COVID-19: In Medical and in Psycho-social Terms

Roxane Cohen Silver – a UCI professor of psychological science, medicine and public health – appeared on the KUCI talk show “Ask A Leader” on March 17 to discuss psycho-social issues related to the coronavirus pandemic. Cohen-Silver studies how people cope with traumatic life events, such as personal losses and collective traumas. Her segment begins at 28:09. The show’s first guest is Dr. Michele Cheung, a pediatric epidemiologist at the O C Health Agency, who speaks to the medical issues.