October 15, 2021

Dr. Crimmins explains why COVID-19 vaccines are critical for pregnant women. (WBFF-TV)

  • Sarah Crimmins, DO, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine


October 14, 2021

Dr. Callahan discusses Baltimore’s response to COVID-19. (Stateline)

  • Charles Callahan, DO, Director of the Baltimore Convention Center Field Hospital, VP of Population Health at the University of Maryland Medical Center


October 13, 2021

Melissa Hunt talks about her struggle with long COVID. (WMAR-TV)

  • Melissa Hunt, BS, RCIS, Cardiovascular Scrub Technologist II in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at University of Maryland Medical Center 

The new outpatient tower at the UMMC Midtown Campus was featured in a photo spread after last month’s ribbon-cutting. (The Daily Record)

 Dr. Pollock talks about new federal guidelines stating that people without a history of heart trouble shouldn’t begin an aspirin regimen. (WBAL-AM)

  • Jeremy Pollock, MD, Cardiologist at UM St. Joseph Medical Center


October 12, 2021

Dr. Tabatabai discusses a COVID-19 survivor who is now advocating for more critical care resources. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Ali Tabatabai, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Medical Director of the Lung Rescue Unit, Adult ECMO and the Biocontainment Unit at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

Dr. Hoover discusses software installed on Baltimore City Schools laptops that monitors for student mentions of suicide. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Sharon Hoover, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. D’Adamo was interviewed about the use of acupuncture to lessen post-surgical pain for knee replacement patients. (HealthDay)

  • Chris D’Adamo, PhD, Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Director of Research at the Center for Integrated Medicine


October 11, 2021

The Ravens’ gift of 500 tickets to the System’s front-line workers was featured across multiple media outlets. Media coverage included WJZ-TV article, WJZ-TV newscast, WBAL-TV 11 and WMAR.

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical System
  • Rachel Harding, BSN, RN, a Senior Clinical Nurse at UM St. Joseph Medical Center
  • Rebecca Lewis, CRNP, a Nurse Practitioner at University of Maryland Medical Center


October 8, 2021

Dr. Siegel stresses the importance of getting the seasonal flu shot and assures viewers it is safe to get both the flu shot and a COVID-19 vaccine in the same visit. (WBFF-TV)

  • Neil Siegel, MD, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine

October 7, 2021

Dr. Laufer discusses the World Health Organization's approval of a pioneering malaria vaccine. (WJLA-TV)

  • Miriam Laufer, MD, Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine and associate director for malaria research at the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health

Dr. Liu talks about what parents need to know about getting their children vaccinated for COVID-19 and the need to protect school-age children. (WJZ-TV)

  • Esther Liu, MD, Chair of Pediatrics at UM BWMC

Dr. Neuzil explains why health care workers are among those who should get a COVID-19 booster shot. (The Baltimore Sun)

  • Kathleen Neuzil, MD, MPH, Director of the UM School of Medicine's Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health

Dr. Lyke talks about her research into the safety and effectiveness of getting a COVID-19 booster shot from a different manufacturer than one's original shots. (The Diamondback)

  • Kirsten Lyke, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

October 6, 2021

Dr. Tapia discusses the benefits of vaccinating school-aged children for COVID-19 as soon as a vaccine is approved for them. (Capital News Service)

  • Milagritos D. Tapia, MD, Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. D'Adamo talks about lifestyle changes people can make to help people prevent serious illness from COVID-19. (WMAR-TV)

  • Chris D'Adamo, PhD, Associate Director of the UM School of Medicine Center for Integrative Medicine

October 5, 2021

Dr. Custer talks about a rise in respiratory illnesses coinciding with the start of flu season. (WMAR-TV)

  • Jason Custer, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine and Medical Director of the Pediatric ICU at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital

October 4, 2021

Dr. RachBeisel discusses trauma-informed care at UM Children's Hospital's new Children & Adolescent Psychiatric Unit. (jmoreliving.com)

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

A UMMC stroke patient (who previously ran half-marathons) discusses how she was able to take a walk at home the day she was discharged from UMMC's Stroke Care Center. (WBFF)

  • Kristin Ernst, a stroke patient who was treated at UMMC
  • Deeraj Gandhi, MBBS, Professor at the UM School of Medicine and Neuro Radiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Fitzpatrick explains the risk of catching COVID-19 at large outdoor events. (WTOP)

  • Meagan Fitzpatrick, PhD, Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Dr. Campbell speaks about clinical trials that could lead to the approval of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for use in young children. (WRC-TV)

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

Dr. Marcozzi talks about the protection COVID-19 vaccines can afford in the event of breakthrough cases. (WMAR-TV)

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

October 3, 2021

Dr. Goldberg discusses Tom Brady's prospects for playing to age 50. (Pro Football Network)

  • Andrew Goldberg, MD, Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. Scardamalia discusses the needs of students with long-haul COVID-19 cases. (Washington Post)

  • Kris Scardamalia, PhD, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center for School Mental Health at the UM School of Medicine

