September 29, 2022

The integrative Healing Touch therapy offered at UM St. Joseph Medical Center is helping cancer patients de-stress. (WBAL-TV)

  • Kathy Fritze, RN, Obstetrics Nurse at UM St. Joseph Medical Center
  • Ethan Rogers, MD, Breast Surgeon at UM St. Joseph Medical Center

September 28, 2022

Dr. Czinn warns about the dangers of sharing your bed with an infant child. (Fox News)

  • Steven Czinn, MD, Professor and Chair of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine, and Pediatric Gastroenterologist and Chief of Pediatrics at University of Maryland Children’s Hospital

September 26, 2022

Shock Trauma offers Stop the Bleed training to Baltimore County school nurses. (WBAL-TV)

  • Jennifer “CJ” Meyer, BSN, BA, BS, RN, a Senior Clinical Nurse at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

Meyer explains the value of Stop the Bleed training for community members. (WJZ-TV)

  • Jennifer “CJ” Meyer, BSN, BA, BS, RN, a Senior Clinical Nurse at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

September 25, 2022

Shock Trauma clinicians train school nurses to respond to traumatic injuries. (WBAL-AM)

  • Jennifer “CJ” Meyer, BSN, BA, BS, RN, a Senior Clinical Nurse at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

September 21, 2022

Dr. Rowen talks about the role of the System's Academy of Clinical Essentials program in replenishing nursing ranks. (Cleveland Plain Dealer)

  • Lisa Rowen, DNSc, RN, CENP, Chief Nurse Executive for the University of Maryland Medical System

Dr. Haft highlights a promising new treatment for sleep apnea. (WBAL-TV)

  • Sunny Haft, MD, Assistant Professor of Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at the UM School of Medicine and Otolaryngologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center

September 20, 2022

Dr. Rowen, a trauma nurse and a student nurse talk about the impact of an immersive education program on staffing at System hospitals. (WYPR)

  • Lisa Rowen, DNSc, RN, CENP, Chief Nurse Executive for the University of Maryland Medical System
  • Liz Cushing, RN, a trauma nurse at the University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Naseem Ahmadi, a student nurse at UM St. Joseph Medical Center

September 15, 2022

Dr. Suntha talks about the System's use of its investments to address disparities and boost marginalized communities. (The Baltimore Sun)

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and CEO of University of Maryland Medical System

The System's latest investments aim to assist Black-led and woman-led companies in its service area. (Baltimore Business Journal)

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and CEO of University of Maryland Medical System

Dr. Jerome debunks claims energy drinks help accelerate weight loss. (HuffPost)

  • Scott Jerome, DO, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Cardiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center

September 14, 2022

Dr. Rowen highlights the System's Academy of Clinical Essentials nursing initiative. (Baltimore Jewish Times)

  • Lisa Rowen, DNSc, RN, CENP, Chief Nurse Executive for UMMS

The president of the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus reflects on her mentors and career trajectory to hospital leadership. (Becker's Hospital Review)

  • Alison Brown, MPH, BSN, President of the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

Dr. Vibhakar explains the setup of UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center's mass casualty drill. (WBFF-TV)

  • Neel Vibhakar, MD, MBA, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer

Real-life events stress the need for drills, fine-tuning skills and partnerships in place. (WJZ-TV)

  • Neel Vibhakar, MD, MBA, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
  • Carol Ann Sperry, RN, MS, CEN, Director of Emergency Services and Emergency Management

UM BWMC's emergency services director says mass casualty drills can be just as challenging as the real thing. (WMAR-TV)

  • Carol Ann Sperry, RN, MS, CEN, Director of Emergency Services and Emergency Management

September 12, 2022

A nurse practitioner in vascular surgery talks about the prevalence and warning signs of vascular disease. (MPT)

  • Deirdre Smith, CRNP, Vascular Surgery Nurse Practitioner at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

September 6, 2022

Amid high rates of gun violence, Shock Trauma and the University of Maryland, Baltimore open the Center for Violence Prevention. (The Baltimore Sun)

  • Thomas Scalea, MD, the Hon. Francis X. Kelly Distinguished Professor of Trauma Surgery and Physician-in-Chief at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center

A Shock Trauma leader previews the annual Shock Trauma Honors Celebration. (WBAL-TV)

  • Kristie Snedeker, DPT, Vice President of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

September 5, 2022

Nurses and nursing students talk about the impact of the Academy of Clinical Essentials program, which embeds students alongside veteran nurses. (DailyNurse)

  • Robbie Francisco, BSN, RN, PCCN, Senior Clinical Nurse I at the University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Genevieve Vidal, BSN, RN, PCCN, Senior Clinical Nurse I at UMMC
  • Deborah Trautman, PhD, RN, a UMMC board member
  • Lisa Rowen, DNSc, RN, CENP, Chief Nurse Executive for the University of Maryland Medical System

September 2, 2022

Dr. Wickwire talks about the role sleep plays in getting students back into their fall routine. (WTOP-FM)

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

September 1, 2022

The System is using an immersive program to bolster its nursing staff. (LinkedIn)

  • Lisa Rowen, DNSc, RN, CENP, Chief Nurse Executive for the University of Maryland Medical System

Dr. Khanna talks about what could be behind a recent drop in life expectancy. (WJLA-TV)

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

Dr. Molitoris talks about proton therapy used to treat certain types of cancer. (WMDT-TV)

  • Jason Molitoris, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the UM School of Medicine and Radiation Oncologist at the Maryland Proton Treatment Center.

