Study shows many U.S. children missed routine pediatric visits during pandemic

April 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic and early efforts to stop the spread led many in the U.S. to delay non-emergency and elective medical care. Evidence suggests that missed care during the pandemic may have contributed to increased mortality in adults from causes other than COVID-19, but there is little research on the prevalence of missed routine pediatric […]

Study reveals reluctance among New York City parents to vaccinate young children for COVID-19

April 2022

Almost 40 percent of New York City parents are hesitant to vaccinate their young children for COVID-19, according to a new study by researchers at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH). For the study, which was published Thursday in the American Journal of Public Health, Assistant Professor Chloe Teasdale and colleagues surveyed 2,506 New […]

Anxiety and its associated factors among adults in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic

December 2020

35% of CHASING COVID Cohort 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 […]

Household risk factors for severe COVID-19 disease

December 2020

Study participants were more likely to be hospitalized due to COVID-19 if they had children in the home (compared to participants without children in the home) and if they lived in multi-unit dwellings (for example, apartment buildings) compared to participants living in single-unit dwellings. These findings may have implications for mask-wearing and other mitigation strategies […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Intentions

November 2020

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 […]

COVIDVu: Applying lessons learned in HIV prevention to an emerging pandemic

Patrick Sullivan, DVM, PhD Dr. Patrick Sullivan is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Epidemiology at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health. Dean’s Virtual Grand Rounds Patrick Sullivan is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Epidemiology at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health, the Co-Director of the Prevention Sciences Core at Emory’s Center […]

CUNY ISPH landmark national cohort study awarded $3.4M NIH grant

July 2020

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 […]

May 2020 Newsletter

May 2020

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