Workers and Well-Being

Andel and colleagues have since launched additional studies to explore how the pandemic is influencing the lives of U.S. nurses working on the frontlines battling COVID-19. Data was collected from nurses working across the country, as well as nurses working in Florida during the surge of cases throughout the summer. The aim is to better understand how the immense pressures and risks faced by healthcare professionals influence their physical and psychological health and safety.

How are [health care professionals] coping? ... What are the implications of this stress? We're studying how this tension affects relationships with family members, and how that in turn funnels back to work outcomes, such as safety and patient care.

Stephanie Andel