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How well do Voice Assistants Answer Health Questions?

Most of us are used to interacting with voice assistants such as Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant. These tools are great for handling everyday tasks related to scheduling and productivity. They are also pretty good at answering general trivia questions. My colleague and I are voice assistant enthusiasts, and we were curious about how these [...]

How well do Voice Assistants Answer Health Questions?2020-08-03T14:49:19+00:00

HIV/AIDS Funding in Namibia in 2020: Epidemiological Models using Stata

I wrote this analysis for a course called Financing Aids to Zika in LMICs that I took as part of my Health and the Public Interest master’s program. For the assignment, I used AIDSCost with Stata statistical software to model AIDS/HIV spending scenarios for Namibia. NOTE: This paper was written before the COVID-19 pandemic and [...]

HIV/AIDS Funding in Namibia in 2020: Epidemiological Models using Stata2020-07-22T18:59:01+00:00

Disparities in Clinical Trials

Last spring, I completed a training course from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine called Research Data Management 102. The course explored topics from all stages of the RDM lifecycle: open science principles data literacy data wrangling with OpenRefine data visualization with Python data storytelling with Jupyter Notebooks I enjoyed experimenting with basic statistics [...]

Disparities in Clinical Trials2020-07-09T22:12:20+00:00

Creating a COVID-19 Dashboard in Google Data Studio

I teach workshops on Google Data Studio. Although it was created as a marketing tool, it works well for visualizing health data. I'm always looking for public health use cases that will be useful for our students. Johns Hopkins maintains a repository of COVID-19 data, so I connected it to Data Studio to create this [...]

Creating a COVID-19 Dashboard in Google Data Studio2020-07-09T19:43:39+00:00
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