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The Newsletter of the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation December 2016
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From the Chair of the Board FROM THE CEO
The Board of Directors wishes you all Happy Holidays and a Successful New Year Season’s Greetings and a Quick Recap before the New Year

Brian O'NeillAs I turn over the Board chair to Dick Clayton, I would like to wish the entire PIRE Family a happy holiday season and successful New Year. MORE

Bernie MurphyWe ended the second half of 2016 with several awards worth noting, Kudos! MORE

SpotlightS
PIRE Louisville Center Welcomes New and Returning Staff
PIRE Exhibits at Career Expo for National Association of Practicing Anthropologists

by Roland Moore, Center Director and Senior Research Scientist, Prevention Research Center

Catie Willging (Center Director, BHRCS) and I decided to participate in the 11th annual Careers Expo organized by the National Association of Practicing Anthropologists at the November 2016 American Anthropological Association meeting held in Minneapolis.MORE

Congratulations to Anna Pagano! Article selected as editor’s choice by the International Journal of Drug Policy!

Anexos are informal, community-based drug abuse recovery houses that emerged in Mexico in the mid-1970s. Brought to the U.S. by Mexican migrants in the 1980s, anexos provide residential care to primarily male Latino immigrants who are unable or unwilling to access formal treatment. MORE

IT Update

by Jeff Newball

Throughout the year, PIRE IT has worked closely with our vendors to ensure that the necessary changes were made to provide a more stable communications environment. We have now fully migrated our email system, telephones and tape backup systems to the cloud. MORE

Announcements
Ted Miller Board of Directors News
  • PIRE Board Elects Dick Clayton as Chair
  • New Staff Directors
    MORE
Jim Fell Matt Courser becomes the 2016-17 President of the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research
As part of the 41st Annual Conference of the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research (MAPOR), Dr. Matthew Courser of PIRE’s Louisville Center was elected President of the Association. Dr. Courser previously served as Vice-President (2015-16) and as Conference Chair (2014-15).  MORE
Karen Friend HBO/NIAAA documentary “Risky Drinking”
Produced by HBO Documentary Films and The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) of the National Institutes of Health, Risky Drinking is a no-holds-barred look at a national epidemic through the intimate stories of four people whose drinking dramatically affects their relationships. MORE
Awards

The following list includes awards for which funding was confirmed in the months of October through November, 2016. MORE

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Editorial Staff   Contributors to this Issue
Editor in Chief: Diane Williams
Managing Editor: Joey Dacanay
Production Assistant: Alexis Lumpkins
 
  • Katie Carr
  • Matt Courser
  • Roland Moore
  • Bernie Murphy
  • Jeff Newball
  • Anna Pagano
  • Bonnie Richard
  • April Schweinhart
  • Steve Shamblen
  • Catie Willging
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