COVID-19 revealing structural racism and other health inequalities

Dr. Nancy Krieger, Professor of Social Epidemiology, has recently written “ENOUGH: COVID-19, Structural Racism, Police Brutality, Plutocracy, Climate Change—and Time for Health Justice, Democratic Governance, and an Equitable, Sustainable Future” … Continue reading “COVID-19 revealing structural racism and other health inequalities”

Comparison of Weighted and Unweighted Population Data to Assess Inequities in COVID-19 Deaths by Race/Ethnicity

Tori L. Cowger, PHS-EPI ’21, and members of the SBS Department have recently authored “Comparison of Weighted and Unweighted Population Data to Assess Inequities in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Deaths by … Continue reading “Comparison of Weighted and Unweighted Population Data to Assess Inequities in COVID-19 Deaths by Race/Ethnicity”

Visualizing the lagged connection between COVID-19 cases and deaths in the United States

Christian C. Testa, Statistical Data Analyst in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and others have authored “Visualizing the lagged connection between COVID-19 cases and deaths in the United … Continue reading “Visualizing the lagged connection between COVID-19 cases and deaths in the United States”

The unequal toll of COVID-19 mortality by age in the United States: Quantifying racial/ethnic disparities

Drs. Mary T. Bassett, Nancy Krieger, and Jarvis T. Chen, faculty members of the Department Social and Behavioral Sciences, have recently authored a new working paper, “The unequal toll of … Continue reading “The unequal toll of COVID-19 mortality by age in the United States: Quantifying racial/ethnic disparities”