College of Health News

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Medical laboratory science students compete in 2022 Cell Bowl

 |  Jordana Newman  |  ,

The Medical Laboratory Science program participates in the national 2022 ASCP Cell Bowl competition.

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Alaska Public Health Information Response Team publishes chapter on misinformation

 |  Ahliil Saitanan  |  , ,

Founding members of the Alaska Public Health Information Response Team submitted a book chapter proposal, entitled "Addressing Health Misinformation in the Infodemic Era: The Alaska Public Health Information Response Team," in the early spring of 2021 for consideration in a forthcoming book, "Building Health Misinformation Immunity: A Professional's Guide to Helping the Public," which was recently published.

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AK-SAKI conducts research on DPS policies, procedures

 |  Ingrid Johnson  |  , ,

The UAA Justice Center worked in partnership with the Alaska Department of Public Safety (DPS) through the Federal Bureau of Justice Assistance funded Alaska Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (AK-SAKI) to conduct research on DPS's policies and procedures related to sexual assault investigations, prosecutions, and victim-survivor engagement and support.

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Alaska Statewide Survey on Long COVID

 |  Jennifer Meyer  |  ,

In February 2022, a team at the University of Alaska Anchorage led by Dr. Jennifer Meyer deployed a statewide survey to assess respondents' knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors related to COVID-19 prevention strategies and specifically Long Covid or Post COVID conditions.

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Making Land Acknowledgements in the University Setting Meaningful and Appropriate

 |  Ahliil Saitanan  |  ,

Div. of Population Health Sciences associate professor Corrie Whitmore co-authored a published article in College Teaching about making land acknowledgements in university settings meaningful, title "Making Land Acknowledgements in the University Setting Meaningful and Appropriate."