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In a recent AAP News commentary, CBSSM's Naomi Laventhal discusses the moral dilemmas facing pediatricians during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The work by CBSSM's Sarah Hawley and Reshma Jagsi were recently highlighted by Michigan Medicine. Sarah Hawley focuses her research on improving the quality of cancer care through analyzing data and speaking with cancer patients about their experiences to enhance decision making. Her current project is an R01 study in collaboration with CBSSM Director, Reshma Jagsi is evaluating the efficacy of shared decision engagement systems — addressing patient emotion and “circling back” with clinicians — in the treatment of breast cancer.


CBSSM's Melissa Creary was recently interviewed for Stateside Radio about the unintended consequences of reporting race variables associated with COVID-19 data.

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CBSSM's Kayte Spector-Bagdady was one of the speakers at the Wall Street Journal’s (virtual) Health Forum, which convened March 24. The WSJ’s interactive virtual event—originally scheduled to take place in person—explored this COVID-19 pandemic and much more. Spector-Bagdady spoke about research ethics during public health emergencies and about genetic data privacy.