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Mariah is a senior from Denver, CO studying neuroscience and behavior and international development studies. For her senior capstone project, Horvath is working with Professor Lacey Ahern, the Palliative Care Association of Uganda, and Dr. Simon Kizito of Makerere University on a cross-sectional study to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of palliative care workers. The project will not only assess the prevalence of depression, anxiety and psychological distress among palliative care providers, but also describe the challenges providers have faced as a result of the pandemic and the current interventions and resources made available to providers by their associated hospice or hospital. Given challenges associated with the pandemic, the project is still ongoing, but hopes to describe how palliative care organizations can better support the mental health of their providers during the current and future pandemics.

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Neuroscience and Behavior
Minor
International Development Studies
Mon, Aug 30, 2021
Kellogg Undergraduate Student Programs Open House
Ellis Adjei Adams, Edward (Ted) Beatty, Paolo G. Carozza, Michael Coppedge, Abby Córdova, Diane Desierto, Eva Dziadula, Anne Foley, Mariah Horvath, Erin Metz McDonnell, Terence McDonnell, Paul Perrin, Patrizio Piraino, Aníbal Pérez-Liñán
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