CHSS in the Media 2018

A selection of recent stories in the media featuring members of the College community

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2018

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May

Professor of Health Education Ramon Castellblanch wrote a column criticizing Donald Trump’s plan to deal with high drug prices. The Progressive (5/17/18) 

Professor of Health Education Ramon Castellblanch commented on an Oakland pharmacy under investigation for dispensing large amounts of opioid painkillers under suspicious circumstances. NBC Bay Area (5/9/18) 

School of Public Affairs & Civic Engagement Lecturer James Dudley wrote a guide for coordinating a response to an active shooter. PoliceOne (5/7/18) 

Professor of Health Education Erik Peper talked about his recent study demonstrating a link between the overuse of smartphones and loneliness and depression. WABC (5/3/2018) (clip not available); KABC (5/3/2018)

School of Public Affairs & Civic Engagement Lecturer James Dudley wrote an article about how police officers can support their sergeants. PoliceOne (5/3/2018) 

Research from SF State’s Family Acceptance Project was used to create a professional development course for staff at military-affiliated childcare centers and youth programs. Bay Windows (5/3/2018) 

Health education student Jose Francisco took action to motivate SF State to offer free HIV and STI testing to LGBT students. Bay Area Reporter (5/2/18)

April

School of Public Affairs & Civic Engagement Lecturer Jim Dudley comments on Oakland police response to calls about the hazardous living conditions at the Ghost Ship warehouse prior to a fire that erupted and killed dozens of people. Mercury News (4/29/18) 

Health education student Jose Francisco put together an event to provide free HIV and STI screenings to LGBTQ+ students at SF State. Golden Gate Xpress (4/25/18)

Alumna Ellen Lee Zhou (BASW, MSW) is one of eight candidates running for the office of mayor in San Francisco. KTVU (4/23/18) 

A recent study by Professor of Health Education Erik Peper shows that addiction to social media and smartphones shares similar symptom to an addiction to opioids. The Federalist (4/30/18); How Africa (4/30/18); UK Yahoo News (4/27/18); Inquirer.net (4/23/18); Times of News (4/23/18); Asia Pacific Daily (4/23/18); The Star (4/23/18); The Jakarta Post (4/23/18); Nigerian Tribune (4/23/18); New Zealand Herald (4/23/18); Malay Mail (4/22/18); KFBK; WCBS; WMYD; KOA-AM; KTRS; WZCG (4/22/18) (clips not available online); Dubai Chronicle (4/20/18); Fudzilla (4/20/18); HotAir (4/20/18); UK Yahoo News (4/20/18); Mogaznews (4/19/18); Daily Mail (4/19/18); Daily Read List (4/19/18); World Health Net (4/19/18); Express Digest (4/19/18); Express (4/19/18); G9IIJA; (4/18/18); Central Florida News (4/18/18) (clip not available online); Well + Good (4/18/18); African Planet (4/17/18); First Post (4/16/18); CNG (4/16/18); ETCIO.com (4/16/18); Before It’s News (4/16/18); Clinical Innovation & Technology (4/16/18); TechSpy (4/16/18); The Tribune (4/14/18); Asian Age Digital Journal (4/14/18); MedIndia (4/13/18); Digital Journal (4/13/18); India Blooms (4/13/18); Pakistani Times (4/13/18); Forbes (4/13/18); Express (4/13/18);  Arizona Daily Independent (4/12/18); Bay Area Nightbeat (4/12/18) (clip not available online); Can-India News (4/12/18); Crosswalk (4/12/18); Daily Excelsior (4/12/18); Financial Express (4/12/18); Newsroom America (4/12/18); World News (4/12/18); Yahoo India (4/12/18); Asian Age (4/12/18); BGR (4/12/18); Eastern Mirror (4/12/18); Crosswalk.com (4/12/18); The Economic Times (4/12/18); News Heads (4/12/18); Facts Herald (4/10/18); and many more

Health education student Jose Francisco brought attention to an inequity in health services after being denied a free screening because of his sexual orientation. Examiner (4/19/18)

School of Public Affairs & Civic Engagement Lecturer Jim Dudley comments on the response of Mountain View police officers who questioned the YouTube shooter Nasim Aghdam in Mountain View prior to the attack inside the company. San Jose Mercury News (4/13/18); Pasadena News (4/13/18); East Bay Times (4/13/18); Press-Enterprise (4/13/18) 

Professor of Health Education Erik Peper discusses the link between body posture and mood. Travel + Leisure (4/5/18); Daily Magazine (4/4/18); Time (4/4/18)

