Epidemiology Archive

Amir Barati Farimani, Carnegie Mellon University – Outsmarting a Virus

On Carnegie Mellon University Week: Getting ahead of a virus is critical. Amir Barati Farimani, assistant

Jerry Malayer, Oklahoma State University – Why Do We Do Research on Infectious Microbes?

Why do we do research on highly infectious microbes? Jerry Malayer, professor in the department of

Brian Mailloux, Barnard College – Using Wastewater to Protect College Campuses during the Pandemic

Wastewater is a great early warning sign for COVID outbreaks. Brian Mailloux, professor in environmental science

Amanda Caleb, Misericordia University – The Rhetoric of Pandemics: Health, Politics, and the Public

On Misericordia University Week: What did you think when you heard the word pandemic for the

Malik Magdon-Ismail, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Modeling Infection Rates for Pandemic Control

On Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Week: Learning to predict how COVID-19 spreads is key. Malik Magdon-Ismail, professor

Michael Vargas, SUNY New Paltz – COVID-19 and the Black Death

Where do we look for historical insight on the current pandemic? Michael Vargas, professor of medieval

Brianne Gilbert, Loyola Marymount University – COVID-19 Opinions

What were people thinking about stay at home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic? Brianne Gilbert, senior

Alexander Bay, Chapman University – Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown and Thyroid Cancer in Children

Is there a link between the Fukushima nuclear meltdown and cancer? Alexander Bay, associate professor in

Shannon Hinsa-Leasure, Grinnell College – Copper Reduces Infections in Hospitals

How do you reduce infections in hospitals? Shannon Hinsa-Leasure, associate professor of biology at Grinnell College,

Martin Krieger, USC – Uncertainty Principles

Knowing what you don’t know is vital if you want to change that. Martin Krieger, a