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VUMC in the news, April 26, 2022

Apr. 22, 2022, 8:44 AM

A roundup of a few recent stories from the press about Vanderbilt University Medical Center:

William Schaffner, MD, professor of Preventive Medicine, continues to be one of the most in-demand sources about COVID-19, influenza and other subjects in the news. Among the news organizations he has spoken with recently: Salon, USA Today, Forbes, Fortune, CNNCBS Miami and Healthline.

Kathryn Edwards, MD, Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Pediatrics was quoted by The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal about the lifting of COVID restrictions.

Associated Press national medical writer Carla Johnson interviewed David Penson, MD, professor and chair of Urology, for a story about whether low-grade prostate cancer (Gleason Score 6) should be called something other than cancer as a way to discourage overtreatment.

Modern Healthcare technology reporter Jessica Cohen interviewed Trent Rosenbloom, MD, vice chair for Faculty Affairs and professor of Biomedical Informatics, for a story about his JAMA Network Open study on releasing test results to patients.

Cyndya Shibao, MD, MSCI, associate professor of Medicine, was quoted by Axios Nashville in a story about research at VUMC into long COVID.

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