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Media coverage of our faculty and their recent work and publications

U.S. kids not getting measles shots before international travel

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
December 9, 2019

A Modest Return for Housing Vouchers

Craig Pollack is quoted.
U.S. News & World Report
December 3, 2019

U.S. authorities confiscate migrant kids' medications at the southern border

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
December 3, 2019

Kaiser Permanente announces huge expansion in Baltimore region, with plans for 10 new facilities

Jonathan Weiner is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun
November 19, 2019

Most states protect doctors who refuse to do abortions because of religion

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
November 19, 2019

Is single-payer the best solution for America’s health care conundrum?

Bradley Herring is a featured guest on the show.
MPR News
November 15, 2019

Stress Over Mass Shootings, Health Care Access High Among Latinos, Survey Finds

Albert Wu is quoted.
NPR
November 9, 2019

Americans spending more out-of-pocket on mental health than physical health

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
November 8, 2019

Anti-immigrant rhetoric may put health of U.S. Latinos at risk

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
November 1, 2019

New concept brings hospital care into the home for some Greenville Memorial patients

Bruce Leff is quoted.
Greenville News
October 29, 2019

Why 100,000 poop photos may bring the next big thing in fitness tracking

Douglas Mogul is quoted.
NBC News
October 28, 2019

Female and minority health professionals face discrimination from rural colleagues

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
October 28, 2019

Healthcare fraud can be deadly, study finds

Lauren Nicholas, lead author of the study, is quoted.
Modern Healthcare
October 28, 2019

Suicides and homicides on the rise in young people

Albert Wu is quoted.
NBC News
October 17, 2019

FDA too slow in assessing cancer link to blood pressure drugs, watchdog says

Jodi Segal is quoted.
CBS News
October 10, 2019

Second leading cause of death in children, firearms attract few U.S. research dollars

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
October 9, 2019

One quarter of every U.S. healthcare dollar wasted

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
October 8, 2019

More U.S. heart disease patients may be choosing to die at home

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
October 7, 2019

Clinical Effect of Burnout Difficult to Measure: Meta-analysis 

Albert Wu is quoted.
Medscape
October 7, 2019

House calls provide better care and save money. Why don’t more use them?

Bruce Leff is quoted.
Next Avenue
September 13, 2019

Nurse who developed at-home elderly care program recognized with ‘Human Condition’ award

Sarah Szanton's awarding is mentioned.
STAT

September 12, 2019

Suicide rates are rising, especially in rural America

Albert Wu is quoted.
NBC News
September 6, 2019

Doctors prescribe more opioids late in the day

Michael Ellenbogen is quoted.
Modern Healthcare
September 4, 2019

Heart failure deaths highest in poorest US counties

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
September 4, 2019

Drugmakers' liability for opioid crisis could reach $150 billion

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
CBS News
August 29, 2019

Can disposable colonoscopy tools lower infection rates?

Susan Hutfless is quoted.
Yahoo
August 27, 2019

Migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. face high violence risk

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
August 22, 2019

Buprenorphine for opioid dependence may improve treatment adherence for depression

Hsien-Yen Chang was involved in the study.
Healio
August 22, 2019

Gun control could be a defining issue for Democrats on the 2020 campaign trail

Colleen Barry is quoted.
CNBC
August 17, 2019

When physicians are traumatized

Albert Wu is quoted.
AAMC News
August 13, 2019

$2,733 To Treat Iron-Poor Blood? Iron Infusions For Anemia Under Scrutiny

Aditi Sen is quoted.
NPR

August 1, 2019

For some surgeries, hospital rankings not tied to better outcomes

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
August 1, 2019

Retrospective Study Links Testosterone Therapy to Lower Mortality After MI, but Controversy Continues

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
TCTMD
July 31, 2019

With $2.1 million price tag, families fight to get lifesaving drug for babies covered

Albert Wu is quoted.
NBC News
July 26, 2019

Heart attacks, strokes increase when patients can't afford newer cholesterol drugs

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
July 23, 2019

A drug’s most dangerous side effects often aren’t discovered until it’s on the market

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
USA Today
July 18, 2019

Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
July 16, 2019

Stevie Wonder stops tour for kidney transplant

Tanjala Purnell is mentioned.
MedPage Today
July 11, 2019

Black Experts Shine At Health Care Conference

Tanjala Purnell was among the many JHSPH presenters.
Florida Courier
June 9, 2019

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
June 7, 2019

Survey shows wider neighborhood support for overdose prevention site

Research by Colleen Barry is featured.
WHYY
June 5, 2019

Immigrants play big role in caring for elderly and disabled in U.S.

