The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted healthcare systems in many ways beyond direct care of COVID-19 patients. One disruption lies in the public health infrastructure for reporting of infectious diseases, such as sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
Perspectives in Research
With cold and flu season fast approaching, the push to vaccinate communities against influenza is greater than ever. Meanwhile, COVID-19 vaccine trials are working furiously to release a winning candidate by the end of the year.
Nov 11, 2020
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's Bernat Navarro-Serer published a new article in the Journal of Science Policy & Governance (JSPG) on improving healthcare access among formerly incarcerated individuals living with addiction. This article was awarded honorable mention as part of the joint 2020 Policy Memo Competition hosted by JSPG and the National Science Policy Network. The […]
Oct 20, 2020
Next generation cancer diagnostics are poised to change the way that cancer is detected and treated. Ph.D. candidate Roshan Chikarmane shares his perspectives on the teams and technologies that are leading the charge.
Oct 5, 2020
A recent string of provocative papers blurred the line between the enforcement of academic rigor and the mob mentality of cancel culture. Science is by no means apolitical, but if we want to gain the public’s trust, we have to make it clear that we are pushing the truth, not an agenda.
Sep 28, 2020
Completing your thesis project feels like chasing a moving target. So does entrepreneurship. Graduate student Taylor Evans shares five parallels between Ph.D. and entrepreneurial journeys.
Sep 21, 2020
So-called anti-maskers have emerged during the COVID pandemic, and their arguments are strikingly similar to anti-vaxxer claims. How do we think about these two together?
Sep 3, 2020