The HERO Initiative

UF Health joins study of COVID-19 impacts on health workers, possible remedies

By: Doug Bennett
heros UF Health researchers are aiming to enroll physicians, nurses, food service workers, respiratory therapists, environmental services workers and others in the HERO initiative. Louis Brems
“We want a truly diverse group of workers with different types of health care jobs in various locations. The idea is to allow them to respond to questions about their exposures to COVID-19 and any resulting stresses or conditions.”
Elizabeth A. Shenkman, Ph.D.
heros The HERO study will explore how COVID-19 impacts front-line health care workers Jesse S. Jones