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.

February 23, 2021

Dr. Marx discusses the mass vaccination site at M&T Bank Stadium. Media coverage includes WJZ-TV, Baltimore Sun, WMAR-TV, WJZ-TV and FOX 45.

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

Dr. Schlesinger discusses how swollen lymph nodes in some patients post-COVID vaccination could mimic a breast cancer indication. (WMAR-ABC2)

  • Kimberly Schlesinger, MD Medical Director at UM St. Joseph Medical Center Cancer Institute

February 21, 2021

Dr. Edwards discusses mental health challenges facing teenagers as schools prepare to open for in-person learning. (WBAL-TV)

  • Sarah Edwards, DO, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at UM School of Medicine and Medical Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Services Program at the University of Maryland Medical Center

February 19, 2021

Dr. Wang discusses the importance of personal responsibility in stopping the spread of the coronavirus in schools. (Baltimore Watchdog)

  • Elizabeth Wang, MD, Infectious Diseases Physician at UM St Joseph Medical Center

Dr. Neuzil discusses how the strains challenge COVID vaccines. (Washington Post)

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

February 16, 2021

Dr. Campbell discusses pediatric patients and clinical trials. (New York Times)

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

Dr. Gallo discusses the possible correlation between preventative measures for COVID and a lack of flu cases. (WJZ-TV)

  • Robert Gallo, MD, Director at the UM School of Medicine Institute of Human Virology

February 15, 2021

Dr. Chen discusses the importance of Americans continuing to follow safety precautions to guard against COVID transmission even after being vaccinated, and the multiple coronavirus strains circulating in the United States. (CNN)

  • Wilbur Chen, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Dr. Marcozzi discusses the successes that Maryland is seeing in lowering the number of COVID infections. (WJZ-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

February 8, 2021

Dr. Callahan discusses the BCCFH Mass Vaccination site during Governor Hogan's visit. Media coverage includes WJZ-TV, FOX 45 and WMAR-TV.

  • Charles Callahan, DO, Vice President of Population Health at UMMC, Co-Director of the Baltimore Convention Center Field Hospital

Dr. Amin provides information about coronavirus vaccines and debunks COVID related myths. (Maryland Public Television)

  • Vinisha Amin, MD, Hospital Medicine Physician at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health

February 7, 2021

Dr. Schrank discusses precautions that people should consider to avoid Super Bowl watching from becoming "super-spreader" events. (WBAL TV)

  • Greg Schrank, MD, MPH, University of Maryland Medical Center COVID-19 Response Co-Incident Commander, Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

February 6, 2021

Dr. Clayborne discusses updates on COVID vaccines. (MSNBC)

  • Elizabeth Clayborne, MD, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Emergency Medicine Physician at UM Prince George's Hospital Center

February 5, 2021

Dr. Campbell and Dr. Neuzil discuss the Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines. (Yahoo! News)

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

Drs. Jasani and Braunfeld discuss the need for individuals to maintain vigilance even after receiving the COVID vaccine. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Gregory Jasani, MD, Emergency Medicine Resident at University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Jordan Braunfeld, MD, Internal Medicine Resident at University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Schrank discusses precautions that people should consider to avoid Super Bowl watching from becoming "super-spreader" events. (FOX45 Morning News)

  • Greg Schrank, MD, MPH, University of Maryland Medical Center COVID-19 Response Co-Incident Commander, Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Dr. Levine discusses the prolonged side effects of COVID. (FOX45 Morning News)

  • Andrea Levine, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, UM School of Medicine, Pulmonary and critical care specialist, University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Amin discusses precautions that people should consider to avoid Super Bowl watching from becoming "super-spreader" events, and updates on vaccinations in Harford County. (WBAL Radio)

  • Vinisha Amin, MD, Hospital Medicine Physician at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health

Dr. Chen answers questions from viewers about the COVID vaccine including efficacy, length of immunity, and protection against asymptomatic infection. (FOX 5 DC)

  • Wilbur Chen, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

February 1, 2021

Dr. Frieman discusses the COVID variants. (WJLA-TV)

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