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Boser Joins MARTI Team as Research Associate

Susan Boser, assistant chair and professor of sociologyat IUP, has joined the Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute (MARTI)team as a research associate. She has been affiliated with MARTI for two years.

Posted on 10/20/2017 1:42:28 PM

Registrations Still Being Accepted for Drug Conference

Registrations are still being accepted for the “Drug User Health: Promoting Health and Reducing Harm in Medical Settings” one-day conference being held at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on October 18, 2017.

Posted on 9/29/2017 9:29:14 AM

IUP MARTI-CBH Cosponsors Training at Allegheny General Hospital

The IUP Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute for Community and Behavioral Health (MARTI-CBH) is proud to be cosponsoring “Drug UserHealth: Promoting Health and Reducing Harm in Medical Settings” with AlleghenyHealth Network at Allegheny General Hospital on October 18, 2017.

Posted on 9/19/2017 10:36:56 AM

Overdose Awareness Day, August 31

Overdose Awareness Daytakes place Thursday, August 31, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room. Theevent’s many activities include guest speakers and information tables by IUPand community organizations, plus opportunities to write tributes and speak out tohonor someone lost to overdose.

Posted on 8/23/2017 2:22:44 PM

Special Rate Available for IUP Community for MARTI Conference on Opioid Epidemic and Suicide Prevention

Members of the IUP community can take advantage of a special registration rate for this week’s Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute for Community Behavioral Health (MARTI-CBH) Conference, “Promoting Recovery and Wellness: For Individuals, Families and Communities.”

Posted on 7/7/2017 3:45:26 PM

Lauber Discusses How Media Influence Perceptions of Community Health

Erick Lauber, professor in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations, will present at the upcoming Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute for Community and Behavioral Health Summer School Conference. He will discuss how local media frame stories about substance abuse in a way that sometimes leads readers to believe the problem is more of an individual problem, not necessarily a community-level problem.

Posted on 6/29/2017 3:50:57 PM

MARTI-CBH Hosts Albertson on “The Opioid Epidemic”

The increasing number of heroin and opiate overdose deaths in local counties are alarming. Come listen to Aleisha Albertson’s presentation on April 11, 2017, titled “The Opioid Epidemic: A Personal Experience and the Need for Community Support in the Recovery Process.”

Posted on 4/7/2017 1:04:27 PM

MARTI-CBH Launches New Opioid/Heroin Research and Outreach Initiative

MARTI-CBH is launching a new initiative focusing on the region’s alarming opioid/heroin epidemic. The objective is to learn more about treatment barriers and to provide local communities with outreach resources, such as online prevention and intervention resources for local communities and their stakeholders and participating in a number of community forums addressing this health problem.

Posted on 4/3/2017 1:56:16 PM

Lauber Speaks about Tough Communications at Kiwanis Leadership Conference

Erick Lauber recently taught a workshop on how to have tough, emotional conversations at the Kiwanis Leadership Conference.

Posted on 3/24/2017 9:55:42 AM

Lauber Presents on Recent Book to IUP Alumni in Pittsburgh Region

Erick Lauber (Journalism and Public Relations), director of the Leadership Indiana County program and director of Leadership Training and Research at MARTI-CBH, spoke recently to IUP alumni in Pittsburgh. Lauber spoke about his book, Don’t Break the Rope, an extended parable about teamwork and leadership in the modern day workplace.

Posted on 3/20/2017 8:47:13 AM

Lauber Presents Research to Drug-Free Communities Coalition

Erick Lauber presented the results of his research on the media’s portrayal of the drug problem to the Drug-Free Communities Coalition, sponsored by the Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission.

Posted on 3/2/2017 9:30:36 AM

Lauber Recognized with Top 100 Business Leader Award

Erick Lauber (Journalism and Public Relations) was recently selected a top 100 person in business and economic development in central Pennsylvania by Pennsylvania Business Central.

Posted on 2/17/2017 10:44:56 AM

Lauber Presents for Indiana County Area Society for Human Resource Management

Erick Lauber (Journalism and Public Relations), director of the Leadership Indiana County program and director of Leadership Training and Research at MARTI-CBH, spoke about his book, “Don’t Break the Rope,” an extended parable about teamwork and leadership in the modern day workplace.

