Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office (NIH SGMRO), the workshop was the first of its kind to focus specifically on research gaps, priorities and opportunities regarding the health concerns, disparities, and intervention opportunities for bisexual individuals and communities.
CSHP doctoral candidate Elizabeth (Lizzy) Bartelt has been awarded a 2019 Emerging Scholars in Family Planning Grant, funded by Society of Family Planning (SFP), for a groundbreaking study that will focus on sexual and gender minority young adults' experiences with abortion access.
Dr. Parker returned to Indiana University to share her presentation, "Sexual and Gender Minority Research at the National Institutes of Health: Past, Present and Future Directions," with IU faculty, students and staff on April 4, 2019.
CSHP doctoral students Deana Williams and Christopher Owens will attend the National LGBTQ Health Conference at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, as recipients of a highly competitive scholarship.
Dr. Brian Dodge was nominated and selected to receive the 2019 LGBTQ+ Spirit Award as a faculty member who "embodies the strength, character, and spirit of IU’s LGBTQ+ Culture Center." The award is presented by the Indiana University LGBTQ+ Alumni Association.
Drs. Brian Dodge and Wendy Bostwick have guest edited a Special Section of the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior which includes nearly 20 scientific papers focused specifically on health and wellbeing among bisexual individuals.
Regarding the National Survey of Sexual Health & Behavior (NSSHB), Lauren Robel, IU Bloomington provost and executive vice president, noted that the CSHP's team's "insightful approach demonstrates the importance of a multidisciplinary team to advancing knowledge in a field as complex as sexuality. Their work is pushing forward our understanding of how sexuality affects people's health, identities and relationships. Their continued dedication will, no doubt, improve the quality of countless lives."
CSHP faculty member Debby Herbenick was elected and appointed as a SSSS Fellow at the 2018 Annual Meeting in Montreal, Quebec. Fellows are selected for outstanding contributions to the sphere of sexual knowledge.
Ten-year survey project that has changed understandings of the sexual health, behaviors and lives of Americans ages 14 to 94 is honored with campus level award from the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Vice Provost for Research
Lizzy Bartelt continues on her award winning spree with receiving the 2018 Stephen Jay Leadership in Public Health Award, sponsored by the Indiana Public Health Association.