July 9, 2024

Dr. Johnson reacts to a new study that claims to identify an optimal blood pressure for the human body. (Parade)

  • ‌Wallace Johnson, MD, Cardiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

July 8, 2024

Dr. Falat discusses the prevention and treatment of heat-related illnesses. (MPT)

  • ‌Cheyenne Falat, MD, Assistant Medical Director for the Adult Emergency Department at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

July 3, 2024

System logistics leaders highlight the benefits of a planned supply chain hub at Tradepoint Atlantic. (Healthcare Design)

  • Richie Stever, MHA, CHFM, CLSS-HS, Vice President of Real Estate and Property Management for the University of Maryland Medical System
  • Pat Vizzard, MBA, Vice President of Supply Chain Management for the University of Maryland Medical System

Dr. Scalea talks about Shock Trauma readiness and funding. (WYPR-FM)

  • Thomas Scalea, MD, Physician-in-Chief of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and the Honorable Francis X. Kelly Distinguished Professor of Trauma Surgery at the UM School of Medicine

Drs. Felvey and Westlake discuss fall prevention and rehabilitation for people who are injured in falls. (WYPR-FM)

  • ‌Jason R. Falvey, DPT, PhD, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science at the UM School of Medicine
  • Kelly P. Westlake, PhD, MSc, MSc, PT, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Reeves analyzes new statistics showing a drop in suicide attempts among Maryland high schoolers. (The Baltimore Sun)

  • ‌Gloria Reeves, MD, Child Psychiatrist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Research Services in Psychiatry at the UM School of Medicine

June 26, 2024

Dr. Owonikoko explains how a partnership with AstraZeneca will help serve Marylanders at risk of lung cancer. (Healio)

  • ‌‌Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, PhD, Executive Director of the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Professor in Oncology in the Department of Medicine and Executive Director of the Program in Oncology at the UM School of Medicine

June 25, 2024

Dr. Falat says hospitals are putting more resources toward responding to heat-related illnesses. (WYPR-FM)

  • ‌Cheyenne Falat, MD, Assistant Medical Director for the Adult Emergency Department at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Falat explains factors that made the recent heat wave particularly stressful on Baltimoreans and hospitals. (CNN)

  • ‌Cheyenne Falat, MD, Assistant Medical Director for the Adult Emergency Department at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

June 24, 2024

Dr. Norton Rosko highlights the benefits of the Academy of Clinical Essentials program, which allows nurses to help train nursing students. (Becker's Hospital Review)

  • Peggy Norton-Rosko, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Chief Nurse Executive for the University of Maryland Medical System

June 23, 2024

Dr. Adebayo shares advice on how Marylanders can avoid heat-related illnesses. (WBAL-AM)

  • Omoyemi Adebayo, MD, Emergency Department physician at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

June 22, 2024

Dr, Makhzoumi says everyone needs to be vigilant for signs of skin cancer, regardless of age. (WBFF-TV)

  • ‌Zaineb Makhzoumi, MD, MPH, Dermatologic Surgeon at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Section Head for Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology, and Director of Clinical Services in Dermatology at the UM School of Medicine

June 21, 2024

Dr. Adebayo says people should be aware of the signs they or someone they are with is experiencing a heat-related illness. (WBAL-TV)

  • ‌Omoyemi Adebayo, MD, Emergency Department physician at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

Dr. Adebayo says the heat and humidity are a dual threat for Marylanders. (Capital Gazette)

  • ‌Omoyemi Adebayo, MD, Emergency Department physician at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

Dr. Adebayo says hydration is key for people going outside in the summer heat. (The Baltimore Sun)

  • ‌Omoyemi Adebayo, MD, Emergency Department physician at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

June 19, 2024

Dr. Owonikoko discusses the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center's lung cancer screening partnership with AstraZeneca. (The Baltimore Banner)

  • ‌Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, PhD, Executive Director of the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Professor in Oncology in the Department of Medicine and Executive Director of the Program in Oncology at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Lee discusses actions taken at the state level since the Supreme Court ruling that ended the nationwide right to abortion. (WYPR-FM)

  • ‌Jessica K. Lee, MD, OB-GYN at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the UM School of Medicine

June 18, 2024

Dr. Lee shares how to identify and treat heat-related illnesses. (WYPR-FM)

  • ‌Sarah Lee, MD, Emergency Medicine physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus and Instructor at the UM School of Medicine

June 17, 2024

Dr. Nandi discusses issues in hip and knee health. (MPT)

