In the News

Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
August 23, 2012

Julie Silver, HMS assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, co-founded the Star Program Certification, an evidence-based model of cancer rehab offered in hospitals in 40 states.

August 22, 2012

A new study has found large disparities on health issues among fifth graders. Mark Schuster, the William Berenberg Professor of Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, is the lead author.

August 22, 2012

At the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, a group of 20- and 30-somethings crowd around an oil painting of a Spanish dancer. It could be any art appreciation class but these are HMS students participating in a course called “Training the Eye.” Joel Katz, HMS associate professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is one of the course creators.

August 22, 2012

A blood storage facility stocked with more than 2 million frozen vials of human blood serves as a trove for scientists endeavoring to answer some of the most vexing questions in medicine. Paul Ridker, the Eugene Braunwald Professor of Medicine and JoAnn Manson, the Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women's Health, both of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, are quoted.

August 21, 2012

Dan Barouch, HMS professor of medicine, has been chosen to lead a new center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center focused on immunology and vaccines.

August 21, 2012

Parents who smoke could be killing their child’s cough reflex – a natural defense against potentially unhealthy particles that enter the airway – new research suggested. Michael Cohen, HMS instructor in otology and laryngology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, is quoted.

August 20, 2012

There's a growing interest in what our genes say about our health. And in recent years, quite a few companies have sprung up to help us listen with the help of personalized DNA tests. Robert Green, HMS lecturer on medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is quoted.

August 19, 2012

As baby boomers move through their 50s and 60s into retirement and look forward to relaxing, they are finding a good night’s sleep is often hard to come by. Like previous generations, many are grappling with insomnia, snoring, and other disorders associated with aging, excess weight, and uncooperative sleep cycles. Atul Malhotra, HMS associate professor of medicine and Doug Kirsch, HMS clinical instructor in medicine, both of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, are quoted.

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