Dr. McArthur talks about determining priorities for vaccinating pediatric patients for COVID-19. (Contagion)

  • Monica McArthur, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UM School of Medicine

October 1, 2021

UMMC Senior Clinical Nurse Kristy Wheeler was profiled for her professional journey. (OR Today Magazine)

  • Kristy A. Wheeler, MSN, RN, CNOR, Senior Clinical Nurse at UMMC

Dr. Marcozzi talked about a study he co-authored that suggests mask-wearing habits developed during the COVID-19 pandemic could curb other respiratory ailments. (WBFF-TV)

  • David Marcozzi, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer at the University of Maryland Medical Center

UMMS announced 98% of full- and part-time clinical staff met the System's vaccination deadline. Media coverage includes The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore Business Journal and WBAL-AM.

Dr. Laurens debunks false claims about the COVID-19 vaccines. (CNBC)

  • Matthew Laurens, MD, an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine

September 29, 2021

Dr. Miller talks about top challenges in the field and emerging treatment options. (Becker's Hospital Review's cardiology podcast)

  • Michael Miller, MD, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health at the UM School of Medicine and Director of the Center for Preventive Cardiology at UMMC

September 28, 2021

Dr. Moser urges vigilance for chronic conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic and aims to dispel myths about unproven treatments. (Southern Maryland News)

  • Joseph Moser, MD, Chief Medical Officer at UM Charles Regional Medical Center

Stever considers the post-pandemic role of remote work and how it may influence how offices are laid out. (Health Facilities Management Magazine)

  • Richie Stever, CHFM, Vice President of real estate and property management at University of Maryland Medical System

September 27, 2021

Dr. Marcozzi discusses developments in the fight against COVID-19, including who should get booster shots. (MPT)

  • David Marcozzi, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Schrank helps clarify issues facing the COVID booster shot rollout. (WBAL-TV)

  • Gregory Schrank, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and an infectious diseases physician and epidemiologist at University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Siaton discusses food and drinks people with gout should avoid. (The Healthy)

  • Bernadette Siaton, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and rheumatologist at UMMC and the UM Rehabilitation and Orthopedic Institute

September 26, 2021

Dr. Schrank discusses COVID-19 updates, including booster vaccines and targeted populations. (WBAL-TV)

  • Gregory Schrank, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and an infectious diseases physician and epidemiologist at University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Schrank discusses misinformation about treatments for COVID, including inhaling hydrogen peroxide through a nebulizer. (USA Today)

  • Gregory Schrank, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and an infectious diseases physician and epidemiologist at University of Maryland Medical Center

September 24, 2021

Dr. Coffey explains PCR Covid testing compared to rapid testing. (WBFF-TV)

  • KC Coffey, MD, MPH, Assistant professor in the Division of Genomic Epidemiology and Clinical Outcomes within the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the UM School of Medicine, Epidemiologist at University of Maryland Medical Center

Pfizer says its COVID vaccine is safe and works well in young kids. So what's next? (The Baltimore Sun)

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

Dr. Neuzil discusses COVID booster vaccines. (WTOP)

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

September 22, 2021

Dr. Neuzil discusses efforts to revive an older vaccine for typhoid. (Baltimore Sun)

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

Dr. Chen discusses mixing and matching of COVID booster vaccines. (Medpage Today)

Dr. Laufer discusses Pfizer's announcement that their COVID-19 vaccine is proven safe and effective for children as young as 5. (The Takeaway)

  • Miriam Laufer, MD, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at the UM School of Medicine's Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health

September 21, 2021

Karen E. Doyle, DNP, MBA, RN, named Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer of UMMC. Media coverage includes Daily Record, Becker’s Hospital Review and CityBizList.

  • Karen E. Doyle, DNP, MBA, RN, to Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer of UMMC

Dr. Suntha discusses about a Lown Institute ranking that found UMMC Midtown as the fifth most socially-responsible hospital in the country. Media coverage included Baltimore Sun,Becker’s Hospital Review, State of Reform and Modern Healthcare.

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of the University of Maryland Medical System

September 20, 2021

Dr. Klein highlights the System's herculean COVID-19 vaccination efforts. (Becker's Hospital Review)

  • Joel Klein, MD, Senior Vice President and CIO of University of Maryland Medical System

Dr. Neuzil discusses the Pfizer announcement that the company will file for authorization of their COVID vaccine for use in children after clinical trial results showed encouraging antibody levels in volunteers and side effects similar to those in teens and young adults. (STAT)

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

Dr. Robinett discusses asthma management and how to avoid asthma flare-ups. (MPT's "Direct Connection")

  • Kathryn Robinett, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine

Peterson highlights caring for cancer patients during COVID. (Onward Healthcare)

  • Kimberly Peterson, MSN, Nurse Manager for Outpatient Oncology at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

September 18, 2021

UMMS hosted a vaccination clinic with a Baltimore church. (WJZ-TV)

  • Rebecca Carter, Director of Community Outreach and Engagement at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital

Gina Degreenia talks about the stress placed on respiratory therapists during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Washington Post)

  • Gina Degreenia, RT, UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

September 17, 2021

Dr. Clayborne talks about the discussion of COVID-19 booster shots and who might benefit from them. (Yahoo! Finance)

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

UMMC Midtown President Authors Op-Ed highlighting the benefits to patients of the new Outpatient Tower. (Baltimore Times)

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

Michael Henley, a patient who was treated at the University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute, was featured in an article about spinal cord injury support groups. (SpineUniverse.com)

UM UCH physician discusses symptoms that hospital physicians are seeing among COVID patients. (Eat This, Not That!)

