About

The COVID-19 Diagnostics Commons from the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University is designed to address the COVID-19 pandemic with comprehensive information about testing, diagnostics technologies and strategies for how employers are keeping their employees safe as they reopen the economy. 

Please contact us at CHSCovid@asu.edu with any questions, comments or to get involved.

Principal Investigators

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Mara G. Aspinall

Professor of Practice
ASU College of Health Solutions

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Nate Wade

Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives
ASU College of Health Solutions

ASU College of Health Solutions

Dr. Sarah Igoe
Research Professional

Dr. Brandon M. Henry*
Physician, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
*Top 10 most prolific COVID researchers

Carl Yamashiro
Clinical Associate Professor

Monica Lovato
Project Manager

Julie Krell
Senior Director of Marketing and Event Solutions

Jonathan Kurka
Senior Research Analyst

Marcus Jones
Assistant Director of Special Projects

Leo Pardo
Digital Marketing Manager

Kelly Krause
Media and Communications Manager

Deanna Johnson Mullican
Graphic Designer Principal

Kym Levesque
Marketing Content Specialist

Sarah Miller
Web Associate

Marissa Tuchalski
Senior Event Coordinator

Zakk Swihart
Event Assistant

Jane Crane
Events/Admin Program Coordinator

Katie Cannon
Alumni Relations Coordinator

ASU Decision Theater

Jon Miller
Director

Sri Kandala
Manager and Research Scientist

Fangwu Wei
Assistant Research Scientist and Data Scientist

Ramesh Gorantla
Software Development Lead

Erzhena Soktoeva
UX Design Lead

Ana Hernandez
Graphic Designer

DeAnn Fedyski
Project Coordinator

Kayleigh Steele
Student Employee

Lokeshwar Dasa Gangadhar Gupta
Student Employee

Ashish Padakannaya
Student Employee

Sravani Gandla
Student Employee

Avinash Bhojwani
Student Employee

Rahul Santhosh Kumar Varma
Student Employee

World Economic Forum

Genya Dana
Head of Healthcare Transformation

Cameron Fox
Project Specialist, Precision Medicine

Our team would like to thank The Rockefeller Foundation for their support of this initiative.

From Arizona State University

ASU releases first comprehensive survey on how companies are protecting their employees from COVID-19
1,125 companies in 29 countries reveal stark challenges in navigating the pandemic

COVID-19 Diagnostics Commons: A data-driven collaboration
ASU partners with World Economic Forum and the Rockefeller Foundation on new initiative to help companies get back to work

ASU hosts summit to address spread of novel coronavirus
ASU's College of Health Solutions played host to a virtual gathering of roughly 60 diagnostics leaders from around the world.

From Our Partners

We asked companies how they are helping employees to work safely. Here’s what they said
World Economic Forum

Can Mass Self-Testing for Covid-19 Keep Schools Safe?
The Wall Street Journal

Testing for America Releases How-To Guide for Testing Programs to Reopen Schools Safely
Cision PR Newswire

New research commissioned by The Rockefeller Foundation strengthens evidence base for reopening K-12 schools with robust Covid-19 testing programs
Cision PR Newswire

Covid-19 Testing in Schools Bolsters Safety but Is Hard to Set Up, Studies Find
The Wall Street Journal

Bristol Myers Gains Rights to Rockefeller's Covid Treatment
TheStreet

The Rockefeller Foundation Announces Grant to Expand Access to COVID-19 Testing and Tracing in Africa
ReliefWeb

Keeping workers well: A new initiative sets vision for health at work during COVID-19
World Economic Forum

A National Decision Point: Effective Testing and Screening for Covid-19
The Rockefeller Foundation

COVID-19 National Testing and Tracing Action Plan
The Rockefeller Foundation

In the News

‎Workplace COVID-19 Testing May Be Needed Despite Vaccine Rollout
New Jersey Business & Industry Association

Here are the challenges of protecting employees from COVID-19
AZ Big Media

Canary Health Technologies Continues COVID-19 Test Development With Ultra-Rapid Saliva Test
360Dx

Even More Testing
GenomeWeb

Is The Biden Administration Doing Enough To Boost COVID-19 Testing?
WXXI News

Schools try new COVID-19 testing strategy: pooling specimens
Marketplace

As CDC weighs coronavirus testing requirement for domestic flights, industry voices fierce opposition
The Washington Post

Why America is ‘flying blind’ to the coronavirus mutations racing across the globe
The Washington Post

COVID-19 Pandemic Accelerated Development of CRISPR as a Diagnostic Platform in 2020
GenomeWeb

Inside President Biden’s Rapid Covid Testing Plan for Schools
Tech & Learning

How good is COVID-19 testing in the U.S. right now?
National Geographic

Employers Consider COVID-19 Testing as Vaccine Rolls Out
SHRM

Biden plans federal board to surge COVID-19 testing. What might that look like?
Marketplace

The Truth About COVID Rapid Tests
Men's Health

Coronavirus testing before flying could become the norm as airlines try to boost confidence and woo travelers
The Washington Post

Many Employers Avoid Covid Tests Over Cost, Not Availability
The New York Times

Did Trump Delay the Arrival of At-Home Coronavirus Testing?
The Atlantic

States Undercount Positive Rapid Tests, Masking the Spread of Disease
The New York Times

Home tests could help in the fight against the coronavirus. So where are they?
The Washington Post

The breakthrough that could halt the pandemic, even before a vaccine
Politico

New Report Gives Covid-19 Testing Strategies To Help America’s Communities Open Safely
CITI I/O

Coronavirus testing hits a wall: Where do we go from here?
MedTech Dive

Do-it-yourself coronavirus testing sparks kudos, and caution
The Boston Globe

Myth Busting with Mara (Podcast)
Accumen’s Healthcare Performance Insider Podcast

Virus testing in the US is dropping, even as deaths mount
Associated Press

U.S. Must Spend $75 Billion to Improve COVID-19 Testing, Report Says
US News

COVID-19 temperature checks might do more harm than good
Popular Science