Posted on 1/24/2017 10:50:42 AM

Sociology Professor Emeritus Gondolf Publishes “Gender-Based Perspectives on Batterer Programs”

Ed Gondolf publishedhis new book Gender-Based Perspectives onBatterer Programs. It is a follow-up to Gondolf’s previously publishedbook, The Future of Batterer Programs:Reassessing Evidence-Based Practice.

Posted on 12/5/2016 5:43:02 PM

Garcia Organizes Session on Religion and Diasporas

Victor Garcia, director of MARTI-CBH and distinguished university professor in the Department of Anthropology, and colleagues organized and presented at the American Anthropological Association’s session on “The Migration of Faith and the Faith of Migration.” The session addressed current research on religion and spirituality as practiced by different diaspora populations in the United States.

Posted on 12/5/2016 5:41:21 PM

Garcia Receives Editors’ Choice Recognition for Publication on Treatment and Latino Immigrants

Victor Garcia, director of MARTI-CBH and distinguished university professor in the Department of Anthropology, and colleagues at the Prevention Research Center published “Sociopolitical Contexts for Addiction Recovery: Anexos in U.S. Latino Communities” in the International Journal for Drug Policy.

Posted on 11/14/2016 10:38:17 AM

Garcia Reviews Funding Proposals for NIH HDEP Study Section

Victor Garcia,director of MARTI-CBH and distinguished university professor in the Departmentof Anthropology, reviewed funding proposals in June and October 2016 as an invitedmember of the National Institutes of Health’s Health Disparities and EquityPromotion Study Section.

Posted on 10/24/2016 4:30:42 PM

MARTI Veterans’ Reintegration Research Cluster Appoints Mullins as Coordinator

Demond Mullins, research associate and assistantprofessor of sociology, has been appointed as coordinatorfor the Veterans’ Reintegration Research Cluster.

Posted on 9/23/2016 4:19:55 PM

Leadership Indiana County Program Application Deadline: August 14

The application deadline for this fall’s Leadership Indiana County program is August 14, 2016. The one-semester, weekly lunch program introduces the skills required of leadership as well as a meet-and-greet with a variety of current community leaders.

Posted on 8/5/2016 9:35:01 AM

Leadership Indiana County Program for Fall 2016

The Leadership Indiana County program will introduce the skills required of leadership and provide a meet-and-greet with a variety of community leaders.

Posted on 6/16/2016 11:13:40 AM

Adams Joins MARTI as Research Associate

Abigail Adams, assistant professor of Anthropology atIUP, has joined the Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute for Communityand Behavioral Health (MARTI) as a research associate.

Posted on 5/6/2016 1:08:34 PM

Lauber Wins Leadership Living-Learning Community Award

Erick Lauber (Journalism and Public Relations) was awarded the first Living-Learning PartnerAward for his work with the Leadership Living-Learning Community at IUP.

Posted on 5/6/2016 12:55:50 PM

Master’s Student in Sociology Receives Award at 2016 Graduate Scholars Forum

Kelsey Shaulis, a graduate student in Sociology and MARTI graduateresearch assistant, received the third place award for presenters from theCollege of Humanities and Social Science at this year’s Graduate Scholars Forum.

Posted on 4/19/2016 12:29:27 PM

Lopez Presents on Mental Health and Migration

GilbertoLopez will present a lecture titled “SocialDeterminants of Immigrant Health: How Place Matters,” on March 16, 2016, as part of the MARTI Spring 2016 SpeakerSeries on Health and Disadvantaged Communities.

Posted on 3/17/2016 1:36:18 PM

Lauber Presents to Executive Leaders Series

Erick Lauber, director of Leadership Training and Research at MARTI (the Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute for Community and Behavioral Health), presented recently on teamwork, collaboration, and assertive communication to IUP’s Executive Leaders Series.

Posted on 3/3/2016 2:00:50 PM

IUP Alumna Heckert Presents on AIDS Funding Crisis in Bolivia

MARTI recently featured “Applying Anthropology to Global Health: An Ethnography of Bolivia's AIDS Funding Crisis,” a lecture by Carina Heckert (IUP Class of ’06) on February 29, 2016.

Posted on 3/1/2016 1:58:43 PM

Lauber Publishes Leadership and Teamwork Book

Erick Lauber, Journalism and Public Relations, recently published a book on collaboration, communication, and teamwork in the workplace titled "Don't Break the Rope!"

Posted on 2/16/2016 10:50:25 AM

MARTI Introduces New Latina Health Resource Initiative

Mujeres Latinas en Busca de Salud is a new website created by MARTI as a resource to provide information on a variety of health-related topics that affect Latina women in the United States.

Posted on 2/11/2016 2:59:14 PM

Garcia Reviews Funding Proposals as Part of NIH HDEP Study Section

Victor Garcia, director of MARTI and distinguisheduniversity professor in the Department of Anthropology, recently reviewedfunding proposals as an invited member of the National Institutes of Health’sHealth Disparities and Equity Promotion Study Section.

Posted on 2/10/2016 12:28:32 PM

MARTI Launches Speaker Series for Spring 2016

MARTI has launched its long-anticipated community healthspeaker series, “MARTI Speaker Series on Health and Disadvantaged Communities.”The series will include lectures by IUP alumna Carina Heckert andGilberto Lopez, MPH, a doctoral student in the Harvard School of PublicHealth.

Posted on 2/4/2016 2:09:03 PM

MARTI Announces Name Change to Reflect New Initiatives and Directions

The new name for the institute is the Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute for Community and Behavioral Health. The name change builds on MARTI’s regional and national reputation in the areas of addictions and domestic violence and now reflects the institute’s new initiatives and futuredirections.

Posted on 1/28/2016 2:11:59 PM

Garcia Reviews for NSF's Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Victor Garcia, director of MARTI and professor of anthropology, recently reviewed applications for the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program as a member of the CulturalAnthropology and Linguistics Panel.

Posted on 1/28/2016 2:01:46 PM

Garcia Presents “The Anexo in the United States” at AMERSA Conference

Victor Garcia, distinguished university professor and directorof MARTI, presented “The Anexo in the United States: A Transnational SubstanceAbuse Disorder Treatment Modality for Latinos” at the Association for MedicalEducation and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA) conference.

Posted on 1/21/2016 1:52:06 PM

Vaccaro and Swauger Publish on “Masculinity and Mixed Martial Arts”

Christian Vaccaro and co-author Melissa Swauger’s book Unleashing Manhood in the Cage: Masculinity and Mixed Martial Arts details the symbolism and experiences behind mixed martial arts and its participants, while linking it to mixed masculinities and manhood acts.

Posted on 12/3/2015 11:52:23 AM

Leadership Indiana County Program Tours Diamond Drug Facility

Joan and Gib Zilner, owners and founders of Diamond Drugs, one of Indiana County’s largest employers, gave a tour of their large facility to the Leadership Indiana County participants.

Posted on 12/3/2015 10:40:54 AM

Piper Presents on Conflict Resolution to the Leadership Indiana County Program

Professor David Piper, Chair of the Employment and Labor Relations Department, recently presented an extensive seminar on conflict resolution to the participants of the Leadership Indiana County Program.

Posted on 11/18/2015 1:41:10 PM

Supply Drive Scheduled to Benefit Pathway Homeless Shelter

The participants of the Leadership Indiana County program offered by Erick Lauber, Director of Leadership Training and Research at MARTI, are holding a supply drive to benefit the Pathway Homeless Shelter in Indiana County.

Posted on 11/13/2015 1:58:00 PM

Garcia and Pagano Present at AHSR Conference

Dr. Victor Garcia, Distinguished University Professor and director of MARTI, and medical anthropologist Dr. Anna Pagano presented on their NIDA funded research project: “The Anexo: A New Alcoholics Anonymous Treatment in Latino Communities” recently at the Addiction Health Services Research (AHSR).

Posted on 11/12/2015 12:13:36 PM

ICDC President Jim Wiley Presents to Leadership Program

ICDC President Jim Wiley recently spoke about the economic past and future of Indiana County to the Leadership Indiana County participants.

Posted on 11/12/2015 11:27:14 AM

Chamber President Struzzi Presents to Leadership Indiana County Program

Jim Struzzi, president of the Indiana County Chamber of Commerce, presented his views on leadership recently to the Leadership Indiana County Program, which is administered by MARTI at IUP.

