Charlotte Observer profiles faculty research on COVID

Friday, January 8, 2021
Professors Shenk and Freidus study the social and psychological effects of COVID on the elderly

The Charlotte Observer reports on research by two UNC Charlotte Anthropology faculty, Professor Emerita Dena Shenk and Assistant Professor Andrea Freidus. Residents of nursing homes have been hit hard by the COVID-19 virus. But even when they're not the victims of infection themselves, their social and psychological well-being is affected negatively by medical practices that instill fear and increase their isolation. Read more about their research here.