Press: Opinion Pieces or Written, Radio or Video Interviews


  1. UAHS News. UArizona Health Sciences Study Suggests Greater Vaccination Push Needed to Combat Delta Variant. 8/24/2021:
  1. Smithsonian Magazine. Six Important Things to Know About Breakthrough Infections. 8/10/2021:
  1. KVOA TV News. Delta variant fueling increased Covid-19 infections. 8/1/2021:
  1. We Love Nogales, Broadcast Interview. Enrolling Spanish Speaking Essential Workers in COVID-19 Research: AZ-HEROES. 6/16/2021:
  1. Health Sciences Connect. How Effective are COVID-19 Vaccines? February 23, 2021:
  1. The Conversation, Opinion Column. Rapid COVID-19 Tests can be useful – but there are far too few to put a dent in the pandemic. 12/1/2020:
  1. National Public Radio (NPR) local affiliate Arizona Public Media (AZPM): Science Friday Interview. Researching Communities most at-risk from the threat of COVID-19. 9/18/2020:
  1. UA@Work University Communication. Perform a ‘small act of heroism’ by getting a free flu shot on campus. 9/11/2020:
  1. Keeping Up with Public Health Podcast. Lessons Learned from the Pandemic Response to COVID-19. 9/1/2020:
  1. Arizona Public Health Association. Open Letter to Governor Ducey from AZPHA & University of Arizona Faculty and Staff Regarding COVID-19 Response Recommendations. 7/28/2020:
  1. Vox. Why extreme heat is so alarming for the fight against COVID-19. 7/10/2020:
  1. National Public Radio (NPR) local affiliate Arizona Public Media (AZPM): ‘We are nowhere near having this under control,’ UA epidemiologist says. 7/8/2020:
  1. The Guardian. ‘It’s very troubling’: alarm grows over Covid-19 spike among young Americans. 7/2/2020:
  1. FactCheck.Org. Trump Falsely Says COVID-19 Surge ‘Only’ Due to Testing, Misleads on Deaths. 6/25/2020:
  1. Wall Street Journal. As Coronavirus Cases Rise in Arizona, New Mask Rules Spark a Fight. 6/22/2020:
  1. National Public Radio (NPR). Health Experts Link Rise in Arizona Coronavirus Cases to End of Stay-at-Home Order. 6/14/2020:
  1. National Public Radio (NPR) local affiliate Arizona Public Media (AZPM). Federal data shows COVID-19 spread in some Arizona long-term care facilities. 6/8/2020:
  1. Arizona Daily Star. Poverty, age, race, and health can be a lethal combination for the coronavirus. 5/30/2020:


  1. Arizona Republic. COVID-19 Emergency Room Visits have been Climbing. 5/29/2020:
  1. Daily Wildcat. UA Press Conference Task force talks combatting the spread of COVID-19 on Campus. 5/28/2020:
  1. Arizona Daily Star. Facilities for seniors should keep their guard up for virus as public life resumes, health experts say. 5/18/2020:
  1. UAHS News – AZ-PRIDE. UArizona Professors Bring Pandemic Lessons to the (Virtual) Classroom. 4/21/2020:
  1. TV Interview: Containing COVID-19 may require privacy concessions. 4/20/2020:
  1. Arizona needs more COVID tests, surveillance before opening. 4/15/2020:
  1. ABC15 News TV interview. COVID-19 Models: What do they tell us about Arizona? 4/10/2020:
  1. UNISON-Hermosillo News. Alertan sobre la problematica de la Resistencia a los antibioticos. 1/15/2020:
  1. Keeping Up with Public Health. Episode 9: All About Antimicrobial Resistance. 10/30/2019:
  1. The Daily Wildcat. Father of clinical trial victim to speak on campus. 10/21/2017: