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Yahoo Life: Three simple ways to move more and prevent muscle...

April 29, 2021

Prevention magazine cited a research study from the University of Cincinnati looking at ergonomics and working from home. The researchers sent an email survey last year to 4,500 faculty and staff after the coronavirus pandemic prompted UC to ask workers to continue operations from home when possible. The survey had 843 people complete it and showed some trends and offered a glimpse into what many who work from home were encountering.

Health Shots: Research decodes the smallest dose of peanuts that...

March 31, 2021

Research from Lynne Haber, PhD, a toxicologist in the UC College of Medicine, uses patient data from multiple locations and mathematical models to estimate an “eliciting dose” — or the amount of peanut protein that will cause or elicit an allergic reaction in a certain percentage of peanut sensitive patients. The study was published in the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology and has been featured in media reports.

Fast Company: How to handle the challenges of a makeshift home...

December 12, 2020

A team of researchers at UC conducted an ergonomic assessment of employees at the university by sending an email survey earlier this year to 4,500 faculty and staff after the coronavirus pandemic prompted the university to ask workers to continue operations from home when possible. The survey had 843 people complete it and showed some trends and offered a glimpse into what many who work from home were encountering. Susan Kotowski, PhD, a UC associate professor of allied health sciences, was part of a team of researchers conducting the survey. She spoke to Fast Company for a story about ergonomics in makeshift home offices.

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