In the News
A roundup of recent contributions to mainstream media content.
- John Amory, professor, gave a TEDMED titled “How a male contraceptive pill could work.” TEDMED is the independent health and medicine edition of the world-famous TED conference. TED Talks have been viewed online over two billion times around the world.
- Paul Crane, professor, and Eric Larson, clinical professor, were quoted in the UW Medicine Newsroom article “Eye conditions provide new lens for screening for Alzheimer’s.”
- The research of Joann Elmore, affiliate professor, was highlighted in UW Medicine's The Huddle.
- Molly Blackley Jackson, associate professor, was interviewed by UW Medicine's The Huddle about medical professionalism.
- During the smoky days in Western Washington this summer, UW Medicine's Right as Rain interviewed Joel Kaufman, professor, about smoke inhalation and health. Dr. Kaufman was also interviewed for an article in Nature.
- NPR interviewed Joshua Liao, assistant professor, about the overprescribing of anti-psychotic medications. Dr. Liao also contributed to two episodes of The UW Medicine Cares Transformation Podcast: “This all comes down to chickens,” about the challenging healthcare landscape, and “Acronym Bingo,” about acronyms that dominate the care transformation conversation.
- Debra Milek, associate professor, was interviewed by local radio station KNKX about job safety for janitors.
- Douglas Paauw, professor and director of medicine student programs, was featured in The Daily News, the local newspaper in Longview, Washington. Dr. Paauw visited the local family care clinic and gave a lecture debunking common medical myths.
- UW Medicine's Right as Rain interviewed Michelle Rappaport, clinical instructor, about aging well.
- David Tauben, clinical professor, was co-author of an editorial in The Seattle Times about the opioid crisis. Dr. Tauben was also interviewed by local King 5 News.
- Judith Tsui, associate professor, was quoted by CBS News about addiction treatment.
Source: DOM Week