September 22, 2023

VUMC in the news, Sept. 26, 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: NBC News, CNN, Voice of America, The Wall Street Journal, Medscape, U.S. News and World Report, Vox, HuffPost, and The Washington Post (in a piece about musician Sufjan Stevens’ Guillain-Barre syndrome).

Keipp Talbot, MD, associate professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was quoted by The New York Times in a story about why (almost) everyone should get a flu shot.

Alexander Sin, MD, clinical fellow of Pediatrics, was quoted in a STAT story about how the banning some transgender young people from participating in sports are a health issue.

Annet Kirabo, DVM, PhD, associate professor of Medicine, was quoted in a Wired story about the World Health Organization’s new effort to focus on preventing and treating hypertension.

Psychology Today published an article written by Stephen Camarata, PhD, professor of Hearing and Speech Sciences. about autistic rights not depending on the ability to read or write.

Becker’s Hospital Review assistant editor Paige Twenter is interviewing Gerald Hickson, MD, founding director of the Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy, for a story about health systems’ efforts to strengthen physician relationships with one another.