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First-generation College Students Have Greater Systemic Inflammation than Continuing-Generation College Students Following the Initial College Transition: A Brief Report
Jun 20, 2022

A brief report from Emily J Jones, PhD and Hannah Schreier, PhD to examine whether first-gens have higher levels of cardiovascular disease risk markers relative to continuing-generation college students

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Trauma-Informed Attitudes, Teacher Stress, and Expulsion Decision Risk in Preschool Classrooms
May 11, 2022

A new publication by Alysse Loomis and CMSN's Dr. Carlomagno Panlilio. Implications for development and evaluation of trauma-informed approaches for early childhood settings are discussed.

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2022-23 CMAS student scholarship receipients
May 2, 2022

Congratulate these CMAS students on their 2022-23 scholarship

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External Validation of the PediBIRN Screening Tool for Abusive Head Trauma in Pediatric Emergency Department Settings
May 2, 2022

Results found that the PediBIRN 4-variable CDR demonstrated AHT screening sensitivity in the pediatric ED equivalent to pediatric intensive care unit and other inpatient settings, but lower specificity.

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Child Protection Intervention and the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Female Adolescents Ages 13 to 17 Years
Apr 27, 2022

The study found increased risk of adverse sexual and reproductive health outcomes among female adolescents investigated by CPS.

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Understanding How Child Temperament, Negative Parenting, and Dyadic Parent-Child Behavioral Variability Interact to Influence Externalizing Problems
Apr 16, 2022

To better understand the development of externalizing behavior, this study examines how multiple levels of influence (child temperament, negative parenting, and dyadic interactions) work together to increase externalizing behaviors over time.

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Timely Permanency for Children in Foster Care: Revisiting Core Assumptions about Children’s Options and Outcomes
Apr 14, 2022

New open-access article featuring our own Sarah Font and T32 postdoctoral fellow Lindsey Palmer focuses on what family courts need to know about permanency, family reunification, and adoption for children in foster care.

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Child abuse investigations may not prevent poor sexual health outcomes in girls
Mar 30, 2022

An article highlighting a study by Sarah Font and Jennie Noll that was published in JAMA Pediatrics

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Comparing qPCR and DNA methylation-based measurements of telomere length in a high-risk pediatric cohort
Mar 28, 2022

Researchers examined the comparability of leukocyte TL measurements generated using qPCR to those estimated using DNAmTL in a high-risk pediatric cohort.

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PSU program helps transition students in foster care
Mar 16, 2022

For many youth in the foster care system, continuing their education at the collegiate level may seem out of reach.

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