The Danger of Lead in Ohio

By All Sides Staff WOSU Public Media (PBS affiliate) The next two-year Ohio budget is being proposed with a controversial new amendment that would give sole authority to the Ohio Health Department in overseeing the reduction of lead use. From lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan to 51 houses with known lead hazards in Columbus alone, … Continue reading »

The Danger of Lead in Ohio

Free Webinar: Accounting for Implicit Bias in Predictive Analytics

June 6 | 3–4 PM (EST) In a new white paper, Kirwan Institute Research Associate Kelly Capatosto turns the lens toward predictive analytics in child welfare, the potential hazards of applying these models without accounting for implicit racial bias and other cognitive and structural barriers that face communities of color, and how those hazards can … Continue reading »

Free Webinar: Accounting for Implicit Bias in Predictive Analytics

Free to Ride: Limited Run at the Gateway

The Fight for a Route Across the Hidden Boundaries of Privilege June 23–28, 2017 Gateway Film Center 1550 N High Street | Columbus, OH 43201 Tickets & Showtimes available through The Gateway Film Center The Kirwan Institute’s upcoming feature-length documentary film, Free To Ride, will have a limited run at the Gateway Film Center from … Continue reading »

Addressing Unconscious Biases in Health Care

Studies consistently demonstrate that diversity in the health care workforce enriches the quality of health care, medical education, and research. Yet, while academic medicine has made progress in addressing overt discrimination, unconscious biases continue to impede the goal of making medical schools and teaching hospitals more diverse, according to a new publication. The new publication … Continue reading »

Addressing Unconscious Biases in Health Care

Predictive Analytics

We are living in the era of Big Data. Our current ability to amass huge data sets combined with innovative methods of analysis has led to an unprecedented push toward the use of analytic tools in both the public and private sector. One of the most recent developments in the world of Big Data is … Continue reading »

Predictive Analytics