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National Drug Facts Week
January 26 - February 1, 2015
OJJDP Announces 2015 National Missing Children's Day Poster Contest
OJJDP invites fifth grade students to participate in the National Missing Children's Day poster contest. The annual contest creates an opportunity for schools, law enforcement, and other child advocates to discuss the issue of missing and/or exploited children with youth, parents, and guardians and to promote child safety.
OJJDP will invite the national winner, parents, and teacher to Washington, DC, to participate in the National Missing Children’s Day commemoration in May 2015.
Poster submissions are due by March 16, 2015.
Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
Division of Prevention and Community Research and The Consultation Center
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
"The position is part of the Behavioral Epidemiology program at RTI. The program has a strong commitment to implementing state-of-the art research methods within a multi-disciplinary environment that fosters innovation and open scientific inquiry. The candidate is expected to work with senior mentors to develop an independently funded research program to improve public policy and scientific knowledge about prescription drug abuse, including medicinal marijuana and novel psychoactive substances. Substantive areas of focus include: estimating the prevalence and characteristics of abuse, characterizing populations of risk, and understanding the strategies employed by health-care stakeholders to address the public health problem of prescription drug abuse. Core topical areas include prescription psychotherapeutics, medical marijuana, over-the-counter medications, and the co-morbid physical and mental correlates and consequences. The candidate is expected to publish in top public health and clinical journals, and contribute to scientific stature through presentations at professional meetings and service to the profession."
“The department seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure track, 9-‐month position at the assistant professor rank in the area of Health Education & Promotion. Applicants must have an earned PhD at the time of appointment in Health Education & Promotion, be committed to teaching, and have demonstrated research excellence or the potential for excellence. Successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent research program, to teach graduate and undergraduate courses, to develop new courses, and work collaboratively with existing efforts.”
For more information go to jobs.usu.edu and select “search postings” (requisition #054970)
National Center for Juvenile Justice Updates Court Data Archive Web Site
The National Center for Juvenile Justice has updated its National Juvenile Court Data Archive Web
site. The Archive collects juvenile court data from across the country to inform juvenile justice
research and policymaking decisions. This OJJDP-funded Web site features an updated user guide
section for reviewing data from contributing jurisdictions and also provides links to NCJJ's recently
published Juvenile Court Statistics 2011 report, the Statistical Briefing Book, the Easy Access to
Juvenile Court Statistics data analysis tool, and other fact sheets and publications.
"Have you had an issue with a medicine, medical device, or food product and
did not know who to notify? The Food and Drug Administration has a
consumer-friendly form for reporting adverse events and other serious safety
problems with FDA regulated products. The program that processes this
information, and uses it to protect your health, is called MedWatch.
And it needs your help."
Form at www.fda.gov.
OJJDP has launched the OJJDP Online University, a central source
for the juvenile justice community to easily connect with training and technical
Nevada Health Statistics Portal
|Nevada Health Statistics Portal launched by the Division of Public and Behavioral Health. This is a web-based health statistics query system. Anyone looking for statistics on public health issues in Nevada, including birth, death and other demographic statistics. It is a great new resource, take a moment and check it out.
It's official! RAM (Remote Area Medical) will be touring Nevada in October 2015.
Please SAVE THE DATES - and share this information.
Las Vegas - October 1st thru 4th
Yerington - October 8th thru 10th
Carson City - October 15th thru 18th
They are looking for clinic site locations: facility needs to be at least 15,000-20,000 Sq. feet. Additional considerations include: electrical and water supply, indoor/covered space available, utility requirements, and handicap accessibility (for patients as well as volunteers)
The clinics will be listed on the www.ramusa.org web-site next year.
Yerington and Carson City local RAM information 775-350-4597 or 775-246-7550
Freida A Carbery
Cell:775-220-2749 office: 775-246-7550 fax : 775-246-7553
PO Box 517 Dayton NV 89403
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