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In a Pandemic World, How Do You Keep Masks Dry for First Responders?

A picture of a masked EMT assisting a patient.
Woolverton's research focused on how best to dry N95 masks for first responders.

Christopher J. Woolverton, Ph.D. is a Professor of Epidemiology in the College of Public Health at Kent State University. Richard E. Ferdig, Ph.D. is the Summit Professor of Learning Technologies and Professor of Educational Technology at Kent State University.

In part two of the interview, Woolverton shares his research using silica packets to keep N95 masks free of moisture. You can listen to part one of the interview here.

J. Nungesser is a multiple media journalist at Ideastream Public Media.