CHER is actively recruiting a postdoctoral researcher to be part of our team. We’re especially interested in candidates with a public health background in health economics, epidemiology, or health services research. Must have PhD by the time of appointment. Find out more by linking to the official posting. Questions can be addressed to us via… Continue Reading Come work with us!
CHER has inaugurated our Visiting Scholar program with a year-long visit by Dr. Rhonda M. Johnson, Professor of Public Health in the Department of Health Sciences at University of Alaska Anchorage, who will be with us during her sabbatical year 2016-2017. Dr. Johnson joined us in early October, after conducting extensive fieldwork in the circumpolar region,… Continue Reading CHER’s Inaugural Visiting Scholar: Dr. Rhonda JohnsonRead More
Dr. Emery Eaves will be heading to Minneapolis November 16 for the American Anthropological Association annual meeting to present a poster about her research on vaping. The title of her poster is “Vaping as a Counter-Aesthetic to the Pursuit of Public Health Wellness: Narratives of Freedom and Social Responsibility in Substance Use”. Sometimes opposing and… Continue Reading Vaping: Narratives of Freedom and Social ResponsibilityRead More
New Research shows teenagers are less likely to become parents before the age of 18 if they have strong family and community ties. CHER Director Julie Baldwin, coauthor of this study, says, “Feeling close to others in school, living in a two-parent home, and participation in volunteering or community service were all associated with a… Continue Reading Social Support, Education Associated with Fewer Teen PregnanciesRead More