Brian Hickey
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Students in Jefferson’s Health Design Lab Helping Make Important PPE Fix
A small piece of the PAPR suit battery pack kept breaking, rendering the whole suit useless, so they used 3D printing to fill the gap.
How Creating a ‘New Army of First Preventers’ Could Help America Emerge From the Initial COVID-19 Wave
Dr. David Nash, founding dean emeritus of the Jefferson College of Population Health, discusses paths back from the age of social distancing.
Nationwide Study on Medical Students’ Empathy, at a Time When Empathy Is Needed Most
Dr. Mohammadreza Hojat discusses his research which examines ‘the backbone of patient care’ amid the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Inside the Race to Provide Frontline Healthcare Workers With COVID-19 Testing Kits
At Jefferson, behind-the-scenes students and faculty come to the forefront with an in-house effort to generate important components for 10,000 much-needed testing kits for collecting specimens.
Students Step Up to Help Jefferson Community in COVID-19 Fight
From a safe social distance, volunteers have created 10,000 face shields, connected with patients and more.
JeffMask, JeffVent Missions Seek to Help Fill Potential PPE and Ventilator Gaps
University textiles and design experts jump into action to help protect peers on medical side.
Population Health Researcher Launches COVID-19 Survey
Jefferson’s Dr. Sharon Larson hopes to gather real-time data during the pandemic to ‘inform practice and policy.’
Mobile Testing for COVID-19 Now at All Major TJUH Sites
Jefferson patients with a physician-ordered test can walk or drive up for testing.
Explaining the Dire Need to ‘Flatten the Curve’
Dr. David Nash of the Jefferson College of Population Health delves deeper into the phrase that’s come to define COVID-19 prep.
At-Home Exercise Programs With Little or No Equipment Needed
Jefferson’s director of fitness and wellness offers pointers on how to stay fit while socially distancing.
Hidden Gem From Jefferson Design Center in High-Profile NYC Exhibition
The late Willi Smith revolutionized the streetwear-fashion game. His works—including one from the University’s collection—will be the focus of a 'Street Couture' show.