  • ‌Sumon Nandi, MD, MBA, Orthopedic Surgeon at UM Orthopedics, and Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Chief of Adult Reconstruction at the UM School of Medicine

June 16. 2024

A father-daughter pair talk about working together in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. (WJZ-TV)

  • ‌Harry Johnson, MD, Urogynecologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and Associate Vice Chair and Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and Director of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstruction at the UM School of Medicine
  • Molly Johnson, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Adebayo says high heat is a particular concern for very young children and for seniors. (WJZ-TV)

  • ‌Omoyemi Adebayo, MD, Emergency Department physician at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

June 7, 2024

Dr. Falat demonstrates how to use an automated external defibrillator. (WBFF-TV)

  • ‌Cheyenne Falat, MD, Assistant Medical Director for the Adult Emergency Department at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Hamilton-Powell discusses helping mothers who might otherwise go without care. (CBS News)

  • Billie Hamilton-Powell, CNM, Director of Midwifery and Mobile Health Services at UM Capital Region Health

May 23, 2024

Dr. Ghneim explains how bystanders can respond to traumatic injuries. (WMAR-TV)

  • Mira Ghneim, MD, Critical Care Surgeon at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Danna says that when it comes to bunion correction, some off-the-shelf products may be good alternatives to surgery. (Good Housekeeping)

  • ‌Natalie Danna, MD, Foot and Ankle Orthopedic Surgeon at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

May 22, 2024

Dr. Dick Biascoechea explains some less-discussed signs of menopause. (HuffPost)

  • ‌Madeline A. Dick-Biascoechea, MD, OB-GYN at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the UM School of Medicine

May 20, 2024

Goff offers advice on how to identify a stroke and how to prevent them. (MPT)

  • Lindsay Goff, BCN, RN, NREMT-P, Primary Stroke Program Coordinator at UM Upper Chesapeake Health

May 16, 2024

A new mural at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center honors COVID-19 patients and the health care workers who treated them. (WBAL-TV)

  • Kathy McCollum, President and CEO of UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

May 15, 2024

Drs. Griffith and Mohiuddin reflect on the selflessness of xenotransplantation patient Larry Faucette. (Frederick Magazine)

  • Bartley Griffith, MD, Transplant Surgeon at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Professor and Vice Chair for Innovation in Surgery at the UM School of Medicine
  • Muhammad Mohiuddin, MD, Professor of Surgery and Director of the Cardiac Xenotransplantation Center at the UM School of Medicine

May 13, 2024

Dr. Owonikoko discusses the Maryland Half Marathon, which benefits the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center. (WLIF-FM)

  • ‌Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, PhD, Executive Director of the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Professor in Oncology in the Department of Medicine and Executive Director of the Program in Oncology at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Burd speaks about issues in maternal health. (MPT)

  • ‌Irina Burd, MD, PhD, Chief of Women’s Health at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and the Sylvan Frieman, MD, Endowed Professor and Chair of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences at the UM School of Medicine

May 10, 2024

The Klein Family Center is highlighted for its work in treating substance use problems. (WBAL-TV)

  • Jennifer Redding, LCSW-C, Executive Director of Behavioral Health Services for UM Upper Chesapeake Health; and Joanna Maxfield, Outpatient Care at the Klein Family Center

May 6, 2024

Dr. Barrueto speaks about the response to a fatal bus crash in Harford County. (WJZ-TV)

  • Fermin Barrueto, MD, MBA, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for UM Upper Chesapeake Health

May 3, 2024

Dr. Sethuraman talks about how the hyperbaric chamber at Shock Trauma stands ready to assist injured divers responding to the Key Bridge recovery and salvage operation. (WJZ-TV)

  • ‌Kinjal Sethuraman, MD, MPH, Medical Director of the Center for Hyperbaric and Dive Medicine at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Beeson highlights the benefits of the Public Health Pathways program, which bolsters staffing and training efforts. (The Baltimore Sun)

  • Nicole Beeson, DNP, MBA, CENP, RN, Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for UM St. Joseph Medical Center

Dr. Makhzoumi offers a sunscreen recommendation. (Glamour)

  • Zaineb Makhzoumi, MD, MPH, Dermatologic Surgeon at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Section Head for Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology and Director of Clinical Services in Dermatology at the UM School of Medicine

May 1, 2024

Dr. Lee explains who should and shouldn't take mifepristone and discusses access to the medication. (U.S. News & World Report)

  • ‌Jessica K. Lee, MD, OB-GYN at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the UM School of Medicine

April 30, 2024

Dr. Nichols reacts to new mammogram guidelines. (WMAR-TV)

  • ‌‌Elizabeth Nichols, MD, Gynecologic Radiation Oncologist at the Maryland Proton Treatment Center and Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Makhzoumi offers advice for slowing down signs of aging skin. (AARP)

  • Zaineb Makhzoumi, MD, MPH, Dermatologic Surgeon at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Section Head for Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology and Director of Clinical Services in Dermatology at the UM School of Medicine

April 29, 2024

Dr. Niederhaus and a kidney donor talk about the importance of living donors. (MPT)

  • Silke Niederhaus, MD, Transplant Surgeon at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Associate Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine

April 24, 2024

Dr. O'Malley talks about the hospital's role in health care innovation. (Becker's Hospital Review)

  • Bert O’Malley, MD, President and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Whyman explains the findings of s new study on palliative care for cancer patients. (Oncology Nursing News)

  • ‌Kaitlin Whyman, DNP, AGPC, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner at the University of Maryland Medical Center

April 22, 2024

Redding reacts to a global survey that finds the US out of the top 20 happiest countries for the first time in more than a decade. (MPT)

  • Jennifer Redding, LCSW-C, Executive Director of Behavioral Health Services for UM Upper Chesapeake Health

April 20, 2024

Dr. Forman says clues to gastrointestinal illnesses can be found in patients' bowel movements. (Parade)

  • Joshua Forman, MD, Gastroenterologist at UM St. Joseph Medical Center

April 19, 2024

Dr. Rosner explains the benefits the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center's lung cancer screening partnership with AstraZeneca. (WBFF-TV)

  • ‌Samuel Rosner, MD, Thoracic Oncologist at the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

The System is installing solar canopies at three Linthicum office buildings, part of ongoing efforts in sustainability. (Baltimore Business Journal)

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical System
  • Richie Stever, MHA, SASHE, Vice President of Real Estate and Construction for the System

April 16, 2024

A new partnership will help the System establish community-based lung cancer screening. (The Baltimore Sun)

  • Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, PhD, Executive Director of the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Professor in Oncology in the Department of Medicine and Executive Director of the Program in Oncology at the UM School of Medicine
  • Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical System

A five-year lung cancer screening partnership aims to meet patients where they are. (WBAL-TV)

  • Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, PhD, Executive Director of the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Professor in Oncology in the Department of Medicine and Executive Director of the Program in Oncology at the UM School of Medicine
  • Bert O'Malley, MD, President and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical System

Dr. Kanwar says it's not unheard of for traumatic events like the Key Bridge collapse to lead to distress and anxiety in the broader community. (WBAL-AM)

  • ‌Jyoti Kanwar, MBBS, Psychiatrist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Winakur says most people don't take chest pain seriously enough when it can be a sign of heart trouble. (Parade)

  • Shannon Winakur, MD, Cardiologist at UM St. Joseph Medical Center

April 14, 2024

Dr. Drogula stresses the importance of yearly mammograms for women over the age of 40. (WJZ-TV)

Cynthia Drogula, MD, Breast Surgeon with UM Baltimore Washington Medical Group and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine

April 11, 2024

Dr. Chryssikos discusses the positive impact empathy can have on patients dealing with chronic pain. (UPI)

  • ‌Timothy Chryssikos, MD, PhD, Neurosurgeon at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the UM School of Medicine

April 10, 2024

Dr. Drogula explains how metastatic breast cancer is diagnosed and managed. (Everyday Health)

  • ‌Cynthia Drogula, MD, Breast Surgeon with UM Baltimore Washington Medical Group and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine

April 8, 2024

Dr. Sunshine stresses the importance of proper eyewear for viewing a solar eclipse. (WTTG-TV)

  • Sarah Sunshine, MD, Cornea Specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and UM Eye Associates, and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the UM School of Medicine

April 5, 2024

Dr. Sunshine discusses eye safety ahead of the upcoming solar eclipse. (WBFF-TV)

  • Sarah Sunshine, MD, Cornea Specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and UM Eye Associates, and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the UM School of Medicine

April 4, 2024

Dr. Kanwar says it's normal to feel scared around bridges after the shocking collapse of the Key Bridge, but this fear shouldn't be debilitating. (The Baltimore Banner)

  • Jyoti Kanwar, MBBS, Psychiatrist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the UM School of Medicine

April 3, 2024

Dr. Coles discusses her background and reflects on her career. (Minority Nurse)

  • Kendra Coles, DNP, RNC-OB, C-EFM, NEA-BC, Director of Women’s & Children’s Services at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

April 2, 2024

Dr. Kanwar discusses the fear of driving over bridges. (WMAR-TV)

  • Jyoti Kanwar, MBBS, Psychiatrist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the UM School of Medicine

April 1, 2024

Dr. Loran discusses habits people with prediabetes ought to avoid. (EatingWell)

  • Jocelyne Loran, RD, LDN, CDCES, a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at UM Charles Regional Medical Center

March 29, 2024

Dr. Ibrahim reacts to a new study linking the drug Ozempic to a lowered risk of kidney disease progression and fewer cardiovascular complications.(WBFF-TV)

  • Mohamed Ibrahim, MD, Vascular Medicine physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

March 28, 2024

Dr. Lee discusses state funding for the training of abortion care providers. (Capital News Service)

  • ‌‌Jessica K. Lee, MD, OB-GYN at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the UM School of Medicine

March 22, 2024

Dr. McCoy explains the costs and benefits of drugs like Ozempic. (The Baltimore Banner)

  • Rozalina McCoy, MD, Endocrinologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, and Associate Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Lee discusses the availability of the first over-the-counter birth control pill. (WBFF-TV)

  • ‌Jessica K. Lee, MD, OB-GYN at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the UM School of Medicine

March 20, 2024

Dr. King discusses a System study on racially biased results from pulse oximeters. (CNN)

  • Roderick King, MD, MPH, Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer for the University of Maryland Medical System

March 19, 2024

Dr. Nichols touts the benefits of proton therapy amid reports of a rise in breast cancer among women under the age of 50. (WBFF-TV)

  • ‌Elizabeth Nichols, MD, Gynecologic Radiation Oncologist at the Maryland Proton Treatment Center and Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the UM School of Medicine

March 18, 2024

Dr. McCoy says those who need drugs like Ozempic the most can often have trouble getting it. (WBAL-TV)

  • Rozalina McCoy, MD, Endocrinologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, and Associate Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

March 15, 2024

UM Capital Region Health leaders highlight the benefits of the Center for Advanced Medicine on the campus of UM Capital Region Medical Center. (Washington Business Journal)

  • Nat Richardson Jr., President and CEO, UM Capital Region Health
  • Sarah Larson, MS, Senior Director of Oncology Services, UM Capital Region Health
  • Melissa Vyfhuis, MD, PhD, Medical Director of Radiation Oncology, UM Capital Region Health
  • Magesh Sundaram, MD, Medical Director of Cancer Services at UM Capital Region Health and Associate Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine

March 14, 2024

Fetal medicine specialists at the University of Maryland Medical Center detected a serious fetal heart abnormality in-utero. The baby was later treated at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital. (WJZ-TV)

  • Katherine R. Goetzinger, MD, Maternal and Fetal Medicine physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the UM School of Medicine
  • Shifa Turan, MD, Director of the Fetal Heart Program at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Makhzoumi shares what to look for in sleep masks and how they should be cared for so as to avoid causing skin issues. (NBC News)

  • Zaineb Makhzoumi, MD, MPH, Dermatologic Surgeon at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Section Head for Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology and Director of Clinical Services in Dermatology at the UM School of Medicine

March 13, 2024

Bosah is highlighted for her career in nursing leadership. (Minority Nurse)

  • Barbara Bosah, MS, RN, PCCN, Nurse Manager in the Thoracic and Surgical Intermediate Care Unit and Vascular Progressive Care Unit at the University of Maryland Medical Center

March 9, 2024

Dr. Wickwire offers tips for adjusting one's sleep schedule to Daylight Saving Time. (WBFF-TV)

  • Emerson Wickwire, PhD, Psychologist and Sleep Disorder Specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus, and Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine and Section Head of Sleep Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

March 8, 2024

The System's planned logistics hub will centralize inventory and prevent shortages. (The Baltimore Banner)

  • Michael Schwartzberg, Senior Director of Media Relations for the University of Maryland Medical System
  • Pat Vizzard, MBA, Vice President of Supply Chain Management for the University of Maryland Medical System

Dr. Miller explains how grief can affect the brain. (The Washington Post)

  • Christopher W.T. Miller, Psychiatrist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Klein assures Marylanders that the System's operations are not affected by a cyber attack on a major payment processor. (WYPR-FM)

  • Joel Klein, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for the University of Maryland Medical System

Dr. Leong discusses the benefits of platelet-rich plasma as an alternative to surgery. (WBFF-TV)

  • Natalie Leong, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon with UM Orthopaedics and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics at the UM School of Medicine

Wickwire discusses the causes, health consequences and potential remedies for snoring. (CNN)

  • Emerson Wickwire, PhD, Psychologist and Sleep Disorder Specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus, and Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine and Section Head of Sleep Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Katz explains her role and offers nutrition tips. (TLC-MD)

  • Lizzy Katz, RD, CDCES, Diabetes Program Coordinator at UM Capital Region Health

March 7, 2024

A planned logistics hub at Tradepoint Atlantic will streamline hospital supply chains and diagnostic testing. (Baltimore Business Journal)

  • Jon Burns, Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for the University of Maryland Medical System

Our planned logistics hub will allow the System's hospitals to more efficiently serve patients. (The Baltimore Sun)

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical System
  • Pat Vizzard, MBA, Vice President of Supply Chain Management for the University of Maryland Medical System

Dr. Lane reacts to a viral video of a woman who discussed bathing with her children. (Today.com)

Wendy Lane, MD, MPH, Child Abuse Pediatrician at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine

March 6, 2024

Hiller offers remedies for lower back pain. (Woman's World)

  • Erica Hiller, CRNP, Orthopedics Nurse Practitioner at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Owonikoko explains how people with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer can get the nutrients they need. (Everyday Health)

  • Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, PhD, Executive Director of the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Professor in Oncology in the Department of Medicine and Executive Director of the Program in Oncology at the UM School of Medicine

March 4, 2024

Dr. Leong discusses an Orioles pitcher's use of platelet-rich plasma to recover from an elbow injury. (The Baltimore Sun)

  • Natalie Leong, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon with UM Orthopaedics and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Jerome discusses the heart benefits of isometric exercise. (Everyday Health)

  • Scott Jerome, DO, Sports Cardiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director of Ambulatory Services and Outreach in Cardiology and Director of Sports Cardiology at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Wickwire shares tips for adjusting to the start of Daylight Saving Time. (MPT)

  • Emerson Wickwire, PhD, Psychologist and Sleep Disorder Specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus, and Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine and Section Head of Sleep Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

March 2, 2024

Loran identifies foods that help with insulin resistance. (Parade)

  • Jocelyne Loran, RD, LDN, CDCES, a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at UM Charles Regional Medical Center

Starting at 13:15, Dr. Liu discusses the recent rise in measles cases. (WBAL-AM)

  • Esther Liu, MD, Chair of Pediatrics at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

March 1, 2024

Dr. Laurens discusses the recent rise in norovirus cases. (WBFF-TV)

  • Matthew Laurens, MD, Pediatric Infectious Diseases physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Schrank explains the new CDC isolation guidelines for COVID-19. (Yahoo Life)

  • Greg Schrank, MD, MPH, Infectious Diseases physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Davis explains how a lymphatic massage can be performed at home. (Verywell Mind)

  • Cathy Davis, OT/L, CPAM, CLT, Clinical Specialist in Rehabilitative Services at UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center

February 29, 2024

Dr. Khanna reacts to a bill that would ban on tobacco products in Baltimore City stadiums. (WBFF-TV)

  • Niharika Khanna, MD, MBBS, DGO, Family Medicine physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Professor of Family Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Wolferman and Lough say the Academy of Clinical Essentials initiative pays dividends for nursing students. (WMAR-TV)

  • Leah Wolferman, BSN, RN, Nurse Manager at UM St. Joseph Medical Center
  • Lyla Lough, BSN, RN, Clinical Nurse II at UM St. Joseph Medical Center

February 28, 2024

Cook reflects on her career path and the challenges faced in the nursing profession. (Minority Nurse)

  • Kimberly Cook, BSN, RN, Director of Nursing Administration Staffing at UM Capital Region Medical Center

February 26, 2024

Dr. Ntiri speaks about cancer prevention, in light of Cancer Prevention Awareness Month. (MPT)

  • Shana Ntiri, MD, MPH, Family Medicine physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Director of the Baltimore City Cancer Program at the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center and Associate Professor of Family & Community Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

February 23, 2024

Dr. Srivastava discusses findings on the impact of sleep and exercise in reducing the risk of heart disease in women. (WBFF-TV)

  • Mukta Srivastava, MD, Cardiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Falat explains the severe damage that frostbite can cause. (Verywell Health)

  • Cheyenne Falat, MD, Assistant Medical Director for the Adult Emergency Department at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

February 21, 2024

Dr. Winakur offers ways to reduce heart disease risk. (Healthline)

  • Shannon Winakur, MD, Cardiologist at UM St. Joseph Medical Center

McCollum says a new mural will commemorate the work of UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center team members and the hospital community during the COVID-19 pandemic. (WJZ-TV)

  • Kathy McCollum, President and CEO of UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

Burk says the new mural at UM BWMC symbolizes the tumult of 2020, when the region was firmly in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic. (WMAR-TV)

  • Kathy Burk, Executive Director of the BWMC Foundation

February 20, 2024

Dr. Schrank says that, in easing COVID-19 isolation rules, the CDC followed the lead of some states. (Yahoo Life)

  • Greg Schrank, MD, MPH, Infectious Diseases physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

February 19, 2024

Dr. Dal Molin expresses concerns about new protective headgear invented by a Hopkins football player. (Capital Gazette)

  • Claudia Dal Molin, DO, Sports Medicine physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and Assistant Professor of Orthopedics and Director of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Education at the UM School of Medicine

February 16, 2024

Dr. Schrank discusses new CDC isolation guidelines for people with COVID-19. (WBFF-TV)

  • Greg Schrank, MD, MPH, Infectious Diseases physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Owonikoko discusses breaking barriers as a Black director of an NCI-designated cancer center. (The Cancer Letter)

  • Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, PhD, Executive Director of the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Professor in Oncology in the Department of Medicine and Executive Director of the Program in Oncology at the UM School of Medicine

February 14, 2024

Dr. Bower offers at-home remedies for throat pain. (Everyday Health)

  • Nicholas Bower, DO, Regional Medical Director for UM Urgent Care

Dr. Mukherjee explains the difference between a heart attack and cardiac arrest. (Everyday Health)

  • Ratnakar Mukherjee, MD, Chair of Cardiology at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

February 13, 2024

Dr. Khanna discusses the impact of a proposed Baltimore City bill that would ban tobacco products from stadiums. (WBAL-AM)

  • Niharika Khanna, MD, MBBS, DGO, Family Medicine physician and Professor of Family Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

February 12, 2024

Dr. Forman discusses how to respond to stomach pain. (Parade)

  • Joshua Forman, MD, Gastroenterologist at UM St. Joseph Medical Center

For American Heart Month, Dr. Winakur spoke about heart health issues. (MPT)

  • Shannon Winakur, MD, Cardiologist at UM St. Joseph Medical Center

February 11, 2024

Shock Trauma is using a high-tech simulation center to prepare the surgeons of tomorrow. (WBAL-TV)

  • Samuel Tisherman, MD, Director of the Division of Critical Care and Trauma Education at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Director of the Surgical ICU at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine
  • Benjamin Neustein, MAT, Training and Simulation Manager for the Center for Critical Care and Trauma Education at Shock Trauma
  • Andrew Kithas, MD, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow at UMMC

February 10, 2024

Crabbs highlights diabetes education and other services available at the B'More Healthy Expo. (WBFF-TV)

  • Christine Crabbs, Senior Director of Community and Population Health for the University of Maryland Medical Center

February 9, 2024

Dr. Kundi highlights the work of Shock Trauma's Go Team, which brings in-hospital procedures to trauma scenes. (Cumberland Times-News)

  • Rishi Kundi, MD, Vascular Surgeon at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and Associate Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine

Ahead of the Super Bowl, Drexler stresses the dangers of sports betting. (WBFF-TV)

  • Mary Drexler, MSW, Program Director for the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling at the UM School of Medicine

February 8, 2024

Dr. Ntiri discusses a projected rise in cancer cases. (Medical News Today)

  • Shana Ntiri, MD, MPH, Family Medicine physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Director of the Baltimore City Cancer Program at the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center and Associate Professor of Family & Community Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Klein talks about how hospital IT teams should select devices for clinical use. (HealthTech)

  • Joel Klein, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for the University of Maryland Medical System

February 6, 2024

Wise and Redding discuss how Harford County residents will benefit from the transition of services at UM Harford Memorial Hospital to facilities in Bel Air and Aberdeen. (The Baltimore Sun)

  • Elizabeth Wise, MSN, MBA, President and CEO of UM Upper Chesapeake Health
  • Jennifer Redding, LCSW-C, Executive Director of Behavioral Health Services for UM UCH and the Klein Family Harford Crisis Center

The new UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center Aberdeen will offer cutting-edge care. (WBAL-TV)

  • Elizabeth Wise, MSN, MBA, President and CEO of UM Upper Chesapeake Health
  • Fermin Barrueto, MD, Chief Medical Officer for UM Upper Chesapeake Health
 

February 2, 2024

Dr. Scalea supports a tax proposal that could direct money to state trauma centers. (The Daily Record)

  • Thomas Scalea, MD, Physician-in-Chief of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and the Honorable Francis X. Kelly Distinguished Professor of Trauma Surgery at the UM School of Medicine

February 1, 2024

Shock Trauma doctors, nurses and advocates met with lawmakers in Annapolis. (WBFF-TV)

  • Thomas Scalea, MD, Physician-in-Chief of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and the Honorable Francis X. Kelly Distinguished Professor of Trauma Surgery at the UM School of Medicine
  • Kristie Snedeker, DPT, Vice President of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

Redding says the outpouring of responses to Elmo's tweet asking how people are doing is a reminder of the importance of mental health. (WBAL-TV)

  • Jennifer Redding, LCSW-C, Executive Director of Behavioral Health Services for UM Upper Chesapeake Health and the Klein Family Harford Crisis Center

January 30, 2024

Dr. Nitri stresses the importance of cancer screenings. (WBFF-TV)

  • Shana Nitri, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Director of the Baltimore City Cancer Program at the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dr. Kanagie-McAleese says the time needed to form a new dieting habit can vary from habit to habit and person to person. (Healthline)

  • Marie Kanagie-McAleese, MD, Pediatric Hospitalist at UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center

Dr. Liu says people should be masking up in airports and get their kids vaccinated as measles re-emerge in Maryland. (WJZ-TV)

  • Esther Liu, MD, Chair of Pediatrics at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

Dr. Liu says parents need to understand the importance of protecting their children against measles. (The Baltimore Sun)

  • Esther Liu, MD, Chair of Pediatrics at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

January 29, 2024

Dr. Schrank discusses the recent surge of COVID-19 cases. (MPT)

  • Greg Schrank, MD, MPH, Infectious Diseases physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

January 26, 2024

Dr. Benavides discusses a woman's autoimmune disorder that presented as similar to a mental illness. (Today.com)

  • David Benavides, MD, PhD, Neurologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Neurology at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Jerome discusses the health impacts of seated work. (WBFF-TV)

  • Scott Jerome, DO, Sports Cardiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director of Ambulatory Services and Outreach in Cardiology and Director of Sports Cardiology at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Caiseda explains the difference between normal cramping during the first trimester of pregnancy and what might require medical attention. (Expectful)

  • David Caiseda, MD, OB/GYN at UM Charles Regional Medical Center

January 25, 2024

Gilmore demonstrates how bystanders can respond to traumatic injuries before professionals arrive. (WBFF-TV)

  • Rebecca Gilmore, MSN, RN, TCRN, Trauma Program Manager at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

Dr. Forman explains what can cause gastrointestinal issues while traveling and how to avoid them. (The Washington Post)

  • Joshua Forman, MD, Gastroenterologist at UM St. Joseph Medical Center

January 24, 2024

Dr. Tisherman says the cold temperatures that helped a woman survive a fall into the Inner Harbor are similar to a technique with clinical applications. (WJZ-TV)

  • Samuel Tisherman, MD, Director of Division of Critical Care and Trauma Education at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Director of the Surgical ICU at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Tisherman explains how the Inner Harbor's water temperature helped a woman survive falling into the water. (The Baltimore Banner)

  • Samuel Tisherman, MD, Director of Division of Critical Care and Trauma Education at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Director of the Surgical ICU at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Moran discusses diabetes resources and the upcoming B'More Healthy Expo. (WBFF-TV)

  • Alexandra Moran, PhD, Director of the Diabetes Program at the University of Maryland Medical Center

January 23, 2024

Dr. Leekha talks about the System's new masking guidelines. (Medscape)

  • Surbhi Leekha, MD, Medical Director for Infection Prevention at the University of Maryland Medical System, Infectious Diseases physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Maluf says a rare transplant surgery, in which a woman donated a kidney to her mother after having previously donated her liver, went well. (The Washington Post)

  • Daniel Maluf, MD, Professor of Surgery and Director of the Program in Transplantation at the UM School of Medicine, and Transplant Surgeon at the University of Maryland Medical Center

January 22, 2024

Dr. Wickwire explains why winter is a great time to catch up on sleep. (WTOP-FM)

  • Emerson Wickwire, PhD, Psychologist and Sleep Disorder Specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus, and Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine and Section Head of Sleep Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Dal Molin shares tips on how to keep resolutions related to weight loss. (MPT)

  • Claudia Dal Molin, DO, Sports Medicine physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and Assistant Professor of Orthopedics and Director of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Education at the UM School of Medicine

January 19, 2024

Dr. Falat talks about what to do to avoid frostbite, or when symptoms first appear. (WBFF-TV)

