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The Newsletter of the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation April 2017
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Bernie Murphy

And a Good Time Was Had by ALL

I attended my first anthropology conference, the “Society for Applied Anthropology” (SfAA), this month in Santa Fe, NM. This is the first of several PIRE recruitment activities this year. Many thanks to Roland Moore (Oakland) and Catie Willging (Albuquerque) for organizing and helping to create the PIRE sponsored evening reception. MORE


The following list includes awards for which funding was confirmed in the months of December 2016 through March 2017. MORE

Jessica Edwards Welcome Back Jessica Edwards

Jessica Edwards is excited to be returning to PIRE’s Chapel Hill Center this month. Jessica was with PIRE from 2005 through 2014, where she worked on evaluations of CSAP’s Strategic Prevention Framework initiative and other evaluations. MORE

BHRCS office BHRCS New Office

The Behavioral Health Research Center of the Southwest has moved to a new address: 851 University Blvd SE, Suite 101 Albuquerque, NM 87106. Below are photos of the new office. MORE

Catherine Paquette Congratulations to Catherine Paquette!

Catherine Paquette (Research Associate, BHRCS) was accepted into the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Clinical Psychology PhD program and will start this fall. MORE

SfAA PIRE Reception at Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting

On March 30th, PIRE hosted a reception at the Society for Applied Anthropology annual meeting. Below are some photos from the event. MORE


PIRE has, for the third time, been the winner of the five-year SAMHSA IDIQ (Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity) contract. Along with a modest fee, this award recognizes PIRE for having the necessary capacity to be competitive on a select group of RFTOPs (Request for Task Order Proposals) that are available only through this mechanism. MORE

Bina AliDavid Swedler Welcome to PIRE Calverton Center
Bina Ali, PhD and David Swedler, PhD, MPH MORE
SDA CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of Staff Development Awards…
Ted Miller Ted Miller Manuscript Chosen for the Articles of Public Interest Page in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research (ACER)

Use of alcohol and other drugs can create serious health, safety, and social problems. But how much do these problems cost taxpayers and individuals? How much do these problems vary from place to place? MORE

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Editorial Staff   Contributors to this Issue
Editor in Chief: Diane Williams
Managing Editor: Joey Dacanay
Production Assistant: Alexis Lumpkins
  • Bina Ali
  • Katie Carr
  • Jessica Edwards
  • Karen Friend
  • Patti Hokanson
  • Ted Miller
  • Roland Moore
  • Julie Murphy
  • David Swedler
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