  • Vinisha Amin, MD, a hospitalist physician at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health

UMMC nurse and respiratory therapist discuss how hospitals are overwhelmed by COVID patients. (WJZ-TV)

  • Louie Lee, RN, at UMMC
  • Michael Gray, RT, at UMMC

September 16, 2021

Dr. Campbell discusses sending siblings of COVID-Positive kids to class without quarantine or testing. (WRC-TV)

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

Dr. Marcozzi was quoted in a statement from UMMS noting Maryland marked 10,000 deaths from the pandemic. The statement was quoted by outlets including Maryland Matters, WBAL-TV, and The Baltimore Sun, and Dr. Marcozzi was interviewed by WBAL-AM.

  • David Marcozzi, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Marcozzi says the approval of a COVID-19 vaccine for younger children could blunt the impact of a surge in respiratory illnesses among pediatric patients (WBAL-AM)

  • David Marcozzi, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer at the University of Maryland Medical Center

September 15, 2021

Dr. Klein discusses mentorship practices in a hybrid work environment. (Enterprisers Project)

  • Joel Klein, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for UMMS

Dr. Reed talks about a COVID patient who received a double lung transplant at UMMC. (WBAL-TV)

  • Robert Reed, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Medical Director of the Lung Transplant program at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Custer discusses hospital capacity for an influx of pediatric viral respiratory cases. (WJLA)

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


September 14, 2021

The University of Maryland Medical Center held a ribbon-cutting event for the Midtown Campus Outpatient Tower. Media coverage included the Baltimore Sun, WBAL-TV, WJZ-TV, WMAR-TV and The Daily Record. The event was live-streamed by WBFF-TV.


September 10, 2021

Dr. Suntha also announced that the system would raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour. Media coverage includes Baltimore Business Journal, WJZ-TV, WCBM, WBAL-TV, The Daily Record , Patch, I95 BUSINESS and The Baltimore Sun.

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of the University of Maryland Medical System

September 9, 2021

Dr. Suntha released a statement on President Joe Biden's mandate that health care employees either get vaccinated for COVID-19 or submit to regular testing. The statement was shared on WBAL-TV, WMAR-TV, WJZ-TV and WBAL Radio.

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of the University of Maryland Medical System

Dr. Marcozzi discusses a study he co-authored published in the Journal of Healthcare Management examining the Hospital Medical Surge Preparedness Index. (Modern Healthcare)

  • David Marcozzi, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Brown, Tyler and Dr. Munir discuss the soon-to-open University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus Outpatient Tower. (Baltimore Business Journal)

  • Alison Brown, MPH, BSN, UM Midtown's President and CEO
  • Kashif Munir, MD, Medical Director of the UM Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Renay Tyler, RN, DNP, Vice President and Associate Chief Nursing Officer of Ambulatory Service

September 8, 2021

Dr. Huffner discusses the Food and Drug Administration's full approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and how it could lead to higher vaccination rates. (Star Democrat)

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

Wilson discusses the new Maryland Rural Hospital designation for UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown and designation as an "aging friendly" healthcare provider in its role as an Aging & Wellness Center of Excellence. (Chestertown Spy)

  • Lara Wilson, Director of Rural Health Transformation for UM Shore Regional Health

Kagan explains the importance of insulin. (US News & World Report)

  • Ellie Kagan, CRNP, CDE, a pediatric nurse practitioner and diabetes educator at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital

September 7, 2021

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital Patient London Hayes was profiled on Good Morning America.Good Morning America and the piece was also highlighted by WMAR-TV.

  • Sheldon Stein, MBA, President and CEO of Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital

September 6, 2021

Dr. Friedberg discusses pleural mesothelioma in an article about Bethlehem Steel workers. (WMAR-TV)

  • Joseph Friedberg, MD, Professor of Surgery and Head of Thoracic Surgery at the UM School of Medicine and Thoracic Surgeon-in-Chief at UMMS

September 5, 2021

Dr. Marcozzi gives COVID precaution advice for travelers during the Labor Day holiday. Media coverage includes WJZ-TV and the Baltimore Sun.

  • David Marcozzi, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer at the University of Maryland Medical Center

September 2, 2021

Dr. Suntha discusses the intersection of COVID and the flu. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of the University of Maryland Medical System

Dr. Marcozzi discusses COVID precaution advice for travelers during the Labor Day holiday. Media coverage includes WBAL-TV and WBAL Radio.

