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September 25, 2015

Congratulations Anthony!


Our very own doctoral student Anthony Fulginiti has received the Kenneth Lutterman Award for Best Student Paper in the Mental Health Section for the upcoming American Public Health Association (APHA) conference for his co-authored paper with Dr. Eric Rice (the data was from one of his projects), Hsun-Ta Hsu, Harmony Rhoades and Hailey Winetrobe. Dr. Brekke is Anthony’s faculty chair and Anthony is a part of the SMI research cluster.

The title of the paper: “Safety in the Middle of the Fringe? A Social Network Analysis of Network Position and Exposure on Suicidal Ideation among Homeless Youth. Recipient of the 2015 Lutterman Award for Best Student Paper.”

Congratulations to Anthony, his mentors and his colleagues for their outstanding work!

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June 15, 2015

Congratulations Dr. Tam Dinh!


Dr. Tam Dinh (alumni, 2008) was the 2015 recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Award at Saint Martin’s University in Seattle Washington.

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