Karuna Meda
LATEST POSTS BY Karuna Meda
How Can Researchers Address Psychosocial Needs That Arise During Care Transitions?
Advocating for vulnerable populations to improve the care experience and health outcomes.
How Can Occupational Therapy Help Children with Autism?
Using sensory integration therapy tools can help patients and families live more successful and satisfying lives.
Separating Fact from Fantasy
Law and society program director explores the significance of conspiracy theories – and Senator Arlen Specter
Are Cannabinoids Useful in Treating Pain from Nerve Damage?
Combating misconceptions and investigating the benefits of cannabis in treating disease.
What Causes Range of Motion to Deteriorate in Baseball Players?
Understanding muscle adaptations in the shoulder to repetitive motion and stress.
How Can Interdisciplinary Collaboration Best Serve the Growing Healthcare Needs of Africa?
Bridging the gap between the medical and design professions.
A Scientific Journey of Adaptation
From switching fields to studying microorganisms that live in extreme conditions to setting up a lab during the pandemic, a Jefferson researcher shares her story of persistence and creating opportunities for underrepresented scientists.
How Do We Decolonize African Studies?
Creating a database of and elevating scholarship produced by African researchers.
‘Better Than We Found It’ – Addressing Unconscious Bias in Higher Education
An occupational therapy student describes her struggle with whether to speak out or stay silent about bias while trying to learn and thrive.
How Can Mentoring Programs Improve Confidence of Adolescent Girls?
A novel approach for providing early support for overall physical and mental wellbeing for teenage girls.
How Do Cultural Artifacts Reveal Truths About Societies?
Examining contemporary Italy through literature, film, and fashion.