Nicole Schramm-Sapyta

Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

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Brianna Cellini (Global Health, Neuroscience), Kexin (William) Feng (Public Policy, Philosophy), John Liakos (Neuroscience), and Maya Pandey (Political Science, Public Policy) received updated data from the Durham county sheriff’s office and Duke health, adding data from 2019-2020.  They spent the summer cleaning that data, comparing past demographics and descriptive statistics...

A team of students led by researchers Nicole Schramm-Sapyta (Duke Institute for Brain Sciences) and Maria Tackett (Statistical Science) will explore the impacts of community health services and local laws and policies on the justice-involved population in Durham. The team will create a public-facing interactive timeline of the implementation of...

This summer, our objective was to take data provided by the Durham County Detention Facility (DCDF), Duke Health, and Lincoln Community Health Center and analyze trends across the local justice system and these health care institutions, specifically in regards to individuals with mental illness. We analyzed the experience of individuals...

Over ten weeks, Computer Science Majors Amber Strange and Jackson Dellinger joined forces with Psychology major Rachel Buchanan to perform a data-driven analysis of mental health intervention practices by Durham Police Department. They worked closely with leadership from the Durham Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Collaborative, made up of officers who have completed 40 hours of specialized training in mental illness...

Aidan Fitzsimmons (Public Policy, Mathematics, Electrical & Computer Engineering), Joe Choo (Mathematics, Economics) and Brooke Scheinberg (Mathematics) spent ten weeks partnering with the Durham Crisis Intervention Team, the Criminal Justice Resource Center, and the Stepping Up Initiative. Utilizing booking data of 57,346 individuals provided by the Durham County Jail, this team was able to create visualizations and predictive...