Dzirasa: COVID-19 Threatens Research Workforce

Older, younger scientists face physical, mental health risks

Friday, May 15, 2020
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Dr. Kafui Dzirasa

The COVID-19 pandemic comes at a critical time for the biomedical research workforce, threatening both older and younger scientists, said DIBS Faculty Network Member Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD, Psychiatry, who also serves on the DIBS Faculty Steering Committee. More federal funding is needed to support these groups, Dzirasa says, in a new op-ed in The Hill.