- On Sept. 6, 2017, the MPH Program welcomed John Scott for a workshop on Community Health Mapping (CHM). Mr. Scott came to us from the National Library of Medicine Center for Public Service Communications. There were nearly 50 registrants for his workshop.
- Gambling on a Third Casino
As Connecticut considers a third casino, UConn Health addiction expert Thomas Babor discusses the growing gambling epidemic and its potentially negative impact on our society and our health.
- “Gambling with the Public’s Health: A Global Evaluation of the Modern Gambling Epidemic” – the slides and broadcast of the Public Health grand rounds featuring Professor Pekka Sulkunen, a sociologist from Finland.
- Joe Camel in a Bottle
An op-ed piece expressing that the alcohol industry still makes ads appealing to youth.
- Substance Abuse: The Case for Early Intervention
A new compilation of research reports edited by two UConn Health researchers finds that a brief, early intervention may keep someone who’s at moderate risk of abusing drugs or alcohol off that dangerous path.
- Current Alcohol Marketing Controls Don’t Protect Youth
This includes information on a series of research reports in a special issue of the scientific journal Addiction presenting the latest evidence on alcohol marketing and its impact on children.
- Road to Family-Based Recovery Goes Through UConn Health
Public health researcher Jane Ungemack believes that keeping children with their parents – and out of the child welfare system – gives them the best chance of success in life.
- Barry Levy, MD, MPH presented “Climate Change and Human Rights,” at the MPH New Student Convocation, in Keller Auditorium, on Aug 25, 2016.