Making Sense of All the Coronavirus Numbers

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Among the many new things we are learning in the age of coronavirus is that humans can produce a lot of data. To help us sort through some of it, we connected with Neil Mehta, assistant professor of Health Management and Policy at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Mehta’s research and teaching lies at the intersection of demography, epidemiology, and sociology. Mehta’s clear suggestions about how to digest all the data coming at us helps us think through what those really big numbers actually mean for our own health today and into the future.

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Neil MehtaNeil Mehta

Assistant Professor of Health Management and Policy

Neil Mehta is Assistant Professor of Health Management and Policy at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. His research and teaching lie at the intersection of demography, epidemiology, and sociology, and he has active areas of research in aging and disability, immigrant health, race/ethnic health disparities, mortality, obesity, cigarette smoking, and the chronic diseases of older age. Before joining the Health Management and Policy department in 2016, Mehta was assistant professor of Global Health at Emory University and, previous to that, a Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar at the University of Michigan. Learn more.

 

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