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Articles from top-tier, mainstream, popular or suburban media outlets featuring University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences physicians and researchers in the past month:

Doctors, Activists Call For Banning Antibiotic Use On Healthy Animals
CBS Chicago – Oct 23, 2014
Susan Boyle-Vavra, PhD, comments

Some U.S. hospitals weigh withholding care to Ebola patients
Reuters US News – Oct 22, 2014
Emily Landon, MD, comments

Emanuel Applauds Response To Sick Travelers From Liberia
CBS Chicago – Oct 22, 2014
Stephen Weber, MD, comments

Sick Passengers From Liberia Monitored At Chicago Hospitals
CBS Chicago – Oct 22, 2014
Stephen Weber, MD, comments

2 passengers from Liberia monitored at Chicago hospitals as part of Ebola screening process
ABC7Chicago.com – Oct 22, 2014
Emily Landon, MD and Krista Curell, Esq, RN, Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, comment

Governor Quinn Announces Ebola Task Force
Illinois.gov – Oct 21, 2014
Stephen Weber, MD, to be part of the state’s task force

UChicago annual fundraising reaches record total of $511 million
UChicago News – Oct 21, 2014

4 Chicago hospitals will handle Ebola; nurses call for hazmat protection
Chicago Tribune – Oct 21, 2014
Krista Curell, Esq, RN, Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, comments

Diversity Leadership Council adds faculty category to Diversity Leadership Awards
UChicago News – Oct 20, 2014
William McDade, MD, PhD, featured

The loneliness of a grieving child: Where does help come from?
Georgia Health News – Oct 20, 2014
Genevieve Liu, daughter of Dana Suskind, MD, and the late Donald Liu, MD, PhD, featured

OTL #418: Chicago Loot Drop charity, Chicago Writers Conference preview, The Secret History of Chicago Music
WGN Radio – Oct 19, 2014
This year’s Chicago Loot Drop event will benefit Comer Children’s Hospital

4 Surprising Things Your Nose Can Tell You About Your Health
ABCNews.com – Oct 18, 2014
Research by Jayant Pinto, MD, cited

Dr. Jakubowiak Discusses the Future of Multiple Myeloma Treatment
OncLive – Oct 17, 2014
Andrzej Jakubowiak, MD, PhD, featured

100 hospitals with great neurosurgery and spine programs | 2014
Becker’s Hospital Review – Oct 17, 2014
UChicago Medicine listed

Neurologist’s Art Exhibit On Move, Including A Pair Of His Own Paintings
DNAinfo.com Chicago – Oct 17, 2014
Exhibit will be featured at UChicago Medicine

Ebola Spreading Faster Than Expected In Africa: Local Expert
CBS Chicago – Oct 17, 2014
A University of Chicago infectious disease specialist says Ebola is spreading faster than anyone expected and more people are needed on the ground in West Africa.

How Jetlag Disrupts The Ticks of Your Microbial Clock
National Geographic – Oct 16, 2014
Jack Gilbert, PhD, quote

Leukemia Research Foundation Recognizes Excellence in Hematology/Oncology Nursing
Chicago Tribune – Oct 16, 2014
Elizabeth Hurter, RN, MSN, ACNP-BC, AOCNP, named one of the 2014 Nurses of the Year by the Leukemia Research Foundation

Would-be drug mimics ‘good’ cholesterol
Science/AAAS – News – Oct 16, 2014
Godfrey Getz, MD, PhD, quoted

Local Doctors Heart-Broken Over Ebola Spread In Liberia
CBS Chicago – Oct 16, 2014
Keegan Checkett, MD, quoted

Nurses cast doubts on Ebola plans in Chicago, nationwide
Chicago Tribune – Oct 16, 2014
Preparations at UChicago Medicine praised

Asthma and the Precious Breath of Life
UHI Office of Community Affairs – Oct 15, 2014
Susan Peters, Manager of Community Relations, hosts the weekly Community Health Focus on WVON radio, 1690 AM on Sat., Oct. 18 from 3pm-4pm.

