Awards for IPRC Staff
Lora Oswald, a research assistant in the Cardiovascular Health Intervention Research and Translation Network, has been named a Paul Q. Peterson Public Health Scholar. Lora is in her second year of the master’s degree program in the School of Public Health.
Nelson Soza, an IPRC research assistant and a master’s degree student in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, has been named a fellow in the Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Program.
Renae Smith-Ray, a predoctoral fellow in UIC’s Gerontological Public Health Training Program who works in the Healthy Aging Network through the IPRC, has been named a Paul D. Doolen Scholar for the study of aging in 2009-2010.
Recent Publications by IPRC Researchers
Trinidad DR, Pérez-Stable EJ, Emery SL, White MM, Grana RA, Messer KS. Intermittent and light daily smoking across racial/ethnic groups in the United States. Nicotine Tob Res. 2009 Feb 20. [Epub ahead of print].
Ayalon L, Arean P, Bornfeld H, Beard R. Long term care staff beliefs about evidence based practices for the management of dementia and agitation. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2009 Feb;24(2):118-24.
Hughes SL, Seymour RB, Campbell RT, Whitelaw N, Bazzarre TA. Best-practice physical activity programs for older adults: findings from the national impact study. Am J Public Health. 2009 Feb;99(2):362-8.
Kruger J, Ham SA, Prohaska TR. Behavioral risk factors associated with overweight and obesity among older adults: the 2005 National Health Interview Surve. Prev Chronic Dis. 2009 Jan;6(1):A14
Marquez DX, Bustamante EE, Blissmer BJ, Prohaska TR. Health promotion for successful aging. Am J Lifestyle Med. 2009;3(1):12-19