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VUMC in the news, May 17, 2022

May. 12, 2022, 1:39 PM

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

The New York Times columnist Lisa Sanders featured a patient story about a 68-year woman and her physician Basil Kahwash, MD, assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine. The patient had a mysterious illness that was later found out to be a red meat allergy.

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: ABC News, Bloomberg, Prevention, Healthline, Los Angeles Times, and Deseret News.

HealthcareNOW Radio Podcast hosts Gil Bashe and Gregg Masters interviewed Reed Omary, MD, professor and chair of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, about his work with Radiology, both locally and nationally, to introduce climate into the specialty, and why he’s including it in every opportunity he has as a leader.

Nashville Post reporter Hannah Herner interviewed Julia Lewis, MD, professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, for a story about chronic kidney disease and treatment.


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