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Posted February 17, 2020

Research Roundup: February 2020

A highlight of faculty accolades

On occasion, East Bay Today will highlight Cal State East Bay faculty accolades, including awards, research grants, fellowships, publications and media mentions. To submit an item for the Research Roundup, please email Natalie Feulner.

  • Assistant Professor of Health Sciences Alina Engelman recently published a paper examining the relationships of food insecurity and chronic diseases to the Deaf community in the U.S. Engelman’s research found that of her sample of 630 Deaf adults ages 18-89 years old, approximately 22 percent reported food insecurity and 11 percent reported "very low" food insecurity.
  • Professor of Biological Sciences Michael Hedrick has been appointed to the American Physiological Society’s council, a governing body for the approximately 10,000 member organization. Hedrick will join two other offers in serving a three-year term starting April 7.
  • Lecturer Nolan Higdon co-published an article on the site Truthout arguing that publications including the “New York Times,” the “Washington Post,” and “CNN” “continue to censor progressive positions and distort the facts for audiences.”