Research Highlights Latest stories on research Illinois COVID-19 Testing Needs Jiehuan Sun, Sage Kim and Timothy Jostrand, HPA593 Social Vulnerability Group | Posted on March 25, 2020 Examining the estimated number of COVID-19 cases in Chicago, researchers determined 21,000 tests are needed daily in the state to keep up with the caseload. Estimating Undetected COVID-19 Cases in Chicago Jiehuan Sun and Sage Kim, HPA593 Social Vulnerability Group | Posted on March 23, 2020 SPH researchers Sage Kim and Jiehuan Sun use biostatistical modeling to estimate how widespread COVID-19 is in Chicago. Research Explores Interventions for HIV Medication Adherence Among Rwandan Youth Robert Schroeder | Posted on March 05, 2020 Global health research examined a program run by youth leaders to address the mental health needs of young people with HIV. Cook County’s short-lived ‘soda’ tax worked, says new study Jacqueline Carey | Posted on March 02, 2020 A study of sweetened beverage sales in Cook County, Illinois, shows purchases of taxed beverages decreased by 21% percent, even after adjustment for cross-border shopping. New Research Examines Antibiotic Resistance in Gonorrhea in Kenya Posted on February 24, 2020 Supriya Mehta is leading a U.S. Department of Defense Global Emerging Infections project to study antibiotic resistance in gonorrhea in people living in Kisumu, Kenya. CDC Selects UIC for Public Health Research Network Jacqueline Carey | Posted on February 07, 2020 The UIC School of Public Health is one of only 25 schools selected to join the CDC’s Prevention Research Center network to advance policies that improve population health. Research Examines Healthcare Education Market Responses Robert Schroeder | Posted on January 27, 2020 SPH's Marcus Dillender explores how healthcare education markets responded to increased patient demand brought about by the Affordable Care Act. Research Highlights Worker Well-Being Differences Robert Schroeder | Posted on January 21, 2020 New research published in the journal Preventive Medicine Reports indicate that workers’ well-being is affected by job categories, not just wages. New hospital-based data contradicts HUD estimates on homelessness Jacqueline Carey | Posted on January 17, 2020 Researchers at the UIC School of Public Health report hospital visits associated with homelessness have tripled, contradicting data showing a decline in homelessness. Research Examines Domestic Violence Interventions in the Caribbean Robert Schroeder | Posted on January 09, 2020 New research from Rohan Jeremiah builds a systematic definition of domestic violence in the Caribbean and proposes strategies for health promotion.