In the News
A roundup of recent contributions to mainstream media content.
- Local news program KIRO 7 interviewed Professor John Amory in their segment and article “Male birth control: Seattle couple opens up about gel study.”
- Clinical Assistant Professor Jennifer Azen shared her expertise on estimating longevity in “How Long Are You Going to Live? These 3 Fitness Tests Can Tell You” for UW Medicine’s Right as Rain.
- UW Medicine’s Newsroom highlighted Assistant Professor Lauren Beste’s work on treating the hepatitis C virus in their article “No downside but cost to Hep C antivirals, hepatologist says.”
- Associate Professor Jennifer Best was a guest on Dr. Mark Shapiro’s podcast, Explore the Space. They spoke about working with new medical interns.
- Professor David Dugdale was a guest on episode 10 of The Transformer, a UW Medicine podcast. He discussed value-based care and UW Medicine’s approach to in the episode titled “What's value-based care, anyway?”
- The Times of London and NPR interviewed Professor Joel Kaufman about the effects of air pollution on lung health.
- An essay in the New England Journal of Medicine co-authored by Drs. Joshua Liao, Stephan Fihn, and Ashok Reddy caught the attention of the UW Medicine Newsroom who discussed it in “Vitals in redesigning veterans’ healthcare.”
- The Candy, Mike, and Todd Show on the local KIRO Radio station discussed treating opioid addiction with Professor Joseph Merrill.
- Professor Thomas Gallagher was interviewed by WBUR, Boston’s local NPR station, for their article “Report: No Drop In Medical Errors, But Their Human Toll Endures.”
- UW’s The Daily talked to Professor Leo Morales about injury prevention and reducing health disparities in their article “Activism from the emergency room.”
- The LA Times tapped Professor Scott Ramsey’s knowledge for their piece “Soaring insurance deductibles and high drug prices hit sick Americans with a ‘double whammy.’”
- Right as Rain highlighted the experience of Acting Assistant Professor Coralynn Sack in “Wildfires Are the New PNW Summer Norm — and They’re Impacting Our Health.”
- The Transformer podcast featured Assistant Professor Rashmi Sharma on episode 9, titled “Palliative Care: Navigating Serious Illness.”
- A study evaluating conservation strategies to create climate-resilient communities, slow climate change, and protect health that is co-led by Associate Professor June Spector was profiled by Health & Safety Matters: The DEOHS Blog in the post “Natural climate solutions.”
- Clinical Professor David Tauben discussed chronic pain management with Consumer Reports in “Real Pain Relief, Now!”