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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 15, 2021
Anesthesiology, Engineering and Textiles Experts Team Up for ‘Gorilla Gown’ Creation
The innovative effort is reimagining ways to protect patients’ body temperature before, during and after surgery.
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.
January 4, 2021
New Curriculum Nurtures Students’ Creative Side
Jefferson prepares students to navigate a rapidly evolving work environment.
December 14, 2020
How to Keep Strong While Recovering from COVID-19 at Home
COVID-19 patients can lose muscle mass quickly while staying in bed. Experts demonstrate safe and effective ways to keep muscles and joints flexible and strong throughout recovery.
December 10, 2020
Is “Both-Sides” Journalism Truly Unbiased?
Traditional journalism leaves many stories untold, or incomplete. Researchers investigate alternative models of journalism that aim for inclusivity and combat a legacy of racism in the media.
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.
December 1, 2020
Rock-a-bye Fly: Why Vibrations Lead to Sleepiness
Researchers discover that gentle vibration can induce sleep in flies through a simple form of learning.
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.
September 25, 2020
University Announces Creation of a National Center for Telehealth Education and Research
While the COVID-19 pandemic made clear the need for virtual visits, Jefferson experts had already established themselves as leaders in the field.