University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health associate professor Whitney Robinson spoke at the University of Wisconsin’s Department of Population Health Sciences seminar Monday about principles that have guided her work in the past year regarding racial disparities and the pandemic.
Robinson said her research uses a diverse toolbox of data study designs and methods and mostly focuses on social determinants of health. With this design, she tries to let the problem guide her study, and within the past year, the public health emergency of the U.S. COVID-19 outbreak has felt the most urgent.
“I’m not an infectious disease epidemiologist, I’m not a modeler, I don’t have a lot of experience in applied epidemiology and community work, but I did feel called to try to contribute what I do have to bring,” Robinson said at the seminar.
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