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June 29, 2020

In a recent study led by Sandhya Kajeepeta, in collaboration with several PISC Scholars, including Michelle Kondo, PhD, Charles Branas, PhD, Sara Jacoby, PhD, and Christopher Morrison, PhD, examined the association between place-based interventions and changes in domes...

June 29, 2020

Black and Latinx nursing home residents have been disproportionately impacted during the current pandemic. They have historically resided in lower-quality nursing homes, and are more likely to have cases and deaths from COVID-19. PISC Internal Advisory Board Member, Ra...

June 29, 2020

PISC Executive Committee Member, Catherine McDonald, PhD, writes about the future reopening of school post pandemic and the important role of school nurses in that process.  Though each school district will have varying approaches to reopening schools, McDonald says, "...

June 25, 2020

A Conversation with 

Rachel Hardeman, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota

Edwin Lindo, JD

Lecturer, Department of Family Medicine, and Associate Director, Critical Teaching and Equity, Center For Leadership and Innovation i...

June 19, 2020

PISC Senior Scholar M. Kit Delgado, MD, weighs in on the safety of ridesharing services in a recent HuffPost article. Questioned about the safety Uber and Lyft and even taxis, Dr. Delgado says this, "we know that the virus is primarily transmitted by respiratory drople...

June 17, 2020

Despite the clinical utility of baseline comparisons during concussion assessments, little evidence exists on longterm test-retest reliability of baseline tests in youth athletes. Sex differences in baseline performance have been shown to be inconsistent in youth athle...

June 11, 2020

The punitive shift in sentencing policy in the United States during the latter quarter of the twentieth century disproportionately impacted racial groups with high levels of criminal justice involvement. PISC Internal Advisory Board Member, John MacDonald, PhD, and Ste...

June 10, 2020

In a recent study led by PISC Executive Committee Member, Catherine McDonald, PhD, along with researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, compliance with telephone patient triage recommendations and the prevalence of res...

June 2, 2020

PISC Internal Advisory Board Member, Rachel Werner, PhD, along with Tara Lagu, MD, and Andrew Arenstein, MD, cover the current covid-19 related PPE shortages in Why don’t hospitals have enough masks? Because coronavirus broke the market. Months into the current pandemi...

June 2, 2020

PISC International Scholar, Jooyoung Lee, PhD, spoke with Healthing on the issue of Incel-inspired violence. Incels are defined as an extreme and distorted subculture of the toxic culture that enacts violence against women. Dr. Lee says, "The views and ideas they hold...

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