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ETR's Kieren Jameson Named Salesforce MVP
July 17, 2015

ETR's Kieren Jameson Named Salesforce MVP

ETR Digital Solutions Manager Kieren Jameson, MLIS, has been named a Salesforce MVP in the Summer '15 Class of Developer MVPs. This program recognizes exceptional individuals within the Salesforce community for their leadership, knowledge and ongoing contributions.

ETR Welcomes 2015 Kirby Summer Interns
June 9, 2015

ETR Welcomes 2015 Kirby Summer Interns

ETR is delighted to welcome this year’s Kirby Summer Interns—Monica Sun and William Spatafora. Both hail from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine at Tulane University. Their commitment and enthusiasm honor the memory of Dr. Douglas Kirby, a senior research scientist at ETR who dedicated his career to promoting sexual and reproductive health among young people through writing, teaching and research.

Evidence-Based Programs Training of Trainers
May 12, 2015

Evidence-Based Programs Training of Trainers

ETR will hold an Evidence-Based Programs (EBP) Training of Trainers (TOT) September 15-18, 2015, in New Orleans, LA. This event is designed for highly seasoned trainers who wish to complete ETR's certificate program making them eligible to train on one of three EBPs: Draw the Line/Respect the Line (DTL/RTL), Reducing the Risk (RTR), or Becoming a Responsible Teen (BART).

ETR Board Member Jay M. Bernhardt to Serve as Interim Dean at Moody College of Communication
May 5, 2015

Board Member Jay M. Bernhardt to Serve as Interim Dean at Moody College of Communication

Jay M. Bernhardt, PhD, MPH, has been named interim dean of the Moody College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin. He’ll begin in this new role in September. Dr. Bernhardt has been an active member of ETR’s Board since May 2013. 

TECC Releases New Catalog
April 28, 2015

TECC Releases New Catalog

The Tobacco Education Clearinghouse of California (TECC) has a new 2015 catalog available online and in print. TECC offers over 550 current, high-quality, affordable products covering tobacco use prevention, secondhand smoke exposure, smoking cessation and more.

ETR Welcomes MBA Team from University of Michigan
March 26, 2015

ETR Welcomes MBA Team from University of Michigan

ETR is honored to be hosting a team of four University of Michigan Ross School of Business students who have selected our organization for their Multidisciplinary Action Project (MAP). All full-time Ross MBA students participate in a 7-week MAP that puts them in real-world situations and challenges them to identify solutions to important and complicated issues that can make a genuine difference in the world.

2015 UCSC Hackathon Winners Honor Watsonville TEC
March 25, 2015

2015 UCSC Hackathon Winners Honor Watsonville TEC

ETR’s Watsonville TEC (Technology-Education-Community) program has won a grant from the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz. The grant was made possible by a Tech Cares Award at the 2015 UCSC Hackathon, held at the Baskin School of Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz. The Tech Cares Award recognizes tech that addresses a social justice or environmental problem.

Get Real Now on OAH List of Evidence-Based Programs
February 6, 2015

Get Real Now on OAH List of Evidence-Based Programs

The comprehensive sexuality education curriculum Get Real has been added to the official Office of Adolescent Health’s evidence-based program list for teen pregnancy prevention. This means the program can be used for teen pregnancy prevention programs funded by OAH, and prospective OAH grantees now have access to this middle school program with demonstrated results in helping teens delay sex.

“Yes Means Yes” – ETR Publishes New Title on Affirmative Consent
January 20, 2015

“Yes Means Yes” – ETR Publishes New Title on Affirmative Consent

ETR has just published a new pamphlet on affirmative consent—also known by the shorthand “Yes Means Yes.” The new pamphlet defines the affirmative consent standard, encourages healthy communication around sexual relationships and describes how to set limits and give or deny consent.

ETR Launches Evidence-Based Program Center to Support Prospective OAH Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grantees
January 12, 2015

ETR Launches Evidence-Based Program Center to Support Prospective OAH Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grantees

The much anticipated funding for Teen Pregnancy Prevention is here, and ETR has launched a new Program Success Center to inform and empower grant seekers with a set of new, helpful  tools and easy-to-access information on our programs and services. ETR is available to partner with OAH grantees in the areas of programs, training and technical assistance, and evaluation.

ETR's Dr. Karin Coyle Receives Award from TeenNow California
November 17, 2014

ETR's Dr. Karin Coyle Receives Award from TeenNow California

ETR Senior Research Scientist Karin Coyle, PhD, was presented with the Doug Kirby/Barbara Huberman Award by TeenNow California at their recent conference in Fresno. The award is presented to someone who has made a significant impact in the fields of teen pregnancy prevention, adolescent reproductive health and youth development.

ETR Awarded Consultation Services Engagement with International  Nonprofit Charity
November 10, 2014

ETR Awarded Consultation Services Engagement with International Nonprofit Charity

ETR has recently been awarded a one-year consultation engagement with MedicAlert Foundation, an international nonprofit charity founded in 1956, that pioneered the use of emergency medical ID products. Today, MedicAlert provides a wide selection of products that are uniquely linked to a personal health record and a live 24/7 emergency response service.

Louise Ann Lyon Joins ETR as Senior Research Associate
October 16, 2014

Louise Ann Lyon Joins ETR as Senior Research Associate

ETR offers an enthusiastic welcome to Louise Ann Lyon, PhD, as Senior Research Associate. She will be joining ETR’s work on broadening participation of girls and women and other underserved populations in technology and computing.

ETR Receives National Health Information Awards
October 9, 2014

ETR Receives National Health Information Awards

ETR has been awarded 5 National Information Awards for 2014 from the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC). The winning materials were all developed by the ETR Publishing Division’s Product Development Team.

Tamara J. Kuhn Joins ETR as Director of Innovative Program Technology
July 17, 2014

Tamara J. Kuhn Joins ETR as Director of Innovative Program Technology

ETR is delighted to announce the hiring of Tamara J. Kuhn in the role of Director of Innovative Program Technology. Ms. Kuhn brings along an impressive history of work drawing from the intersection of social science and technology.