August 31, 2022

UM St. Joseph Medical Center dedicates the Sandra R. Berman Heart Institute (Jmore)

  • Thomas B. Smyth, President and CEO of UM St. Joseph Medical Center
  • Sandra Berman, member of the Cardiac Integrated Care Committee at UM SJMC
  • Ray Daue, Chair of the UM St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors

Using experimental treatment, doctors at the University of Maryland Medical Center successfully treated a brain tumor previously thought to be fatal. (The Baltimore Sun)

  • Graeme Woodworth, MD, Professor and Chair of Neurosurgery at the UM School of Medicine and Neurosurgical Oncologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Mark Mishra, MD, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the UM School of Medicine and Radiation Oncologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center

August 19, 2022

Dr. Laurens answers parents' questions about monkeypox. (WBFF-TV)

  • Matthew Laurens, MD, Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine and Pediatric Infectious Diseases physician at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital

August 18, 2022

Read how System clinicians use the app TigerConnect to improve clinical communication. (TigerConnect)

  • Tiffany Kuebler, MMS, Co-Medical Director of Clinical Informatics at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and Physician Assistant at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

August 17, 2022

Dr. Tkaczuk discusses a newly-approved treatment for a certain type of breast cancer. (OncLive)

  • Katherine Tkaczuk, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine, and Director of the Breast Evaluation and Treatment Program at the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

August 15, 2022

The System distributed $2.3 million in grants to alleviate food insecurity in the region. (Baltimore Fishbowl)

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical System

Dr. Knight talks about the new 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. (MPT)

  • Stephanie Knight, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the UM School of Medicine, and Chief of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

Dr. Abzug highlights Camp Open Arms, an event for children growing up with limb differences. (WBAL-TV)

  • Joshua Abzug, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine, and Pediatric Orthopedic surgeon at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital

Dr. Griffith reflects on the pioneering xenotransplantation surgery. (Medscape)

  • Bartley Griffith, MD, Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine and transplant surgeon at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Lichenstein explains how a backpack should be worn to avoid back pain. (NBC News)

  • Richard Lichenstein, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Physician at University of Maryland Children's Hospital

August 12, 2022

Dr. Shah speaks about the relationship physicians build with patients in intensive care. (WHYY)

  • Nirav Shah, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Associate Chief of Education and Faculty Development in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at the UM School of Medicine, and Critical Care Pulmonologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

August 11, 2022

UM Upper Chesapeake Health claims some credit for Harford County's recognition as one of America's healthiest communities. (The Aegis)

  • Mark Shaver, MBA, Senior Vice President of Strategy, Physician Services and Business Development for UM Upper Chesapeake Health

August 10, 2022

A lactation consultant advises new mothers seeking to reap the benefits of exercise while breastfeeding. (Well and Good)

  • Allyson Curley, RN, IBCLC, Board-Certified Lactation Consultant at UM St. Joseph Medical Center

August 8, 2022

Dr. Webb touts efforts to foster a more diverse workforce in biomedical science. (WBAL-TV)

  • Tonya Webb, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, and Assistant Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the UM School of Medicine

August 4, 2022

Dr. Levine evaluates the federal approach to managing the supply of monkeypox vaccines. (STAT)

  • Myron Levine, MD, DTPH, Professor of Medicine, and Associate Dean For Global Health, Vaccinology And Infectious Diseases at the UM School of Medicine, and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Liu tells parents what they can do to keep their children safe in the pool. (Severna Park Voice)

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

August 1, 2022

Dr. Berry says children are unlikely to catch the monkeypox virus. (Health)

  • Andrea Berry, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine and Pediatric Infectious Diseases physician at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital

July 27, 2022

Dr. Suntha touts high U.S. News & World Report rankings for the System’s hospitals. (The Daily Record)

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and CEO of University of Maryland Medical System

July 25, 2022

Dr. Winters discusses the warning signs of heat-related illness. (MPT)

  • Michael Winters, MD, Emergency Medicine physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

July 24, 202

Dr. Adebayo tells Marylanders how to stay safe during record heat (WBAL-TV)

  • Omoyemi Adebayo, MD, Clinical Instructor at the UM School of Medicine and Emergency Physician at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

July 22, 2022

NBC Nightly News offers an extended look at the work being done in Shock Trauma. (NBC News)

  • Thomas Scalea, MD, Francis X. Kelly Professor of Trauma Surgery and Director of the Program in Trauma at the UM School of Medicine, System Chief for Critical Care Services for University of Maryland Medical System, and Physician-in-Chief of Shock Trauma
  • Heidi Halterman, MSN, RN, Charge Nurse of the Trauma Resuscitation Unit
  • Rebecca Gilmore, MSN, RN, Trauma Program Manager
  • Dane Nesbeth, Staff Chaplain

Dr. Adebayo offers tips for beating the summer heat. (WBAL-TV)

  • Yemi Adebayo, MD, an Emergency Medicine physician at the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center

July 21, 2022

Dr. Bedi advises residents to limit their time outside during record heat, especially if they are among the groups most at risk. (WJZ-TV)

  • Mohini Bedi, MD, an Emergency Medicine physician at UM St. Joseph Medical Center

July 20, 2022

Dr. Wickwire explains how the heat can affect a person’s sleep. (The Weather Channel)

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

July 19, 2022

Dr. Pollin highlights a volunteer-powered health data research project. (The Baltimore Sun)

  • Toni Pollin, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Dalury explains how robotic surgery techniques can help reduce recovery time after a knee replacement. (WBAL-TV)

  • David Dalury, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon at UM St. Joseph Medical Center,

Dr. Berry explains the symptoms of Parechovirus following a CDC alert. (Healthline)

  • Andrea Berry, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at UM School of Medicine and Infectious Disease Pediatrician at the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital

July 18, 2022

A report highlights the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center's work with lifesaving CAR T-cell therapy. (WBAL-TV)

  • Aaron Rapoport, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Director of the Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program at the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Djordje Atanackovic, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Hematologist-Oncologist at UMGCCC

Dr. Salenger speaks about heart health issues. (MPT)

  • Rawn Salenger, MD, Chief of Cardiac Surgery at UM St. Joseph Medical Center

Dr. Makhzoumi explains how aloe vera works to reduce inflammation and swelling. (Prevention)

