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Population Health

COVID-19 and older adults

In research funded by a UW Population Health Initiative grant, Assistant Professor Clara Berridge led a study that found Washington's older adults are increasingly isolated and neglecting chronic health conditions during the pandemic.

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Curriculum Innovation

Voting by the numbers

A new multidisciplinary online class co-designed by social work professor Elena Erosheva focuses on voting as seen from the disciplines of social work, statistics, philosophy and political science—an exploration of democratic decision making.

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Forefront Suicide Prevention

Firearm safety outreach success

Talking to people in community settings, such as gun shows, about suicide prevention and the risks of unsecured firearms can lead to behavior change, finds a study led by social work associate professor and Forefront director Jennifer Stuber. 

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