By Crystal Jones Whitney Whitfield is a senior at the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health. When she received news that the Indiana State Department of Health needed extra support in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Whitney couldn’t resist the opportunity to support Hoosiers. She signed up for several call shifts, which she… Read more »
Month: March 2020
Volunteering during COVID-19: Is it Safe?
By Adrianne Robertson The Fairbanks School of Public Health has coauthored this blog post with the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, which includes guidelines and a tip sheet for volunteers. With the coronavirus pandemic the world is facing, the need for volunteers and community activism is growing. Many individuals and families are without… Read more »
FSPH Faculty Supports Health Department in COVID-19 Response
By Crystal Jones Faculty member and alumna, Shandy Dearth, MPH’02, has spent most of her career focusing on infections disease surveillance and emergency preparedness planning and response. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health is proud of how Shandy has utilized her training and expertise to support… Read more »
Facebook Live Q&A with Epidemiologist Thomas Duszynski
What do you want to know about the novel coronavirus COVID-19? Thomas Duszynski, an epidemiologist with the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, joined IUPUI for a live Q&A on Monday, March 23. He explains epidemiology and its relevance to the coronavirus pandemic happening today, as well as why there’s an expectation for… Read more »