POLICY BRIEFS: Longitudinal Effects of Paternal Incarceration and Coparenting Relationships on Sons’ Educational Outcomes; To What Extent are Democrat-led and Republican-led States Different or Similar in Their Policy Responses to the Opioid Epidemic?

CHAS PODCASTS: Invisible Visits: Black Middle-Class Women in the American Healthcare System by Dr. Tina Sacks, AM, PhD; The importance of community asset mapping, medical integration with social sciences, and youth involvement by Dr. Stacy Lindau, PhD; Interview with Dr. Nadine Burke Harris.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: CHAS Affiliated Faculty Receive New Academic Roles: CHAS Director, and George Herbert Jones Distinguished Service Professor at the School of Social Service Administration, Jeanne C. Marsh, PhD, MSW, will serve on a national task force, organized by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), to develop competencies and curricular materials on health and social care to be used in schools of social work across the country. The task force was recently established to bring together leading experts on the integration of health and social care to enable schools to develop specialized, evidence-based practices in social work and health.

CHAS Fellow, Christopher “Sola” Olopade, MBBS, MPH, Professor of Family Medicine and Medicine in the Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, has been appointed Dean for Academic Affairs in the BSD effective October 1. In this role, Dr. Olopade will lead the Office of Academic Affairs, which focuses on academic appointments and reappointments, promotion and tenure decisions, the interpretation of academic criteria, and academic policy development.

Congratulations to you both!

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