February 15, 2021

Team SSRI,

Week 48.

Happy Monday!

These videos of people and their Zoom filters just never gets old. A livestream of a virtual court proceeding in Texas took an “appawling” turn when a lawyer appeared as a cat on screen. I can’t make this stuff up…

My youngest kiddo let me know it’s National Hippo Day today (sounds official to me), so increase your knowledge about hippos with these 5 facts.

Lots of great events coming up and many that are from SSRI staff and affiliates, so be sure to check out the list.


Newsy Stuff

Caring From Afar: the frustration of Valentine’s Day in a Pandemic.

History Professors Discuss the Evolution of Racism in America.

Myth vs. Fact: If I’ve had COVID-19, do I need the vaccine?

Masks, distancing, hand-washing crucial for reopening schools.

Bass Connections team creates computer science curriculum for North Carolina elementary schools.

“The Add Health Parent Study: Overview & Initial Findings”
February 18th | 3:30-5:00 pm
Dr. Joe Hotz, Duke University

Reflections on Race and Medicine During the Year of COVID-19 and Beyond
February 18th | 12:00—1:00 p.m.
Dr. Damon Tweedy, Duke University

Discussing Structural Inequality and Systemic Racism Closer to Home
February 15th | 5:00—6:30 p.m.
Dr. Jay Pearson and Dr. Abdullah Antepli

Leveraging existing data and analytic methods for health disparities
March 9th, 10th | 9:00 am—5:00 p.m.

Evaluation 101 – Assessing Impact and Informing Improvement
March 11th | 9:30 am—12:00 p.m.
Dr. Jessica Sperling and Megan Gray

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