December 3, 2019

CSDE Seminar Series

CSDE Fall 2019 Biannual Lightning Talks and Poster Session

     When:  Friday, Dec 6, 2019 (12:30 - 1:30 PM)
     Where:  Green A - Research Commons in Allen Library South

Come meet CSDE’s trainees when they present their Lightning Talks and Posters. These trainees are eager to share their cutting-edge research and latest demographic insights with you.

Kathy Jung, Department of Economics
Spatial Search Friction and Allocative Efficiency in the Free-floating Car-sharing Industry 

Nicole Kovski, Evans School of Public Policy & Governance
A National Investigation of State Earned Income Tax Credits and Rates of Child Maltreatment Reports, 2004-2016

Hannah Lee, Department of Sociology
Understanding Neighborhood Patterns across Asian Ethnic Groups and Immigrant Destinations

Claire Rothschild, Department of Epidemiology
Utility of Remotely Enrolling Women into a Mobile Messaging Platform for Contraceptive Research in Kenya

Esteban Valencia, Department of Epidemiology
Informal Caregiving during Young Adulthood and Its Impact on Behavioral Health

Hunter York, Department of Global Health
Within-Cohort and Between-Cohort Educational Inequality and Wealth Inequality at Varying Levels of Spatial Granularity as Predictors of Contraceptive Use in 37 Low- and Middle- Income Countries  

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CSDE Research & Highlights

Jody Early and Colleagues Apply A Community-Engaged and Ecological Approach to Prevent Sexual Harassment in Agriculture

Sexual harassment, a form of sexual violence, is a widespread problem in agriculture. However, it’s not often seen as a workplace safety issue. CSDE Regional Affiliate and Associate Professor of Health Studies at UW Bothell, Dr. Jody Early, along with UW Bothell Affiliate Assistant Professor, Dr. Victoria Breckwich Vásquez, are working to change this. They co-lead a cross-sector group of stakeholders helmed by women farmworkers, to create the first U.S. bilingual, Spanish and English, video and toolkit to be used in the worksite to help change the way in which sexual harassment is understood and addressed within the agricultural sector.

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Jane Simoni Quoted in Undark Magazine Article on Peer Support Groups for HIV Patients

A recent Undark Magazine article “Can Peer Support Programs Help Those Living With HIV?” quoted CSDE Affiliate and Professor of Psychology Jane Simoni regarding her expertise on the effect of peer support groups on mental health, substance abuse, homelessness, and other such issues. Simoni offers her expertise, based on her 2011 review on the efficacy of peer support interventions for people with HIV, “peers will always be helpful to some patients…but they will unlikely be sufficient to help all patients, especially those with mental health or other issues (substance use, homelessness) that require a higher level of intervention and assistance.”

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New NICHD Call for Proposals to Archive Original Datasets!

Have you conducted original data collection relevant to NICHD? Is it ready for data sharing?  NICHD just issued a call for R03 proposals ($50k/year for 2 years) to help with archiving those data – here is the link to the call – PAR-20-064: Archiving and Documenting Child Health and Human Development Data Sets (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed).  CSDE is happy to help with your submission.  The next deadline for this call is February 16 to NIH. If you would like to work with CSDE, submit your request to CSDE’s proposal planning submission form by no later than February 1, 2020.

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