News and Press Releases Archive

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color postcard of state hospital in CA A Long-Lost Data Trove Uncovers California’s Sterilization Program

Professor Alexandra Stern's research on forced sterilization was featured recently in The Atlantic. Professor Stern directs our Reproductive Justice Faculty Program.

color photo of young person playing ice hockey Nonmedical Use of Prescription Opioids and Heroin Use Among Adolescents Involved in Competitive Sports

New research from IRWG researchers "confirms that athletes in certain high contact sports are at a greater risk of misusing opioids." 

group photo of Community of Scholars fellows on steps of Lane Hall, 2016 Be a Victor for Gender Research

Research funded by donations to IRWG illuminates the lived experience of women and the workings of gender inequality throughout society and the world.

Timeline of forced sterilization victims in California 1919-Today Scientists call on California to provide reparations to forced sterilization victims

California should consider offering reparations to more than 800 survivors of the state's 20,000 forced sterilizations that took place between 1919 and 1952, say University of Michigan researchers.

Trajectories of NonMedical Prescription Drug Misuse

NIH/NIDA study led by Sean Esteban McCabe to assess the individual patterns and trajectories of medical and nonmedical use of four classes of prescription medications (i.e., opioids, sedatives, stimulants, tranquilizers) from adolescence to adulthood and the development of substance use disorders and other long-term adverse consequences in adulthood.

Longitudinal Changes in Recovery from Drug Use Disorders: A National Study

Three year NIH/NIDA study led by Sean Esteban McCabe to examine the course of drug use disorders along with longitudinal changes in recovery, rates and correlates of relapse and full remission. 

E-Cigarette Use and Longitudinal Changes in Cigarette Smoking and Health

Sean Esteban McCabe's NIH study examining the relationships among e-cigarette use, traditional cigarette smoking, other tobacco use, other substance use behaviors and health problems from adolescence to young adulthood.

Research Development at IRWG

IRWG staff: finding, applying for, and securing federal and foundation research funding for UM faculty

2015-16 Visiting Scholars: Olena Strelnyk and Ji Liu

2015-16 Visiting Scholars share their experiences at UM

Verónica Caridad Rabelo Graduate Student Spotlight: Verónica Caridad Rabelo

Boyd/Williams Grant recipient, Verónica Caridad Rabelo, updates on dissertation progress