  • Zaineb Makhzoumi, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the UM School of Medicine

July 17, 2022

NBC Nightly News shadows Shock Trauma clinicians as part of a special report on gun violence. (NBC News)

  • Thomas Scalea, MD, Francis X. Kelly Professor of Trauma Surgery and Director of the Program in Trauma at the UM School of Medicine, System Chief for Critical Care Services for University of Maryland Medical System, and Physician-in-Chief of Shock Trauma
  • Heidi Halterman, MSN, RN, Charge Nurse of the Trauma Resuscitation Unit
  • Rebecca Gilmore, MSN, RN, Trauma Program Manager
  • Dane Nesbeth, Staff Chaplain

July 14, 2022

Gov. Larry Hogan’s visit highlights the work being done at the Klein Family Harford Crisis Center. (Jmore)

  • Jennifer Redding, LCSW-C, Executive Director of Behavioral Health at the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health

July 13, 2022

Dr. Lee talks about an over-the-counter birth control medication awaiting federal approval. (Healthline)

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

Dr. Carpenter talks about how a name change could help destigmatize what is now called schizophrenia. (Medscape)

  • William Carpenter, MD, Professor of Psychiatry at the UM School of Medicine and Psychiatrist at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center

July 11, 2022

A University of Maryland Medical Center expert talks about how people with diabetes can manage symptoms in the summer heat. (Everyday Health)

  • Angela Ginn-Meadow, RN, RDN, CDCES, Diabetes Grant Director at the University of Maryland Medical Center

July 7, 2022

Dr. Henry talks about first aid for someone suffering from a gunshot wound. (Everyday Health)

  • Sharon M. Henry, MD, Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine and Critical Care Surgeon at University of Maryland Medical Center

Drs. Farrior and Fitzgerald offer advice for delivering a baby in situations where a OB-GYN cannot be present. (Verywell Family)

  • Carmen Farrior, MD, OB-GYN at UM St. Joseph Medical Center
  • Andrea Fitzgerald, MD, OB-GYN with UM St. Joseph Medical Group

July 3, 2022

Dr. Taubenslag talks about fireworks safety. (WBAL-AM)

  • Kenneth Taubenslag, MD, MPhil, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the UM School of Medicine and Ophthalmologist at University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

July 1, 2022

Dr. Celebi talks about an Anne Arundel County teen facing a kidney transplant. (WJZ-TV)

  • Neziha Celebi, MD, Instructor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine and Pediatric Nephrologist at University of Maryland Children's Hospital

June 29, 2022

Dr. Rapoport and Ruehle talk about revolutionary immunotherapy bringing new hope to cancer patients. (WYPR-FM)

  • Aaron Rapoport, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Hematologist at the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Kathy Ruehle, RN, OCN, Blood and Marrow Transplant Coordinator at UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dr. Bedi talks about the dangers of heat-related illness in children. (WBAL-TV)

  • Mohini Bedi, MD, Emergency Physician at UM St. Joseph Medical Center

June 26, 2022

Dr. Pollin talks about My Healthy Maryland, a joint research initiative of University of Maryland Medical Center, University of Maryland Medical System and the UM School of Medicine. (WBFF-TV)

  • Toni Pollin, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

June 25, 2022

Dr. Efron talks about the impact of gun violence on Baltimore City. (The Afro-American)

  • David Efron, MD, Professor of Trauma Surgery at the UM School of Medicine and Medical Director and Chief of Trauma at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

June 23, 2022

Dr. Teshome previews a planned expansion for the emergency department at University of Maryland Children's Hospital. (Baltimore Business Journal)

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

Dr. Klein talks about how health care CIO roles are evolving. (Becker's Hospital Review)

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

Dr. Wickwire discusses the harmful impact of even having a small amount of light on in your bedroom at night. (HealthDay News)

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

June 21, 2022

A tobacco coach talks about federal moves to lower the amount of nicotine in cigarettes. (WMAR-TV)

  • Julia Melamed, BSN, RN, Tobacco Coach at University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

The founder of a new running center offers guidance and support to novice and experienced runners. (WTOP-FM)

  • Amol Bakre, PT, MS, OCS, a Physical Therapist at UM Charles Regional Medical Center

June 17, 2022

Dr. Liu explains what parents need to know about adenovirus, which has been linked to some cases of hepatitis in children. (U.S. News & World Report)

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

June 16, 2022

Dr. Carter stresses the importance of sunscreen for kids. (NBC News)

  • Rebecca Carter, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine and Pediatrician at University of Maryland Children's Hospital

June 15, 2022

Dr. Weir questions the findings of a study on the health benefits of a coffee habit. (Medical News Today)

  • Matthew Weir, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Nephrologist at University of Maryland Medical Center

June 13, 2022

Dr. Fletke speaks about men's health issues. (Maryland Public Television)

  • Kyle Fletke, MD, Assistant Professor of Family & Community Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Family Physician at University of Maryland Medical Center

June 10, 2022

Dr. Taylor previews the Maryland Half Marathon and 5K, which benefited the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center. (WBAL-TV)

  • Rodney Taylor, MD, MSPH, Professor and Chair of Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at the UM School of Medicine; and Head and Neck Surgeon at University of Maryland Medical Center

June 9, 2022

Dr. Wendell talks about balancing his hospital duties with serving as the medical director for emergency medical services in Anne Arundel County. (Severna Park Voice)

  • Jonathan Wendell, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and emergency physician at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

June 7, 2022

Dr. Bale explains the impact trauma can have on genes. (WYPR-FM)

  • Tracy Bale, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology and Psychology and Director of the Center for Epigenetic Research in Child Health & Brain Development at the UM School of Medicine

June 3, 2022

University of Maryland Medical Center partners with a West Baltimore high school to train future surgical technicians. (WBAL-TV)

