VUMC in the news, April 26, 2022Apr. 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, CNN, CBS Miami and Healthline.
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.