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ETR Receives National Health Information Awards
December 10, 2013
ETR Receives National Health Information Awards

December 10, 2013 – ETR was recently awarded 11 National Health Information Awards for 2013 from the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC). The winning health education materials were all developed by the ETR Publishing Division's Product Development Team.

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Distance-Learning Expert Tracy Wright Joins ETR
November 8, 2013
Distance-Learning Expert Tracy Wright Joins ETR

November 8, 2013 – ETR is pleased to announce that Tracy Wright will join the agency staff as the team lead for a new 5-year professional development (PD) contract from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Adolescent and School Health (CDC-DASH). ETR will work strategically with CDC DASH to provide PD support to 36 states and local school districts and 40 DASH staff members.

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Kirby Summer Internship Honors APHA 2013 Sedgwick Memorial Medal Winner
October 31, 2013
Kirby Summer Internship Honors APHA 2013 Sedgwick Memorial Medal Winner

October 31, 2013 – ETR today announced its sponsorship of an annual Kirby Summer Internship named after American Public Health Association (APHA) 2013 Sedgwick Memorial Medal Winner the late Dr. Douglas Kirby. The internship will be offered to a graduate student with an interest in the field of sexual and reproductive health, including prevention programs, implementation science, online learning and research methodology.

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ETR-Managed CCAP Gives Public Health Leadership Award
October 9, 2013
ETR-Managed CCAP Gives Public Health Leadership Award

October 9, 2013 – California’s Clear Air Project (CCAP), a project managed by ETR, recently awarded its 2013 Public Health Leadership Award. The award was given to the Redding Rancheria Tribal Government in recognition for the Tribe’s commitment to public health and for outstanding leadership in creating and enforcing a smoke-free health clinic facility.

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September 20, 2013
New Research Shows Link Between Wellness Services and Student Success

September 20, 2013 – ETR and the San Francisco Wellness Initiative, in partnership with the University of California Berkeley and the University of Denver, today announced the results of a breakthrough research study providing solid evidence that participation in Wellness Center services significantly increases youth development assets at school–those characteristics of the school environment that are directly linked to improved attendance and academic success.

 

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ETRs’ Dr. Jill Denner to Present at European Conference on Games Based Learning
August 30, 2013
ETRs’ Dr. Jill Denner to Present at European Conference on Games Based Learning

ETRs’ Jill Denner, PhD, will present her paper “Using Game Mechanics to Measure What Students Learn” at the 7th European Conference on Games Based Learning, to be held October 3-4, 2013, in Porto, Portugal.  Dr. Denner will share results of a research study that shows how game mechanics in student-created video games can be used as a window into how children are thinking.

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ETR’s Dr. Douglas Kirby Awarded American Public Health Association’s Highest Honor
August 29, 2013
ETR’s Dr. Douglas Kirby Awarded American Public Health Association’s Highest Honor

The American Public Health Association (APHA) announced in today’s  issue of The Nation’s Health that the late Dr. Douglas Kirby, Senior Scientist at ETR in Scotts Valley CA, has been posthumously awarded the APHA 2013 Sedgwick Memorial Medal.  In conferring this award upon Dr. Kirby, the APHA Awards Committee acknowledged his overall contributions to the broader field of public health and public health education, as well as his significant and substantial contributions to health promotion.

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ETR Director to Speak at Veterans Administration Conference
July 16, 2013
ETR Director to Speak at Veterans Administration Conference

ETR’s Dr. Erin Cassidy-Eagle has been invited to speak at a Veterans Administration workshop in     Palo Alto, California. Her presentation will be titled Sleep in the Veteran Population: Assessment, Diagnosis, Treatment and Related Clinical Issues.

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ETR Introduces Digital K-12 Health Education Curriculum
July 8, 2013
ETR Introduces Digital K-12 Health Education Curriculum

With the ultimate goal of promoting healthy growth and development of youth by giving them the knowledge and skills for making healthy choices, ETR has launched a break-through program, the HealthSmart Digital K-12 Health Education Curriculum.

