The inability to have groceries delivered is one of the many inequities SNAP recipients face, especially during a pandemic
AHS student and National Guard Airmen First Class is on the COVID-19 front line
Grocery shopping during the Coronavirus Disease pandemic can be overwhealming. Our expert shares some tips
Breaking up your sitting time during the pandemic may help you reach your step goals and reduce your risk for chronic diseases
Disability studies student talks about the challenges students with disabilities are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic
We've been failing the black community long before COVID-19 writes OTD student
Health informatics researcher sheds light on why fake health news is so rampant right now
COVID-10 and food insecurity
Angela Odoms-Young helps us understand the relationship between the COVID-19 pandemic and food insecurity.
AHS researcher points out "glaring flaw" in using search data from Google Trends to track the coronavirus
BHI Ph.D. student co-founded Wellvis, the company that created a free online COVID-19 triage tool used by the Nigerian government
Health informatics expert helps us understand important statistics about the COVID-19 pandemic
5 ways to keep getting outside for sanity boosts and outdoor fitness during winter
AHS and COVID-19
AHS contributes to the efforts to understand Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and its impact on our communities
Our talented students, faculty and staff are contributing to our growing understanding of COVID-19. From media appearances to research publications, we are proud of our community and the expertise they contribute to our collective knowledge about the pandemic.
Publications and research
Healthy Living and Social Justice: Addressing the Current Syndemic in Underserved Communities by Ross Arena, Deepika Laddu, Richard Severin, Grenita Hall and Samantha Bond on behalf of the HL-PIVOT network
COVID-19: A Time for Alternate Models in Cardiac Rehabilitation to Take Center Stage by Babu AS, Ross Arena, Cemal Ozemek and Lavie CJ.
Respiratory Muscle Performance Screening for Infectious Disease Management Following COVID-19: A Highly Pressurized Situation by Richard Severin, Ross Arena, Lavie CJ, Samantha Bond and Shane Phillips
The global path forward – Healthy Living for Pandemic Event Protection (HL-PIVOT) by Ross Arena and Lavie CJ on behalf of the HL-PIVOT network
Access and advocacy
COVID-19 and Chicago’s African American Community featuring Angela Odoms-Young
Nutrition expert talks with the American Heart Association Chicago about the health disparities and social issues that are putting Chicago’s African American community at risk.
Pediatric Occupational Therapy and Telehealth in Illinois co-facilitated by Ashley Stoffel
Occupational therapy practitioners who are using telehealth in various pediatric settings share their experiences and lessons learned.
PT Faculty Practice offers telehealth services to patients
Committed to providing truly exceptional physical therapy, cardiac rehabiliation and nutritional services for all patients.