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@DearPandemic: a COVID-19-related scientific communication effort for the public

Epidemiologists and other scientists have become an important source of information for the public amid so much misinformation around COVID-19. “Dear Pandemic” is a public service effort by Dr. Sandra Albrecht, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, in conjunction with an all-female … Continue reading

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Analyzing Mixtures of Environmental Contaminants

It has long been understood that the burden of environmental pollution is disproportionately felt in certain neighborhoods, particularly low-income or minority neighborhoods.  In the 1980’s the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) described Environmental Justice as the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all … Continue reading

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Cluster Doctoral students, Andrew Ratanatharathorn and Stephen Mooney and Cluster Faculty member, Andrew Rundle, recently launched, a suite of tools for demonstrating and modeling methodological issues in epidemiology.  The site uses R Shiny to create interactive simulations that allow … Continue reading

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