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Cate is a senior science and research editor from Mill Valley, CA. She is pre-med and concentrating in Biology, yet she simultaneously maintains a love for the humanities. When not at The Herald, Cate can usually be found at a lab bench or in search of Providence's best study spots.

Articles by Cate Ryan (64)

Jha purposely used multiple different forms of communication, from Twitter to television, to reach a broader audience when discussing the coronavirus pandemic.

News, Science & Research

The light at the end of the tunnel just got brighter

April 28, 2021 0 comments

In October 2020, The Herald launched a podcast with Ashish Jha, Dean of the School of Public Health at Brown University. At the end of our first call, Dr. Jha said: “If people stay focused, there’s a lot of good news coming in 2021.”

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Approaching a More ‘Normal’ Fall 2021

COVID-19 Updates, Multimedia, News, Podcasts, Science & Research

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Approaching a More ‘Normal’ Fall 2021

April 10, 2021 0 comments

On the last episode of The COVID Pod, recorded on the morning of April 9, 2021, Dean of the School of Public Health Ashish Jha is back to comment on Brown’s plans toward a more traditional semester in fall of 2021.

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Getting Vaccinated (with a side of free donuts)

COVID-19 Updates, Multimedia, News, Podcasts, Science & Research

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Getting Vaccinated (with a side of free donuts)

March 27, 2021 0 comments

On March 26, 2021, the COVID Pod team welcomes Dr. Ashish Jha again to discuss expanded vaccine eligibility coming soon to Rhode Island, how to address ongoing vaccine hesitancy and what the summer and next few years will look like after more people are vaccinated. Dr. Jha also provides his […]

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Marching Forward One Year Later

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The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Marching Forward One Year Later

March 13, 2021 0 comments

One year into the pandemic, and on the anniversary of the day Brown announced it would be closing to students and faculty in the wake of COVID-19 in March of 2020, The COVID Pod team welcomes Dean of the School of Public Health Ashish Jha to have a conversation about looking ahead.

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Optimistic Outcomes and Overcoming Hurdles: Managing COVID-19 in March 2021

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The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Optimistic Outcomes and Overcoming Hurdles: Managing COVID-19 in March 2021

March 3, 2021 0 comments

In this episode of The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha, recorded Tuesday, March 2, Dr. Jha speaks to the importance of equitable vaccine distribution, ventilation over sanitation for public spaces and the promises of the recently authorized Johnson and Johnson vaccine amid the rise of new virus variants.

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Virus Variants, Vaccines and Valentine’s

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The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Virus Variants, Vaccines and Valentine’s

February 12, 2021 0 comments

On Friday, Feb. 12, the COVID Pod team sits down with Ashish Jha, dean of the School of Public Health, to discuss the variations underlying the COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to stop its spread: virus variants, new vaccines in development — and even a COVID-19-conscious approach to socializing on Valentine’s Day.

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Vaccinating the Nation, Two Doses at a Time

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The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Vaccinating the Nation, Two Doses at a Time

January 29, 2021 0 comments

The COVID Pod is back in 2021 with more insight from Dean of the School of Public Health at Brown University Ashish Jha. On this episode, The COVID Pod team takes a look at vaccine administration — what has been done so far and where it is going to go in the next few months.

Around the country, millions are traveling home for Thanksgiving despite pandemic restrictions. Meanwhile, some University students are playing it safe and staying on campus through the holiday and reading period.

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

Brown’s fall semester comes to gradual close

November 23, 2020 0 comments

As classes wrap up before Thanksgiving break, many students are packing their bags to head home for the winter. Some have already departed. Others are hunkering down in their dorms and apartments for the reading period and beyond — opting to avoid a change in environment, and possible exposure, as COVID-19 cases rise. 

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Thanksgiving, Travel and Testimony

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The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Thanksgiving, Travel and Testimony

November 20, 2020 1 comment

On this bonus episode of The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha, Dean of the School of Public Health at Brown University, Dr. Jha provides advice for managing COVID-19 over Thanksgiving.

THE COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: The Future of Pfizer’s Vaccine and President-Elect Biden’s Transition Team

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THE COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: The Future of Pfizer’s Vaccine and President-Elect Biden’s Transition Team

November 13, 2020 0 comments

Dr. Ashish Jha discusses the aftermath of the 2020 Election and President-Elect Joe Biden’s announcement of a COVID-19 Task Force. Dr. Jha also walks us through news from Pfizer that the company may have a highly effective vaccine in the development.

Multimedia by Cate Ryan (11)