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Student & Alumni Achievements

Harvard: Alumnus to Launch School of Health Sciences Research Group

Dr. Alvin Tran, a new assistant professor of health administration and policy in the University of New Haven’s School of Health Sciences, will begin teaching health communication and public health courses this fall. He will also launch the WeEmbody Lab, described as a working group of public health professionals and students who will focus on the sociocultural factors associated with body image and disordered eating, as well as research around health policy, stigma, discrimination, racial and ethnic-minority health, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning (LGBTQ) health. Members of the lab will meet on a biweekly basis to discuss and develop research, advocacy, and public health efforts focused on promoting health equity.

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