Kevin O’Rourke

Kevin O’Rourke is a freelance Scientific Writer at the University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). In addition to his work at IHME, he is an active arts critic and the author of a collection of essays, As If Seen at an Angle. 


The Thousand and One Natural Shocks of COVID-19

Assessing psychological impacts of coronavirus—the second in a two-part series on the mental health burden of COVID-19


The Thousand Natural Shocks of COVID-19

Assessing the psychological impacts of coronavirus—first in a two-part series on COVID-19 and its mental health burden


The Kids Are (Not) Alright

Analyzing the evidence against—and in support of—reopening schools during COVID-19


Six Months Under the Coronavirus

Lessons Learned from the Leading COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies Around the Globe


Uncertainty and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Understand and embrace uncertainty to get the most out of forecasts