Public Health News

Rich Christiana

Congratulations to Dr. Rich Christiana on his recent promotion and tenure to the rank of Associate Professor. Dr. Christiana and his colleagues also recently published "Recommendations for Keeping Parks and Green Spaces Accessible for Mental and Physical Health During COVID-19 and Other Pandemics" in Preventing Chronic Disease.  In addition, Dr. Christiana and others from App State had their project "Social Distancing and Physical Activity on Greenways and Rail Trails" funded by the App State Office of Research.

Erin Bouldin

Congratulations to Dr. Erin Bouldin and her colleagues who recently published "Baby Boomers as Caregivers: Results From the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System in 44 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, 2015-2017" in Preventing Chronic Disease. They also published "Characteristics and Health Status of Informal Upaid Caregivers - 44 states, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, 2015-2017" in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 

Chris Seitz

Congratulations to Dr. Chris Seitz and his students and colleagues on their two recent publications "The need for a policy that bans the use of cartoons in marketing e-cigarette products" and "Cartoon images on e-juice labels: A descriptive analysis" that were both published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research

Adam Hege

Congratulations to Dr. Adam Hege on his recent promotion and tenure to the rank of Associate Professor. Dr. Hege and his colleagues also recently published "Mapping community-level determinants of COVID-19 transmission in nursing homes: A multi-scale approach" in Science of the Total Environment. In addition, Dr. Hege and others from App State had their project "Factors contributing to the spread of COVID-19 in Nursing Homes" funded by the App State Office of Research.