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April 2024

Date Story Topic  
4/12 Chris D'Adamo, PhD, (Family and Community Medicine, Center for Integrative Medicine, CIM) is interviewed on the TikTok weight loss trend "Oat-zempic".

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4/11 Timothy Chryssikos, MD, PhD, (Neurosurgery) comments on a new study finding physician empathy linked to better outcomes for patients with chronic pain.

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4/10 Cynthia Drogula, MD, (Surgery) is quoted in an article about metastatic breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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4/5 Sarah Sunshine, MD, (Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences) discusses how the solar eclipse can damage your eyes and how to view it safely. 

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4/2 Wilbur Chen, MD, MS, (Medicine, Center for Vaccine Development, CVD) is interviewed about a human case of the H5N1 bird flu.

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4/2 Jyoti Kanwar, MBBS, (Psychiatry) discusses the fear of bridges and coping with phobias following the Key Bridge collapse. 

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March 2024

March 2024

Date Story Topic  
3/29 Mohamed Ibrahim, MB, BCh, (Medicine) is interviewed on the stages of kidney disease and Ozempic's impacts on disease progression.

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3/27 Jyoti Kanwar, MBBS, (Psychiatry) discusses ways to cope with videos and images of the Key Bridge collapse.

ABC News

WJZ

3/25 Jessica K. Lee, MD, (Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences) is interviewed on the risks and side effects of medical abortion.

Washington Post

3/22 Rozalina McCoy, MD, MS, (Medicine) addresses common questions about Ozempic and the growing popularity of weight loss drugs.

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WBAL

3/21 Bartley Griffith, MD, and Muhammad Mohiuddin, MD, (Surgery) discuss  the xenotransplantation of a genetically modified pig kidney.

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Nature

3/21 Esa Davis, MD, MPH, (Family & Community Medicine) and Rebecca Carter, MD, (Pediatrics) share the importance and impacts of mobile health units.

WBAL

3/19 Elizabeth Nichols, MD, (Radiation Oncology) discusses the benefits of proton therapy for women diagnosed with breast cancer.

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3/19 Andrea Herbert, MD, MPH, (Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery) shares tips on how to cope with seasonal allergies.

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3/18 Jessica K. Lee (Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences) is interviewed on the first over-the-counter birth pill control, Opill. 

WBAL

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3/18 Institute of Human Virology (IHV) faculty, Mohammed Sajadi, MD, George Lewis, PhD, Shyamasundaran Kotillil, MBBD, PHD and Dean Mark Gladwin, MD, discuss new study on COVID-19 antibody response durability. 

Medical Xpress

3/15 UMSOM Dean Mark Gladwin, MD, (Medicine) discusses sickle cell disease and the red cell exchange transfusion trial, SCD-CARRE. 

Baltimore-Times

3/15 Erik von Rosenvinge, MD (Medicine) and IGS's Jacques Ravel, PhD (Microbiology and Immunology) discuss their paper in Science on the need to regulate direct-to-consumer microbiome health test kits. 

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New Scientist

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3/14 Zaineb Makhzoumi, MD, MPH, (Dermatology) shares the best sleep mask material for your skin. 

NBC News

3/14 Katherine Goetzinger, MD, MSCI, and Shifa Turan, MD, (Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences) are interviewed about a successful surgery to correct a baby's heart defect.

WJZ

3/12 Rozalina McCoy, MD, MS (Medicine), Esa Davis, MD (Family & Community Medicine), and Dean Mark Gladwin (Medicine) are quoted on new study finding people in rural towns have higher risk of diabetes-related complications.  

USNEWS

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Medical Xpress

3/8 Emerson Wickwire, PhD, (Psychiatry) discusses the causes of snoring.

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3/8 Chris W.T. Miller, MD, (Psychiatry) shares commentary about how grief effects the brain.

Washington Post

3/6 Taofeek Owinikoko, MD, PhD, (Medicine) shares nutrition tips for people with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. 

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3/5 Emerson Wickwire, PhD, (Psychiatry) is interviewed about adjusting sleep patterns to the start of Daylight Saving Time. 

MPT

3/5 Mary Drexler, MSW and Kenneth Crawford, CPRS, CRC discuss the signs of problem gambling and resources to get help. 

WBOC

3/4 Natalie Leong, MD, (Orthopaedics) discusses the use of PRP injections to heal Orioles pitcher Kyle Bradish's UCL sprain. 

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Capital Gazette

3/4 Scott Jerome, DO, (Medicine) comments on how isometric exercise can help improve blood pressure. 

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3/1 Matthew Laurens, MD, MPH (Pediatrics) is interviewed on the rise in Norovirus cases in the Northeast.

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February 2024

February 2024

Date Story Topic  
2/29 David Zapata, MD, (Surgery) is interviewed about a patient receiving robot-assisted heart surgery.

WBAL

2/29 Wilbur Chen, MD, MS, (Medicine) is quoted on CDC guidance advising older adults to get another COVID-19 booster.

