Ask An Expert COVID-19
May. 17, 2020—Mark Abkowitz, professor of civil and environmental engineering, discusses the challenges of managing a natural disaster during a pandemic.
May. 14, 2020—Cat Moon, lecturer in law and director of innovation design for the Program on Law and Innovation at Vanderbilt Law School, discusses the various ways that social distancing may impact the practice of law.
May. 5, 2020—As COVID-19 strains hospitals and doctors’ offices, it’s more important than ever for health care leaders to model, cultivate and support compassion among their staff. Professor of management Tim Vogus distills some best practices for health care leaders.
May. 4, 2020—Mumin Kurtulus, associate professor of operations management at the Owen Graduate School of Management, addresses ways to fix the food supply chain.
Apr. 29, 2020—Kathleen McKiernan, assistant professor of economics, discusses how the economy can restart after the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr. 28, 2020—David Owens, professor for the practice of management and innovation and Evans Family Executive Director of the Wond'ry, discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic will change workplaces.
Apr. 24, 2020—Renã Robinson, associate professor of chemistry, discusses what the COVID-19 pandemic is revealing about racial health disparities.
Apr. 20, 2020—Kathryn Edwards, the Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Pediatrics and director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program, discusses how a vaccine works in the human body.
Apr. 16, 2020—With families facing unprecedented stress during the COVID-19 crisis, parents need to prioritize mental wellness in order to be present for their children, Vanderbilt psychology professor Bruce Compas says.
Apr. 15, 2020—Georgene Troseth, associate professor of psychology, provides tips on how parents can manage their child's screen time while isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr. 15, 2020—Dr. William Schaffner, professor of preventive medicine and health policy at Vanderbilt University, discusses what a blood test can reveal about the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
Apr. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt University faculty are sharing their expertise on a range of topics related to COVID-19.