Karuna Meda
LATEST POSTS BY Karuna Meda
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.
A Passion for Curiosity
An unconventional journey led Dr. Theresa Freeman to become a pioneer in the field of plasma medicine, taking on the unknown with creative thinking.
How Can We Link Humans, Machines and Spaces Within the Built Environment?
Visualizing the critical relationship between physical space and health.
“Stop AAPI Hate” – A Plea from a Community in Grief
A faculty member shares how violence against Asian American and Pacific Islanders has impacted her as a Vietnamese-American, and actionable steps that we can all take to stand in solidarity.
Making Conversations About Mental Health Mainstream
A Jefferson medical student uses social media to create educational content about mental health and illness, breaking stigma and barriers to getting help.
How Do Our Perceptions of Animals Determine How We Write About Them?
Enhancing our understanding of animals at the intersection of multiple disciplines.
How Can Textiles Be Applied to Develop Novel Building Envelopes?
Bridging technology, textile design and architecture.
How Can We Improve Mental Health Care for Children and Families?
Combating stigma and fostering promotion and treatment for mental wellness