News

December 4

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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October 23

Student Researchers Receive PEAK Awards

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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October 21

Faculty Scholar Dr. Collette Ncube Awarded 5-year Grant from NIH

Dr. Collette Ncube, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Sciences, was awarded a competitive 5-year K01 award from National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) at NIH, for her grant titled “Understanding racial and ethnic disparities in preterm birth: a systems science approach”. The mortality, morbidity and societal economic costs associated with preterm […]

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October 2

New Publication from Beth Molnar and VTT Team

From the Vicarious Trauma Toolkit (VTT) project, for which she was the Principal Investigator, Beth Molnar and colleagues have a new publication demonstrating the excellent validity and reliability of the measurement tool they created, the Vicarious Trauma Organizational Readiness Guide (VT-ORG). This tool is available on the VTT and is being used by first responder […]

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September 25

Experience of a Student Researcher

One of the Health Equity Interns, working on research related to mental health stigma in the Jamaican community, was featured in Northeastern News. Read more about her and another Northeastern student’s experience with research here.  

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September 25

Alisa Lincoln and Co-authors are Recognized by SAGE

SAGE publication held a call for nomination in late 2018 for articles that have had a significant real-world impact on policy, education, practice, or research in the field. The hopes of this call is to showcase high quality content that may not be captured in traditional metrics. Dr. Alisa Lincoln and her team’s article, The […]

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June 5

Dr. Tiffany Joseph to Participate in the 2019 Health Disparities Research Institute

Dr. Joseph is a faculty scholar at the Institute for Health Equity and Social Justice Research and will be attending the Health Disparities Research Institute, sponsored by the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities in Bethesda, MA this year from August 12 to August 16. The NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute aims to […]

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May 9

Student Receives Northeastern University’s Constance K. Green Award for Outstanding Field Experience

Hyun Sue (Caroline) Kim, a Health Equity Intern at the Institute for Health Equity and Social Justice Research, was given the Constance K. Green Award for Outstanding Field Experience.

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May 8

Announcing the Summer 2019 Advancing Health Equity Pilot Awards

The Institute for Health Equity and Social Justice Research is committed to supporting work which advances the goals of health equity for diverse populations made vulnerable through marginalization and exclusion both locally and globally.   

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April 10

Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo (RISE)

Students affiliated with the Institute for Health Equity and Social Justice Research had a great showing at Northeastern University’s Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo (RISE) this year. 

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March 8

Impact Evaluations Panel

Northeastern University’s Public Evaluation Lab (a collaboration between the Institute for Health Equity and Social Justice Research and the Institute for Race and Justice) and the Greater Boston Evaluation Network co-sponsored a panel presentation on impact evaluations on February 5th at Northeastern University. 

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March 8

Images of Urban Health

The Institute for Health Equity and Social Justice Research hosted a photography contest in collaboration with the College of Art, Media, and Design (CAMD). 

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February 8

PhotoVoice Panel

Northeastern University’s Public Evaluation Lab (a collaboration between the Institute for Health Equity and Social Justice Research and the Institute for Race and Justice) and the Greater Boston Evaluation Network co-sponsored a panel presentation on impact evaluations on February 5th at Northeastern University.  

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February 4

New Toolkit Designed to Help Those Who Help Trauma Victims

In addition to high-stress and dangerous environments, organizations that support victims of trauma must grapple with an occupational challenge called vicarious traumatization.

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