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Collaboration with Johnston County Creates New Telepsychiatry Service for Children and Teens

March 9, 2023

CHAPEL HILL, NC –It is hard to have a conversation about medicine in post- COVID-19 pandemic America and not discuss telehealth. Telehealth (broadly defined as the delivery of clinical and nonclinical health services using telecommunications technology) use has skyrocketed at the onset of the pandemic, with some estimates suggesting telehealth utilization in Medicare beneficiaries increasing nearly … Continued

Peer Mentorship: An Underrecognized Tool to Faculty Success

March 8, 2023

Peer mentorship is an important tool to promote faculty success, especially for individuals who engage in (typically undervalued) work to advance gender equity. The purpose of this research letter is to share our experiences establishing a “Gender Equity Works-in-Progress Group.”

Endorsement of a single-item measure of sleep disturbance during pregnancy and risk for postpartum depression: a retrospective cohort study.

March 8, 2023

Prenatal sleep disturbance as measured by a single-item administered in all three trimesters of pregnancy was associated with higher odds of postpartum depressive symptoms. A routinely administered single-item measure of sleep disturbance could identify otherwise lower-risk pregnant individuals who may benefit from depression prevention efforts.

Gender Composition in Biomedical Research Grant Submissions and Grant Review Panels Before Versus During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 8, 2023

This study looked at the proportion of men and women applicants and grant reviewers before and during the pandemic collected from the Health Research Alliance (HRA), which funds biomedical research and training. The gender composition of grant applicants and grant review panels remained similar, except for the review panel composition for one large funder.