What Is Protocol To Protect Workers From Ebola?
CBS Chicago – Oct 15, 2014
Michael David, MD, PhD, comments

Personal Health: Compulsions that cannot be ignored
Telegram.com – Oct 15, 2014
NEJM article by Jon E. Grant, JD, MD, MPH, cited

Tough Questions About Health-Care Reform Put Economist in Hot Seat
The Asco Post – Oct 14, 2014
Rena Conti, PhD, featured

Ebola and Hospitals: How Great Is the Threat?
Medpage Today – Oct 14, 2014
Seth Trueger, MD, MPH, comments

Black Diabetics Lose a Leg Three Times More Often
Bloomberg Businessweek – Oct 14, 2014
Marshall Chin, MD, MPH, comments

Brittany Maynard doesn’t “want to die”
CBS News – Oct 14, 2014
Daniel Sulmasy, MD, PhD, comments

Afternoon Shift: Understanding brain tumors and how to treat them
WBEZ – Oct 14, 2014
Rimas Lukas, MD, discusses CTU president Karen Lewis’ recent brain tumor diagnosis

O.C.D, a Disorder That Cannot Be Ignored
New York Times – Oct 13, 2014
Jon Grant, JD, MD, MPH, comments

Anatomy of a Hospital, Or Why Your ER Wait Time is So Long
Hippo Reads – Oct 13, 2014
By Laura Christianson, Pritzker School of Medicine student

Ailing CTU President Not Running For Mayor Of Chicago
CBS Chicago – Oct 13, 2014
Issam Awad, MD, comments in the WBBM radio report (embedded in story)

Can the US health care system control Ebola’s spread?
Al Jazeera America – Oct 13, 2014
Emily Landon, MD, featured in an on-air panel

The Strange Connection Between Sense Of Smell And Life Expectancy
Forbes.com – Oct 13, 2014
Research by Jayant Pinto, MD, featured

Doctors Should Make House Call In Case Of Ebola: Expert
CBS Chicago – Oct 13, 2014
Sola Olopade, MD, MPH, comments

Waukegan man’s good work will continue, thanks to kidney donation
Lake County News-Sun – Sun-Times – Oct 12, 2014
Patient to receive a transplant at UChicago Medicine in November

Relatives of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan speak out in Chicago
ABC7Chicago.com – Oct 11, 2014
Sola Olopade, MD, MPH, comments

Clinicians Explore EV-D68, Paralysis Link
Medpage Today – Oct 10, 2014
Comer Children’s Hospital was among the first to report a spike in the respiratory virus

Study: Decreased Ability to Identify Smells Predict Death in Older People
Voice of America – Oct 10, 2014
Jayant Pinto, MD, featured

8 Signs You’re Not Eating Enough Fat
Cosmopolitan – Oct 10, 2014
Lori Welstead, MS, RD, LDN, comments

Doctors Pedal Through Michiana for Cancer
ABC 57 South Bend – Oct 09, 2014
ABC 57 South Bend covers the first annual Urologic Oncology Bike Tour & Fundraiser, featuring Arieh Shalhav, MD.

Scientists Coax Human Embryonic Stem Cells Into Making Insulin
NPR Blogs – Oct 09, 2014
Daniel Sulmasy, MD, PhD, comments

Breast Cancer Survivors Celebrate
Fox 32 Chicago – Oct 02, 2014
More than 75 breast cancer survivors and family members attended the “Fearless: Living to Tell Our Stories” dinner at UChicago Medicine.

What your sense of smell tells you about your health
Public Radio International – Oct 09, 2014
Jayant Pinto, MD, featured

U of C. Medicine gets $6.2 million grant to fight hepatitis C
Chicago Tribune – Oct 08, 2014
Daniel Johnson, MD, Andrew Aronsohn, MD, featured

FDA Schedules ODAC Hearing for Panobinostat in Multiple Myeloma
OncLive – Oct 08, 2014
Andrzej Jakubowiak, MD, PhD, comments

Illinois health officials, hospitals ramp up Ebola preparedness
ABC7Chicago.com – Oct 08, 2014
Emily Landon, MD, Aelaf Worku, MD, featured

13 Questions You Never Knew You Needed The Answer To, Answered
BuzzFeed – Oct 08, 2014
Robert Naclerio, MD, comments

Migrating monarchs are ‘buffer’ than the rest
Futurity.org – Oct 08, 2014
Marcus Kronforst, PhD, featured

Losing Your Sense of Smell Predicts DeathThe Bizarre Thing That Predicts Death for Men
Men’s Health Magazine – Oct 08, 2014
Jayant Pinto, MD, featured

The Alternate-Reality Games That Teach Kids The Cause And Effect Of Their Circumstances
Fast Company – Oct 08, 2014
Melissa Gilliam, MD, MPH and the Game Changer program featured

Ebola Training Focuses on Astronaut-Like Gear
ABCNews.com – Oct 08, 2014
Emily Landon, MD, and Mark Nunnally, MD, featured (story syndicated to hundreds of other outlets worldwide via AP)

Brand-name Oral Oncologics Drive Spending Trend, Study Says
OncLive – Oct 07, 2014
Rena Conti, PhD, featured

Prozac Is No Magic Pill, but It Works
New York Times – Oct 07, 2014
By Robert Gibbons, PhD

Orthopaedic Surgery, Stripping Away the Fear
UHI Office of Community Affairs – Oct 07, 2014
Muyibat Adelani, MD, and Craig Hensley, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, join Susan Peters, Manager of Community Relations, on WVON radio, 1690 AM on Sat., Oct. 11 from 3pm-4pm.

