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November 18, 2019
UC Merced health experts will join other Central Valley medical leaders on Friday, Nov. 22, for the Rural Poverty and Health Equity Summit in Delano. Professor Nancy Burke, chair of the Department of Public Health at UC Merced, is a featured speaker and will be part of the event’s opening panel...
October 25, 2019
Dr. Sarah Depaoli has been appointed as a Visiting Distinguished Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Methods Center, at the University of Tübingen, Germany. The official appointment is from October 2019 to September 2022. The goal is to construct an interdisciplinary,...
October 18, 2019
A paper by Dr. Haiyan Liu recieved the 2019 Tanaka Award from the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology for the best article in Multivariate Behavioral Research:  Liu, H., Jin, I. H., & Zhang, Z. (2018). Structural Equation Modeling of Social Networks: Specification,...
September 6, 2019
Professor Anna Song — whose area of expertise includes e-cigarettes and tobacco use — explains the risks of vaping in an article in the Modesto Bee. These risks span from how the chemical compounds affect the pulmonary system to neurological effects that will hamper development in teens...
August 27, 2019
Dr. Deborah Weibe and Dr. Eric Walle both received awards from the University of California, Merced academic senate in recognition for their outstanding accomplishments. Dr. Wiebe won the Distinction in Research Award. Dr. Walle received the Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award. They...
August 7, 2019
Research by health psychology Professor Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook was recently featured on the Conversation. The article describes recent research by Professor Hahn-Holbrook and colleagues examining the relationship between breast milk and the development of circadian rhythms in young infants.
July 29, 2019
Health psychology graduate student Maria Ramirez Loyala recently co-authored an article on diabetes distress for Healthy Living, a publicaiton of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. The article is intended to help friends and family of individuals with diabetes recognize the symptoms of...
July 23, 2019
Several current and recent graduates of our PhD program have recently obtained excellent academic and industry positions. Congratulations everyone on your new appointments!   Ashley Baker: Google Brain Team John Bunce, PhD: Assistant Professor, CSU East Bay Department of Human...
June 28, 2019
UC Merced continues to build on its reputation as a world-class research university, debuting at No. 4 among U.S. universities in the 2019 Times Higher Education Young University Rankings released today. The list ranks the best 351 universities in the world that are 50 years old and younger. UC...
June 12, 2019
Overdoses and suicides were among the most common reasons for mothers dying within a year of giving birth in California, according to a new study published this week. Psychiatric epidemiology Professor Sidra Goldman-Mellor , a public health researcher with the School of Social Sciences,...

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