Biostatistics expert on JAMA article: Don’t let thousands of daily COVID-19 deaths become ‘new normal’

Virginia Tech biostatistician Ron Fricker, an expert on disease surveillance, shares the following thoughts to accompany a new research article by Virginia Commonwealth University scientists in the Journal of the American Medical Association, noting that COVID-19 has again become the leading cause of…

Digital health pioneer co-leads multi-university study that finds phone apps are effective in helping college women with eating disorders

Biography : Dr. C. Barr Taylor is a Research Professor at Palo Alto University and Director of the Center for m2Health that focuses on developing, evaluating and disseminating digital health interventions for preventing and treating common mental health problems. He…

NAU professors examine the role racial disparities play in mortality rates of rural, urban residents

In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers collected nationally representative data from 3,131 U.S. counties between 1968-2016, and looked at historical trends in death rates between older black and white adults living in different communities.

Children with developmental disabilities more likely to develop asthma

Children with developmental disabilities or delay are more at risk of developing asthma, according to a new study published in JAMA Network Open led by public health researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) as part of the Center for Pediatric Population Health.