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Coronavirus Faculty Expertise

Endicott College is committed to flattening the curve of COVID-19, the coronavirus, through both actions and words. From the Schools of Communication, Nursing, Education, and more, our faculty members have been serving as trusted experts, providing sound advice to countless media outlets so that listeners, readers, and viewers get the best information possible when dealing with the multi-faceted challenges this pandemic presents.

Discussing Pandemics & Outbreak Culture

School of Communication Assistant Professor Lara Salahi is co-author of the book Outbreak Culture: The Ebola Crisis and the Next Epidemic, which sheds light on pandemics and the response to outbreaks. She has been lending her expertise to web, radio, and television outlets.

Easing Anxiety in Children

School of Education Executive Director of Leadership & Professional Education Lynne Celli has devoted her career to preK through higher education for more than 35 years. She has provided sound advice to parents on how to lessen stress and create normalcy during this coronavirus crisis, via web publications and podcast appearances.

Preventing the Spread of COVID-19

School of Nursing Director of Master's Nurse Practitioner Program Amy Fuller has been addressing precautions that can be taken to avoid getting sick, how to mitigate the spread of disease, and special considerations for health professionals. She has been featured on many web publications.

Staying Fit While Staying Home

Husband and wife team Marisa Mickey, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science in the School of Sport Science & Fitness Studies, and Jacob Mickey, Athletic Trainer for Endicott Athletics & Recreation, collaborate to provide mental and physical wellness expertise during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Adapting an Incubator Invention

Adjunct faculty member Dr. Wisam Breegi identified a need—over a decade ago—for an infant incubator device that could be utilized across a range of scenarios, including a pandemic. Fast forward to now, he and his team adjusted the design to assist patients with COVID-19. (Photo by Matthew Modoono.)