Student Madison Van Every wrote a story about Holistic Health 380: Western Perspectives, taught by Professor Erik Peper. Golden Gate Xpress (4/4/18)

Professor of Health Education Erik Peper and Associate Professor of Health Education Richard Harvey conducted a survey on digital addiction among students. Everyday Health (4/4/18)  

Professor of Health Education Erik Peper discusses the link between body posture and mood. MSN.com (4/4/18) 

March

Assistant Professor in the School of PACE Emiko Takagi commented on a recent trend of older women in Japan intentionally committing crimes in order to go to prison. KJZZ (3/28/18); KOPB (3/28/18); KPBS (3/28/18); KSTX (3/28/18); NPR (3/28/18); WAUM (3/28/18); WBEZ (3/28/18) (clips not available online)

Professor of Sociology Allen LeBlanc’s study finding as many as 17 stressors unique to same sex couples is summarized. The Advocate (3/23/18) 

SF State School of Nursing students deliver community health care to Mission Housing residents. Mission Housing Development Corporation (3/20/18)

School of Public Affairs & Civic Engagement Lecturer Jim Dudley says the use of force in an officer-involved shooting in San Francisco was needed to stop a threat. NBC Bay Area (3/13/18) 

Avril Swan writes about her grandparents’ founding of PFLAG and the SF State Family Acceptance Project’s study on LGBT youth and family rejection. Advocate.com (3/12/18) 

SF State’s Family Acceptance Project is mentioned in a story about the 45th birthday of PFLAG, the nation’s first and largest organization uniting families and allies with LGBT people. Seattle Gay News (3/9/18) 

SF State’s Family Acceptance Project is mentioned in a story about the 45th birthday of PFLAG, the nation’s first and largest organization uniting families and allies with LGBT people. Dallas Voice (3/5/18) 

School of Public Affairs & Civic Engagement Lecturer Jim Dudley comments on recent a rash of threatening social media posts made by young people against Bay Area schools. San Jose Mercury News (3/2/18); Santa Cruz Sentinel (3/2/18) 

Professor of Health Education Adam Burke warns about the interaction of charcoal lattes with oral contraceptives and anti-depressants in an article about the growing popularity of charcoal lattes. The Bustle (3/2/18) 

February

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Jimmy Bagley gives advice on working out. Women’s Health (2/27/18) 

Jasper Rubin, associate professor in the School of Public Affairs & Civic Engagement, discussed the Salesforce Tower in downtown San Francisco, and the changing attitudes of residents towards skyscrapers. The Ringer (2/8/18) 

Jim Dudley, a lecturer in the School of Public Affairs & Civic Engagement, discussed how to improve communication among emergency responders. EMS1.com (2/5/18)

Family Acceptance Project Director Caitlin Ryan discussed the negative impacts of families rejecting children because of their sexual and gender identities. WHYY (2/1/18) 

January

Professor of Health Education and founder of the Metro Academies College Success Program Mary Beth Love was honored with the Wang Family Excellence Award for Outstanding Faculty Innovator in Student Success. Oakland Post (1/30/18) 

Research from the Family Acceptance Project at SF State was mentioned in an article about new legislation in Missouri aiming to ban “conversion therapy” for LGBTQ youth. The Pride L.A. (1/31/18) 

ABC7 News profiled SF State Guardian Scholars founders, Associate Professor of Social Work Sonja Lenz-Rashid and Associate Director of the Educational Opportunity Program Xochitl Sanchez, for their work with foster youth. ABC7 News (1/28/18) 

A new study by Professor of Sociology Allen LeBlanc finds that same-sex couples experience unique stressors. The Daily Beast (1/27/18) 

Professor and Chair of Health Education Mary Beth Love received California State University’s Wang Family Excellence Award for Outstanding Faculty Innovator in Student Success. SCV News (1/25/18) 

In a podcast, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Jimmy Bagley discusses virtual reality as a form of exercise. Wellable (1/17/18)

Research by the Family Acceptance Project into the effect of familial acceptance of LGBT youth is mentioned in an article about organizations that have disavowed gay therapy. Pink News (1/3/18)

Longtime scholar of sexuality studies and Professor Emeritus John Paul De Cecco is mentioned in the Windy City Times’ list of notable deaths in 2017. Windy City Times (1/3/18)

Research by the SF State Center for Research and Education on Gender and Sexuality is mentioned in an article about Silicon Valley’s “wannabe” sexual revolution. The Washington Post (1/3/18)