  • Cheyenne Falat, MD, Assistant Medical Director for the Adult Emergency Department at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Kozel previews the planned UM Shore Regional Medical Center in Easton. (WMDT-TV)

  • Ken Kozel, MBA, President and CEO of UM Shore Regional Health

January 18, 2024

A proposed state bill would levy a tax on firearms and ammunitions to fund trauma centers. (Maryland Matters)

  • Thomas Scalea, MD, Physician-in-Chief of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and the Honorable Francis X. Kelly Distinguished Professor of Trauma Surgery at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Scalea speaks about a bill that would provide money to trauma centers like Shock Trauma. (WRC-TV)

  • Thomas Scalea, MD, Physician-in-Chief of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and the Honorable Francis X. Kelly Distinguished Professor of Trauma Surgery at the UM School of Medicine

January 17, 2024

Dr. Scalea says additional money for trauma centers could save lives. (The Washington Post)

  • Thomas Scalea, MD, Physician-in-Chief of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and the Honorable Francis X. Kelly Distinguished Professor of Trauma Surgery at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Cullen stresses the importance of cancer screenings. (WJZ-TV)

  • Kevin Cullen, MD, Oncologist at the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center and Marlene & Stewart Greenebaum Distinguished Professor of Oncology at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Raufman says the use of the weight loss drugs Wegovy and Ozempic can come with unintended side effects. (WTOP-FM)

  • Jean-Pierre Raufman, MD, Chief of Gastroenterology at the University of Maryland Medical Center and the Moses Paulson, MD and Helen Golden Paulson Chair of the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Wright offers tips on guarding kids against hypothermia as they play in the snow. (WTOP-FM)

  • Christian Wright, MD, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine

January 16, 2024

Dr. Liu says children are more vulnerable to the cold than adults. (Yahoo)

  • Esther Liu, MD, Chair of Pediatrics at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

January 15, 2024

Dr. King talks about what motivates him in his work for health equity. (The Afro)

  • Roderick King, MD, MPH, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer for the University of Maryland Medical System

January 12, 2024

The University of Maryland Medical Center is offering a new gene therapy for sickle cell disease. (The Baltimore Banner)

  • Mark Gladwin, MD, Dean of the UM School of Medicine
  • Jeannie Law, MD, Hematologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Lee offers tips to help people avoid injuries while shoveling snow. (Fox News)

  • Sarah Lee, MD, Emergency Medicine physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus and Instructor at the UM School of Medicine

January 10, 2024

New treatment could help adults with ADHD. (The Baltimore Sun)

  • Jill RachBeisel, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the UM School of Medicine and Chief of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland Medical Center

January 9, 2024

Dr. Schrank talks about the role low vaccination rates are playing in a surge of respiratory illnesses. (WBFF-TV)

  • Greg Schrank, MD, MPH, Infectious Diseases physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

January 8, 2024

Redding speaks about how clinicians are responding to increased prevalence of depression in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. (WYPR-FM)

  • Jennifer Redding, LCSW-C, Executive Director of Behavioral Health Services for UM Upper Chesapeake Health and the Klein Family Harford Crisis Center

January 5, 2024

Dr. Chen encourages residents to sign up for a novel flu study. (WBFF-TV)

  • Wilbur Chen, MD, Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Adult Clinical Studies section within the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health at the UM School of Medicine, and Infectious Diseases Physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Chen says a new flu study could solve mysteries about how the virus is transmitted. (The Baltimore Banner)

  • Wilbur Chen, MD, Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Adult Clinical Studies section within the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health at the UM School of Medicine, and Infectious Diseases Physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center

January 4, 3024

A flu transmission study being conducted in Baltimore pays people with the flu $1,900 to spread it to others. (WMAR-TV)

  • Wilbur Chen, MD, Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Adult Clinical Studies section within the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health at the UM School of Medicine, and Infectious Diseases Physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center

January 3, 2024

A new medical center in Aberdeen will provide care for thousands of Harford County residents. (Baltimore Business Journal)

  • Elizabeth Wise, MSN, MBA, President and CEO of UM Upper Chesapeake Health

Dr. Lee shares cold remedies that can help shorten the duration of the illness. (Woman's World)

  • Sarah Lee, MD, Emergency Medicine physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus and Instructor at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Puche speaks about the body donation process and how medical students approach working with donated bodies. (The Baltimore Sun)

  • Adam Puche, PhD, Professor of Neurobiology and Vice Chair of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Dr. Frieman says a winter spike doesn't necessarily mean COVID-19 will become a seasonal virus like influenza. (The Baltimore Banner)

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