Effect of COVID-19 on Exercise Routines
Dr. Ocobock is also collaborating with Dr. Katie Hejtmanek of Brooklyn College to determine the affect the COVID-19 pandemic has had on exercise routines and how changes in routines may have affected physical and mental health.
At the EIGH, our researchers work to combat a number of various illnesses, including infectious diseases caused by organisms like bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. These diseases can also be spread from one person to another and may be transmitted from animals to humans.
Maternal/Child and Community Health
At the EIGH, our researchers explore multifaceted health issues pertaining to women, pregnancy, breastfeeding, reproduction, and infant and child well-being. Our focus to decrease maternal and infant mortality rates supports a global priority among health practitioners and researchers. Additionally, community-based research on the local and global levels promotes a team effort to protect and improve the health of population groups worldwide.
- Dr. Katie Hejtmanek - Brooklyn College, CUNY
Other Research in United States
- Lead poisoning prevention initiative
- Sand fly genome project
- Role of Doulas in Health Disparities
- Insecticide discovery
- Deciphering the mosquito's visual capabilities
- The cell biology and pathogenesis of cryptococcal disease
- Community-based participatory research with AIDS Ministries/AIDS Assist
- Transmission dynamics of malaria
- Bacterial Pathogenicity in Catheter-Associated Infections
- Developing Genomic Tools for Combating Chagas Disease