Posted on 11/5/2015 12:29:12 PM

Mullins, Along with Veterans Expedition, Summits Mount Denali

On May 24, 2015, Demond Mullins, MARTI research associate, embarked on a challenging hike to the summit of Mount Denali in Alaska with the Veterans Expedition.

Posted on 10/27/2015 1:41:16 PM

Ellen and Rodney Ruddock Speak with Leadership Indiana County Program

Director of the Center for Family Business, Ellen Ruddock, and Chairman of the Indiana County Commissioners, Rodney Ruddock, spoke with the Leadership Indiana County program participants recently about leadership in the public, nonprofit, and for-profit sectors.

Posted on 10/16/2015 1:48:00 PM

Lauber Presents on Leadership Styles

Erick Lauber (Journalism and Public Relations) recently presented a talk on leadership styles to the Leadership Indiana County program.

Posted on 9/22/2015 11:19:45 AM

Vaccaro Publishes on “Individual Claims-Making in the Terri Schiavo Case”

Christian Vaccaro and co-authors analyzed 2,509 e-mails sent to Jeb Bush and 1,182 newspaper stories about the Schiavo case to assess how mass media, claims-makers, and individual experience affect the frames and identities used to support or oppose intervention on Terri’s behalf.

Posted on 9/21/2015 2:44:21 PM

Second Leadership Indiana County Program Begins

The second annual Leadership Indiana County program kicked off on August 25, 2015, with Erick Lauber, director of Leadership Training and Research at MARTI, conducting the orientation. The program runs from August through December and is designed for 25- to 45-year olds, but open to others.

Posted on 8/27/2015 11:41:24 AM

MARTI Summer School Conference Features Free Public Presentation

The presentation will take place Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 6/21/2015 9:40:36 PM

Vick, Gagel, and Yerger Publish Report on Career Dissatisfaction and Plans to Leave Patient Care Among Rural Health Practitioners

As part of its Mini Research Grant Program, the Center for Rural Pennsylvania awarded funds to Brandon Vick to analyze survey data for physicians, physician assistants, dentists, and dental hygienists in Pennsylvania to identify rural/urban differences in the workforce makeup, career satisfaction, and plans to leave patient care.

Posted on 5/27/2015 9:23:27 AM

Dorenbosch Presents on Realities of Migrant Farmworkers in the United States

Stephanie Dorenbosc,staff attorney of Friends of Farmworkers, will present “The Invisible People in Our Society” on Wednesday, April 22, in Room 247 of Johnson Hall from6:00–7:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/21/2015 1:16:59 PM

Siordia Presents on Economic Inequality, Health Disparities, and the Race-Ethnic Poverty Gap

Carlos Siordia, NIH postdoctoral associate in theGraduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh, will present “The ‘Educational Advantage’ Diminishes as Race-EthnicityPoverty Gap Increases” on Wednesday, April 15, in Stouffer Auditorium at 6:30 p.m.

Posted on 4/14/2015 5:05:05 PM

Molina and Colleague Publish Reports for University of Pittsburgh’s Center on Race and Social Problems

Hilario Molina and a colleaguecompleted two major research reports pertaining to systemic inequality for subordinategroups.

Posted on 4/14/2015 4:33:42 PM

IUP MARTI–Veteran Reintegration Research Cluster Appoints Sandhoff as Coordinator

Michelle Sandhoff, research associate and assistant professor inSociology, has been appointed as coordinator for theVeteran Reintegration Research Cluster.

Posted on 3/24/2015 3:48:16 PM

Leadership Indiana County Program Graduation at Chamber After Hours Event, March 26

As part of the Chamber After Hours event at FirstCommonwealth, the Leadership Indiana County program will celebrate thegraduation of its first class of participants.

Posted on 3/24/2015 3:43:36 PM

Stauffer Speaks to Leadership Indiana County Program

Byron Stauffer, executive director of the Indiana County Office of Planning and Development, presented to the participants of theLeadership Indiana County program on Friday, March 13, 2015.

Posted on 3/17/2015 2:42:51 PM

Garcia Reviews for NIH’s HDEP Study Section and NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program

In February 2015, Victor Garcia reviewed funding proposals for the National Institutes of Health’s Health Disparities and Equity Promotion Study Section. He also reviewed applications for the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

Posted on 3/17/2015 1:56:16 PM

Chamber President Struzzi Presents to Leadership Indiana County Participants

Jim Struzzi, Indiana County’s Chamber of Commerce president, presented a chamber overview and remarks on chamber leadership to the Leadership Indiana County participants on Friday, February 6, 2015.

