Expert Voices

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    Sleep in the COVID Crisis

    May 1, 2020 Cognitive scientist Sarah Mednick discusses the value of sleep during times of crisis and how to improve nighttime habits.

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    UCI Podcast Video Series: TrackCOVID smartphone app

    April 30, 2020 UCI researchers have developed TrackCOVID, a smartphone app that tracks and traces the spread of coronavirus while preserving the anonymity and privacy of users.

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    UCI Forum on COVID-19: Where Are We & What to Expect Next – Business

    Orange County business leaders will share their insights on what’s being done to combat the challenges to our business community as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    AIDS, Covid-19 and art

    April 30, 2020 In this video, professors discuss the parallels between today's public health crisis and the HIV epidemic.

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    UCI Podcast: Mental health and self-isolation

    April 29, 2020 Psychologist Jessica Borelli discusses how to stay safe, sane while social distancing.

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    Why is COVID-19 so dangerous?

    April 29, 2020 The novel coronavirus is neither the most deadly nor contagious virus in history. But here’s why it’s causing the worst pandemic in a century.

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    UCI Forum on COVID-19: Where Are We & What to Expect Next: Public Policy

    April 29, 2020 This event will address the current state of our community through the lens of our elected officials and examine public health within the boundaries of public policy. Panelists will discuss public safety, economic impact, rebuilding of the community, business/manufacturing and education.

  • In the news

    California’s COVID-19 Cases Decline, But Could Spike in Early May

    April 29, 2020 In California, Noymer said “the mortality sort of follows” the curve. While there have been nearly 2,000 novel coronavirus-related deaths in California as of Monday, the data Noymer has collected with U.C. Irvine’s Program in Public Health and Orange County Public Health shows that overall deaths in Orange County have flatlined.

  • In the news

    Antibody test makes picking COVID-19 plasma donors easier

    April 28, 2020 A new microchip technology could optimize convalescent plasma therapy for COVID-19 patients, according to a new study.

  • In the news

    We are doctors who study trauma. Here’s how to cope with the COVID-19 crisis.

    April 28, 2020 UCI Professor Roxane Cohen Silver, Ph.D and Lucy McBride, M.D. write, “We are experiencing collective trauma unlike anything previously experienced in America in our lifetimes. … And just when we most need our normal coping strategies like exercise, sports and congregating with friends to manage stress and loss, they are severely constrained for our own — and others’ ― good. But naming this disaster as a collective trauma helps introduce a set of specific recommendations for coping — now, and for the long haul.”

Making Your Own Difference

One of UCI’s primary concerns is the health and well-being of our community, and we send our thoughts to all those impacted by COVID-19.

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