- August 16, 2023
For many, the pandemic was a total shutdown. For Maurice Kugler, it offered a unique chance to study its economic effects on developing countries.
- College of Public Health researchers reveal how digital contact tracing applications can be utilized more effectivelyJune 20, 2023
Even though the COVID Public Health Emergency is over, PhD in epidemiology student Kevin Cevasco’s and his advisor, Amira Roess’ research on digital contact tracing has potential to influence policy improvement surrounding mobile health
- June 13, 2023
A new collaboration between the Schar School and the University of Central Florida will help ensure people on probation and parole get the help they need while also maintaining public safety.
- May 25, 2023
Professor in the College of Public Health Amira Roess guided individuals and organizations throughout the pandemic and reflects on what the end of the emergency status means for the health care system.
- Democrats, urban dwellers, and 30-40-year-olds more likely to purchase first firearms during the pandemicApril 26, 2023
Findings from an interdisciplinary team of Mason researchers shed new light on the changing demographic of firearm purchasers in response to the pandemic and highlight the need for more effective interventions to reduce firearm-related violence, morbidity, and mortality in the United States.
- Fierce Healthcare: Dr. Peter Kongstvedt (affiliate faculty) is quoted on why researching long COVID might be beneficialFebruary 21, 2023
Do clinicians really need to diagnose long COVID? We asked the experts
- January 30, 2023
Researchers led by Professors Farrokh Alemi and Janusz Wojtusiak found that computerized symptom screenings can supplement at-home COVID-19 tests to better confirm the diagnosis for patients and clinicians.
- More than 60% of Sub-Saharan African adolescents struggle to catch up on their education after COVID-19 pandemic, 18% report signs of mental health challengesJanuary 24, 2023
A new study led by Assistant Professor Dongqing Wang evaluated the continued challenges to adolescents’ education and mental health in five sub-Saharan African countries.
- Fox 5 DC (video): Dr. Amira Roess is interviewed about the District of Columbia’s decision to require students to show a negative COVID test prior to coming back in January and about how to stay safe over the holidaysDecember 16, 2022
DC Public Schools to require negative COVID tests after Winter Break
- Arkansas Democrat Gazette: Picks up the Associated Press story in which Dr. Amira Roess comments on decreased death rates in the U.S. that remain higher than pre-pandemic levelsDecember 15, 2022
Long covid can be deadly, national health figures show