Posted on 2/10/2015 1:07:27 PM

Molina Collaborates with Friends of Farmworkers on Environmental Health Research Initiative

HilarioMolina, MARTI research associate and sociology professor, is spearheading afarmworker environmental health and research project to provide education sessions onexposure to pesticides to farmworkers in Erie County, Pa.

Posted on 2/4/2015 4:09:23 PM

Lauber Presents on How to Hold Tough, Emotional Conversations

Erick Lauber (Journalism) recently presented a seminar on how to hold tough, emotional conversations at work and at home to the Leadership Indiana County participants. Lauber’s presentation covered several principles of self-management and dialogue-management.

Posted on 2/2/2015 2:47:16 PM

Garcia and Colleague Awarded Grant for Substance Use Disorders Project

Victor Garcia, director of MARTI and professor ofanthropology, and a colleague received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for their research project, “Use of Mutual-Help Recovery Houses byLatino Migrant Laborers with Substance Use Disorders.”

Posted on 9/26/2014 1:27:55 PM

IUP Offers Community Leadership Training

The new LeadershipIndiana County program will introduce the skillsrequired of leadership and provide a meet-and-greet with a variety of community leaders.

Posted on 8/25/2014 3:37:30 PM

Lauber Publishes Parenting Article in “M” Magazine

Erick Lauber recently published an article in San Francisco’s M magazine titled “How To Know WhenYou Are Done Parenting,” exploring the connection between Gallup’s extensive research on “wellbeing” andwhat leads to a satisfied and happy life, and the goals of parenting.

Posted on 6/2/2014 10:29:13 AM

Lauber Speaks on Leadership to Pittsburgh Association Executives

“How toHeal Relationships at Work” and “Battling Burnout” were the primary topics ofErick Lauber’s (Journalism) recent presentation to the Pittsburgh Societyof Association Executives.

Posted on 4/11/2014 12:13:45 PM

Vaccaro Presents Workshop on Reintegration of Veterans into the University Setting

Christian Vaccaro, research associate with the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute, presented a workshop entitled “The Invisible Work of Veterans Reintegration in the UniversitySetting” at the Valuing Veterans in Higher Education conference, March 31 and April 1, 2014.

Posted on 4/2/2014 12:37:58 PM

Lauber Appears as Source in “Self” Magazine

The April 2014 issue of Selfmagazine, available in grocery stores and newsstands nationwide, recently usedErick Lauber (Journalism) as a source for its “What makes you tick?”self-quiz section.

Posted on 4/2/2014 12:34:08 PM

Lauber Publishes on Leading Skill-Driven Teams

Anarticle by Erick Lauber (Journalism) titled “The Lights! Camera! Action!Approach to Leadership” argues that leadership training often calls upon military or sportsmetaphors, but a more apt analogy can be found in the highly skilled, collaborativeenvironment of filmmaking.

Posted on 3/12/2014 1:30:13 PM

Lauber Publishes On How Leaders Can Encourage the “Pursuit of Happiness”

Anarticle by Erick Lauber (Journalism) titled “How to Pursue the Pursuit ofHappiness” has recently been published in the magazine Positively ADHD Today.

Posted on 2/19/2014 12:25:57 PM

Lauber Publishes on How Leaders Can Motivate Employees and Team Members

An article by Erick Lauber titled “Battle Burnout: Address the 6 Motivators for Enjoying Work” was recently published in the Virginia Journal of Education and reprinted (with permission) in several management journals,

Posted on 2/5/2014 3:10:41 PM

Lauber Publishes on Leadership Communication

Erick Lauber’s article “Recycle Your Message” was published in the January 2014 issue of Speaker Magazine. It focused on new technologies and multiple delivery streams for leadershipcommunications.

Posted on 1/28/2014 10:53:15 AM

Garcia is Presenter, Discussant, and Award Winner at American Anthropological Association Meeting

Victor Garcia, director of the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute (MARTI), presented research at a session, served as a discussant during another session, and was presented with an honorable mention award at the 2013 American Anthropological Association annual meeting.

