Brown University continues to share information from the Rhode Island Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control to keep the community informed of guidances and recommendations pertaining to COVID19. While the university has moved to online classes and remote work for non essential staff, members of the Brown community have been busy keeping the public informed about COVID19.
- Professor of epidemiology, Dr. Mark Lurie spoke to WNYC about COVID19’s spread in Africa
- Dr. Megan Ranney, an associate professor of medicine, raised the alarm in the Boston Globe about the need to support medical professionals throughout this crisis with personal protective equipment (PPE) and other forms of support.
- Professor of Medicine, Dr. Josiah Rich, penned an op-ed in the Washington Post about the need to release incarcerated people from prisons and jails across the country to stem the outbreak.
- Dr. Jud Brewer, director of research and innovation at Brown’s Mindfulness Center, penned this opinion piece for the New York Times offering strategies on dealing with coronavirus anxiety.
- Dr. Ashish Jha, incoming Dean of the School of Public Health, spoke on Morning Joe on MSNBC on Federal response to the pandemic.
- MPH student Mr. Abdullah Shihipar wrote an op-ed in the New York Times about coronavirus and isolation.
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