UNC School of Medicine’s Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein co-wrote an opinion piece on CNN.com with Senator Elizabeth Warren and Kathryn Nowotny, a sociologist at the University of Miami. Brinkley-Rubinstein and Nowotny are co-founders of the COVID Prison Project.
“The Covid-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc in our nation’s prisons and jails. We know it’s bad, but because comprehensive data isn’t being collected, we don’t know exactly how bad it is.”
This is an excerpt from an opinion piece published on CNN.com by Elizabeth Warren, JD, the senior senator from Massachusetts, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, PhD, an assistant professor in the UNC Department of Social Medicine and member of the Center for Health Equity Research, and Kathryn Nowotny, PhD, an assistant professor at the University of Miami’s Department of Sociology. Brinkley-Rubinstein and Nowotny are co-founders of the COVID Prison Project. The views expressed in this commentary belong to the authors.