Researchers affiliated with the Center for Demography of Health and Aging have contributed to the fast-paced research enterprise of social and behavioral research associated with the covid-19 pandemic. Below, we’ve compiled some of the best work our researchers are doing out there – through their own projects and collaborations and in the news media.
Dear Pandemic: Spearheaded by Malia Jones and Alison Buttenheim (University of Pennsylvania), Dear Pandemic provides evidence-based research and answers to the public through social media. Read more about their origins.
In the News
- Kolinovsky, Sarah. “If You Have Debt, Your Coronavirus Stimulus Check Could Be Taken to Pay It Off.” ABC11 Raleigh-Durham, April 18, 2020. https://abc11.com/6112673/.
- Alfini, Michelle. 2020. “Experts Weigh in on How to Best Use Your Stimulus Funds.” WKOW (blog). April 15, 2020. https://wkow.com/2020/04/14/experts-weigh-in-on-how-to-best-use-your-stimulus-funds/.
- Aziz, Sabia. “Why ‘Physical Distancing’ Is Better than ‘Social Distancing.’” Aljazeera, March 30, 2020. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/03/physical-distancing-social-distancing-200330143325112.html.
- Tolley, John. 2020. “How Families and Communities Can Weather Uncertain Times: BTN LiveBIG.” Big Ten Network (blog). April 6, 2020. https://btn.com/2020/04/06/wisconsin-family-community-support/.
- Higgins, Jenny, and Rice, Laurel. 2020. “Jenny Higgins and Laurel Rice: Access to Contraception and Abortion Is as Critical as Ever during COVID-19 Pandemic.” Madison.com, April 10, 2020. https://madison.com/opinion/column/jenny-higgins-and-laurel-rice-access-to-contraception-and-abortion-is-as-critical-as-ever/article_4df7b608-ba4a-562a-8b3a-4c5d2a2f9fca.html.
- Akers, Whitney. 2020. “Got Questions About Social Distancing? These Experts Have Answers.” Healthline. March 19, 2020. https://www.healthline.com/health-news/social-distancing-what-to-know.
- Yahr, Abigail Becker. 2020. “Q&A: UW-Madison Epidemiologist Malia Jones on What Could and Should Come next in COVID-19 Pandemic.” Madison.Com, April 9, 2020. https://madison.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/q-a-uw-madison-epidemiologist-malia-jones-on-what-could-and-should-come-next-in/article_3b254b67-5e40-5425-bf40-4d3c7472e3ad.html
- Lin, Rouwen. 2020. “Here’s a List of Ebooks and Fun Stuff to Help Children Cope with the Covid-19 Pandemic | The Star Online.” The Toronto Star. April 18, 2020. https://www.thestar.com.my/lifestyle/culture/2020/04/18/here039s-a-list-of-books-and-fun-stuff-to-help-children-cope-with-the-covid-19-pandemic.
- Goldstein, Andrew. 2020. “WJFW – COVID Models Vary Widely, Hampered by Incomplete Data.” April 12, 2020. //www.wjfw.com/storydetails/20200412204041.
- Leininger, Lindsey. 2020. “Nerdy Girls Versus the Pandemic.” Accessed April 3, 2020. https://www.tuck.dartmouth.edu/news/articles/nerdy-girls-versus-the-pandemic.
- Li, Caroline. 2020. “UW Professionals Discussed Transmission of, Responses to COVID-19 through Online Panel.” The Badger Herald (blog). Accessed April 17, 2020. https://badgerherald.com/news/2020/04/14/uw-professionals-discussed-transmission-of-responses-to-covid-19-through-online-panel/
- Jones, Malia, and James H. Conway. 2020. “Malia Jones and James H. Conway: Respect Social Distancing — and Keep Your Kids Home from School ASAP.” Madison.com. 2020. https://madison.com/opinion/column/malia-jones-and-james-h-conway-respect-social-distancing-and-keep-your-kids-home-from/article_376b9b5a-1168-5e2a-9a92-ffe9a7f5a81d.html.
- Cramer, Maria. 2020. “4 Bright Spots Amid the Gloom of Coronavirus.” The New York Times. March 27, 2020. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/27/us/coronavirus-good-news-kindness.html.
Jones, Malia. 2020. “I’m a UW-Madison Health Researcher. Here’s What I Told My Friends about the Coronavirus.” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Accessed March 11, 2020. https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/solutions/2020/03/10/uw-madison-health-expert-has-advice-on-how-to-fight-coronavirus/5004659002/.
- Associated Press. 2020. “Report: A Spike in Virus Cases Due to Election Could Extend Wisconsin’s Stay-at-Home Order.” Channel3000.Com (blog). April 9, 2020. https://www.channel3000.com/a-spike-in-virus-cases-due-to-election-could-extend-wisconsins-stay-at-home-order-report-says/.
Lindquist, Eric. 2020. “Voters Forced to Go to Polls amid Pandemic When Absentee Ballots Fail to Arrive.” Leader-Telegram. April 8, 2020. https://www.leadertelegram.com/covid-19/voters-forced-to-go-to-polls-amid-pandemic-when-absentee-ballots-fail-to-arrive/article_d75b5f2a-6615-55c4-b946-80cef93860cc.html.
- Gupta, Arushi. 2020. “UW Research Team Analyzes Travel, Social Media Data to Monitor COVID-19 Spread.” The Badger Herald (blog). April 15, 2020. https://badgerherald.com/news/2020/04/15/uw-research-team-analyzes-travel-social-media-data-to-monitor-covid-19-spread/.
- Heim, Madeline. 2020. “As Earth Day Turns 50, UW-Madison Scientist Says How We Treat Earth Can Foster Pandemics.” Northwestern Media. April 22, 2020. https://www.thenorthwestern.com/story/news/2020/04/22/earth-day-coronavirus-pandemic-shows-environments-importance/5167930002/.
- Kassulke, Natasha. 2020. “Researchers at UW–Madison Lead Data Science Coalition to Aid with COVID-19.” Wisconsin News. April 21, 2020. https://news.wisc.edu/researchers-at-uw-madison-lead-data-science-coalition-to-aid-with-covid-19/.
- Patz, Jonathan. 2020. “Jonathan Patz: Reason for Hope against the Novel Coronavirus.” Madison.com. Accessed April 6, 2020. https://madison.com/opinion/column/jonathan-patz-reason-for-hope-against-the-novel-coronavirus/article_ca5e0ff0-f1fb-5cfe-ad0e-e7df8676d330.html.
Roston, Eric. 2020. “Vaccines Won’t Work for Some Coming Health Threats, Like Climate Change.” Bloomberg, March 23, 2020. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-23/vaccines-won-t-work-for-some-coming-health-threats-like-climate-change.
DeParle, Jason. 2020. “The Safety Net Got a Quick Patch. What Happens After the Coronavirus?” The New York Times, March 31, 2020, sec. U.S. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/31/us/politics/coronavirus-us-benefits.html.