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New Presentations Authored By SIROW Researcher and Colleagues

Presentations authored by a SIROW Researcher and Colleagues

Dr. Josephine Korchmaros and colleagues working on the Medication Adherence, Health Literacy, and Cultural Beliefs (RxHL) Study lead by Dr. Susan Shaw from the UA’s Department of Anthropology have been busy presenting project findings. Since the project start they have presented on (1) Medication Adherence, Health Literacy and Cultural Health Beliefs in a Massachusetts Community Health Center at the...

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Thu, 05/12/2016 - 10:33
News from the Volunteer Telephone Continuing Care (VTCC) project

The Volunteer Telephone Continuing Care (VTCC) project would like to congratulate a recent VTCC participant on his acceptance into the Tucson Job Corps program. This participant set a personal goal to enter into the Job Corps program and through his hard work and dedication, this goal was attained and he is enjoying the program. The VTCC project staff greatly appreciate this participant’s involvement in our project and we are thrilled to learn of his impressive accomplishments.

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Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:47
SIROW's Corrie Brinley was awarded a 2016 SBS Staff Excellence Award

Congratulations Corrie Brinley for being a recipient of a 2016 SBS Staff Excellence Award!

Corrie Brinley's current projects are the following:

Evaluation Coordinator, Homeless Point in Time Count Data Analysis and Methodology Project. Contract under review: An evaluation project to assist the Tucson Pima Collaboration to End Homelessness and specifically the Homeless Street Count Committee develop a plan to better determine the number of people experiencing homelessness in Pima... Read more
Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:56
Voices: Home is another word for love

SIROW's Pima County Homeless Street Count Design and Methodology Project was featured in a recent USA TODAY Op-Ed news article. The researchers described in the article are SIROW's Claudia Powell, Director of Evaluation Services, and Corrie Brinley, Evaluation Coordinator.

Excerpt:
USA TODAY   
Author: Kathe Lison
March 1, 2016

TUCSON — We’re standing in what, this being Tucson, Ariz., I want to call a wash, though it’s really a drainage ditch....

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Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:02
Tune in to KXCI Radio Station on April 10th for an Interview with Sally Stevens

Executive Director Sally Stevens will be talking about SIROW’s Juvenile Drug Court/ Reclaiming Futures National Cross-Site Evaluation on KXCI on Sunday, April 10th at 3:00pm.

 


Thu, 04/07/2016 - 15:06
Free screening of The Mask You Live In on March 30th
Please join the Women in Natural Sciences group and the Women in Science and Engineering Program for a free screening of The Mask You Live In on March 30th at 4pm in Chem 134.  

This film examines what it means to "be a man" in America today and how gender norms affect everyone.


Tue, 03/22/2016 - 11:51
SIROW Recently Welcomed Visitors from Myanmar
SIROW Recently Welcomed Visitors from Myanmar

SIROW was happy to welcome visitors Dr. Ming Su and Dr. Kay Lwin Tun to the UA and to Tucson, AZ. Dr. Ming Su is head of the Zoology Department at Yangon University in Myanmar and Dr. Kay Lwin Tun is a professor in the Zoology Department & Director of the Lab of Aquatic Bioscience at Yangon University. Both have distinguished records in fisheries and marine biology and are working with SIROW researchers and scholars from other UA departments...

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Fri, 03/11/2016 - 15:30
Not Your Usual Bedtime Story is the winner of this year’s Short Film Contest
Not Your Usual Bedtime Story is the winner of this year’s Short Film Contest as part of the Tucson Community Film Contest

The University of Arizona LUNAFEST is a national film festival that showcases short films by women, for women, or about women. On March 8th 2016, LUNAFEST presented a collection of short films selected from a nationwide competition at the LOFT Cinema (3233 E. Speedway).

To learn more about WOSAC visit the WOSAC website: http://gws.arizona.edu/wosac
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Wed, 03/09/2016 - 14:17
SIROW releases its Juvenile Drug Court/Reclaiming Futures National Cross-Site Evaluation Report!
Final Report: 7/1/11- 6/30/15 December 2015

This report describes findings of this comprehensive evaluation as well as implications and recommendations for policy and practice concerning juvenile justice and substance use treatment.

Introduction

As jurisdictions throughout the country continue to seek solutions to juvenile justice issues, several jurisdictions have merged two existing models to create an innovative approach: Juvenile Drug Courts:

Strategies in Practice (...

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Fri, 03/04/2016 - 15:22
SIROW at City High School's Health and Wellness Day

SIROW was happy to participate again this year in City High School’s Health and Wellness Day on January 8, 2016.  SIROW researchers Courtney Waters, Monica Davis, and Alison Greene presented six sessions on Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and Safer Sex Protection Methods to approximately 150 high school students.  SIROW commends City High for their commitment to providing comprehensive sexuality education and empowering their students to make informed choices about their health and...

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Sat, 02/27/2016 - 11:38

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