Science and Technology

Learning from Women with Opioid Use Disorder
Understanding trauma women experienced as children can inform better care for moms struggling with opioid use disorder.
Learning Empathy as a Caregiver Takes More Than Experience
Research among nursing students shows that past experience living in poverty or volunteering in impoverished communities, does not sufficiently build empathy towards patients who experience poverty.
Celebrating the Class of 2020
Under extraordinary circumstances, Jefferson graduates look back–and to the future.
The Pittsburgh Story: Racism in the Media and its Impacts on the Public
When deficit-focused reporting fails to tell the full stories of communities of color, newsroom ethics are eroded.
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.
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
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
Loneliness in Times of Isolation
Social isolation can change our brain and our lives. What are signs loneliness is affecting us, and how do we combat it?
Pictures of Social Isolation
A new research project investigates how Jefferson students experience the stay-at-home-order and social isolation during COVID-19 via photography.
The Chemistry of Cold-Brew Coffee
Jefferson researchers examine the science behind the popular pick-me-up.
Inside the Race to Provide Frontline Healthcare Workers With COVID-19 Testing Kits
At Jefferson, behind-the-scenes students and faculty come to the forefront with an in-house effort to generate important components for 10,000 much-needed testing kits for collecting specimens.