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
June 4, 2019

A ‘CV of Failures’ Offers Path Out of Perfectionism

Albert Wu is quoted.
Medscape
June 3, 2019

Medical Errors and CRP: Beyond Denial and Defense

Albert Wu is quoted.
American Association for Physician Leadership
May 10, 2019

During a.m. appointments, doctors more likely to advise cancer screening

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
May 10, 2019

Opioid addiction treatment reveals how unfair the healthcare system really is

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
Popular Science
May 8, 2019

Cheaper hearing aids — but there’s a catch

Amber Willink, a co-author of the study, is quoted.
Sarasota Herald Tribune
April 30, 2019

Academic medical centers face identity overhaul

David Chin is quoted.
Modern Healthcare

April 29, 2019

The “Second Victim”

Albert Wu is quoted.
Chicago Medicine Magazine
April 29, 2019

In many states, pregnancy invalidates a woman's DNR

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
April 23, 2019

Expert witness in opioids MDL: Fixing crisis will cost $483 billion

Research is cited from reports by Caleb Alexander.
Reuters
April 18, 2019

FDA takes steps to limit use of fentanyl products 

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
Healio
April 10, 2019

Telemedicine not ideal for kids with respiratory infections

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
April 9, 2019

Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion is helping fight West Virginia’s opioid epidemic

Colleen Barry is mentioned.
Vox
April 3, 2019

Why this patient safety advocate argues it’s time to stop using ‘second victim’

Albert Wu is featured.
Fierce Healthcare
April 2, 2019

Why many shy away from hearing aids and over-the-counter devices

Amber Willink, co-author of the study, is quoted.
The Washington Post
March 30, 2019

Want to Reduce Opioid Deaths? Get People the Medications They Need

Colleen Barry's report is cited.
The New York Times
March 26, 2019

Tiniest U.S. preemies more likely to end up in lower-quality NICU if they’re black

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
March 25, 2019

Medical marijuana may increase productivity in older adults, Bloomberg study suggests

Lauren Nicholas is quoted.
ABC– WMAR 2 Baltimore
March 19, 2019

Unvaccinated boy nearly died from tetanus. The cost of his care was almost $1 million

Albert Wu is quoted.
NBC News
March 8, 2019

Federal opioid task force visits Johns Hopkins to learn about stemming epidemic

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun
March 5, 2019

Arizona lawmaker calls mandatory measles vaccine ‘communist’ amid fight to control outbreaks

Albert Wu is quoted.
NBC News
March 1, 2019

Maternal Mortality and Being a Black Woman in America

Tanjala Purnell is a guest on the show.
WYPR
February 25, 2019

For older people who stay in their homes, help is needed but often is inadequate

Judith Kasper and Amber Willink, co-authors of the study, are quoted.
The Washington Post
February 24, 2019

An FDA program to prevent improper prescriptions of fentanyl had serious, devastating shortcomings

Caleb Alexander is a co-author of the featured JAMA paper.
The Washington Post
February 22, 2019

Flu season may play a role in kidney failure deaths

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
February 21, 2019

‘Alarming’ number of people received restricted fentanyl, study says

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
CNN
February 19, 2019

Parenthood derails the careers of many in STEM, especially women

Albert Wu is quoted.
Wincountry
February 18, 2019

Having surgery? Beware of risk from post-op opioids

Caleb Alexander co-authored the piece.
USA Today
February 12, 2019

Solving Healthcare’s Big Epidemic—Physician Burnout

Albert Wu wrote the piece.
Forbes
February 11, 2019

Trump plan to stop HIV epidemic targets high-infection areas

Albert Wu is quoted.
Associated Press
February 5, 2019

E-prescribing bounces back after hurricanes only if infrastructure does too

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
February 5, 2019

Some doctors helping anti-vaccine parents get medical exemptions

Albert Wu is quoted.
NBC News
January 27, 2019

Elderly who don’t want dialysis often pressured to get it

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
January 22, 2019

Shorter waits for new patients at VA than in private sector, U.S. study finds

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
January 18, 2019

Hearing aid users often do not see doctors to ensure devices help

Amber Willink, lead author of the study, is quoted.
Reuters
January 16, 2019

Medical marijuana goes on sale in Ohio, as some hope it may ease state’s opioid epidemic

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
NBC News
January 16, 2019

Hearing Aid Upkeep Often Out of Reach for the Poor

Amber Willink, lead author of the study, is quoted.
U.S. News & World Report
January 8, 2019

Program helps seniors continue to live independently

Sarah Szanton is quoted.
Reuters
January 8, 2019

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