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SCCJ Researchers Receive the Outstanding Contribution Award

Professor Brandon Welsh, professor Gregory Zimmerman, doctoral student Alexis Yohros, and former doctoral student Steven Zane received the Outstanding Contribution Award from the American Society of Criminology. The award recognizes an outstanding DLC book, article, or book chapter published in the previous two years. Our team of researchers received the award for their article “Association of a Crime Prevention Program for Boys With Mortality 72 Years After the Intervention: Follow-up of a Randomized Clinical Trial” published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open. The research explores the question: What are the long-term effects of a crime prevention program on mortality? Congratulations to our team of researchers from the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice!

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