survive A Trauma Like the Capitol Riot. It Helps to Discuss It.” The article quoted an explanation from Alisa Lincoln about how discussions around trauma helps reduce the stigma of mental health. […]

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10 Feb

Culturally Responsive Evaluation – a Co-op Perspective

The Northeastern University Public Evaluation Lab (NU-PEL) hosted a virtual event on December 8th to discuss Culturally Responsive Evaluation (CRE) led by Isabelle Carrillo, the co-op student at the Institute for Health Equity and Social Justice Research (IHESJR). Using case studies, Isabelle shared her experiences and understanding of CRE and how it looked like in practice as […]

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