June Research Briefs
June 1: How Can Communities Support Addiction Recovery?
Author(s): Austin Brown
June 15: Pregnant Women with Substance Use Disorders Deserve Plans of Safe Care
Author(s): Alexandra E. Punch and Monika Taylor
June 21: Staying at Home: How Well did Americans Maintain Their Health Behaviors During COVID-19?
Author(s): Michael Serrur and James Rose
June 29: Domestic Violence is Prevalent among U.S. Adolescents and Young Adults
Author(s): Mary E. Helander and Xiaoyan Zhang
In the News
Mary (Emmy) Helander’s issue brief discussing how motorcycle fatality rates due to head injuries are lower in states with helmet laws was featured in this Forbes article.
Bryce Hruska’s research on Dynamic psychosocial risk and protective factors associated with mental health in Emergency Medical Service (EMS) personnel was featured in this EMS World article.
Publications & Research
Colleen Heflin and colleagues published new research on Hypertension, Diabetes and Medication Adherence among the Older Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program Population (SNAP) in the Journal of Applied Gerontology.
Scott Landes and colleagues published research on Risk Factors Associated With COVID-19 Outcomes Among People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Receiving Residential Services in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Presentations & Roundtables
Danielle Rhubart and Claire Pendergrast presented at a session titled Third Places and Older Adult Mental Health: Why, Where, and How it Matters at theNational Council on Aging’s Age+Action Virtual Conference.
Laura-Anne Minkoff-Zern gave a virtual talk on her book, The New American Farmer: Immigration, Race, and the Struggle for Sustainability at a Plant it Forward event.
Minkoff-Zern participated in the virtual roundtable, New Books in Critical Food Studies, by the Joint Conference of Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society and the Association for the Study of Food and Society.
She also gave a virtual keynote presentation titled, A Food Systems Framework for Labor Justice at the Good Work for Good Food Conference.