Gavin draws on more than 25 years of experience in communicating about science, medicine and health policy. She focuses mainly on the research of the 640 health services wonks who belong to the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, who work to understand and improve the safety, quality, equity and affordability of health care. As part of the Michigan Medicine communication team, she has lead responsibility for primary care and mental health topics. Twitter: @Karag
A survey of state data suggests Alzheimer’s patients may be using cannabis to ease agitation. But little is known about the treatment’s efficacy.
As research paints a clearer picture of the depression risks among newly minted doctors, researchers and educators are trying to help.
Two tools may help with public health emergency response: real-time surveys of providers on the front lines, and a new framework for capturing successes and learning from failures.
The link between the birth defect microcephaly and the Zika virus has raised alarm. Now, a new examination of non-Zika cases could help scientists understand why microcephaly occurs in any patient.