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June 13, 2013
Chair of University of Florida Department of Health Education and Behavior Joins ETR's Board of Directors

ETR has announced that Jay M. Bernhardt, PhD, MPH, Department Chair and Professor of Health Education and Behavior at the University of Florida (UF) has joined the agency’s Board of Directors. The Founding Director of the Center for Digital Health and Wellness at UF, Dr. Bernhardt is widely recognized as a visionary leader and innovative scholar on the application of communication, marketing and new media to public health, health care and medicine.

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June 13, 2013
IHL Generations CEO Joins ETR's Board of Directors

ETR has announced that Michael P. Cornelison, founder and CEO of IHL Generations, a privately held aging services company based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, has joined the agency’s Board of Directors. Mr. Cornelison has had over 30 years of experience in the health care and health services industries. Prior to creating IHL Generations, he co-founded the health care services company ConsentialHealth, Inc. He has also held positions of CEO and vice-president in organizations such as United Health Group and ReliaStar Financial Corporation.

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May 29, 2013
Black Oak Tribal Casino Earns California Clean Air Award
On May 15, 2013, the California Clean Air Project, a statewide project of ETR Associates, presented a California Clean Award
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May 14, 2013
Study Published in International Professional Development Association Journal
ETR Associates' Professional and Organizational Development staff recently published a study in the Professional Development in Education Journal
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May 3, 2013
Sex Education International Journal Honors Dr. Douglas Kirby with Special Issue
The international peer-reviewed journal Sex Education recently announced a call for papers for a special issue in memory of the late Dr. Douglas Kirby of ETR
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March 27, 2013
Smoke-Free Viejas Resort and Hotel Earn California Clear Air Award
On March 21, 2013, the California Clear Air Project (CCAP), a statewide project of ETR Associates, presented a California Clean Air Award at the grand opening of the new Viejas Resort & Hotel
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March 22, 2013
ETR Associates' 2013 Mary Nelson Award Winners
ETR Associates recently announced the 2013 winners of the annual Mary Nelson Award: Production Editor Suzanne Schrag and Facility Manager Kevin Eckstrom.
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March 7, 2013
ETR Offers Materials and Services to Support DASH Funding Proposals
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Funding Opportunity Announcement PS13-1308 is intended to help school districts and schools develop, implement and sustain
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February 13, 2013
ETR Associates Launches New Nutrition & Obesity Catalog
ETR Associates recently announced the launch of a new online catalog focused on nutrition and obesity. The catalog features 35 pages of acclaimed nutrition education materials and tools individuals can use to make healthy eating and exercise choices.
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February 12, 2013
ETR Associates Receives 2-Year Mary Wohlford Foundation Grant
ETR Associates recently received a 2-year grant from the Mary Wohlford Foundation to expand the Working to Institutionalize Sexuality Education (WISE) Initiative within the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD).
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January 29, 2013
ETR Associates' Report Estimates Population Size and Demographics of LGBT Youth in San Francisco Middle Schools
ETR Associates today announced the online release of a research study examining the size and
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January 28, 2013
ETR Associates BOD Member New CEO for National Network of Public Health Institutes
ETR Associates' Board of Directors member Dr. Vincent Lafronza has accepted a new position as the chief executive officer for the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI).
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December 18, 2012
ETR Associates Awarded National Science Foundation Grant for Watsonville TEC Project
ETR Associates was recently awarded a 3-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to advance the work of the Watsonville Tecnología Educación
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December 18, 2012
ETR Associates to Develop Wellness Initiative Services Hub for San Francisco Wellness Institute
ETR Associates has been awarded a two-year grant by the San Francisco-based Metta Fund to develop a Wellness Initiative Services Hub (WISH)
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December 5, 2012
ETR Associates Awarded Two-Year Grant by Retirement Research Foundation
Erin Cassidy-Eagle, PhD, CBSM, Director of Research at ETR Associates in Scotts Valley, California, has been awarded a two-year grant by the Retirement Research Foundation (RRF).
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November 21, 2012
ETR Associates' Director Newly Certified by the American Board of Sleep Medicine

ETR's Director of Research, Erin Cassidy-Eagle, PhD, CBSM, recently became board certified by the American Board of Sleep Medicine in the practice of behavioral sleep medicine.

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