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Clare Harrop, Dara Chan, and Laura Klinger Awarded Grant to Study Social Connections and Suicidal Thoughts in Older Autistic Adults

February 7, 2024

Clare Harrop, PhD, Dara Chan, ScD, CRC, and Laura Klinger, PhD, are recipients of a National Institute of Mental Health (R21) grant, allowing them to study the associations between social connections and suicidal thoughts and behaviors in older adults with autism. NIMH R21 grants support the early stages of exploratory and developmental research. According to … Read more

Racial Disparities in Hospitalization due to Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions among U.S. Children with Autism

July 13, 2023

The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has increased dramatically in recent years and affects every race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status; thus, it requires an adequate and integrated system that supports quality primary care and health equity. Hospitalization for ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSCs) has been examined extensively as an indicator of the accessibility and … Read more

2022 DHS Research and Scholarship Report

June 1, 2023

The 2022 Department of Health Sciences Research and Scholarship Annual Report is now available for public viewing. Learn more about our accomplishments from the past year, including cross-campus collaborations, faculty publications and areas of research focus. View the report: