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The following stories appeared in local and national media outlets. 

  • Lee and Raszka's Commentary on Kids & COVID-19 Transmission Garners Broad Media Coverage
    (JULY 10-20, 2020) Significant national and international media coverage was generated in response to the publication of a Pediatrics Commentary, titled “COVID-19 Transmission and Children: The Child Is Not to Blame,” authored by Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Benjamin Lee, M.D., and Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases William Raszka, M.D.
  • Libman Quoted in The Rheumatologist Article
    (JULY 15, 2020) Bonita Libman, M.D., professor of medicine and fellowship program director for the Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, is quoted in a July 15 article in The Rheumatologist, titled "COVID-19 Poses Training Challenges for Rheumatology Fellows."
  • van den Broek-Altenburg and Atherly Mentioned in Wall St. Journal & Daily Kos Articles
    (JULY 10 & 14, 2020) A study preprint published on the Social Science Research Network and coauthored by Assistant Professor of Radiology Eline van den Broek-Altenburg, Ph.D., and Professor of Medicine Adam Atherly, Ph.D., was mentioned in a Wall St. Journal and Daily Kos article.
  • Lahey Remarks on Return to School Decision-Making on TODAY.com and MSN
    (JULY 9, 2020) Tim Lahey, M.D., M.M.Sc., professor of medicine, was featured in an article, titled "4 questions parents need to ask before sending kids back to school this fall," that appeared on TODAY online and MSN. Lahey was also featured in a July 3 WCAX-TV Channel 3 story, titled "Is it safe to work out at a gym?"
  • Cushman Quoted in Media Outlets Coverage of Venous Thromboembolism Research Priorities
    (JULY 9, 2020) A joint statement regarding venous thromboembolism research priorities issued by the International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis and American Heart Association was picked up by several online media outlets and includes quoted from Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., professor of medicine and statement chair.
  • Sadigh Comments on Ebola Outbreak in Healio.com Article
    (JUNE 25, 2020) Majid Sadigh, M.D., associate professor of medicine and director of the Global Program at the Larner College of Medicine and Nuvance Health Connecticut campus, is quoted in a Healio.com article, titled "Who declares end of the second largest Ebola outbreak in history."
  • Kirkpatrick Quoted in Two ABC News Stories on COVID-19 Vaccine & Antibodies
    (JUNE 19 & 24, 2020) Beth Kirkpatrick, M.D., chair of microbiology and molecular genetics and director of the Vaccine Testing Center, was quoted in two ABCNews.com stories - one on a potential COVID-19 vaccine and the other on the durability of COVID-19 antibodies.
  • Medical Student Conde Comments on DACA Ruling in WCAX-TV & NBC5 Stories
    (JUNE 19, 2020) Class of 2021 medical student and DACA recipient Juan Conde, Ph.D., was interviewed by two local television news stations regarding the Supreme Court's June 18 rejection of the Trump administration's attempt to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
  • Neurology Today Article Features Wilcock Study
    (JUNE 18, 2020) A recent JAMA Neurology study authored by Andrew Wilcock, Ph.D., assistant professor of family medicine and member of the Center for Health Services Research, was the focus of a Neurology Today article, titled "Rural Stroke Patients Are Getting More Neurology Consults, but Mortality Outcomes Have Not Improved Over Time."
  • Cushman Featured in Medscape Q&A on Thrombosis in COVID-19
    (JUNE 18, 2020) Professor of Medicine Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., was featured in a Medscape "Bob Harrington Show" Q&A video, titled "Thrombosis in COVID-19: What We Know and How to Treat."

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