TIME 

2/27 Gustavo Medeiros, MD, (Psychiatry) comments on new smartphone app that uses AI to detect depression.

UPI

2/25 Vasken Dilsizian, MD, (Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine) discusses the important of heart imaging to investigate chest pain during exercise. 

Fox 5

2/24 Rozalina McCoy, MD, MS, (Medicine) comments on FDA warning against the use of smart devices for blood sugar monitoring.

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2/23 A CVD flu study participant shares his hotel quarantine experience. 

Business-Insider

2/23 Saskia Popescu, PhD, MA, MPH, (Epidemiology & Public Health) comments on the rise in measles cases and its link to vaccination rates.

WebMD

PBS NEWS HOUR

2/23 Mukta Srivastava, MD, (Medicine) discusses study finding women can reduce their risk of heart disease with less exercise than men.

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2/22 Troy LeMaile-Stovall's appointment to the UMSOM Board of Visitors was featured by many outlets.

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Market Watch

2/20 Jacques Ravel, PhD, (Microbiology and Immunology) discusses the role of the microbiome in women's health.  Microbiome Times
2/19 Robert O'Toole, MD, (Orthopaedics) discusses trial results identifying patient mental health outcomes after orthopaedic surgical procedures and antibiotic powder to reduce risk of post-surgical infection. Healio
2/18 UMSOM Dean Mark Gladwin is featured in a piece discussing a new program that will bring medical students to the Eastern Shore to improve rural access to healthcare. Star Democrat
2/17 Taofeek Kunle Owonikoko, MD, PhD, is interviewed on his new position as new executive director of UMGCCC. The Cancer Letter
2/17

Greg Schrank, MD, (Medicine) speaks about CDC's proposed changes to their recommendations on isolating during COVID infection.

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Yahoo News

2/16 Seemant Chaturvedi, MD, (Neurology) comments on the use of AI-based systems in stroke care. TCTMD
2/13 The UMSOM study on at-home COVID-19 tests was covered by many outlets. 

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Baltimore Sun

Medical Xpress

2/13 Niharika Khanna, MBBS, MD, DGO, (Family & Community Medicine) is interviewed on new legislation to ban tobacco products at Baltimore sports stadiums.  WBAL Radio
2/12 Jessica K. Lee, MD, MPH, (Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences) is quoted in coverage about the state's grant to support abortion care and training program.

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Maryland Matters

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2/12 Jonathan Packer, MD, (Orthopaedics) discusses how preoperative pain management education can reduce opioid use after ACL reconstruction Healio
2/9 Mary Drexler, MSW, is interviewed on the rise in sports betting and signs of problem gambling.  Fox 45 WBFF logo
2/8 Shana Ntiri, MD, MPH, (Family & Community Medicine) is quoted in an article about a projected rise in cancer cases.  Medical-News-Today
2/7 Anthony Harris, MD, MPH, (Epidemiology & Public Health) discusses the rise of multidrug resistant organisms in healthcare facilities. MedPage Today
2/5 Rozalina McCoy, MD, MS, (Medicine) discusses recent study on patient decision-making when choosing type 2 diabetes medications. MedScape
2/2 Matthew Laurens, MD, MPH, (Pediatrics) is interviewed on the CDC's recent health alert and rise in measles cases.  Fox 45 WBFF logo
2/2 Bartley Griffith, MD, (Surgery) and Muhammad Mohiuddin, MD, (Surgery) discuss their plans for a third xenotransplantation.  Daily Record
2/2 Kashif Munir, MD, (Medicine) is interviewed about Ravens player coming to the aid of a woman suffering from hypoglycemia.  WJZ
2/1 Esa Davis, MD, MPH, (Family & Community Medicine) is highlighted as 25 Black Marylanders to watch.  Baltimore Sun
2/1  Thomas Scalea, MD, (Surgery) is quoted on Shock Trauma's impacts in saving lives during annual lobbying effort. Fox 45 WBFF logo

 

January 2024

January 2024

Date Story Topic  
1/31 Gerard Slobogean, MD, MPH, (Orthopaedics) discusses his new study, published in New England Journal of Medicine, finding iodine-based skin antiseptic helps prevent surgical-site infections. 

MedPage Today

Medical Xpress

Healio

Science Daily

Scienmag

Tech Explorist

1/30 Bart Griffith, MD (Surgery), and Muhammad Mohiuddin, MD (Surgery), were interviewed on their historic xenotransplants and outlook for the future.

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1/30 Shana Ntiri, MD, MPH, (Family & Community Medicine) shares what you need to know about cancer screenings. 

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1/27 Deanna Kelly, PharmD, BCPP, (Psychiatry) comments on the ketogenic diet and its effects on mental illness.

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1/26 Scott Jerome, DO, F.A.C.C., F.A.S.N.C.,F.S.C.C.T, (Cardiology) discusses the health impacts of sitting at work and how to stay active.

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1/26 Niharika Khanna, MBBS, MD, D.G.O., (Family & Community Medicine) comments on cold-fighting tips found on TikTok. 

