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UCI and County of Orange partner on large-scale COVID-19 infection survey

Results will help determine true prevalence and inform lifting of local lockdown

Ilhem Messaoudi, professor of molecular biology & biochemistry, (pictured in her lab) is part of a UCI research team using a CRAFT-COVID grant to study the prevalence of undetected COVID-19 among healthcare providers at the UCI Medical Center.

Fast-tracked funding

To expedite campus response to pandemic, UCI leadership amasses $2.5 million for COVID-19 research projects

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UCI Podcast Video Series: TrackCOVID smartphone app

In this episode of the UCI Podcast Video Series, Tyler Yasaka, a software engineer and junior specialist in otolaryngology at the UCI School of Medicine, and Dr. Ronald Sahyouni, a biomedical engineer in UCI’s joint M.D./Ph.D. Medical Scientist Training Program and an incoming neurosurgery resident at UC San Diego, discuss how and why they created […]

NSF grant funds study of partisanship’s effect on health behaviors during coronavirus crisis

Sara Wallace Goodman, UCI associate professor of political science, has received a $53,030 grant from the National Science Foundation to study how partisanship affects individual health behaviors in response to the  COVID-19 pandemic. In March and April, Goodman and her team conducted a survey that coincided with the first peak incidences and lockdown orders in […]

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UCI Podcast: Life after the pandemic

Public health researcher Andrew Noymer discusses the ‘new normal’

UCI Podcast: UCI Health response to pandemic

The entire UCI community is confronting the coronavirus pandemic with unprecedented actions. UCI Health is on the front lines of the crisis response. In this episode of the UCI Podcast, two key members of the UCI Health staff – Linda Dickey, senior director of quality & patient safety, epidemiology & infection prevention; and Joe Brothman, […]

Coronavirus Twitter map developed at UCI displays social media reactions to COVID-19

To give the public a sense of how social media conversations about COVID-19 are happening in real time, UCI computer scientists have developed and launched a coronavirus Twitter map. The interactive resource visualizes the spatial and temporal distribution of tweets related to the pandemic, allowing users to view the growth and transformation of social media […]

Repeated novel coronavirus media exposure may be linked to psychological distress

Earlier UCI studies found adverse health outcomes from heightened stress response

The big residency reveal

For Match Day, we profile three graduating medical students on the cusp of starting their careers

UCI Podcast: Coronavirus & traveling

Dean of public health addresses coronavirus issues related to travel and overall safety and well-being