Posted on 12/12/2013 11:01:35 AM

Molina Publishes on Masculinity Formation in South Texas and the “Macho” Identity

An article by Hilario Molina, research associate at the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute, “The Construction of South Texas Masculinity: Masculine Space, the Pico de Gallo, and the Barbeque Grill,” will be published in the journal Identities: Global Studies in Power and Culture.

Posted on 12/6/2013 3:45:41 PM

Lauber Publishes Management Article in “Government Executive” Magazine

An article by Erick Lauber (Journalism), “How to Heal a Broken Relationship at Work,” has been published in the online business news daily website for federal managers and executives.

Posted on 11/21/2013 3:27:12 PM

Molina Joins MARTI as Research Associate

Dr. Hilario Molina, Assistant Professor of Sociology, has recently joined the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute (MARTI) as a research associate.

Posted on 11/19/2013 4:37:59 PM

Lauber Publishes in Leadership Excellence Essentials

An article by Erick Lauber (Journalism) titled “What Leadership Is NOT” will be published in the November 2013 issue of Leadership Excellence Essentials, published by HR.com.

Posted on 10/29/2013 4:43:15 PM

Swauger Joins MARTI as Research Associate

Melissa Swauger, assistant professor of Sociology at IUP, has joined the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute (MARTI) as a research associate.

Posted on 10/1/2013 3:57:50 PM

MARTI Multidisciplinary Faculty to Spearhead Research on Veteran Reintegration

Demond Mullins, Michele Sandhoff, and Brandon Vick have been appointed to research associate positions at the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute to collaborate with existing research associates and affiliated faculty on the Veterans’ Reintegration Research Cluster.

Posted on 9/30/2013 2:54:24 PM

Vaccaro Tweets From, Presents Research at American Sociological Conference

Sociology faculty member Christian Vaccaro presented two of hisresearch projects at the annual meeting of the American SociologicalAssociation in New York City, August 10–13, 2013.

Posted on 8/8/2013 1:57:55 PM

Free Presentations Offered to Community: “Parents of Autistic Children” and “Faces of Addiction”

On Wednesday, July 10, 2013, the 25th annual MARTI Summer School Conference will have evening presentations offered free to the public beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Posted on 6/27/2013 12:21:40 PM

Nationally Known Speakers and IUP Faculty to Speak at Annual MARTI Conference

The Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute (MARTI) is celebrating its 25th annual Summer School Conference the week of July 8–12, 2013, at Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 6/27/2013 11:09:37 AM

Lauber Joins MARTI as Research Associate

Journalism professor Erick Lauber recently joined the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute as a research associate.

Posted on 5/28/2013 1:11:29 PM

Garcia Joins Nominations and Elections Committee of Society for Applied Anthropology

Victor Garcia, director of the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute, has been elected to a two-year term on the Society for Applied Anthropology’s Nominations and Elections Committee.

Posted on 3/26/2013 2:29:25 PM

New Research Associate Papakie Joins MARTI

Michele Papakie, professor of Journalism at IUP, recently joined the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute (MARTI) as a research associate.

Posted on 2/28/2013 1:34:12 PM

Vaccaro and Belakova Discuss Relationships Among Marijuana Users

Christian Vaccaro, Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute, coauthored “‘A Friend with Weed is a Friend Indeed’: Understanding the Relationship between Friendship Identity and Market Relations among Marijuana Users” in the Journal of Drug Issues.

Posted on 2/20/2013 1:59:05 PM

Garcia Examines “Substance Abuse Treatments among Transnational Mexican Migrants”

Victor Garcia, director of the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute, presented on his NIH-funded research on AA-based therapies and transnational labor migration at the Prevention Research Center at Berkeley, California, in January 2013.

Posted on 2/20/2013 1:44:27 PM

Ünlü to Continue Doctoral Research at MARTI

Onur Ünlü, a visiting scholar from Turkey and a doctoral student at Erciyes University, is being hosted by the IUP Department of Sociology in conjunction with the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute from September 2012 until September 2013.

Posted on 2/13/2013 2:34:56 PM

Garcia Presents on Drug Use of Transnational Farmworkers

Victor Garcia, anthropologist and director of the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute, presented research at the American Anthropological Association’s 111th annual conference, held in San Francisco from November 14–18, 2012.

