May 5, 2023

VUMC in the news, May 9, 2023

William Schaffner, MD, professor of Preventive Medicine, continues to be one of the most in-demand sources about infectious disease in the news. Among the news outlets he has spoken to recently: Self, NBC News, AARP, National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) podcast Infectious IDeas, CBS News Streaming and the Associated Press.

Seth Karp, MD, H. William Scott Jr. Professor, chair of the Section of Surgical Sciences and director of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center was interviewed by WBUR, Boston Public Radio, about accountability concerns in organ procurement organizations.

NBC News reporter Linda Carroll interviewed Anna Beth Bradley, MD, assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, for a story about a new study on Mediterranean diet reducing risk for Type 2 diabetes.

Stacey Dusetzina, PhD, professor of Health Policy, spoke to Politico for a story headlined, The Hill’s biggest health care battle you haven’t heard about.

Medscape reporter Howard Wolinsky interviewed Roger Dmochowski, MD, professor of Urology and Surgery, for a story about his Journal of Urology abstract on a device for an overactive bladder.

Karen Winkfield, MD, PhD, professor of Radiation Oncology, was quoted in a Prevention story about clinical trials and Black patients.

James Antoon, MD, MPH, assistant professor of Pediatrics and pediatric hospitalist at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, was quoted by HealthDay in a story about children and self-harm.

Tyler Barrett, MD, MSCI, professor of Emergency Medicine, was quoted by NBC News in a story about airlines and their preparation to treat passengers experiencing allergic reactions in the air.

Neill Broderick, PhD, assistant professor of Pediatrics, was quoted by HealthDay in a story about mindfulness and how its practice can help parents of a child with autism.