Xiaoyan Zhang, Lerner Center Fellow and PhD candidate in the department of Human Development and Family Science, was interviewed on WAER for her latest data slice on child poverty rates for single mother families. Continue Reading
Shannon Monnat, Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion, along with Lerner Center Associate Director Alexandra Punch, will work along side the the Maxwell X Lab to conduct research on various opioid court treatments in New York State. Read the full story here: https://www.maxwell.syr.edu/news/stories/Maxwell_team_wins_grant_from_Department_of_Justice_for_opioid_study/.
This article highlights how dermatologists are heading to metropolitan areas of the U.S. for new business, leaving rural areas throughout the country scarce resources to care for and prevent skin cancers, like melanoma. Read more in the article: What is Teledermatology – and How Did It Become So Popular?
In Spring 2019, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion developed and disseminated a campus-wide survey on health and wellness goals. The survey explored how health and wellness goals differed among race/ethnicity, sex, and role at Syracuse University (faculty, staff, undergraduate or graduate student). Results were very insightful and will inform future Healthy Monday programming. The article, New Ways to Make Monday a Fresh Start, dives into the survey results and their implications, along with how Healthy Monday programming can be used to spark healthy behaviors across campus.
Monnat and colleagues published work on the geography of the opioid epidemic, which highlighted in an article by CityLab: The Changing Geography of the Opioid Crisis. The article explores the history of the opioid epidemic and its evolution into a nationwide crisis.