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Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 11:36am
A study by researchers in Penn State’s College of Health and Human Development, which focuses on the relationship between positive events and inflammation, has been published in Brain, Behavior and Immunity, the official journal of the Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 11:36am
A study by researchers in Penn State’s College of Health and Human Development, which focuses on the relationship between positive events and inflammation, has been published in Brain, Behavior and Immunity, the official journal of the Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society.
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 11:03am
Anthony R. D'Augelli, professor of human development and family studies, will participate in a panel responding to the national broadcast premiere of the film "Broken Heart Land." The film focuses on a gay young man living in a rural town who took his own life; it is part of the PBS series "America ReFramed."
Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 9:15am
Steven Zarit, distinguished professor and head of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, recently presented May 23 at a symposium on dementia and caregiving in Dublin, Ireland.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 12:28pm
Steven Zarit, distinguished professor and head of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, was presented a Certificate of Appreciation by the PA Adult Day Services Association (PADSA) at their annual conference on May 1. 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 10:40am
Allison Doub, a doctoral student in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies with a minor in nutrition, has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.
Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 2:25pm
Penn State alumna Lori Frank, program director of research integration and evaluation at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) in Washington, D.C., will give a talk, titled “Research and Infrastructure Development from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute,” at 4 p.m. April 1, in the Bennett Pierce Living Center on the Penn State University Park campus.
Monday, February 24, 2014 - 9:19am
Older parents frequently give help to their middle-aged offspring, and their perceptions about giving this help may affect their mental health, according to a team of researchers.
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 9:20am
Martin Sliwinski, professor of human development and family studies and director of the Center for Healthy Aging at Penn State, will give a lecture, titled "Expanding on the Science of Healthy Aging," at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at The Village at Penn State.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 10:06am
Leann Birch, distinguished professor of human development and family studies and director of the Center for Childhood Obesity Research in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at Penn State, is retiring effective Dec. 31 after 21 years at Penn State.

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