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The VCU Center on Society and Health is an academic research center working to connect the dots between social factors and health.

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Center Study Examines Excess Deaths from COVID and Other Causes

Center Study Examines Excess Deaths from COVID and Other Causes

July 17, 2020

The number of deaths from COVID-19 reported in the news during since March may be underestimating the pandemic’s actual death toll. From March 1st to August 1st, 2020, the United States saw 225,530 excess deaths, but only 67% of the excess deaths were attributed to COVID-19. The other one-third were linked to other causes such as heart disease, diabetes, cerebrovascular disease, and Alzheimer’s disease.

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The SEED Method for Stakeholder Engagement

The SEED Method for Stakeholder Engagement

November 1, 2014

Testing of a framework for conceptualizing and prioritizing health-related research questions through collaborative, participatory, and consultative stakeholder engagement.

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