Recent SARS-CoV-2 seroconversion in a national, community-based prospective cohort of U.S. adults Keynote speaker: Dr. Denis Nash Epidemiologic risk factors for incident SARS-CoV-2 infection are best characterized via prospective cohort studies, complementing case-based surveillance and cross-sectional seroprevalence studies. Launched in March 2020, the CHASING COVID Cohort Study is a national, community-based prospective cohort study of 6,745 […]

35% of C3 participants reported experiencing moderate or severe symptoms of anxiety. Individuals who had lost income due to COVID-19, reported recent COVID-like symptoms, and had previously been diagnosed with depression were more likely to report symptoms of anxiety. For more information, click here. The common experience of anxiety symptoms among participants highlights the need […]

December 2020 Newsletter

December 2020

CHASING COVID Cohort Study Profile, Grand Rounds with Patrick Sullivan, new ISPH team members, and more

With Pfizer’s recent announcement that a highly effective vaccine may be available early next year, understanding people’s plans for getting a coronavirus vaccine is critical as roll-out begins. In the CHASING COVID Cohort follow-up surveys conducted in September and October, 2020, we asked the question: “If a coronavirus vaccine became available, would you a) Immediately […]

As part of a routine follow-up survey in the CHASING COVID Cohort study, an additional section was included to learn more about SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) testing preferences. 4,793 participants responded between July 30 and September 8, 2020. This second survey section, which used a discrete choice experiment (DCE), asked participants to imagine that ‘…the number of […]

Study examines the short- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic across the US The Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health (ISPH) at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) has received $3.4 million in emergency funds from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of […]

CHASING COVID Cohort study, T5K study profile, grand rounds with implementation science pioneer Enola Proctor, ISPH in the news, and more