Research On-Boarding Orientation Event

The Polis Center is participating in the Research On-Boarding Orientation event on Oct. 17. The IUPUI Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR) annually hosts the program which is targeted to all IUPUI faculty, with a special emphasis on new and junior faculty, to share the variety of programs and services available at IUPUI, meet new research colleagues, explore potential collaborations,...
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Diabetes Impact Project

The Polis Center is working with the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health (FSPH) and the Marion County Public Health Department on the five-year Diabetes Impact Project: Indianapolis Neighborhoods (DIP-IN), a pilot undertaking funded by Lilly Global Health to assess current approaches of diabetes intervention and recommend new methods. Polis used SAVI to help the project partners select...
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The Polis Center Grant From FEMA

The Polis Center received an $850,000 grant from FEMA, which will allow the center to continue its partnership with Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) to develop and disseminate flood hazard data and program related tasks for multiple communities in Indiana. This award will focus on communities within four targeted watersheds and will start the process of updating the Flood Insurance...
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Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNAs)

The Polis Center is working collaboratively with the Fairbanks School of Public Health to support the development of community health needs assessments for hospital systems across Indiana. The Indiana Partnership for Health Communities (IN-PHC), which Polis launched with Fairbanks and the Clinical Translational Research Initiative of the IU School of Medicine, recently completed the second phase...
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The U.S. Constitution: A Very Short Introduction

On October 10, 2018 Dr. David J. Bodenhamer, Polis Center Executive Director, will read from his recently published book, The U.S. Constitution: A Very Short Introduction, from 11:30AM-1PM (EDT) at the IUPUI University Club’s annual Reading at the Table luncheon. The Reading at the Table series provides a forum for members of the IUPUI community to celebrate published books written by IUPUI...
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