May 19, 2021

Rolling Stone interviews Keisha Ray about vaccine incentives

A recent piece by Elizabeth Yuko of Rolling Stone included an interview with Keisha Ray, PhD, about incentives offered to those getting COVID-19 vaccines. The article discusses recent state incentives, including Ohio Governor Mike DeWine launching a $1 million lottery—”Ohio-Vax-a-Million”—for…


May 3, 2021

Keisha Ray quoted in CNN article about sharing vaccines with other countries

A recent article on CNN focused on the US sharing COVID-19 vaccines with other countries. Keisha Ray, PhD, was quoted in the piece, expressing that the US has an obligation to share the vaccine, especially with poorer or underdeveloped countries….


April 7, 2021

Center faculty present at virtual conference

The 2021 Innovations in Health Science Education Annual Conference was held virtually from February 26-27. This year’s theme was “Pivoting to Transform Health Science Education: How We Learned to Teach During a Pandemic.” During the first day of the conference,…


March 29, 2021

Keisha Ray interviewed for National Geographic article about COVID-19 vaccines

Keisha Ray, PhD, was interviewed recently for a National Geographic article. The piece, titled “The Complex Debate Over How to Equitably Distribute the Different Vaccines” and authored by Jillian Kramer, includes concerns about the rollout of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines,…


February 25, 2021

OneZero article about vaccine hunters features comments from Keisha Ray

OneZero writer Sarah Emerson published a story about vaccine hunters, referencing Facebook groups aimed at tracking down doses of COVID-19 vaccinations for their members. As part of the article, Emerson spoke with Keisha Ray, PhD. Ray explains that “vaccine hunters…


February 18, 2021

Vox interview with Keisha Ray focuses on efforts to convince people of color to get COVID-19 vaccinations

A recent interview by Sigal Samuel of Vox featured Keisha Ray, PhD in a conversation about vaccinating people of color for COVID-19. Ray notes “it’s a moral obligation” to get vaccinated against COVID-19, but discusses hesitancy among members of BIPOC…


August 13, 2020

Keisha Ray among philosophers weighing-in on reopening higher education institutions

Several philosophers shared perspectives on reopening higher education institutions in a recent Daily Nous piece entitled, “Philosophers on Reopening Colleges and Universities in a Pandemic.” The piece featured six essays, including one by Keisha Ray, PhD, “Going Back to School…


August 6, 2020

Webinar on health disparities among vulnerable populations and COVID-19 features Keisha Ray

Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies and the Empire State Bioethics Consortium recently sponsored a webinar entitled, “Inequality, Vulnerability, and Health Justice: Learning from the Pandemic.”  Participants included Center faculty member Keisha Ray, PhD, who discussed Houston’s experience with COVID-19,…


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