- Tech inefficiencies, piles of (electronic) paperwork, and increased patient volume contribute to burnout of primary care physicians, study findsJanuary 30, 2024
Researchers, led by associate professor Debora Goldberg, spoke with clinicians to better understand what causes burnout and discuss strategies to improve clinician well-being.
- Low energy, high fatigue, and increased alcohol use may be early signs of declining mental health in nursesFebruary 1, 2024
Mason researchers address a gap in research about the mental health burden on nurses by studying the association between energy, fatigue, anxiety, and depression. Learning the causes of declining mental health can lead to better support systems for nurses.
- October 3, 2023
A new study from Associate Dean of Research Alison Cuellar found that independent practices experienced a smaller drop in patient volume than consolidated practices during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.
- Scientific American: Dr. Amira Roess is quoted in an article about what a single COVID booster mandate would mean for health equityApril 13, 2023
How Often Should People Get COVID Boosters?
- January 30, 2023
Researchers led by Professors Farrokh Alemi and Janusz Wojtusiak found that computerized symptom screenings can supplement at-home COVID-19 tests to better confirm the diagnosis for patients and clinicians.
- More than 60% of Sub-Saharan African adolescents struggle to catch up on their education after COVID-19 pandemic, 18% report signs of mental health challengesJanuary 24, 2023
A new study led by Assistant Professor Dongqing Wang evaluated the continued challenges to adolescents’ education and mental health in five sub-Saharan African countries.
- Afar: Dr. Amira Roess comments on the effectiveness of vaccine shots and boosters in the fight against COVID-19October 5, 2022
5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Caught COVID on a Cruise.
- October 17, 2022
A new study by Dongqing Wang, assistant professor of Global and Community Health, finds there is high COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among adolescents in five sub-Saharan African countries mostly because of perceived lack of safety and perceived lack of effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines.
- Fierce Healthcare: Affiliate faculty member Peter Kongstvedt is quoted in an article on COVID-19 vaccine coverage questions for insurersSeptember 8, 2022
COVID vaccine coverage questions abound for health insurers
- July 13, 2022
BA.4/BA.5 Omicron subvariants over 4 times more resistant to mRNA vaccines