Posted on 1/30/2013 3:13:20 PM

Brannon Appointed Directorship at Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute

Ray Brannon, teaching associate in the IUP Department of Sociology, was recently appointed director of Conferences and Training for the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute (MARTI).

Posted on 1/30/2013 3:00:49 PM

Heckert Chairs Panel on Batterer Programs Book

Alex Heckert, Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute (MARTI), chaired a panel on The Future of Batterer Programs: Reassessing Evidence-Based Practice at the American Society of Criminology conference on November 14–17, 2013.

Posted on 1/30/2013 1:47:15 PM

Garcia and Colleague Publish on Barriers to Hispanic Students in Transferring from Community College to a University

Victor Garcia, director of the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Training Institute, co published Barriers Faced by Hispanic Students Transferring from Community Colleges to University: An Ethnographic Approach.

Posted on 12/10/2012 3:38:39 PM

Garcia Presents on Drug Trade and Transnational Migration, Discusses Obstacles in Enumerating Hispanic Immigrants in U.S. Decennial Census

The paper addressed the many challenges in accurately counting Latino immigrants who are a hard-to-reach and a hard-to-study population

Posted on 11/7/2012 1:54:00 PM

Donner Brings Hazard and Response Expertise to MARTI

William Donner, a faculty member in the Department of Sociology, has joined the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute (MARTI) as a research associate.

Posted on 10/17/2012 2:21:14 PM

Garcia, CALSA Students, and Ritmo Latino Participate in Multicultural and Diversity Awareness Conference

Victor Garcia, director of the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute and an anthropologist, and eight IUP students attended the Kennett High School Multicultural and Diversity Awareness Conference on Saturday, April 14, 2012.

Posted on 5/2/2012 10:18:49 AM

Garcia Presents on Latino Farmers' Contributions to U.S. Food Production at Conference

Victor Garcia, Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute, presented “Immigration and Farming: Latino Farmers, Food Production, and Economic Contributions” at the Siglo XXI Conference on February 23–25, 2012.

Posted on 3/1/2012 11:07:36 AM

Anthropologist and MARTI Director Garcia Reviews on Cultural Anthropology and Linguistics Panel

On January 8 10, 2012 Dr. Garcia, MARTI Director, served as a reviewer on the Cultural Anthropology and Linguistics Panel for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program, National Science Foundation, held at Washington, DC.

Posted on 2/1/2012 12:41:20 PM

Garcia Discusses Ethnographic Field Schools and Latino Student Recruitment-Retention

Victor Garcia, director of the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute, presented “Continuing the Ángel Palerm Tradition: Ethnographic Field Schools, Ethnography, and Latino Student Recruitment and Retention” at the 2011 meeting of the American Anthropological Association.

Posted on 1/24/2012 11:56:28 AM

New Research Associate Vaccaro Joins MARTI

Dr. Christian Vaccaro, assistant professor of Sociology, recently joined the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Training and Research Institute (MARTI), as a research associate.

Posted on 11/30/2011 2:17:32 PM

2012 MARTI Summer School Dates Set

The twenty-fourth annual Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute’s Summer School will be held the week of July 9 through July 13, 2012.

Posted on 11/10/2011 9:29:04 AM

MARTI Conference: Early Bird Registration Deadline Extended

The Early Bird registration deadline for the 2011 MARTI Summer Conference has been extended to Friday, May 27, 2011.

Posted on 4/20/2011 10:49:09 AM

2011 MARTI Summer School Dates Set

The twenty-third annual Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute’s Summer School will be held the week of July 11 through July 15, 2011.

Posted on 2/10/2011 4:24:36 PM

2010 MARTI Summer School Dates Set

The twenty-second annual Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute’s Summer School will be held the week of July 12 through July 16 in 2010. Watch the MARTI website for updates as they become available.

Posted on 11/16/2009 1:04:34 PM

2009 MARTI Summer School Dates Set

The twenty-first annual Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute’s Summer School will be held the week of July 13 through July 17 in 2009.

Posted on 10/2/2008 2:27:56 PM

2008 MARTI Summer School Update

The twentieth annual MARTI Summer School will be held the week of July 14 through 18, 2008. This year’s theme is “High-Risk Children*, Families, and Behavioral Health.”

Posted on 2/4/2008 8:44:59 AM

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