Two faculty members, Suellen Breakey of the School of Nursing and Amanda Worek of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, use their expertise as the coronavirus changes the way people care for patients, teach, and learn.
Speech-language pathology students use Zoom to present posters of literature reviews or mock research studies, a method that gave them a taste of a scientific conference.
Sarah Gendreau, SLP ’14, is helping to support Mass. General nurses communicate with COVID-19 patients using non-verbal techniques and tools that minimize the chances of spreading the disease.
Raquel Reynolds, an assistant professor of nursing, has fielded inquiries from patients, nurse practitioners, and physicians while working the Partners COVID-19 Nurse Triage Call Center.
Dr. Jeanette Ives Erickson will oversee the 1,000-bed field hospital created to treat COVID-19 patients.
Karen Morgan, DPT '09, who owns her own physical therapy practice in Bellingham, WA, writes about her adjustment to providing telehealth rehabilitation services to her clients.
Assistant Professor Dr. Gayan Chan-Smutko is named Genetic Counselor of the Year for her efforts.