  • David Marcozzi, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer at the University of Maryland Medical Center

September 1, 2021

The University of Maryland Medical System released a public service announcement on COVID-19 vaccines featuring Ravens Hall of Famer Jonathan Ogden. Media coverage includes WJZ, Patch and Harford County Living.


August 31, 2021

Stever discusses preparing new spaces for accreditation. (Healthcare Facilities Magazine)

  • Richie Stever, Vice President of Real Estate and Property Management for UMMS

Dr. Carter discusses kids' return to schools. (Baltimore magazine)

  • Rebecca Carter, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine and a pediatrician at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

August 28, 2021

Dr. Katz talks about Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital's Back to School immunization clinic. (WJZ-TV)

  • Richard Katz, MD, Chief Medical Officer for Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital

August 27, 2021

Dr. Schrank discusses mask wearing in schools and new research about vaccine side effects. (FOX45 Morning News)

  • Greg Schrank, MD, MPH, Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Dr. Regine explains proton therapy. (WMDT)

  • William Regine, MD, Professor of Radiation Oncology at the UM School of Medicine and Executive Director of the Maryland Proton Treatment Center

Kathy McCollum is quoted in Capital Gazette Guidebook highlighting Anne Arundel County hospitals. (Capital Gazette Guidebook)

  • Kathy McCollum, President and Chief Executive Officer of the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center

Dr. Custer discusses children and COVID. Media coverage includes MSNBC and WJLA-TV.

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

Dr. Suntha discusses the latest COVID surge and reasons why UMMS is mandating vaccination for employees. (Baltimore Business Journal)

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of the University of Maryland Medical System

August 26, 2021

Dr. Carter discusses pediatric patients and COVID vaccines. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Rebecca Carter, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine and a pediatrician at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

August 25, 2021

The Center for Diabetes Education at UM Charles Regional Medical Center receives a Regional Partnership Catalyst Grant from the Health Services Cost Review Commission to expand its services. (Southern Maryland News)

Welsh discusses critical access hospitals and plans for University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Chestertown to become the state's first Maryland Rural Hospital and secure designation as an Age-Friendly Health System and a dedicated Aging and Wellness Center of Excellence. Chestertown Spy article and video.

  • Dennis Welsh, Vice President, Rural Health Care Transformation and Executive Director, UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown

August 23, 2021

Dr. Liu discusses kids and COVID, including vaccines and Back to School preparations. (Maryland Public Television "Your Health")

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

Dr. Marcozzi discusses full approval of Pfizer's COVID vaccine and booster shots. Media Coverage includes WBAL Radio, WJZ-TV, WDVM, two segments on WJLA-TV (here and here) and a WJLA article.

  • David Marcozzi, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Marcozzi discusses the difference between the FDA's emergency use and approval processes. (WBAL-Radio's Yuripzy Morgan Show)

  • David Marcozzi, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer at the University of Maryland Medical Center

August 20, 2021

Dr. Laurens discusses COVID vaccine booster shots. (FOX45 Morning News)

  • Matthew Laurens, MD, MPH, Associate Professor at the UM School of Medicine and Infectious disease pediatrician at the UM Children's Hospital

August 19, 2021

Dr. Laurens discusses Emergency Use Authorization and full approval of COVID vaccines. Media coverage includes WBAL-TV, WMAR-TV and WUSA story.

  • Matthew Laurens, MD, MPH, Associate Professor at the UM School of Medicine and Infectious disease pediatrician at the UM Children's Hospital

Dr. Moser authored a Letter to the Editor urging individuals to get the COVID vaccine and dispelling myths and misinformation. (Southern Maryland News)

  • Joseph Moser, MD, Chief Medical Officer at UM Charles Regional Medical Center

August 18, 2021

Sheldon and Redding highlight a grant for three peer recovery coaches. (Aegis)

  • Lyle Sheldon, President and CEO of UM Upper Chesapeake Health
  • Jennifer Redding, Executive Director of Behavioral Health at the Klein Family Harford Crisis Center

Dr. Suntha offered comments at a press conference at which Governor Larry Hogan announced a statewide vaccine mandate for hospital staff. Media coverage includes the Baltimore Sun, the Washington Post, WBAL-TV, the Daily Record and WYPR.

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of the University of Maryland Medical System

Dr. Schrank discusses booster vaccines. Media coverage includes Baltimore Sun and WJZ-TV.

  • Greg Schrank, MD, MPH, Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Dr. Custer discusses rising COVID cases and kids returning to school. Media coverage includes WJZ-TV story and web article.

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

Drs. Marcozzi, Custer and Neuzil talk about children and COVID. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Jason Custer, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine and Medical Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Kathleen Neuzil, MD, Director of the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health at the UM School of Medicine
  • David Marcozzi, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer at the University of Maryland Medical Center

August 17, 2021

Dr. Liu discusses back to school issues around COVID. (WAMU - National Public Radio)

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

August 16, 2021

Dr. Lichenstein discusses issues with back pain and children's backpacks. (NBC News)

  • Richard Lichenstein, MD, Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine and a pediatric emergency medicine physician at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Abzug talks about Maryland First Lady Yumi Hogan's visit to Camp Open Arms for children with limb differences. Media Coverage includes WBAL-TV, WJZ-TV, MSN and WBFF-TV.

