Entries by Dr. Michelle Au

Wellesley Magazine – Fall 2021

By Amy Yee ’96Illustrations by Nicole XuFall 2021 A memory from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic remains indelible. It was early March 2020, and schools and businesses were yet to close down. But already a gnawing sense of foreboding loomed, apart from the virus itself. My fears were confirmed by a LinkedIn post from […]

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

POLITICS By Maya T. Prabhu, Dec 10, 2021 Recently approved maps redrawing lines for legislative districts have pushed a first-term Democratic state senator — and the first Asian American woman to serve in the Georgia Senate — to attempt to switch chambers after her seat was drawn in a way that drastically changed its racial and […]

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Opinion

POLITICS By Patricia Murphy, Nov 16, 2021   The results of redistricting in Georgia this week have mostly turned out to be the calm after the storm, with the GOP majority giving up a handful of seats to the ascending Democrats, but stopping short of giving away their grip on the reins of either chamber […]

The COVID Long Haulers

COVID Long Haulers: Personal Insights on Long COVID, the Impact on Children and Families, and Our Public Health Response. A conversation with Senator Michelle Au, Sarah Riggs Amico and Dr. Dona Kim Murphey.  

AJC: Opinion

OPINION By Michelle Au Aug 9, 2021   Georgia, like much of the country, is in the midst of a cresting “fourth wave” of the COVID-19 pandemic, and finds itself among the states seeing the highest jump in hospitalizations over the last two weeks. With only four in ten Georgians fully vaccinated against the virus, […]

The Washington Post: Opinion

A woman holds a sign supporting an end to hate directed at Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI), as seen at the Logan Square Monument in Chicago on March 20. (Nam Y. Huh/AP) By Leana S. WenJune 1, 2021 at 4:05 p.m. EDT The lab-leak hypothesis has emerged as one of two leading theories for […]

Redistricting 101

Redistricting 101 History, The Basics, and What to Expect for Georgia’s Redistricting Special Session with Professor Charles Bullock and State Senators Elena Parent and Michelle Au.