Yahoo News

1/25 Kathleen Neuzil, MD, MPH, FIDSA (Medicine) and Dean Mark Gladwin, MD (Medicine) are quoted on clinical trial finding a single-dose of the typhoid conjugate vaccine can protect kids long-term. 

Medical Xpress

HealthDay

Healio

Mirage News

News Medical

Scienmag

1/24 Esa Davis, MD, MPH, (Family & Community Medicine) discusses the progress made in black infant mortality rates and what still needs to be done.

Baltimore Sun

1/24 Samuel Tisherman, MD, (Surgery) discusses how cold water temperature may have saved person fallen in Inner Harbor.

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1/23 Christopher D'Adamo, PhD, (Family & Community Medicine) shares the health benefits of eucalyptus oil. 

Prevention

1/23 Daniel Maluf, MD, (Surgery) speaks to multiple outlets about a rare dual living-donor transplant case.

Good Morning America

Washington Post

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1/22 Surbhi Leekha, MBBS, MPH, (Epidemiology and Public Health) discusses the reinstatement of masking requirements in healthcare facilities.

MedScape

1/22 Claudia Dal Molin, DO, (Medicine) is interviewed about making lifestyle and weight-loss resolutions stick.

MPT

1/22 Emerson Wickwire, PhD, (Psychiatry) discusses why sleeping more in the winter months can be a good thing.

WTOP

1/19 Saskia Popescu, PhD, MA, MPH, (Epidemiology & Public Health) comments on California's updated COVID-19 isolation guidelines.

NBC

1/19 Cheyenne Falat, MD, (Emergency Medicine) discusses the signs and treatment of frostbite.

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1/18 Thomas Scalea, MD, (Surgery) is interviewed by multiple outlets on a proposal to tax dealers and manufacturers of guns and ammunition to fund Maryland's trauma system.

Washington Post

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Maryland Matters

1/17 Irina Burd, MD, PhD, (Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences) shares research findings the use of magnesium sulfate for fetal neuroprotection in preterm birth.

MDedge

1/17 Christian Wright , MD, (Pediatrics) discusses how to protect children against hypothermia this winter.

WTOP

1/17 Jean-Pierre Raufman, MD, (Medicine) discusses the risks of using laxatives for weight loss.

WTOP

1/17 Sharon Hoover, PhD, (Psychiatry) comments on federal education report on decline in mental health services in public schools. 

Washington Post

1/17 Kevin Cullen, MD, (Medicine), discusses the importance of cancer screenings as part of your new year's resolutions.

CBSN

1/16 Esther Liu, MD, (Pediatrics) shares tips on how to keep children safe in the extreme cold.

Yahoo News

1/15 Stephen M. Kavic, MD, (Surgery) discusses challenges of training left-handed surgeons and new study showing left-handed surgeons feel stigmatized.

MedScape

1/12 Dean Mark Gladwin, MD, (Medicine) discusses red blood cell exchange transfusions for sickle cell patients.

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1/12 Sara Lee, MD, (Emergency Medicine) shares tips on how to prevent injuries while shoveling snow. 

Fox News

1/10 Jill RachBeisel, MD, (Psychiatry) discusses the diagnosis and treatment of adult ADHD.

Baltimore Sun

1/9 Steven Kittner, MD, MPH and Breana Taylor, MD, (Neurology) comment on new study finding poor oral health linked to worse brain health.

MedScape

1/9 Gregory Schrank, MD, (Epidemiology & Public Health) is interviewed about low COVID-19, RSV and flu vaccination rates.

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1/8 Gregory Schrank, MD, (Epidemiology & Public Health) discusses increasing COVID-19 and flu hospitalizations with local media.

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Baltimore Sun

1/6 Christopher Miller, MD, (Psychiatry) shares tips on how to improve mental health, practice self-compassion and gratitude.

Washington Post

1/5 Hiring of Lindsay Farrington as Vice President of Development was featured by many news outlets.

Yahoo! Finance

Market Watch

1/5 Gustavo Medeiros, MD, (Psychiatry) comments on poststroke disorder study findings and treatment development.

MedScape

1/5 Matthew Laurens, MD, MPH, (Pediatrics) comments on the R21 malaria vaccine recommendation.

PBS NEWS HOUR

1/4 Wilbur Chen, MD, MS, (Medicine) discusses a first-of-its-kind flu study with several local news outlets.

WMAR

WJZ

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WTOP

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WYPR

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WTOP

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Braxton Mitchell, PhD, MPH, Steven Kittner, MD, MPH, (Epidemiology & Public Health) and Dean Mark Gladwin, MD discuss study finding connection between blood type and stroke risk. 

Best Life

1/4 Adam Puche, PhD, (Neurobiology) shares the emotional impacts of human body dissection in medical school.

Baltimore Sun

1/3 Matthew Frieman, PhD, (Microbiology and Immunology) comments on seasonal patterns of COVID-19.

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