  • Joshua Abzug, MD, Associate Professor Orthopaedics at the UM School of Medicine and Director of Pediatric Orthopaedics at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Prakash was interviewed about the CDC's decision to authorize a third COVID shot for immunocompromised people. (MPT- Direct Connection)

  • Katya Prakash, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Institute of Human Virology at the UM School of Medicine and an infectious disease physician who treats cancer and transplant patients at UMMC

A photo essay was published highlighting patients who were seeking either COVID testing or vaccination at the Baltimore Convention Center Field Hospital. (Baltimore Sun)

Dr. Marcozzi discusses how hospitals in Maryland are managing increasing numbers of COVID patients. (Baltimore Sun)

  • David Marcozzi, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer at the University of Maryland Medical Center

August 13, 2021

Dr. Saharia discusses the CDC's recommendation of a third COVID shot for Americans with compromised immune systems. (WMAR-TV)

  • Kapil K. Saharia, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Chief, Solid Organ Transplant Infectious Diseases Service at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Laurens discusses evaluations from the FDA and CDC regarding the need for COVID booster shots for the general population. (Very Well Health)

  • Matthew Laurens, MD, MPH, Associate Professor at the UM School of Medicine and Infectious disease pediatrician at the UM Children's Hospital

August 12, 2021

Dr. So discusses problems with some sleep apnea machines. (WBAL-TV)

  • Jennifer So, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and a COPD specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center

August 6, 2021

Dr. Schrank discusses the return to masking in some Maryland jurisdictions as the Delta variant spreads in the state. (FOX45 Morning News)

  • Greg Schrank, MD, MPH, Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Dr. RachBeisel discusses how individuals can manage Seasonal Affective Disorder. (Discover Magazine)

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

Dr. Wright discusses the increase in COVID patients being treated at UM Laurel Medical Center, "Laurel 3-4-5." (WJLA-TV)

  • Joseph Wright, MD, Chief Medical Officer at University of Maryland Capital Region Health

McCollum is profiled in the Baltimore Business Journal's Enterprising Women of Excellence 2021 issue. (Baltimore Business Journal)

  • Kathy McCollum, President and CEO of the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center

August 3, 2021

Dr. Schrank discusses the Delta variant. (Baltimore Magazine)

  • Greg Schrank, MD, MPH, Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

August 2, 2021

The University of Maryland Medical System announced a $1.2 million initiative to address food insecurity issues. Media coverage includes WBAL, WJZ-TV, the Baltimore Sun, CityBizList, the Daily Record, the Baltimore Business Journal, I-95 Business, Harford County Living, Patch.com, WBOC-TV, the Star Democrat and the Cambridge Spy.


July 30, 2021

Dr. RachBeisel talks about how mental illness heightens risk of death from COVID. (Verywell Mind)

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

Dr. Scalea profiled in the "Who's Who in Healthcare" special section. (Baltimore Business Journal)


July 29, 2021

Dr. Klein discusses the most concerning trends in healthcare IT. (Becker's Hospital Review)

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

July 27, 2021

Three University of Maryland Medical System hospitals earned high rankings in U.S. News & World Report's 2021 Best Hospitals. Media coverage includes FOX-45, WBAL-TV, Patch.com, the Daily Record, Baltimore Business Journal, Baltimore Sun and CityBizList.

Dr. Marcozzi discusses CDC recommendations to wear masks in light of increasing COVID-19 numbers from the Delta variant. (WMAR-ABC2)

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

July 23, 2021

Dr. Marcozzi discusses a study he authored examining hospital preparedness. (FOX45 Morning News)

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

July 20, 2021

Dr. Scalea discusses treating gunshot wound victims. (Modern Healthcare)

Dr. Scalea comments about training used to save lives of gunshot victims. (FOX-45)


July 19, 2021

Dr. Marcozzi discusses the Delta variant and the importance of vaccination and masking. (WMAR-TV)

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

July 18, 2021

Dr. Fontaine discusses the national blood shortage. (WJZ-TV)

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

July 12, 2021

Dr. RachBeisel discusses trauma informed care and the new Children & Psychiatric Adolescent Unit at UMMC. Media coverage includes WBAL-TV's 11 News Sunday Morning and Maryland Public Television's Direct Connection "Your Health" program.

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

July 8, 2021

Dr. Marcozzi discusses his study that found that hospitals nationwide might not be prepared for the next pandemic. Media coverage included Fox News, WJZ-TV, WUSA-TV and Scienmag.

