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Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein

Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, PhD, CHER Core Faculty and co-founder of COVID Prison Project.

January 11, 2021 – Dr. Brinkley-Rubinstein is featured in the CNN article, “Jails and prisons were hit hard by Covid-19 and experts say they need to be prioritized for the vaccines.” She mentions that prisons and jails, which have been an epicenter for COVID-19, are connected to the communities they are in with the movement of staff and people in and out of prisons and jails. Read more.

January 20, 2021 – Dr. Brinkley-Rubinstein is quoted in a New York Times article about mistrust and a “very dark history of experimentation on prisoners” in response to prisons offering skeptical inmates incentives to consent to vaccination. Read more.