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Kellie Schmitt's blog posts

posted 03/24/2021
A survey of Californians sheds new light on how the pandemic is shifting attitudes.
posted 03/15/2021
COVID-19 "created this enormous uncertainty vacuum,” said misinformation researcher Carl Bergstrom, and into the void flowed a sea of specious claims.
posted 03/08/2021
Millions of stories are waiting to be told, and insights from our expert panel can help get you started.
posted 02/05/2021
Amy Goldstein of The Washington Post and Dr. Leana Wen of George Washington University share advice for journalists covering Biden's first 100 days.
posted 01/18/2021
“I’ve never had the type of relationship with readers that I’m having right now," said veteran reporter Lisa Krieger in her recent webinar on vaccines.
posted 12/18/2020
“The bottom line is really that loneliness and isolation are bad for our health,” said UCSF geriatrician Dr. Carla Perissinotto.
posted 12/04/2020
Lucas shares tips on where to find useful data, and three key steps to follow once you do.
posted 11/24/2020
President-elect Biden will likely move quickly to undo a slew of Trump-era health care policies.
posted 11/04/2020
While the cliffhanger presidential election took center stage Tuesday, voters also decided a host of health-related measures.
posted 10/16/2020
Politico's Joanne Kenen and University of Michigan law professor Nicholas Bagley break down the case for us.

Kellie Schmitt's Blog

The Eviction Lab's Peter Hepburn joined attorney Tina Rosales and Bloomberg CityLab's Kriston... more »
posted 10/04/21
New research has some surprising findings that challenge old assumptions about Medicaid. more »
posted 09/20/21
Antibodies wane with time, but other layers of cell defenses remain ready to deploy, panelists... more »
posted 09/13/21

Kellie Schmitt's Work

Kern's physicians come from many far-flung corners of the globe. Dr. Carlo Amazona originally from the Philippines shares how his experience growing up with no doctor made him becoming one.

Dr. Elyzabat Tadros shares her journey to become a doctor from her native Sudan to her current home in Bakersfield.

Kern's physicians come from many far-flung corners of the globe. This piece takes a look at several compelling personal journeys.

Collaborative Reporting

Recently signed legislation capped a big year for efforts to combat a regional disease long... more »