April 27, 2023

VUMC in the news, May 2, 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 were The Washington Post, Healthline, Prevention, USA Today, NBC News, and ABC News.

The Mail on Sunday senior health reporter Ethan Ennals and Forbes senior contributor Howard Gleckman interviewed Hannah Harmsen, MD, assistant professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, and Matthew Schrag, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Neurology, for stories about their case report examining the brain of a patient who died in a trial of the new Alzheimer’s drug Lecanemab.

Tina Hartert, MD, MPH, Lulu H. Owen Endowed Professor of Medicine, and Christian Rosas-Salazar, MD, MPH, assistant professor of Pediatrics, were quoted individually or together in stories in Medpage Today, Gizmodo, HealthDay, and Becker’s Hospital Review.

Eben Rosenthal, MD, Barry and Amy Baker Professor of Otolaryngology, was quoted, by USA Today in a story about three new advances in cancer treatment.

Bradley Malin, PhD, professor of Biomedical Informatics, was quoted by Forbes in a story about the security of online health data.