Melanie M. Domenech Rodríguez, Ph.D., Associate Professor at Utah State University, has recently been named Associate Editor of the Psi Chi Journal of Undergradaute Research.
Dr. Domenech Rodríguez invites the NHSN community to submit manuscripts.
Dr. Ramiro Martinez, Jr., Ph.D. is now Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Northeastern University in Boston.
Dr. Cristina Morgro-Wilson recently published an article titled "Resilience in vulnerable and at risk Latino families" in Infants and Young Children
As of August 2011, Dr. Mogro-Wilson, holds a tenure-track position at the University of Connecticut School of Social Work.
Drs. Tanya Nieri and Flavio Marsiglia, NHSN Research Scientist Members, recently published an article in Social Science Research
Dr. Nieri was lead author on the article published in Social Science Research titled "Acculturation among Mexican-Heritage Preadolescents: A Latent Class Analysis".
Drs. Bryan Page and Merrill Singer are collaborating on a book for Left Coast Press entitled The Uses of the Useless.
The book exams the contradiction between the public depiction of drug users as useless or threatening individuals and their actual role across various social domains from labor to entertainment.
Dr. Ruben Parra-Cardona, Associate Professor at Michigan State University, was recently awarded Tenure.
Dr. Parra-Cardona is currently funded by NIMH on a R34 project focused on cultural adaptation with fellow NHSN members Melanie Domenech Rodriguez (Co-I) and Guillermo Bernal (cultural adaptation consultant).
Dr. Merrill Singer recently received a grant from the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS to conduct a pilot study of risk and sexual networks among Latinos/as in collaboration with Candida Flores of Family Life Education (FLE).
The study will involve a peer driven sample beginning with members of FLE's teen pregnancy group and extend out through 4 levels of sexual network connection. The study is designed to investigate the nature of sexual networks among Latino/a youth and young adults and their role in the transmission of STIs and HIV.
Annie Whitaker, Graduate Student Member, recently received the American Physiological Society Porter Fellowship Continuation Award
Ms. Whitaker was also designated as the Eleanor Ison Franklin Fellow for having the highest ranked Porter Physiology Fellowship renewal application.