Health Equity

July 14, 2023

VUMC in the news, July 18, 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: USA Today, ABC News, Health, WebMD, The Epoch Times, and CNN.

NPR and The New York Times Magazine published stories featuring Stephen Patrick, MD, director of the Center for Child Health Policy, about programs offering hope to women in recovery and their babies.

NBC News reporter Erika Edwards interviewed Buddy Creech, MD, professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, for a story about enterovirus.

Consuelo Wilkins, MD, professor of Medicine, Senior Vice President and senior associate dean for Health Equity and Inclusive Excellence, was interviewed for a Stat story about why many patients with Parkinson’s disease don’t see a neurologist.

William Heerman, MD, associate professor of Pediatrics, was quoted by Medpage Today in a story headlined, “Better weight outcomes for kids with family-based approach in primary care.”