  • Karen Dates Dunmore, Senior Director of Community Engagement at University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Siegel talks about how to stay safe in hot weather. (WBFF-TV)

  • Neil Siegel, MD, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and family physician at University of Maryland Medical Center

June 2, 2022

Dr. Chaturvedi talks about stroke risks in pregnancy, putting into context the risks faced by the mother of Olympic skier Lindsay Vonn. (Brain & Life Magazine)

  • Seemant Chaturvedi, MD, Professor of Stroke Neurology at the UM School of Medicine, Director of the University of Maryland Medical System Stroke Program, and Neurologist at University of Maryland Medical Center

May 31, 2022

Dr. Galvagno speaks about safe workout strategies for first responders. (EMS1)

  • Samuel Galvagno, DO, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at the UM School of Medicine and Critical Care Physician at University of Maryland Medical Center

May 25, 2022

Dr. Reeves offers advice on how parents should talk to their kids about the Uvalde shooting. (WTOP-FM)

  • Gloria Reeves, MD, a child psychiatrist at University of Maryland Children's Hospital and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Edwards tells parents how to talk to their children about school safety. (WTTG-TV)

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

Dr. Hoover stresses the importance of parents having a conversation with children about the Uvalde shooting. (The Baltimore Sun)

  • Sharon Hoover, PhD, Professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Co-Director of the National Center for School Mental Health

May 22, 2022

Dr. Rapoport previews the Maryland Half Marathon, a fundraiser for cancer care at University of Maryland Medical Center (WBAL-TV)

  • Aaron Rapoport, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Director of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at the UM Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

May 21, 2022

Dr. Chaudhari explains how residents should cope with hot weather. (WJZ-TV)

  • Chirag Chaudhari, MD, Chair of Emergency Medicine at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

Dr. Chaudhari tells Preakness revelers how to stay cool. (WBAL-TV)

  • Chirag Chaudhari, MD, Chair of Emergency Medicine at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

May 20, 2022

Dr. Wright and Alston talk about the impact of the elimination of race-based metrics in pregnancy risk calculation on patients giving birth at UM Capital Region Medical Center. (Prince George's County Community Television)

  • Joseph Wright, MD, MPH, Chief Health Equity Officer for University of Maryland Medical System
  • Danielle Alston, RN, Clinical Nurse Supervisor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at UM Capital Region Medical Center

May 19, 2022

Dr. Henry talks about lifesaving techniques anyone can employ after traumatic injuries. (WBAL-TV)

  • Sharon Henry, MD, Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine, and Critical Care Surgeon and Director of the Division of Wound Healing and Metabolism at Shock Trauma

Shock Trauma leaders hold training sessions for National Stop The Bleed Day. (WJZ-TV)

  • Sharon Henry, MD, Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine, and Critical Care Surgeon and Director of the Division of Wound Healing and Metabolism at Shock Trauma
  • Brad Antlitz, BSN, RN, Neurotrauma Nurse Manager at Shock Trauma

Dr. Wright talks about the end of race-based metrics for pregnancy risk calculation and what the System is using instead. (Modern Healthcare)

  • Joseph Wright, MD, MPH, Chief Health Equity Officer for University of Maryland Medical System

May 18, 2022

Dr. Armstrong talks about her battle against a brain tumor and how her daughter served as an inspiration. (WMAR-TV)

  • Faith Armstrong, MD, Critical Care Physician at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center
  • Danny Liang, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the UM School of Medicine; and Director of Neurosurgical Oncology at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

Dr. Henry talks about Stop the Bleed Week and Trauma Survivors Day. (WBFF-TV)

  • Sharon Henry, MD, Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine, and Critical Care Surgeon and Director of the Division of Wound Healing and Metabolism at Shock Trauma

Gilmore talks about how training can help bystanders save someone who has suffered a traumatic injury in the minutes before help arrives. (WBFF-TV)

  • Rebecca Gilmore, MSN, RN, TCRN, Trauma Program Manager at Shock Trauma

Dr. Scalea explains the contents of a Stop the Bleed Kit and stresses the importance of being able to stop bleeding after a traumatic injury. (WBFF-TV)

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

May 13, 2022

Dr. Suntha talks about the potential of the Roslyn and Leonard Stoler Center for Advanced Medicine to unlock the talent of University of Maryland Medical Center's specialists. (WBAL-TV)

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and CEO of University of Maryland Medical System

Dr. Cullen highlights the much-needed refresh the Stoler Center will provide for cancer care in Baltimore. (Baltimore Business Journal)

  • Kevin Cullen, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Director of the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • William "Brit" Kirwan, member of University of Maryland Medical Center Board of Directors

Drs. Cullen and Rapoport highlight the enhancements to patient care that will come with the Roslyn and Leonard Stoler Center for Advanced Medicine. (The Baltimore Sun)

  • Kevin Cullen, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Director of the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Aaron Rapoport, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Hematologist at University of Maryland Medical Center

May 12, 2022

A leader in clinical systems at UMMS talks about the role nurses play in cybersecurity. (HealthTech Magazine)

  • Teri Young, MSB, BSN, RN-BC, Vice President of Clinical Systems and Chief of Clinical Informatics for the University of Maryland Medical System

May 10, 2022

Dr. Scalea talks about the strain gun violence places on trauma centers. (WBFF-TV)

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

Nurses at Capital Region Medical Center were honored for Nurses Week. (WTTG-TV)

  • Cynthia Sab, RN, an Emergency Department Nurse at UM Capital Region Medical Center
  • Adeola Akindana, DNP, CDE, a Nurse Practitioner at UM Capital Region Medical Center
  • Vanzetta V. James, DNP, MS, MBA, RN, CCRN-K, NEA-BC, Chief Nursing Officer for UM Capital Region Medical Center

A post-anesthesia nurse talks about the challenges and rewards of the profession. (WJLA-TV)

  • Breana Carraway, RN, a nurse in the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit at UM Capital Region Medical Center

A cardiac nurse talks about the importance of compassionate care. (Severna Park Voice)

  • Jaime Thiel, RN, Clinical Nurse at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

May 8, 2022

Ginn-Meadow talks about potential symptoms of diabetes. (Eat This, Not That!)

