In the Spotlight: May 15, 2020

In the Spotlight: May 15, 2020

Kudos to these faculty, staff and programs

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  • Samantha Sabo, associate professor in the Department of Health Sciences and the Center for Health Equity Research (CHER), was named Health Sciences Innovator of the Year. Sabo also collaborated with the University of Arizona, the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo and the University of Texas to publish the article titled “A Study and Analysis of the Treatment of Mexican Unaccompanied Minors by Customs and Border Protection” in the Journal on Migration and Human Security.
  • Georgo Pro, postdoctoral scholar with CHER; Julie Baldwin, Regents’ professor and director of CHER; and Ethan Sahker from Kyoto University published the article titled, “Incarceration as a Reason for US Alcohol and Drug Treatment Non-completion: a Multilevel Analysis of Racial/Ethnic and Sex Disparities” in the Journal of Behavioral Services and Research. The study used multilevel logistic regression to model and study treatment non-completion due to incarceration.
  • Colored Pencil Drawing
    Top Right: “Tipping the Scales”

    Assistant professor of practice for interior design J.R. MacKenzie published “Tipping the Scales,” a colored pencil drawing, in Colored Pencil Magazine. The magazine celebrates artist’s creations and the growing medium of colored pencils as a fine art.

  • Leah Mundell, lecturer in anthropology, received a grant from the Edmond H. and Rosamond B. Spicer Foundation for an interdisciplinary research project that is part of Coummunity and University Public Inquiry (CUPI) in the NAU Sustainable Communities Program. CUPI students will partner with Northern Arizona Interfaith Council to evaluate language assistance services in the Flagstaff Unified School District and work with immigrant community leaders to expand access to resources during the COVID-19 crisis.