Karuna Meda
LATEST POSTS BY Karuna Meda
Capturing the Experiences of New Mothers During COVID-19
New moms participate in a research project to document the early weeks of motherhood with photos and reflect on the challenges and adaptations of the pandemic.
Jefferson Research Celebrates Black History Month
Shining a light on Black excellence – researchers share their accomplishments, role models and lived experiences.
What Is the Science Behind Using Cannabis to Treat Serious Illness?
Attempting to close the gap between research, the medical community and patients.
JeffSolves: A New Way of Thinking
Medical and industrial design students team up to develop medical devices to solve healthcare challenges.
How Does Stress Affect the Body?
Combining biological and psychological expertise to explore the physical impacts of chronic stress and trauma.
How Can We Harness New Applications of Art Therapy?
Researching ways to achieve better health outcomes and self-awareness.
Reimagining Immunity in the Eye
Immune cells could be doing much more than we think in protecting our eyes – Jefferson researchers uncover new details.
Can the Benefits of Cannabis Overcome Political Barriers to its Legalization?
Dr. Jennie Ryan studies how public policy on cannabis can affect public health and health outcomes.
How Can Microbubble Contrast Agents Improve Ultrasound Imaging?
Learning how a flexible, inexpensive and non-invasive tool can be used to diagnose and stage common diseases from cancer to heart attack.
How to Cope With Pandemic Burnout
Prolonged uncertainty and cumulative trauma are leaving many fatigued and stressed. Here are some tips from mental health experts for accepting change, managing anxiety and mental fog.
What Are Vital Components of Effective Counseling for Substance-Abuse Patients?
Examining addiction’s impact on family members and the importance of cultural humility.