  • David Marcozzi, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Chief Clinical Officer/Senior Vice President at UMMC

July 7, 2021

Drs. Edwards and RachBeisel discuss the new "trauma informed" children and adolescent psychiatric unit at the UM Children's Hospital. (Medscape)

  • Sarah Edwards, DO, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at UMMC
  • Jill RachBeisel, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Chief of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland Medical Center

July 6, 2021

Lyle Sheldon to retire in December after 26 years as President and Chief Executive Officer of UM Upper Chesapeake Health. Media coverage includes Baltimore Business Journal, The Aegis, Daily Record, Becker's Review, WBAL Radio, Bel Air Patch and I95 Business online.

  • Lyle Sheldon, President and Chief Executive Officer of UM Upper Chesapeake Health

July 4, 2021

Dr. Jeng talks about preventing eye injuries from fireworks during Fourth of July celebrations. (WBAL-TV and picked up by Yahoo! News)

  • Bennie J. Jeng, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

July 3, 2021

Dr. Negi wrote an article about preventing dehydration in older adults. (Capital Gazette)

  • Mohit S. Negi, MD, Medical Director of Senior Care at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

July 2, 2021

Dr. Marx discussed the closing and the successes of the M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination site. Media coverage includes Baltimore Sun, WBAL- TV, WMAR-TV, WJZ-TV and WBAL Radio.

  • Jason Marx, MD, Incident Commander, M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site
  • Anne Williams, RN, M&T Bank Stadium Planning Section Chief and Director of Community Health Improvement for UMMS

UM Upper Chesapeake Health held a "topping off" ceremony at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium to celebrate construction progress on the new Aberdeen medical campus site. (The Aegis)

  • Lyle Sheldon, UMUCH's President and CEO of UM Upper Chesapeake Health

June 30, 2021

Drs. Czinn and RachBeisel discuss the new Children & Adolescent Psychiatric Unit at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital at UMMC. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Steven Czinn, MD, Director of the UMCH, Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
  • Jill RachBeisel, MD, Chief of Psychiatry at UMMC and Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry at UMSOM

June 29, 2021

Dr. Bower discusses summer camp and sports physicals for children. (FOX45 Morning News)

  • Nicholas Bower, DO, Chief Medical Officer for University of Maryland Urgent Care

June 25, 2021

Dr. Clayborne discusses the Delta COVID variant. (Yahoo Finance)

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

June 23, 2021

Dr. Marx discusses the successes of the M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site. (MASN)

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

Sheldon discusses UM UCH's new Aberdeen healthcare campus and a "topping off" ceremony. (WBAL Radio)

  • Lyle Sheldon, FACHE, President and CEO of UM Upper Chesapeake Health

June 16, 2021

Dr. Efron demonstrates how to "Stop the Bleed." (WMAR-TV)

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

Dr. Schrank discusses the Delta coronavirus variant and updates on COVID in Maryland. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Greg Schrank, MD, MPH, Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

June 14, 2021

Dr. Johnson discusses a patient whose life was saved after emergency surgery for an aortic aneurysm. (WMAR-TV)

  • Wallace Johnson, Jr., MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and a cardiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center

June 12, 2021

The University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center opened in Largo. Media coverage includes WUSA-TV, WJLA-TV, the Washington Informer and Prince George's Suite magazine.


June 10, 2021

Dr. Biernot discusses approval by the FDA of a new drug to treat Alzheimer's disease. Media coverage includes WJLA-TV, CNN and WebMD.

  • Julia Biernot, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology at the UM School of Medicine and a neurologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Siddiqui discusses prostate cancer and Men's Health Month on WMAR-TV. (WMAR-TV)

  • M. Minhaj Siddiqui, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine, and Director of Urologic Oncology and Robotic Surgery at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

June 9, 2021

Lazarus discusses how patients with tinnitus are impacted by the noise generated by cicadas. (Baltimore Magazine)

The University of Maryland Medical System announced a requirement for COVID-19 vaccination across the System. Media coverage includes the Baltimore Sun, Washington Post, Daily Record, Baltimore Business Journal, Washington Business Journal, Becker's Hospital Review, Modern Healthcare, Maryland Matters, WMAR-TV, WBAL-TV, WJZ-TV, FOX-45, WBAL Radio, WYPR Radio, WUSA-TV, WTOP, WTTG-TV,WRC-TV, WJLA-TV, DCist.com, CBS News, USA Today, Newsy, Patch.com, CityBizList Baltimore, I-95 Business, Star Democrat, the Southern Maryland Chronicle and Ocean City Today.


June 8, 2021

Dr. Marcozzi discusses how the System's COVID response will prove helpful for future care delivery. (Daily Record)

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

Dr. Edwards discusses University of Maryland Medical Center's new Children & Adolescent Psychiatric Unit. (WJZ-TV)

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

June 7, 2021

A ribbon-cutting event and celebration was held this week for the upcoming opening of the University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center in Largo. Media coverage includes Washington Post, PG Suite Magazine, Washington Informer, Baltimore Sun, a photo gallery published by the Baltimore Sun, DCist.com, Maryland Matters, Becker's Hospital Review, WUSA-TV, PGTV, Patch.com and WDVM.

