UCCS hosting COVID-19 research forum Feb. 10

UCCS researchers working on the causes, consequences and future implications of the COVID-19 pandemic will share their progress and findings during a free virtual event at 2 p.m., Feb. 10.

Provost Tom Christensen will moderate the panel, which will feature the following researchers and topics:

  • Kristi Samuelson, associate professor of psychology, associate director of clinical training for the Department of Psychology, and faculty director of clinical research at the National Institute for Human Resilience: Mental Health and Resilience During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • Tara Cepon Robbins, assistant professor of anthropology: Old Friends Meet a New Foe: A potential role for immune-priming parasites in mitigating COVID-19 morbidity and mortality
  • Mary Ann Cutter, professor of philosophy: The Uncertainty of Death: The Case of COVID-19
  • Gia Barboza, assistant professor of criminal justice; Philip Brown, assistant professor of computer science; and Lisa Hines, associate professor of biology: Rethinking community approaches to identifying and preventing family violence during a public health crisis
  • Judith Scott, assistant professor of nursing: Impact of COVID-19 on Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Perceived Changes in Health Service Access, Health, Socialization, and Coping