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LATEST POSTS BY Karuna Meda
September 16, 2020
Adapting to a New Way of Doing Research During the Pandemic
A Jefferson graduate-student researcher describes navigating work shifts, prioritizing experiments, and finding time for self-care
September 1, 2020
New Immigration Restrictions Cause Turmoil for the International Community
An international postdoctoral fellow explains how the executive order suspending thousands of work visas might force her to put her dreams of pursuing cancer research on hold
August 17, 2020
A Window Into Student Life During COVID-19
From the challenges of online learning to the isolation of social distancing, Jefferson students use photos to describe the lessons in the wake of COVID-19.
August 3, 2020
Confronting Racism in the Therapy Room
From microaggressions to advocacy, Dr. Shawn Blue talks about the challenges and responsibilities that come with being part of an underrepresented minority in the mental health space.
July 29, 2020
Grief and Prejudice – How Asian Americans Are Coping During the Pandemic
A Jefferson faculty member shares her family’s experience of grieving the loss of a loved one to COVID-19, while facing racial prejudice and stigma.
June 30, 2020
Dealing With Grief in the Age of COVID-19
Facing an inconceivable loss of human life, a mounting economic toll, and a “new normal”, we look for answers on how to cope with grief in various forms.
June 18, 2020
A History of Injustice – Coping with Racial Trauma
In the wake of police violence against Black people, a Jefferson mental health expert shares her own experiences of dealing with the emotional impact of racial trauma, and offers tips for coping with the anger, grief, and pain.
June 4, 2020
How Is Structural Racism Reinforced Through Food?
We sit down with a Jefferson professor to discuss her research on the ways marginalized communities resist oppression, and the impact COVID-19 has had on racial inequities.
May 20, 2020
How Can Antitrust Laws Promote Human Welfare?
Jefferson global antitrust researcher discusses his research on improving socio-economic conditions in developing and transition countries, and how antitrust laws have changed during the pandemic.
May 11, 2020
CPR For Mental Health
Jefferson commits to unique mental health training - Mental Health First Aid - to build a community of safety, support and empathy – particularly important in a period of pandemic and isolation
May 7, 2020
Jefferson Researchers Take On the Coronavirus
From harnessing the power of the immune system to understanding the role of gut microbiota in combating COVID-19, Jefferson scientists are doing their part to find a way out of the pandemic