Updates & Announcements

Dean’s Research Day 2017- The Science of Addictions: From Risks to Recovery

Monday, April 3, 2017 at the Sheraton Ann Arbor Hotel.

Dr. Sarah Stoddard presented at the University of Michigan School of Nursing Dean’s Research Day. Her presentation was entitled, “Thinking about the Future as a Substance Use Prevention Strategy: The Role of Positive Future Orientation on Adolescent Substance Use Intentions and Behaviors” and slides for the presentation can be found here: Nursing Research Day CHS presentation.2017

For more information on the event follow this link.

Exploring the Role of Community Assets in Youth Violence

Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis hotel in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Sarah Stoddard presented at the Tenth Biennial Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference. This year’s theme was Strong Foundations: The Economic Futures of Kids and Communities. For more infromation on the conference click here.

To view slides from Dr. Stoddard’s Presentation follow this link: Stoddard_FedReserve.FINAL

Mixed Methods Research Designs: Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Methodologies to Investigate Complex Health Topics

Thursday, October 27, 2016 at the Cape Panwa Hotel, Phuket, Thailand

Dr. Sarah Stoddard presented at the International Conference: Moving Towards the New Era of NCDs and Global Health. Find out more about the conference here.

To view slides from Dr. Stoddard’s Presentation follow this link: stoddard_international_-conference_2016_slides

Risk & Protective Factors for Youth Alcohol and Marijuana Use: An Ecological Approach

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 from 5:30-7:30 PM at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco.

Dr. Sarah Stoddard will be presenting her poster on her research around youth substance abuse at the Society for Prevention Research Annual Meeting.

Learn more about the Society for Prevention Research here.

Dean’s Research Day 2016- Celebrating 125 Years of Research and Impact

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 from 12-5:30 at the Sheraton Ann Arbor.

3200 Boardwalk Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Corinne and Kathryn will both present posters at the event.

You can register for the event here: http://umsn125.nursing.umich.edu/registration/

CURE VIOLENCE?  Taking a Public Health Approach to Violence

Friday, April 17, 2015, 9AM -12:30 PM

Washtenaw Intermediate School District Teaching and Learning Center (1819 Wagner Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48103)

 With this Conference we will learn how Violence presents as a contagious disease, and ways to prevent its spread and the damage to our communities and the children who live in them. Presenters Francisco Perez of Cure Violence and Sarah Stoppard of U-M School of Public Health and U-M School of Nursing will explain how to take a public health approach to violence, its effect on children and youth and illustrate some practices that have effect in stopping it in its tracks.

There will also be a FREE Community Forum on Violence Prevention on Thursday April 16 from 6:30-8:30PM at Ypsilanti Community High School Auditorium. Francisco Perez, will facilitate a showing of critically acclaimed 2011 documentary,THE INTERRUPTERS. From director Steve James and bestselling author Alex Kotlowitz, The Interrupters shows the Cure Violence Health model in action.

For more info see http://www.washtenawchildren.org/events/waccs-annual-conference/

or follow us on FB at https://www.facebook.com/WashtenawChildren!

The Adolescent Health Initiative (AHI) Presents: The Second Annual Conference on Adolescent Health!

Thursday, April 23, 1:00 – 5:00 PM (skill building workshops)

Friday, April 24, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

*Participants can register for either or both days here

Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest; 1275 South Huron Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Substance Abuse-focused Interdisciplinary T32 Proseminar on “Risk and Resilience among Youth: Considerations for Preventing Youth Violence and Substance Use”

February 13th 2014

Sarah Stoddard, Ph.D., will be speaking about her research about risk and resilience to substance abuse and violent behavior among adolescents.

Each winter a series of proseminars are organized where faculty discuss their research with our trainees.

At present, the T32 has 8 trainees, 4 predoctoral and 4 postdoctoral.  Trainees are from both the social and biological sciences.