SPHIS is sharing its public health expertise on a wide-range of topics surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. 


UofL Experts Discuss COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Public health students help keep campus safe, gain valuable skills as contact tracing specialists (UofL News)
U of L students work as contact tracers to protect Cardinal family (WDRB News)
Cardinal COVID-19 crew (The Courier Journal)
UofL Students Gain Real World Experience As Contact Tracers (Spectrum News)
Public health students working to keep UofL campus community safe (WLKY)
Louisville students trained in contact tracing (Kentucky Today)


Drs. Seyed Karimi, Kelsey White, Bert Little, and Paul McKinney -- Spring Weather & COVID-19 Deaths in the U.S. (medRxiv)
Dr. Chris Johnson -- States May Already Be Doomed for a Second Lockdown (The Daily Beast)
Drs. Seyed Kirimi, Natalie DuPre, Paul McKinney, Bert Little, and Sarah Moyer -- Projecting the COVID-19 Weekly Deaths, Infections, and Hospitalizations for Jefferson County, Kentucky (UofL News Article)
COVID-19 image from CDCDr. Scott LaJoie -- Louisville: Critical Thinking for Everyone 113 | Public Health Professor (FORward Radio segment)
Dr. Scott LaJoie -- Louisville: ‘If You Get it, You Get It:’ Resistance, Refusal in the Time of Coronavirus (LEO Weekly article)
Dr. Scott LaJoie -- Patient Health Data Is Increasingly Democratized–Despite Data Quality Issues (IoT World Today article)
Drs. Craig Blakely and Paul McKinney -- You can test negative and still have the coronavirus. Lot's of people do. Here's why (Courier Journal article)
Dr. Paul McKinney -- Dr. Paul McKinney discusses COVID-19 in Kentucky (WAVE3 Listens Live TV segment)


Dr. Seyed Karimi -- Depth of recession depends on containment of COVID-19, says UofL health economist (UofL News article)
Dr. Seyed Karimi -- Q&A with Seyed Karimi : Impact of COVID-19 on the economy (UofL News Article)
Dr. K.B. Kulasekera -- Statistical model predicts coronavirus peaks and deaths by state (WAVE3 News TV segment)
Dr. Paul McKinney -- Two states: one Democrat, one Republican. Two very different outcomes (The Guardian news article)
Dr. Seyed Karimi -- Depth of recession depends on containment of COVID-19, U of L health economist says (WDRB TV segment)


Dr. Scott LaJoie -- Tele-mentoring using Zoom and Project ECHO (Webinars)
Dr. Paul McKinney -- Can We Apply Lessons Learned from the Spanish Influenza Pandemic of 1918-19 to the Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020? (Webinar)

Learn more about SPHIS student and alumni response efforts for COVID-19


SPHIS launched a campaign in April 2020 that ran locally and statewide on TV (WHAS11), radio (Louisville Public Media), and social media. Our goal was to express gratitude to all of those responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. View our messages to:

Media Contacts
Julie Heflin, UofL Office of Marketing and Communications, julie.heflin@louisville.edu 
Paige Wills, SPHIS Communications and Marketing Manager, paige.willls@louisville.edu

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