Guests Ilya Plotkin of the Public Health Foundation and Jia Pu of Mathematica discuss a new online dashboard that visualizes demographic data on COVID-19 contact tracing trainees and the communities they serve.
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Contact Tracing Workforce: Driving Equitable, Sustained Risk Mitigation in a Post-Pandemic WorldMay 13, 2021
How Fatherhood Programs Supported Dads During the PandemicApr 28, 2021
In the latest episode of <em>On the Evidence</em>, five guests discuss how father engagement strategies pivoted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Conversation About Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice at Mathematica and BeyondApr 21, 2021
Patricia A. King, LaVerne H. Council, and Akira Bell, all members of Mathematica’s board of directors, discuss the company’s aspirations to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Understanding the Value and Feasibility of Routine COVID-19 Testing in SchoolsMar 31, 2021
Guests Jennifer Harper, Sarah Hanck, and Divya Vohra discuss recent research from Mathematica and the Rockefeller Foundation on the potential impact of routine screening for COVID-19 in schools.
Using Evidence to Guide Employment Assistance Strategies During and After the PandemicMar 10, 2021
Guests George Putnam, Dana Rotz, and Naihobe Gonzalez discuss the current distressed economy and evidence-based ideas about how to help workers who have been negatively affected by the pandemic.
Supporting Economic Mobility Through Coaching and NavigationFeb 24, 2021
On this episode of On the Evidence, four guests discuss an increasingly popular approach for helping people find jobs and achieve other, related goals that provide economic security, such as getting a GED, buying a car, and improving a credit score.
Modeling the Spread of COVID-19 on College CampusesJan 27, 2021
On this episode of <em>On the Evidence</em>, guests Ravi Goyal of Mathematica and Natasha Martin of the University of California San Diego share lessons from using agent-based modeling to predict the spread of COVID-19 in a university setting.
Reflecting on Evidence and Insights in 2020 and the Year AheadJan 13, 2021
Mathematica’s Adam Coyne, Jill Constantine, and Chris Trenholm reflect on ways Mathematica and its partners rose to meet health and social challenges in 2020 and what lies ahead in the coming year.
Understanding the Variation in States’ COVID-19 Contact Tracing ApproachesDec 09, 2020
In this episode of On the Evidence, Mathematica’s Holly Matulewicz and Sule Gerovich join Jill Rosenthal and Elinor Higgins of the National Academy for State Health Policy in discussing patterns and trends in state approaches to COVID-19 contact tracing.
Improving Maternal Health Care in India Before, During, and After the PandemicNov 25, 2020
Guests Dipa Nag Chowdhury and So O’Neil discuss efforts by the MacArthur Foundation and its grantees to improve the quality of maternal health care in India.
Investing in Education for Success in the Long RunNov 11, 2020
On this episode of On the Evidence, Kirabo Jackson discusses his education research. Jackson is an economist at Northwestern University and the recipient of the 2020 David N. Kershaw Award and Prize.
Building and Diversifying the Teacher PipelineOct 28, 2020
Guests Sharif El-Mekki of the Center for Black Educator Development and Jill Constantine of Mathematica discuss the current challenges with recruiting and retaining teachers and what evidence-based practices may help.
Strategies for Operating Schools Safely and with Minimal Disruptions During a PandemicOct 14, 2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Adam Schott and Mathematica’s Brian Gill discuss the results of 400,000 simulations intended to inform school operating and closure strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lessons from COVID-19’s Impact on Long-Term Care Facilities in ConnecticutOct 07, 2020
Mathematica’s Patricia Rowan and Debra Lipson discuss their work on an independent assessment of COVID-19’s impact on nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Connecticut.
How States Increasingly Blend Performance Measurement and EvaluationSep 16, 2020
A new book about performance-informed management in state and local government draws from Mathematica’s experts on program improvement, performance measurement, and evaluation.
Early Lessons for Effective and Equitable Contact TracingSep 02, 2020
On this episode of On the Evidence, four guests discuss emerging lessons from states and localities on conducting effective and equitable contact tracing for COVID-19.
Examining Racial Disparities in School Discipline and Mental Health CareAug 19, 2020
Sarah Lieff and Rachel Perera, Mathematica’s 2020 summer fellows, discuss their research on school discipline and mental health care.
Two Lifelong Friends Explore Their Shared Past and Racial DifferencesJul 29, 2020
Lifelong friends Chris Williams, an ophthalmologist and founder of OnPacePlus, and Paul Decker, Mathematica’s president and chief executive officer, discuss race and personal experiences with discrimination.
Evidence and Strategies to Provide Better Pathways for Youth with DisabilitiesJul 15, 2020
Kim D. Kaiser, an autism advocate and certified peer support specialist, and David Wittenburg of Mathematica discuss transition-age youth who have disabilities and must navigate a complex and fragmented system to access benefits and support services.
Reflections on COVID-19, Racism, and the Rise of Data Science in Health Policy ResearchJul 01, 2020
In this episode, Chris Trenholm, managing director of health at Mathematica, discusses the impacts of COVID-19 and emerging responses to the pandemic.
Mathematica Launches New On the Evidence PodcastFeb 12, 2019
The show will investigate and promote the use of data and evidence to address social challenges through conversations with pioneers in their fields.