Jeffersonians in the News
Recent Print Coverage
Recent Television and Radio Coverage
- Lawrence Parish, MD, Dermatology, discussed various types of
spider bites and how to treat them in the September's Glamour magazine (circulation
- David B. Nash, MD, Health Policy and Clinical Outcomes, commented
on legislation passed in Massachusetts that will allow consumers to have
access to the disciplinary records of their doctors through the Internet
in the Los Angeles Times (circulation 1,058,498) on August 2 and in the
Wall Street Journal (circulation 749,547) on July 30.
- Thorir Bjornsson, MD, PhD, Clinical Pharmacology, commented on
a U.S. News & World Report study showing that many pharmacies fail to
warn consumers against the dangers of mixing prescription drugs in the New
York Times (circulation 1,170,869) on August 20 and the August 19 Pittsburgh
Post-Gazette (circulation 250,204).
- Sleep disorders specialist Sharon Schutte, MD, Psychiatry and
Human Behavior, discussed the steps you can take against chronic insomnia
in September's Weight Watchers magazine (circulation 1,000,000).
- Rheumatologist Balu Athreya, MD, discussed how rheumatoid arthritis
and systemic lupus erythematosus wax and wane with menstrual rhythms in
the August 5 Boston Globe (circulation 500,887).
- Bruce Smith, MD, Microbiology and Immunology, described a new
vaccine designed to fight rheumatoid arthritis that is being studied in
clinical trials in the Sun (circulation 426,904).
- Virus expert Hilary Koprowski, MD, commented on the possible
role viruses may have in the development of mental illness in the August
6 Akron Beacon Journal (circulation 158,422).
- Barry Goldstein, MD, PhD, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolic
Diseases, and Pamela Watson, RN, PhD, Rehabilitation Medicine, discussed
the national Diabetes Prevention Program, which is looking into whether
a series of different treatments can actually prevent diabetes in people
who are at high risk, nationally on WFLX-TV (FOX in West Palm Beach) on
August 11, KABB-TV (FOX in San Antonio) on August 20 and KBAK-TV (ABC in
Bakersfield) on August 22.
- Dermatologist Eric Bernstein, MD, discussed tips on sun dangers,
self-tanners and keeping your skin healthy on WCAU-TV (Ch. 10) on August
10 and 12 and demonstrated how lasers can be used to remove tattoos on Good
Day Philadelphia a morning news program appearing on WTXF-TV (Ch. 29) on
- Ken Certa, MD, Director of the Crisis Center, commented on the
hazardous effects of liquid ecstasy and GHB, two recreational drugs, on
"Good Day Philadelphia," a morning news program on WTXF-TV (Ch.
29) on August 13.
- Urologist Stephen Strup, MD, commented on new medications available
to treat enlarged prostate on WTXF-TV (Ch. 29) on August 21.