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State in the news: Infant mortality task force

January 27, 2014

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Tribune-Star reporter Sue Loughlin interviewed Jack Turman, dean of the College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services, for a Sunday feature about the infant mortality task force on which he will serve. Reducing infant deaths has long been a passion for Turman, who came to Indiana State last fall. He cites smoking by expectant mothers as a major contributor to infant deaths.

The Associated Press picked up the Tribune-Star article, leading to coverage by dozens of news outlets nationwide including the Indianapolis Star, the Washington Times and the San Francisco Chronicle.

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