July 28, 2023

VUMC in the news, Aug. 1, 2023

A WebMD story on maternal mortality is now live. Vanderbilt is named as one of the top obstetric centers in the U.S. and its program on maternal mortality is mentioned in the story.

The New York Times reporter Christina Caron interviewed Shravani Durbhakula, MD, MPH, MBA, assistant professor, Pain Medicine & Anesthesiology, for a story about patient’s advocating for themselves when dealing with pain.

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: WPLN Nashville Public Radio, NBC News, The Washington Times, The New York Post, AARP and Self magazine.

Black Doctor published a story on treating eczema in summer that quotes Carla Lee, MD, assistant professor of Dermatology, and Jami Miller, MD, associate professor of Dermatology.

Paul Newhouse, MD, director of the Center for Cognitive Medicine, was interviewed for a Healthline story about inflammation and dementia risk.

Eva Rawlings Parker, MD, assistant professor of Dermatology, was quoted by Medical Daily in a story about how extreme heat affects underlying health conditions.