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May 8, 2024 – That was the case even though the children were raised by adoptive–not birth–parents. Research team, led by Leslie Leve, a professor in the UO College of Education and scientist with the Prevention Science Institute.
April 17, 2024 – New research suggests that adolescence is the crucial intervention point for steering young women away from the criminal justice system. Leslie Leve, PhD, and Maria Schweer-Collins, PhD, involved in research.
April 16, 2024 – A new analysis of childhood opportunity shows that Portland is a relatively good place to raise children. Leslie Leve, PhD, associate director of the Prevention Science Institute, gives expert commentary.
October 24, 2023 – The ECHO study will enables researchers to understand why some children are more resilient than others in the face of adversity, with the goal of improving prevention programs and services for those who are most vulnerable to negative outcomes.
October 5, 2022 – Last year, University of Oregon researchers studied one aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic’s disproportionately high impact on Latinx people: participation in testing.
October 21, 2020 − A new two-year, $4.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will expand COVID-19 testing to underserved Latinx communities in six Oregon counties using testing capacity created by the UO’s COVID-19 Monitoring and Assessment Program.
August 26, 2019 − A new $10.1 million grant will allow researchers at the University of Oregon and Oregon Health & Science University to help address the opioid abuse epidemic in Oregon and across the U.S.
October 2, 2018 − University of Oregon researchers will play a key role in a landmark National Institutes of Health initiative that seeks to better understand the effects of environmental exposures on children’s health and development.