COVID-19 Communications | Advocacy / Policy

Faculty Opinion: Pandemics, Prisons, and Public Health

This reflection by Dr. Bob Fullilove, Senior Advisor to the Public Health Program, is part of the Community Voices op-ed series for the BPI Public Health Journal. Through the COVID-19 crisis, BPI alumni, staff, and faculty will be posting reflections about their work and… Read More 

COVID-19 Communications | Alumni Advocacy

Alumni Opinion: Immediate Action Needed for people in NY Jails and Prisons

This reflection by Darren Mack '13 is part of the Community Voices op-ed series for the BPI Public Health Journal. Through the COVID-19 crisis, BPI alumni will be posting reflections about their work and response to the virus here. This is the first in… Read More 

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COVID-19 Communications | Alumni Affairs

COVID-19 Glossary of Terms

Coronavirus A family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases, such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). The novel coronavirus recently discovered has been named SARS-CoV-2 and it causes COVID-19. COVID-19 The name of… Read More 

COVID-19 Communications | Announcements

Sticking Together

Dear Friends, At BPI, our team takes pride in describing this work with language like proximity, community, and human touch. Yesterday, however, we made the difficult decision to temporarily suspend BPI operations within the prisons. The demand to ‘isolate’ contradicts every impulse. However, there is now an imperative to… Read More