  • Angela Ginn-Meadow, RD, LDN, CDE, Senior Diabetes Educator at University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

Dr. Forbess talks about the treatment of a premature baby who needed open-heart surgery. (WBFF-TV)

  • Joseph Forbess, MD, Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine and Surgical Director of the Children's Heart Program at University of Maryland Children's Hospital

Dr. Clayborne talks about predictions of another COVID wave. (CNN)

  • Elizabeth Clayborne, MD, MA, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Emergency Medicine physician at UM Capital Region Medical Center

May 6, 2022

Dr. Wright talks about the elimination of race-based metrics in pregnancy risk calculations. (CBS News)

  • Joseph Wright, MD, MPH, Chief Health Equity Officer for University of Maryland Medical System

Dr. Wright talks about the changes in the obstetric community that led institutions like UMMS to move away from race-based metrics for birthing decisions. (WTOP)

  • Joseph Wright, MD, MPH, Chief Health Equity Officer for University of Maryland Medical System

May 5, 2022

Dr. Woodworth talks about the experimental method of using sound waves to deliver treatment to the brain. (National Geographic)

  • Graeme Woodworth, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery at the UM School of Medicine and Neurosurgeon at University of Maryland Medical Center

May 4, 2022

Dr. Wright talks about the decision by UMMS to move away from race-based metrics in determining whether a patient who has given birth via cesarean section before should do so again. (The Daily Record)

  • Joseph Wright, MD, MPH, Chief Health Equity Officer for University of Maryland Medical System

Dr. Blanchard talks about the impact the System's elimination of race-based pregnancy risk calculations will have on equity. (Becker's Hospital Review)

  • May Hsieh Blanchard, MD, Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the UM School of Medicine and Chief of General Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Nichols discusses American Cancer Society studies on proton beam therapy. (Patch)

  • Elizabeth Nichols, MD, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the UM School of Medicine and Vice Chair of Clinical Operations at the Maryland Proton Treatment Center

May 2, 2022

Dr. Wright penned new national guidance calling for the elimination of race-based metrics for pregnancy risk assessment. (Associated Press)

  • Joseph Wright, MD, MPH, Chief Health Equity Officer for University of Maryland Medical System

April 25, 2022

Dr. Rapoport discusses the recently-approved lymphoma treatment a Charlotte man credits with saving his life. (Spectrum News 1)

  • Aaron Rapoport, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Oncologist at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

April 24, 2022

A man makes a dramatic recovery one year after a double lung transplant. (WPMT-TV)

  • Robert Reed, MD, Professor of Medicine, Medical Director of the Lung Transplant Program at the UM School of Medicine and Transplant Pulmonologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Alexander Krupnick, MD, Professor of Surgery and Chief of Thoracic Surgery and Surgical Director of the Lung Transplant Program at the UM School of Medicine and Lung Transplant Surgeon at the University of Maryland Medical Center

April 22, 2022

Dr. Johnson discusses the types of urinary incontinence and how to treat it. (U.S. News & World Report)

  • Harry Johnson, MD, Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Services, and Division Head of Urogynecology at the UM School of Medicine; and OB/GYN at the University of Maryland Medical Center

April 21, 2022

Dr. Suntha explains the benefits of the System's partnership with WeSolar, a Black-owned community solar startup. (The Baltimore Sun)

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and CEO of University of Maryland Medical System

Dr. Edwards explains at what point in the course of treatment clinicians may prescribe antidepressants to children and teens. (Frederick's Child)

  • Sarah Edwards, DO, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Medical Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Services at the UM School of Medicine, and Psychiatrist at University of Maryland Children’s Hospital

April 18, 2022

Currens talks about the benefits of a mobile app now being used to treat drug addiction. (The Baltimore Sun)

  • Marian Currens, CRNP, Director of the Center for Addiction Medicine at University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

Ginn-Meadow offers tips for keeping blood sugar in check. (Eat This, Not That!)

  • Angela Ginn-Meadow, RD, LDN, CDE, Senior Diabetes Educator at University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

April 16, 2022

Dr. Doctor sheds light on research into artificial blood products. (The Washington Post)

  • Allan Doctor, MD, Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine and Pediatric Critical Care Physician at University of Maryland Medical Center

April 13, 2022

Dr. Malik discusses the symptoms of penile yeast infections and how to treat them. (Self)

  • Rena Malik, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Director of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery at the UM School of Medicine, and Urologist at University of Maryland Medical Center

A mental health clinic affiliated with UM Upper Chesapeake Health receives $2 million in state funding. (The Aegis)

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

April 11, 2022

Dr. Powell talks about the use of social media to provide clinical training. (EMS1)

  • Elizabeth Powell, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Trauma Surgeon at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

April 8, 2022

Dr. Makhzoumi explains the causes and treatment for nummular eczema. (Self)

  • Zaineb Makhzoumi, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the UM School of Medicine, and dermatologic surgeon at University of Maryland Medical Center

Drs. Sherman and Vyfhuis talk about the planned cancer center at UM Capital Region Medical Center. (Washington Informer)

  • Rachel Sherman, DNP, CRNP, Nurse Practitioner at UM Capital Region Medical Center
  • Melisa Vyfhuis, MD, Visiting Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the UM School of Medicine and Radiation Oncologist at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

April 7, 2022

Dr. Grattan talks about the discovery of microplastics in human blood. (WYPR)

  • Lynn Grattan, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology at the UM School of Medicine and Clinical Neuropsychologist at University of Maryland Medical Center

At a groundbreaking, Dr. Suntha highlights the impact of a planned cancer center at UM Capital Region Medical Center. (WDVM)

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and CEO of University of Maryland Medical System

March 30, 2022

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and CEO of University of Maryland Medical System

The director of oncology for UM Capital Region Health discusses the impact of state funding for a new cancer center. (WTOP-FM)

  • Sarah Larson, MS, Senior Director of the Oncology Service Line at UM Capital Region Health

Dr. O'Malley talks about what the governor's cancer funding will do for advancing experimental treatments. (WMAR-TV)

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

March 28, 2022

Dr. Makhzoumi details alopecia, an autoimmune condition leading to partial or total baldness. (WTOP)

  • Zaineb Makhzoumi, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the UM School of Medicine, and dermatologic surgeon at University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Hurley shares what parents should know about traumatic brain injuries in children. (Baltimore's Child)

  • Kalina Hurley, PhD, Pediatric Neuropsychologist at Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital

March 25, 2022

Dr. Efron talks about demonstrations on how to stop bleeding after traumatic injuries. (WBFF-TV)

  • David Efron, MD, Professor of Surgery in the Program in Trauma at the UM School of Medicine and Chief of Trauma and Medical Director of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

The System's top IT official talks about the keys to success in health IT. (Becker's IT Review)

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

March 24, 2022

Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital marks its centennial. (WJZ-TV)

  • Sheldon Stein, President and CEO of Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital

March 21, 2022

Dr. Crino talks about resources for parents of adults living with autism. (The Beacon)

  • Peter Crino, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology at the UM School of Medicine and Director of the UM Clinical Center for Adults with Neurodevelopmental Disorders

The System expands its partnership with Kaiser Permanente, allowing Kaiser members to access care at UM Capital Region Medical Center and UM St. Joseph Medical Center. (The Daily Record)


March 20, 2022

For Women's History Month, the System highlighted its female leaders. (The Daily Record)

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and CEO of University of Maryland Medical System
  • Alison Brown, MPH, BSN, President of University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus
  • Kathy McCollum, President and CEO of UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center
  • Elizabeth Wise, MSN, MBA, President and CEO of UM Upper Chesapeake Health

Dr. Malik talks about the diuretic properties of coffee. (Mashed)

  • Rena Malik, MD, Assistant Professor and Director of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery at the UM School of Medicine and Urologist at University of Maryland Medical Center

March 16, 2022

A therapy manager talks about her career in spinal cord injury rehabilitation. (Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation)

  • Gwen Alexander, Therapy Manager at UM Rehabilitation & Orthopedic Institute

March 17, 2022

System and University of Maryland Medical Center pharmacy leaders talk about using robotics to bring drug compounding in-house. (Omnicell)

  • Joseph J. DiCubellis, RPh, MPH, Senior Director of Pharmacy Service for University of Maryland Medical System and Senior Director of Pharmacy for University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Jen Kogan, PharmD, Sterile Compounding Pharmacy Manager at University of Maryland Medical Center

A diabetes educator talks about quick and easy healthy snacks. (WBFF-TV)

  • Angela Ginn-Meadow, RD, LDN, CDE, Senior Diabetes Educator at University of Maryland Medical Center

March 14, 2022

Dr. Shetty talks about the costs and benefits of early liver transplants for alcohol-related hepatitis. (Reuters)

  • Kirti Shetty, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director of Hepatology and Medical Director of Liver Transplantation at the UM School of Medicine, and Hepatologist at University of Maryland Medical Center

March 11, 2022

Dr. Kewalramani talks about how to tell COVID-19 apart from allergy symptoms. (Eat This, Not That)

  • Anu Kewalramani, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine and Pediatric Allergy Physician at University of Maryland Medical Center

March 10, 2022

Dr. Lemkin previews an upcoming talk about a secure messaging platform used in University of Maryland Medical System and the UM School of Medicine. (Healthcare IT News)

  • Dan Lemkin, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine, Emergency Room Physician at University of Maryland Medical Center, Medical Director of the UMMS Center for Technology Innovation and Senior Director of Information Systems & Technology

March 9, 2022

Wise adjusts to new role at UM Upper Chesapeake Health. (The Aegis)

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

March 8, 2022

Dr. Suntha says the System's donation of medical supplies is part of a continued effort to aid Ukrainians. (WJZ-TV)

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and CEO of University of Maryland Medical System

Dr. Scalea says violent crime is taking a toll on Shock Trauma staff. (WBFF-TV)

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

March 7, 2022

Dr. Cullen discusses advances in cancer research (MPT)

  • Kevin Cullen, MD, Professor of Oncology at the UM School of Medicine and Director of the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Harrison explains demyelination, a key factor in the development of multiple sclerosis. (Self)

  • Daniel Harrison, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology at the UM School of Medicine and Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Center at University of Maryland Medical Center

March 3, 2022

Drs. Seliger and Wright talk about the end to the use of race as a factor in kidney function tests. (WYPR)

  • Stephen Seliger, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Nephrologist at University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Joseph Wright, MD, MPH, Vice President and Chief Health Equity Officer for University of Maryland Medical System

UMMS Foundation offers free ice cream as respite for University of Maryland Medical Center staff. (WBAL-TV)

  • Jessica Leuchtenburg, MD, Internal Medicine Resident at University of Maryland Medical Center

March 1, 2022

Dr. Marcozzi talks about efforts to catch up with the omicron surge. (The Daily Record)

  • David Marcozzi, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine, COVID-19 Incident Commander for University of Maryland Medical System and Chief Clinical Officer/SVP for University of Maryland Medical Center

Researchers speak about a pioneering treatment for Parkinson's Disease. (WJZ-TV)

  • Howard Eisenberg, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery and Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at the UM School of Medicine and Neurosurgeon at University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Paul Fishman, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology at the UM School of Medicine and Neurologist at University of Maryland Medical Center

February 28, 2022

Dr. Custer discusses the latest science on how COVID-19 affects children. (MPT)

  • Jason Custer, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine, and Director of Patient Safety and Medical Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at University of Maryland Medical Center

A University of Maryland Medical Center gynecologist reacts to new figures out about maternal mortality rates. (WBAL-TV)

  • Doee Kitessa, MD, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the UM School of Medicine and an OB-GYN at University of Maryland Medical Center

A UM Capital Region Health surgeon talks about the phases of postpartum recovery. (Romper)

  • Otis Stitt, MD, Adjunct Instructor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the UM School of Medicine and an OB-GYN with UM Capital Region Health

A dietician recommends healthy late-night snacks. (Shape)

  • Kelly O'Connor, LDN, CDE, Registered Dietitian at the Kaufman Cancer Center at UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center

Dr. Harrison explains the progression of multiple sclerosis. (Self)

  • Daniel Harrison, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology at the UM School of Medicine and Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Center at University of Maryland Medical Center

February 17, 2022

Dr. Gourdine talks about health in the Black community. (Agilon Health)

  • Michelle Gourdine, MD, Interim Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President for Population Health and Primary Care for University of Maryland Medical System

Dr. Hoover discusses a nonprofit's report on the mental health of area students. (WTTG)

  • Sharon Hoover, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Co-Director of the National Center for School Mental Health at the UM School of Medicine, and Psychologist at University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Findley discusses how African Americans can limit their risk of heart disease. (Afro-American)

  • Clarence Findley, MD, PhD, Medical Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab and Program Director of Structural Heart Disease at UM Capital Region Health

February 15, 2022

Dr. Weir discusses kidney stone prevention. (Livestrong)

  • Matthew Weir, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Director of the Division of Nephrology at University of Maryland Medical System

February 14, 2022

Dr. Frieman discusses a study co-led by UMSOM that found pairings including an experimental drug could be an effective treatment for COVID-19. (Baltimore Sun)

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

February 13, 2022

Dr. Levine and Kristy Wheeler talk about treating post-COVID conditions. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Andrea R. Levine, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Program Director of the Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at the UM School of Medicine and Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialist at University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Kristy Wheeler, MSN, RN, CNOR, Senior Clinical Nurse at University of Maryland Medical Center

February 11, 2022

Dr. Fitzpatrick talks about the need for masks. (WBFF-TV)

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

February 10, 2022

Cynthia Kelleher talks about a nationwide spike in patient violence. (Bloomberg)

  • Cynthia Kelleher, MPH, MBA, President and CEO of UM Rehabilitation & Orthopedic Institute

February 9, 2022

Dr. Barrueto discusses the impact of a nationwide blood shortage on Harford County. (Aegis)

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

February 8, 2022

Dr. Closson discusses preventing common childhood injuries. (Baltimore's Child)

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

February 7, 2022

Gov. Larry Hogan visited UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center to begin Healthcare Heroes Appreciation Week. Media coverage includes WJZ-TV, Capital Gazette, WBAL-TV and WMAR.

  • Kathleen McCollum, President and CEO of UM BWMC
  • Charlotte Holt, Environmental Services at UM BWMC
  • Patricia Lynn Patterson, RN, BSN, CNML, Nurse Manager in Progressive Care at UM BWMC
  • Riffat Chaudhry, RT, Respiratory Therapist at UM BWMC
  • Alisa Larbalestrier, MD, Emergency Medicine at UM BWMC

February 4, 2022

Dr. Schmalzel and Eric Anderson discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on HIV testing. (WYPR's "On The Record")

  • Sarah Schmalzel, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Medical Director at the THRIVE Program in the University of Maryland Center for Infectious Disease
  • Eric Anderson, a Ryan White Eligibility Specialist in the Institute of Human Virology at the UM School of Medicine

February 3, 2022

Dr. Clayborne talks about nursing shortages. (Yahoo Finance Live)

  • Elizabeth Clayborne, MD, MA, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Emergency Medicine physician at UM Capital Region Medical Center

February 1, 2022

Dr. Schrank discusses the groups most likely to become hospitalized or die of COVID-19. (WTOP)

  • Gregory Schrank, MD, MPH, hospital epidemiologist at University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Wickwire talks about sleep habits. (Baltimore magazine)

  • Emerson Wickwire, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Insomnia Program at the UM School of Medicine and Psychologist in the Sleep Disorders Center at University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

January 31, 2022

Dr. Frieman talks about a potential of an ongoing vaccine study involving animals at The Maryland Zoo. (The Baltimore Sun)

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

January 28, 2022

Dr. Sajadi reacts to a study that suggests COVID-19 may have seasons for different temperature zones. (The Washington Post)

  • Mohammad Sajadi, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Infectious Diseases physician at University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Bork speaks about the impact of misuse and overuse of antibiotics on increased antibiotic resistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. (National Geographic)

  • Jacqueline Bork, MD, Visiting Instructor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Infectious Diseases physician at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

January 27, 2022

Dr. Schrank talks about the pairing of a downward trend in COVID-19 cases with an upward trend in deaths. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Gregory Schrank, MD, MPH, hospital epidemiologist at University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

January 26, 2022

Dr. Doctor discusses research into artificial blood. (Scripps’ national bureau)

  • Allan Doctor, MD, Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine and Critical Care Pediatrician at University of Maryland Medical Center

January 24, 2022

Dr. Knight discusses reasons people have not gotten vaccinated for COVID-19. (WYPR's podcast "The Daily Dose")

  • Stephanie Knight, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the UM School of Medicine and Chief of Psychiatry and Vice President of the Medical Staff at University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

Dr. Huffner talks about hopes for relief to the COVID-19 surge in eastern and western Maryland. (Baltimore Sun)

  • William Huffner, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs for UM Shore Regional Health

January 21, 2022

Dr. Fontaine talks about a shortage of blood donations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Magali Fontaine, MD, PhD, Medical Director of Transfusion Services at University of Maryland Medical Center and Professor of Pathology at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Mohiuddin discusses the techniques used to preserve the pig heart used in the xenotransplantation surgery, as well as his work to square the surgery with his devout Muslim faith. (Vice)