Dr. Munir discusses diabetes warning signs for men. (WMAR-TV)

  • Kashif M. Munir, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine, Medical Director of the University Of Maryland Center For Diabetes and Endocrinology and an endocrinologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

June 4, 2021

Patient Darnell Davis is featured for his COVID recovery and the 31st annual R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Celebration of Heroes is discussed. (The Baltimore Times)

Dr. Marcozzi discusses COVID-19 vaccinations. (WBAL-TV 11 News)

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

Dr. Callahan discusses the work of the BCCFH in vaccinating Marylanders against COVID-19. (WBAL-TV 11 News)

  • Chuck Callahan, DO, Co-Director of the Baltimore Convention Center Field Hospital and Vice President of Population Health at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Younus discusses the importance of getting vaccinated against COVID-19. (WBAL-TV)

  • Faheem Younus, MD, Executive VP and Chief Quality Officer and an Infectious Disease Specialist at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health

June 3, 2021

University of Maryland Capital Region Health is preparing to open the new University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center hospital. Media coverage from the preview tour includes the Washington Business Journal, WJLA-TV, WRC-TV, WTOP Radio, and WTTG-TV.

Dr. Marx discusses the vaccination efforts at the stadium and the planned closing of the operation. (WUSA-TV)

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

June 2, 2021

Vizzard discusses the System's donation of medical equipment and supplies to Southeast Asia. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Patrick Vizzard, Vice President of Supply Chain Management for UMMS

Dr. Wang discusses recommendations for masking and physical distancing protocols for groups of unfamiliar people. (Healthline)

  • Elizabeth Wang, MD, Infectious diseases physician at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

Dr. Schrank discusses vaccine hesitancy among Generation Z. (FOX45 Morning News)

  • Greg Schrank, MD, MPH, Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

May 31, 2021

Dr. Liu discusses the latest guidance from the CDC for kids attending summer camps. (FOX45 Morning News)

  • Esther Liu, MD, Chair of Pediatrics at the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center

May 30, 2021

Stein and Starobin discuss the expansion of the hospital's outpatient center. (Baltimore Business Journal)

  • Sheldon Stein, CEO of Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital
  • Justina Starobin, Vice President of Outpatient Services at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital

May 29, 2021

Dr. Chilaka discusses ways to prevent osteoporosis and thinning bones. (Capital Gazette)

  • Natalie Chilaka, MD, Orthopedic trauma surgeon at the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center

May 28, 2021

The University of Maryland Medical System is donating more than 200 pallets of lifesaving COVID-19 equipment and supplies valued at more than $4.6 million to countries in Southeast Asia. Media coverage includes WBAL-TV (on-air), WJZ-TV (on-air), WTTG (on-air), FOX-45 (website), WJLA-TV (website), Daily Record, Patch.com, CityBizList and I-95 Business.

Stever is profiled in this Facilities Net article discussing his experiences running a mass vaccination site. Part 1 and Part 2.

  • Richie Stever, Director of Operations and Maintenance at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Operations Chief for the UMMS M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site

May 26, 2021

Dr. Cullen discusses the need to vaccinate children and teenagers against cancer-causing human papillomavirus, or HPV. NCI-designated cancer centers are urging renewed vaccination efforts. (Kent County News)

  • Kevin J. Cullen, MD, Marlene and Stewart Distinguished Professor in Oncology at the UM School of Medicine and director of the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

May 25, 2021

Dr. Schrank discusses COVID-19 boosters. (FOX45 Morning News)

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

May 24, 2021

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital providing car seats and bike helmets for the Baltimore community. Media coverage includes FOX45 News and WJZ-TV.


May 21, 2021

Gonzalez discusses Stoke Month educational activities at the hospital. (Daily Record)

  • Karen Gonzalez, Stroke Coordinator for the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

May 19, 2021

Dr. Buchanan and Bradford discuss how care at Shock Trauma and ECMO treatments helped save the life of a COVID patient. (WJZ-TV and patient interview WJZ-TV story)

  • Laura Buchanan, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a critical care physician at Shock Trauma
  • Jessica Bradford, RN, Shock Trauma nurse at UMMC

Obua and Daniel discuss lifting of the mask mandate in Maryland and COVID vaccination education. (Southern Maryland News)

  • Uchema Obua, Director of Pharmacy at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center
  • Monique Daniel, Pharmacist at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center

May 18, 2021

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

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

May 17, 2021

O'Connor discusses food choices and Crohn's Disease. (EverydayHealth.com)

  • Kelly O'Connor, LDN, CDE, Registered dietitian at the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health

Dr. Baddley and Dr. Atanackovic discuss COVID vaccine protection and cancer patients. (Baltimore Sun)

  • John Baddley, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and an infectious disease physician at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Djordje Atanackovic, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Medical Director of the UMGCCC Fannie Angelos Cellular Therapeutics Laboratory

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

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

May 16, 2021

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

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

May 7, 2021

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

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

May 4, 2021

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

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

May 3, 2021

Dr. Cullen talks about the upcoming virtual Maryland Half Marathon & 5k to benefit the cancer center. (WBAL Radio)

