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How seniors can build resilience during pandemic

Older people must guard against social isolation, as well as COVID-19, to stay well and thrive, writes Dr. Eric B. Larson.

Research Profile

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5 questions with an influenza and COVID-19 epidemiologist

Dr. Mike Jackson has long studied the spread of flu and effectiveness of vaccination. And now… of COVID-19 too.

Innovations in Care

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Future is now: Virtual care is transforming health systems

Katie Coleman describes how the pandemic boosted adoption of telehealth and how research is vital for it to thrive.


Our research

We study health and health care as it happens in everyday settings by everyday people, producing results that are built to work in the real world. We share our results in the public domain to benefit people everywhere.