Monthly Archives: September 2016


Mapping concentrations of posttraumatic stress and depression trajectories following Hurricane Ike

By |September 6th, 2016|Research Highlights|

Scientific Reports 6 Oliver Gruebner, Sarah R. Lowe, Melissa Tracy*, Spruha Joshi, Magdalena Cerdá, Fran H. Norris, S. V. Subramanian and Sandro Galea ABSTRACT: We investigated geographic concentration in elevated risk for a range of postdisaster trajectories of chronic posttraumatic stress symptom (PTSS) and depression symptoms in a longitudinal study (N = 561) of a Hurricane Ike [...]

Veggie Rx: an outcome evaluation of a healthy food incentive programme

By |September 6th, 2016|Research Highlights|

Public Health Nutrition Michelle Cavanagh, Janine Jurkowski*, Christine Bozlak, Julia Hastings and Amy Klein ABSTRACT: One challenge to healthy nutrition, especially among low-income individuals, is access to and consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables. To address this problem, Veggie Rx, a healthy food incentive programme, was established within a community clinic to increase access to [...]