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March 4th, 2013

Associate Professor Hahm to Present at the 5th World Congress on Women’s Mental Health in Peru
Associate Professor Hyeouk “Chris” Hahm will give the two following presentations at the 5th World Congress on Women’s Mental Health, from March 4-7, 2013, in Lima, Peru:

  • Poster presentation: “Suicidality & self-harm behaviors: Fractured Identity among young Asian-American women”
    Authors: Hyeouk Chris Hahm, L. Melissa Alexander, Christine Chiao*, & Jessica A. Chmielewski**
    *BA candidate in Biology, Boston University Class of 2013
    **Masters candidate in Social Work, Boston University Class of 2013
  • Oral presentation: “Substance use, HIV risk behaviors, and health care utilization associated with forced sex among Asian-American women”
    Authors: Hyeouk Chris Hahm, Jisun Jang, & L. Melissa Alexander

Associate Professor Geron Featured in Video on Aging for the California Social Work Education Center
Associate Professor Scott Miyake Geron was recently featured in a video on aging for the California Social Work Education Center , the nation’s largest state coalition of social work educators and practitioners, based at the University of California, Berkeley.

Professor Lundgren Granted Five-Year Professorship in Sweden
Associate Dean for Research and Professor Lena Lundgren has received a five-year guest professorship at Umeå University in Sweden to conduct addiction treatment research and cross-national addiction treatment research.

Dean Steketee Mentioned in Nature.com Article
Dean Gail Steketee was named for her expertise in hoarding in an article titled, “Step inside the real world of compulsive hoarders,” in Nature, a leading weekly, international scientific journal.

Doctoral Student to Present at the 3rd European Conference for Social Work Research
Doctoral candidate Michelle Novelle will present her research on social orphans at the 3rd Annual European Conference for Social Work Research on March 18, 2013, in Jyväskylä, Finland.