October 16, 2023

Keisha Ray publishes new article in Journal of Bioethical Inquiry

Authored by Keisha Ray, PhD, a new article in the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry explores “When Black Health, Intersectionality, and Health Equity Meet a Pandemic.” Ray discusses inequities in Black people’s COVID-19 outcomes as an example of why we should…

July 15, 2022

Keisha Ray quoted in article about the effects of COVID vaccines on menstrual cycles

An article posted by The New York Times discusses a recent paper about changes in menstrual cycles related to COVID-19 vaccines. Keisha Ray, PhD, was quoted in the article, recommending that public health officials should acknowledge that there may be…

February 17, 2022

Honoring the lost

McGovern Medical Students Timothy George, Grace Kuang, and Jeff Jin as well as Ryan Huebinger, MD, played music from Chopin, Chaminade, and Rachmaninoff as part of the COVID Memorial Recital, Feb. 10 in the Fifth Floor Gallery. Organized by George,…

February 2, 2022

COVID Memorial Recital scheduled for Feb 10

The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics and the Office of Student Affairs and Admissions presents a COVID Memorial Recital with musical performances from the McGovern community, Feb. 10. The recital was organized by Timothy George, MS4, and will honor…

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…