  • Kevin Cullen, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and director of the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

May 1, 2021

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

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

April 30, 2021

Dr. Rapoport is featured with an immunotherapy patient whose cancer is in remission while discussing the Maryland Half Marathon & 5K. (WBAL-TV)

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

Several University of Maryland Medical System principals are included among the Daily Record's inaugural Power 30 Health Care List honorees. (Daily Record)

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, President and CEO of University of Maryland Medical System
  • Ken Kozel, President/CEO of University of Maryland Shore Regional Health
  • Lyle Sheldon, President/CEO of University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health
  • William Regine, MD, Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology and executive director of the Maryland Proton Treatment Center

Dr. Marx discusses reusable scopes and medical product waste. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Jason Marx, MD, Senior Vice President of Physician Integration and Value-Based Care at UMMS

Dr. Schrank discusses updated outdoor COVID-19 mask guidance. (FOX45 Morning News)

  • Greg Schrank, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center

April 29, 2021

UMMS hosted Vice President Kamala Harris, Dr. Anthony Fauci and other dignitaries for a visit to the M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site this week. Media coverage includes the Baltimore Sun, a Baltimore Sun photo gallery, an Associated Press photo gallery, WJZ-TV, FOX-45 website, FOX-5 DC, WMAR-TV, WBAL Radio and WBAL TV, the Baltimore Business Journal, Patch.com and MSNBC.


April 27, 2021

Dr. Marcozzi is profiled as a "Movers and Shaker." (Daily Record)

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

This week, the Maryland Department of Health recognized the Baltimore Convention Center Field Hospital staff on the occasion of the one-year mark of treating the site's first COVID-positive patient. News coverage, including comments from Mohan Suntha, MD, President/CEO of UMMS, and Chuck Callahan, DO, Co-Director of the BCCFH, includes stories on WMAR-TV and WBAL-TV.

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, President and CEO of University of Maryland Medical System
  • Chuck Callahan, DO, Co-Director of the BCCFH

April 25, 2021

Dr. Pollak discusses initiatives announced by Amazon to reduce musculoskeletal disorders and injuries among its workforce. (CNBC)

  • Andrew N. Pollak, MD, Professor of Orthopaedics at the UM School of Medicine and Senior Vice President for Clinical Transformation and Chief of Orthopedics at the University of Maryland Medical System

April 23, 2021

The University of Maryland Medical System released a public service announcement featuring Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker encouraging individuals to get vaccinated. Media coverage includes the Baltimore Business Journal and WJZ-TV.


April 19, 2021

Dr. Clayborne discusses COVID vaccines including updates on the J&J vaccine. (Yahoo! Finance)

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

April 18, 2021

Dr. Adimoolam guest-authored a column discussing the best ways to prevent Parkinson's disease. (Capital Gazette)


April 15, 2021

First responders and top trauma medicine professionals honored at the annual R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Celebration of Heroes event. Coverage included WBAL-TV, WBAL Radio and WMAR-TV online.

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

April 9, 2021

Dr. Roderick K. King named the first-ever Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer for UMMS. Media Coverage included WYPR, Daily Dose podcast, the Daily Record, the Baltimore Business Journal, Becker's Hospital Review and the Chestertown Spy.

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

March 12, 2021

Richardson discusses his healthcare background and future for Prince George's County. (WRC/NBC 4)

  • Nathaniel Richardson, Jr., President and CEO of UM Capital Region Health

February 26, 2021

Dr. Pollack discusses Tiger Woods' Injuries. Coverage includes WBAL-TV, FOX45, WBAL Radio, Washington Post. Dr. Pollak was also included in this updated CBS News coverage.

  • Andrew Pollak, MD, Chair of the Department of Orthopaedics at the UM School of Medicine and Chief of Orthopaedics at the University of Maryland Medical System

February 23, 2021

Dr. Scalea discusses his efforts to use drones to transport organs for transplantation. (Digital Trends)

  • Joseph R. Scalea, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine and Director of Pancreas and Islet Cell Transplantation at the University of Maryland Medical Center

February 4, 2021

Dr. Garrett-Ray discusses a new Baltimore City restaurant focused on providing healthier food choices. (Baltimore Sun)


January 29, 2021

Dr. Sharon Hoover discusses proposed legislation which would grant school students excused absences for mental health reasons. (Capital News Service)

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

January 28, 2021

Military dad meets new baby at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. Media coverage included ABC News, WBAL-TV, WJZ-TV, Patch.com and WBAL Radio covered the story. The video also aired on Yahoo.


January 7, 2021

Therapy 'dogtor' inspires thousands of donations to hospital workers in need of comfort. (People Magazine)

  • Caroline Benzel, third-year medical student at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Dr. Dickstein discusses how urology groups can incorporate immunotherapy treatments into their practice. (Urology Times)


December 31, 2020

Dr. Liu discusses new federal dietary guidelines. (FOX45 Morning News)

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