Advancing Covid Health Equity
The Baszuckis invested in the early work of Unidos en Salud (United in Health), a coalition of hundreds of scientists, clinicians and community volunteers to conduct one of the largest COVID-19 testing studios in the nation.
Their work, which became a national testing model, revealed how low-wage essential workers were disproportionately getting infected. The initial findings provided critical information for public health officials to gauge how widely the virus was spreading in specific communities and helped guide policies around testing resources
We recognize that many innovators are ahead of their time and may face difficulties securing funding from traditional sources.