As the US pushes rigorous education in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), it is worth reflecting on this global pandemic and what kind of science society is not effectively using. So far, the greatest unmet need in...
Elizabeth StuartThanks @ASlavitt for this articulation of how the social sciences will be crucial to addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.
Elizabeth StuartThe @JHCGPR is looking for a Senior Research Data Analyst; please spread widely!
Great opportunity to use rigorous methods to study an important policy topic with great people (inc. me!)!
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Elizabeth StuartA7. @JohnsHopkinsSPH has a short video highlighting key themes, inc. reaching out to friends, making sure they are okay, connecting with treatment, taking advantage of telehealth and apps.
What are the mental health challenges for people living in areas where cases are spiking? How can parents help younger children who are missing school and camps or college-aged children who aren’t sure when they can return to campus life? How can...
Elizabeth StuartA6. It’s hard to think about how to help others when individuals might be struggling themselves! Maintain self care and healthy habits.
Help kids do the same: get outside, connect with friends (even if virtual), establish routine.
This study used national survey data to compare the prevalence symptoms of psychological distress and loneliness among US adults during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in April 2020 vs those reported in the National Health Interview...
Elizabeth StuartA3. Lots of stressors right now, and we are finding particularly high distress among young adults and those in financial distress. Employers should consider high risk employees, esp those who may have reduced work hours and income. #AskReuters 1/3
Scholars are paying attention to new research on the motorcycle rally's effects on coronavirus spread, but they have lots of questions about it, too.
Elizabeth StuartGlad to talk about study design wrt the recent Sturgis study. What I'm most sad about is not getting in that the topic is near and dear to me b/c I grew up in the town with the 2nd largest motorcycle rally in the US. (Laconia/Weirs Beach).
A week-long rally attended by half a million motorcycle enthusiasts last month in Sturgis, South Dakota could have eventually led to an extra 250,000 cases of covid-19, according to new research released by a team of economists. But though it’s...