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LATEST POSTS BY Karuna Meda
February 11, 2021
How Are Architectural Structures and Their Surrounding Communities Connected?
Discovering the heart of an area by studying its architecture
February 2, 2021
To Sleep or Not to Sleep?
Neuroscience researchers study how fruit flies decide between sleep and other behaviors, like mating, and the factors that influence that decision.
January 27, 2021
How Can Researchers Contribute to Designing Cities That Will Be Efficient, Healthy and Resilient?
Designing the future of sustainable architecture today.
January 20, 2021
Communicating Information about COVID-19 Using ‘Entertainment-Education’
Researcher and student team up to explore a strategy that uses storytelling to creatively and effectively communicate about health issues.
January 14, 2021
A Call for Action Against Racism in Medicine
Worn from carrying the burden of fighting against racial injustice, a group of physicians pen a letter titled “Dear White People” asking colleagues and students in medicine to take up the cause of anti-racism.
January 13, 2021
How Can We Better Measure Outcomes for Patients with Spinal Cord Injury?
Developing ways for rehabilitation providers to track and evaluate patients’ gain in function.
December 14, 2020
Our Year in Mental Health
In this collection of stories, The Nexus reflects on how the Jefferson community has come together to cope with the public health crises that upended 2020.
December 7, 2020
Shedding Light on the Experiences Transgender and Non-Binary Patients Face in the Doctor’s Office
Amplifying Voices: A collaborative research team works with the transgender community to gather perspectives on barriers to care, unique health needs, and discrimination.
November 30, 2020
How Can Researchers Engage with Marginalized Communities to Better Understand Health Disparities?
Creating practices for researchers to include the voices of the communities they work with.
October 22, 2020
How Women Runners Can Avoid Stress Fractures
Women are twice as likely to develop stress fractures from running as men. Physicians and runners give tips on how to minimize risks and recover from injury.
September 24, 2020
How to Recognize and Support Someone Who Feels Hopeless
Is someone you care about just down, or is it more serious? Jefferson mental health experts share warning signs of suicide that shouldn’t be missed, and how to reach out with a listening ear.