Katie Kirsch

Research Associate, Texas A&M University

Katie  KirschKatie Kirsch is a research associate in the department of epidemiology and biostatistics at the Texas A&M University School of Public Health, where she is also pursuing a doctorate in public health in epidemiology and environmental health. She serves as a staff member and graduate trainee of the Texas A&M Superfund Research Center’s Community Engagement and Research Translation Cores and a member of the Institute for Sustainable Communities’ Health and Environment Program. Katie holds a master’s in food science and technology from Texas A&M and a bachelor’s in hotel and restaurant management from the University of Houston and has co-authored 14 peer-reviewed research articles.
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COVID-19 - Tips for Hotel Managers

As we prepare for the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, there are some precautions hotel managers and staff can take to improve guest and employee health and safety. Early evidence suggests that the virus that causes COVID-19 can spread more easily than the virus that causes seasonal influenza, and it appears that the COVID-19 disease is more deadly than seasonal influenza.