The World’s Largest 2-Way Dialogue between Scientists and the Public
Scientific American – Oct 07, 2014
Peggy Mason, PhD, featured

Constable: Maine South grad’s work links sense of smell, death
Daily Herald – Oct 07, 2014
Jayant Pinto, MD, featured

Awareness aids the fight against breast cancer
MySuburbanLife.com – Oct 06, 2014
Grace Suh, MD, comments

Hospitals newer to 340B drug discounts found to serve less needy patients
Modern Healthcare Blog – Oct 06, 2014
Research by Rena Conti, PhD, featured

Genetic secrets of the monarch butterfly revealed
UChicago News – Oct 06, 2014
Marcus Kronforst, PhD, featured

How to improve care transition safety
Clinical Innovation + Technology – Oct 06, 2014
Vineet Arora, MD, featured

How Drug Discounts for the Poor Became a Windfall for Hospitals
Bloomberg Businessweek – Oct 06, 2014
Rena Conti, PhD, featured

Health Affairs October Issue: Specialty Drugs — Cost, Impact, And Value
Health Affairs Blog – Oct 06, 2014
Research by Rena Conti, PhD, cited

More scrutiny fans the 340B debate
Healthcare Finance News – Oct 06, 2014
Research by Rena Conti, PhD, cited

Fewer Work Hours, Same Mortality Rates
Medpage Today – Oct 05, 2014
Vineet Arora, MD, comments

Losing Dad: A Teen Finds Purpose in Grief
ABCNews.com – Oct 05, 2014
Genevieve Liu, daughter of Dana Suskind, MD, and the late Donald Liu, MD, PhD, featured (story syndicated to dozens of other outlets via AP)

University of Chicago Medicine Holds First Bike Tour and Fundraiser
ValpoLife.com – Oct 03, 2014
The tour benefits the University of Chicago Medicine Urologic Cancer Program

Breast cancer genetic screening offers vital information, uncertainty
Los Angeles Times – Oct 03, 2014
Jane Churpek, MD, comments

Medical reversals: When wonder drugs become harmful
KevinMD.com — Medical Blog – Oct 03, 2014
Adam Cifu, MD, comments

The ability of monarch butterflies to migrate may hinge on a single gene
The Washington Post – Oct 01, 2014
Marcus Kronforst, PhD, featured

How One Gene Gives Monarch Butterflies the Power to Migrate
NBCNEWS.com – Oct 01, 2014
Marcus Kronforst, PhD, featured

U of C offering free heart disease screenings
WGN – Sep 26, 2014
Dare to C.A.R.E. program featured

Outbreak of a Respiratory Illness Escalates Among Children and Mystifies Scientists
New York Times – Sep 25, 2014
Daniel Johnson, MD, comments

Engaging Patients: Interviews With Patients, Providers, And Communities Across The Country
Health Affairs Blog – Sep 25, 2014
Monica Peek, MD, MPH, and the CareSmarts program cited

Frankfort man believes laughter helps in cancer fight
The SouthtownStar – Sep 25, 2014
Daniel Golden, MD, featured

Breast cancer genetic screening offers vital information, uncertainty
Chicago Tribune – Sep 24, 2014
Jane Churpek, MD, featured

Cardinal George cancels trip, may use crutches
My Fox Chicago – Sep 24, 2014
Justin Kline, MD, comments (syndicated to several other outlets via AP)

End of Life Decisions
Chicago Tonight – WTTW – Sep 24, 2014
Peter Angelos, MD, PhD, featured

Infection Prompts Cardinal George To Cut Back Schedule
CBS Chicago – Sep 24, 2014
Russell Szmulewitz, MD, comments

Designing for the Modern Healthcare Consumer
REJournals.com – Sep 24, 2014
University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital featured

Science Scanner: Voters Say Pluto is a Planet, Sense of Touch Explored, Promising New Way to Stop Spread of Cancer, High-Tech Bracelet Secures Computers
Voice of America Blogs – Sep 24, 2014
Research by Sliman Bensmaia, PhD, and Hannes Saal, PhD, featured

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