COVID-19

Throughout the course of this pandemic, the experts at University of Maryland Medical System have been the source for hundreds of news stories on topics ranging from prevention and treatment to research and vaccine.

May 18, 2021

Dr. Marx discusses the CDC's new mask guidance. (FOX45 Morning News)

  • Jason Marx, MD, Incident Commander, M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site

May 17, 2021

Dr. Marcozzi discusses mental health issues around the COVID pandemic and how it has affected him personally. (WBAL TV)

  • David Marcozzi, MD, COVID-19 Incident Commander, University of Maryland Medical System, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Assistant Chief Medical Officer for Acute Care at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Laurens answers questions about the COVID vaccine. (WBAL-TV)

  • Matthew Laurens, MD, MPH, Associate Professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

May 16, 2021

Dr. RachBeisel discusses mental health issues and the COVID pandemic. (WBAL-TV)

  • Jill RachBeisel, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine; Chair, Department of Psychiatry at University of Maryland Medical Center

May 9, 2021

Beeson discusses Nurse’s Week 2021 and how nursing has been affected by the COVID pandemic. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Nicole Beeson, RN, Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services at UM St. Joseph Medical Center 

May 7, 2021

Bauman discusses the story of a COVID-positive mother who delivered a healthy baby at UMMC. Media Coverage includes WJZ-TV and WJLA-TV.

  • Monika Bauman, RN, Director of Patient Care Services - Women's and Children's Health at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Chaudhari and Dr. Frieman discuss COVID infections in young adults. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Chirag Chaudhari, MD, Medical Director, M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination site & Chair of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center
  • Matthew Frieman, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

May 5, 2021

Dr. Neuzil discusses results of studies and clinical data that demonstrates the efficacy of and need for the second COVID vaccination dose. (Washington Post)

  • Kathleen Neuzil, MD, Director of the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

May 4, 2021

Dr. Marx discusses the University Days COVID vaccination initiative. (FOX45 Morning News)

  • Jason Marx, MD, Incident Commander, M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site

Dr. Berry discusses vaccine requirements for school reopenings in the fall. (Sinclair Broadcast Group)

  • Andrea Berry, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Dr. Campbell discusses timing of vaccines for pediatric patients. (New York Times)

  • James Campbell, MD, Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

May 3, 2021

Dr. Chaudhari discusses the University Days COVID vaccination initiative. (WBAL-TV)

  • Chirag Chaudhari, MD, Medical Director, M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination site & Chair of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center
  • Matthew Frieman, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Dr. Frieman discusses Novavax vaccine research as the late-stage Phase 3 clinical trial study expands to include children ages 12 to 17. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Matthew Frieman, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

May 2, 2021

Dr. Fitzpatrick discusses the impacts of school quarantines during the COVID pandemic. (Washington Post)

  • Meagan Fitzpatrick, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

May 1, 2021

Weekley discusses the hospital's "Healthy Lungs = Healthy You" designed to help keep COVID-19 patients out of the hospital. (Hospital Peer Review)

  • Anne S. Weekley, MHA, BSN, RN, Vice President for Quality and Patient Experience, UM Charles Regional Medical Center