  • Muhammad Mohiuddin, MBBS, Director of the Cardiac Xenotransplantation Program at University of Maryland Medical Center and Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine

January 19, 2022

Dr. Awan talks about scans of lung damage suffered by unvaccinated people who have contracted COVID-19. (WBAL-TV)

  • Omer Awan, MD, MPH a musculoskeletal radiologist at University of Maryland Medical Center and Associate Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine and Associate Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Drs. Chandra and Gatz discusses ways readers can help ease stresses on overworked emergency departments amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Eat This, Not That)

  • Amit Chandra, MD, Medical Director of the Emergency Department at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine
  • J. David Gatz, MD, Assistant Medical Director of the Adult Emergency Department at the UMMC Downtown Campus and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

January 18, 2022

Dr. Scalea discusses his 25 years at Shock Trauma. (WYPR's "Midday")

  • Thomas Scalea, MD, Physician in Chief at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine

January 17, 2022

Dr. Griffith continues to speak about the milestone xenotransplantation surgery carried out earlier this month. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

  • Bartley Griffith, MD, transplant surgeon at University of Maryland Medical Center and Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine

January 14, 2022

Dr. Schrank discusses the new rules requiring insurers to cover rapid COVID-19 tests. (WBFF-TV)

  • Gregory Schrank, MD, MPH, hospital epidemiologist at University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Marcozzi discusses the proper use of N95 and KN95 masks. (WMAR-TV)

  • David Marcozzi, COVID-19 Incident Commander for the University of Maryland Medical System; Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer for University of Maryland Medical Center; and Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

January 13, 2022

Dr. Marcozzi discusses potential new masking guidelines from federal officials. (WBFF-TV)

  • David Marcozzi, MD, COVID-19 Incident Commander for the University of Maryland Medical System, Senior Vice President/Chief Clinical Officer for University of Maryland Medical Center and Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Schrank discusses the slow rollout of COVID-19 antivirals. (Associated Press)

  • Gregory Schrank, MD, MPH, hospital epidemiologist at University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Berry talks about how the omicron variant is impacting children's safety at school. (Healthline)

  • Andrea Berry, MD, a pediatric infectious diseases physician at University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine

January 12, 2022

Drs. Griffith and Mohiuddin discuss the milestone xenotransplantation surgery and the patient's condition. Media coverage includes USA Today and Science.

  • Bartley Griffith, MD, Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine and transplant surgeon at University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Muhammad M. Mohiuddin, MBBS, Professor of Surgery and Director of the Cardiac Xenotransplantation Center at the UM School of Medicine

January 11, 2022

Dr. Custer answers common questions parents have asked about COVID-19. (WJLA-TV)

  • Jason Custer, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Director of the Pediatric ICU at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Huffner talks about the status of COVID-19 at UM SRH hospitals. (Spy Newspapers)

  • William Huffner, MD, Chief Medical Officer of University of Maryland Shore Regional Health

Drs. Griffith and Mohiuddin carried out the first-ever transplant of a pig heart into a living recipient. Media coverage includes The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Baltimore Sun, CNN, NBC News and the Associated Press.

  • Bartley Griffith, MD, Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine and transplant surgeon at University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Muhammad M. Mohiuddin, MBBS, Professor of Surgery and Director of the Cardiac Xenotransplantation Center at the UM School of Medicine

January 7, 2022

Nicole Beeson discusses the nursing staffing challenges that hospitals are facing during the latest COVID surge. (Baltimore Sun)

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

Dr. Suntha urges the public to continue to keep their guard up in the face of a resurgent COVID-19 pandemic. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical System

January 6, 2022

Dr. Cunningham talks about hospitals moving to crisis standards of care. (Catholic Review)

  • Gail Cunningham, MD, Chief Medical Officer at UM St. Joseph Medical Center

Dr. Suntha talks about Gov. Larry Hogan's announcement of COVID-19 testing sites opening up at hospitals statewide. Dr. Suntha appeared with Governor Hogan at a press conference outside UM Laurel Medical Center. Media coverage includes WJZ-TV and The Baltimore Sun.

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical System

January 5, 2022

Dr. Marcozzi discusses the executive actions by Gov. Larry Hogan to coordinate and bolster strained hospital resources. (WBFF-TV)

  • David Marcozzi, MD, COVID-19 Incident Commander for University of Maryland Medical System, Senior Vice President/Clinical Care Officer at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Winters talks about the situation at emergency departments caused both by COVID-19 patients and those seeking to get tested. (WBAL-AM)

  • Michael Winters, MD, an emergency physician at University of Maryland Medical Center and Vice Chair of Clinical and Administrative Affairs and Professor of Medicine and Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

January 4, 2022

Dr. Scalea marked 25 years with Shock Trauma. Media coverage includes WBAL-TV, WJZ-TV, WBFF-TV and WMAR-TV.

  • Thomas Scalea, MD, Physician in Chief at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the System's Chief for Critical Care Services, and Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Hines discusses the importance of high-quality masks like N95 and KN95 masks, where to buy them and how to avoid counterfeit products. (USA Today)

  • Stella Hines, MD, a pulmonary critical care physician at University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

January 1, 2022

Dr. Marcozzi discusses conditions at the hospital and what he hopes changes in the medical system following the COVID-19 pandemic. (NPR's "All Things Considered")

  • David Marcozzi, MD, COVID-19 Incident Commander for University of Maryland Medical System, Senior Vice President/Clinical Care Officer at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Hall and William Grimes discuss the hospitals each moving to crisis standards of care. (WRC)

  • Trudy Hall, MD, Vice President and Deputy Chief Medical Officer for UM Capital Region Health
  • William Grimes, Vice President of Ancillary Services for UM Charles Regional Medical Center