public health

UCI to conduct COVID-19 contact tracing workshop series

Training will emphasize cultural sensitivity, health equity issues

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UCI Podcast: Practicing harm reduction to flatten the coronavirus curve – again

Major portions of society are continuing to open back up in Orange County, even as some restrictions return amidst surging coronavirus cases in California. In the spring, Orange County managed to flatten the COVID-19 curve and even served as an exemplary model for other areas around the nation. Now, the question is whether Orange County […]

Foundation donates $1 million to UCI’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Gift establishes research institute for sustainable development of materials

Miryha Gould Runnerstrom, an associate professor in UCI's Program in Public Health, played a key role in developing the COVID-19 chatline

COVID-19 chatline provides fact-based guidance

New UCI service is staffed by trained undergraduates in public health

Ending coronavirus lockdowns quickly can be more costly than relaxing them gradually

UCI, other researchers use disaster footprint model to assess COVID-19 supply chain impacts

UCI physicists exploring use of Blu-ray disc lasers to kill COVID-19, other viruses

Low-cost technology could be employed in hand-held devices and ventilation systems

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 […]