Researcher Jude Mikal studied the activity of breast cancer survivors on Facebook during their treatment and found while they posted more, they made relatively few requests for help.
Students in Katy Kozhimannil’s course, Principles of Health Policy, are required to write and submit Op-Eds for publication in local and regional news outlets.
The study led by Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil showed there were approximately 4,378 more cases of severe maternal morbidity and mortality among rural women than urban women.
Associate Professor Tetyana Shippee is serving as a scientific expert on the law’s rulemaking advisory panel as well as leading the creation of assisted living resident and family surveys to measure how well the facilities are performing and a report card to communicate the results to consumers and policymakers.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman received the Josie R. Johnson Human Rights and Social Justice Award from the University’s Office for Equity and Diversity during a ceremony on Nov. 4.
November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and Professor Joseph Gaugler answers questions about what Alzheimer’s is, its symptoms, and risk factors.
The project led by Professor Kathleen Call has released the data profiling the uninsured in communities across the state as well as an interactive Excel workbook and clickable map.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman co-authored an article that shows how the disclosure of a secret study of untreated syphilis in black men led many people to mistrust the medical system.
A study by Associate Professor Janette Dill found there were trade-offs — job security vs. higher wages, for example, among different jobs — and definite gender differences across employment sectors for low- and middle-skill workers, including in health care.
Research by PhD student J’Mag Karbeah identified key culturally sensitive values and practices among providers at a successful freestanding birth center serving a diverse urban community.
Professor Joseph Gaugler is co-leading the IMPACT Collaboratory’s Dissemination and Implementation Core, which is responsible for assisting investigators and key stakeholders, including health care systems, caregivers, and providers.