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Our understanding of disease movement in prisons and jails is incredibly limited. This model provides an important combination of standard epidemiology modeling with what we know about spread in facilities, so that corrections leaders can make decisions that are critical to protecting incarcerated people, staff, and the public health infrastructure of our communities.
PhD, Professor of Epidemiology, Yale University Department of Public Health
There is an opportunity here to do something that no one has done before and would be of great service to corrections health: quantify aspects of risk based on spatial configuration of prisons, how those incarcerated are housed, and the frequency and nature of contacts
Graduate Student, Department of Epidemiology, Stanford University School of Health
This is an absolutely terrific model and very needed.
PhD, Director, Bureau of Planning, Research & Statistics, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
Director, Office of Research, Planning and Process Improvement, Missouri Department of Corrections
PhD, Software Engineer, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Fairness, Google
Principal Planner, Planning and Research Unit, Rhode Island DOC
Associate Director, Office of Planning & Analysis, Colorado DOC
Senior Professional Research Assistant, Office of Planning & Analysis, Colorado DOC