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06/09/2020

As the medical director for Physicians for Human Rights, CBSSM's Michele Heisler provides guidance in a recent Consumer Reports article on how to stay safe while protesting. People protesting police violence in the U.S. have faced tear gas, rubber bullets, batons, and the ever-present threat of COVID-19. Dr. Heisler was also quoted in Newsweek on how the use of tear gas against protesters increases pandemic health risks.

06/02/2020

In a recent New England Journal of Medicine perspective, Kayte Spector-Bagdady and colleagues present an approach to ethically advancing medical discovery and innovation through big data while also respecting the trust of patients and research participants.

05/25/2020

In recent Washington Post articles, CBSSM's Geoff Barnes weighs in on how doctors have had to rapidly learn the many ways COVID-19 impacts the human body and identify ways to treat it, as well as the importance of understanding and defining the benefits or risks of potential treatments.

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05/20/2020

CBSSM's Director Reshma Jagsi and colleagues quantified the early impact of COVID-19 on the gender gap in publications. Using mixed-effects 

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05/19/2020

In a recent MLive article, CBSSM's Associate Director, Brian Zikmund-Fisher discusses Michigan's mask mandate and how these protective benefits are amplified with increased compliance. Dr. Zikmund-Fisher also discusses the importance of behavioral modeling.

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