Karuna Meda
LATEST POSTS BY Karuna Meda
Can the Benefits of Cannabis Overcome Political Barriers to its Legalization?
Studying 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.
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.