March 17, 2023

VUMC in the news, March 21, 2023

William Schaffner, MD, professor of Preventive Medicine, continues to be one of the most in-demand sources about RSV, COVID-19, influenza and other subjects in the news. Among the news organizations he has spoken with recently: ABC News, Lead Stories, Washington Post, Inverse, and HealthDay News via U.S. News and World Report.

Stacey Dusetzina, PhD, professor of Health Policy,  was quoted by Reuters and NBC News in stories about Novo Nordisk’s decision to lower the list price of insulin. Dusetzina was also interviewed by Stat for a story about coverage of new weight loss drugs by Medicare.

National Geographic reporter Tara Haelle interviewed Reid Ness, MD, associate professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, for a story about a new study on colorectal cancer statistics.

Prevention reporter Korin Miller interviewed Brittany Mays, MD, assistant professor of Neurology, for a story about a nasal spray for migraines.

A U. S. News and World Report story about jobs outside academia for people with science PhDs quotes Kim Petrie, PhD, assistant dean of Biomedical Research, Education, and Training.

Charles Clarke, MD, assistant professor of Clinical Neurology, was quoted by Live Science in a story headlined, “If the brain doesn’t feel pain, why do headaches hurt?”