POLICY BRIEFS: The New York Times: Positive Test Rate of 11 Percent? France’s Schools Remain Open; Disaster Preparedness and Social Justice in a Public Health Emergency

CHAS PODCASTS: Invisible Visits: Black Middle-Class Women in the American Healthcare System by Dr. Tina Sacks, AM, PhD

ANNOUNCEMENTS: COVID-19 Research Funding Opportunities:The University of Chicago has compiled a list of funding opportunities for research specific to COVID-19, inclusive of federal, foundations, and other related prizes and awards. The list is being updated as new opportunities are announced. Explore current opportunities and upcoming application deadlines HERE. If you would like to add opportunities to this list, please email Sarah Lain at lains@uchicago.edu.

Winter 2021 Davis e-Lecture Series Begins Jan. 26th: The Winter 2021 Davis e-Lecture Series will begin on January 26th! All e-Lectures will be held on consecutive Tuesdays at 12:30 pm CDT on Zoom.

The Winter 2021 Davis e-Lecture Series will begin on January 26th! All e-Lectures will be held on consecutive Tuesdays at 12:30 pm CDT on Zoom
January 26, 2021: “The Opioid Crisis and State and Federal Policies: It’s More Complicated Than You Think”
Bradley D. Stein, PhD, MD, MPH, Director, Opioid Policies, Tools, and Information Center (OPTIC); Senior Physician Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation
February 2, 2021: “The Impact of Foreign Language Use on Health-Related Decisions”
Boaz Keysar, PhD, MA, William Benton Professor, Chair, Cognition Program, The University of Chicago Department of Psychology
February 9, 2021: “Race, Power, and Social Policy: Understanding Responses to COVID-19 in the American States”
Jamila Michener, PhD, MA, Associate Professor, Co-Director, Cornell Center for Health Equity, Cornell University, Department of Government
February 16, 2021: “The Afterlife of Mass Incarceration”
Reuben Jonathan Miller, PhD, Assistant Professor, UChicago SSA
February 23, 2021: “Machine Learning Models of Residential Addiction Treatment Outcomes”
Harold Pollack, PhD, Helen Ross Professor, UChicago SSA with co-presenter Abby Stevens, PhD candidate, UChicago Department of Statistics

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