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IGPA Pandemic Stress Indicator

Pandemic Stress Indicators: Expert Panel

As part of its Task Force on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, IGPA is actively evaluating the social and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Illinois residents.

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IGPA is developing several Pandemic Stress Indicators, designed to evaluate the social and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Illinois residents. The Pandemic Stress Indicators grew out of the work on IGPA’s Task Force on the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic. This indicator is a frequent poll of three sets of experts about pandemic policies. Experts on economics, public health, and/or vulnerable populations from across Illinois have generously agreed to provide regular opinions on various pandemic policies.

IGPA published a Policy Spotlight, titled Ongoing Expert Advice on Pandemic Policies, identifying trends from the Pandemic Stress Indicator Expert Panel surveys conducted over the summer. The Policy Spotlight and all of the results from the Pandemic Stress Indicator Expert Panel survey can be found on this page.

Policy, understanding and expectations are not in line with what infectious disease experts know—we are in the first mile of a marathon.

Members of the Expert Panel

Evan Anderson
Affiliation

Northern Illinois University

Laurence Appel
Affiliation

Chief Financial Officer at University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System | University of Illinois Chicago

Brandi Barnes
Affiliation

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Mark Daniel Bernhardt
Affiliation

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Mark Borgschulte
Affiliation

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Stephen Brown
Affiliation

Director of Preventive Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine | University of Illinois Chicago

Beverly Bunch
Affiliation

Professor, School of Public Management and Policy | University of Illinois Springfield

Patricia Byrnes
Affiliation

Associate Professor, College of Business and Management | University of Illinois Springfield

Lorraine Conroy
Affiliation

Professor and Division Director, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health | University of Illinois Chicago

Toni Corona
Affiliation

Madison County Health Department

Michael Fagan
Affiliation

Northwestern University

Joseph M. Feinglass
Affiliation

Northwestern University

Barbara Fiese
Affiliation

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Lidia Filus
Affiliation

Northeastern Illinois University

Tamara Fuller
Affiliation

Research Associate Professor and Director of the Children and Family Research Center, School of Social Work | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Michael Gelder
Affiliation

Northwestern University

Robert J. Gordon
Affiliation

Northwestern University

Betsy Goulet
Affiliation

Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Public Management and Policy | University of Illinois Springfield

Jeremy Groves
Affiliation

Northern Illinois University

Bart Hagston
Affiliation

Jackson County Health Department

Mark D. Hayford
Affiliation

Loyola University Chicago

Ronald Hershow
Affiliation

Associate Professor and Director of the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health | University of Illinois Chicago

Hana Hinkle
Affiliation

University of Illinois Chicago

Joseph Hoereth
Affiliation

Director, Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs | University of illinois Chicago

Wiley Jenkins
Affiliation

Southern Illinois University

Timothy Johnson
Affiliation

University of Illinois Chicago

Greg Kaplan
Affiliation

University of Chicago

Sage Kim
Affiliation

Associate Professor, School of Public Health | University of Illinois Chicago

Brenda Koester
Affiliation

Associate Director, Family Resiliency Center | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Kenneth Kriz
Affiliation

Distinguished Professor, School of Public Management and Policy | University of Illinois Springfield

Janet Liechty
Affiliation

Associate Professor, School of Social Work | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Justin McDaniel
Affiliation

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Ruby Mendenhall
Affiliation

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Edward Mensah
Affiliation

University of Illinois Chicago

Linda Rae Murray
Affiliation

University of Illinois Chicago

Katie Parrish
Affiliation

Lake Land College

Sarah Patrick
Affiliation

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Alicia Plemmons
Affiliation

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Carolyn A. Pointer
Affiliation

Southern Illinois University

Tara Powell
Affiliation

Associate Professor, School of Social Work | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Tyler Power
Affiliation

Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce

Elizabeth Powers
Affiliation

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Chris Setti
Affiliation

Greater Peoria Economic Development Council

Abigail Silva
Affiliation

Loyola University Chicago

Brian Smith
Affiliation

University of Illinois Springfield

Tracy J. Smith
Affiliation

Executive Director, Office of Community Initiatives and Complex Care, School of Medicine, Southern Illinois University Springfield

Nicole M. Summers-Gabr
Affiliation

Assistant Professor, Department of Population Science and Policy, School of Medicine, Southern Illinois University

Vidya Sundareshan
Affiliation

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Southern Illinois University

James A. Swartz
Affiliation

Professor, College of Social Work, Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Health Affairs | University of Illinois Chicago

Kevin Sylwester
Affiliation

Professor and Interim Director of the School of Analytics, Finance, and Economics, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Karriem Watson
Affiliation

University of Illinois Chicago

Moheeb Zidan
Affiliation

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Knox College

Author

Brian Gaines
Brian Gaines
Affiliation W. Russell Arrington Professor of State Politics, Department of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Email bjgaines@illinois.edu

W. Russell Arrington Professor of State Politics, Department of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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