In the News

Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
November 2, 2015

This fall HMS launched a new initiative to use more drama, dance and literature to help medical students become empathetic and reflective doctors. Ronald Arky (Brigham and Women’s) and Nancy Oriol (HMS) are mentioned, and  Joel Katz (Brigham and Women’s) and Lisa Wong (Mass General) are quoted. 

November 2, 2015

Frank Scheer (Brigham and Women’s) is quoted in this article on how lack of sleep stresses the body. 

October 31, 2015

Jonathan Schoenfeld (Brigham and Women's) is quoted in this analysis of the World Health Organization’s report on processed meat and cancer.

October 31, 2015

James Bradner (Dana-Farber) to become the second president of the Novartis Institutes. Kenneth Anderson (Dana-Farber) is quoted. 

October 30, 2015

Harvard Women’s Health Watch from Harvard Medical School says that though chocolate has been touted for its benefits in reducing heart disease and dementia, the links haven’t been proven in large-scale studies, and the health benefits are overstated. JoAnn Manson (Brigham and Women’s) and Howard Sesso (Brigham and Women’s) led the research. 

October 29, 2015

Rob Goldberg, a neuroscientist and founder of the Boston startup Neumitra, is leading a citywide project to map the stress levels of Boston citizens and identify areas in the city that seem to particularly grate on their nerves. Dennis Ausiello (Mass General) and Roy Phitayakorn (Mass General) and quoted.  

October 29, 2015

Low-fat diets are often promoted as a superior way to lose weight, but they're no more effective than other types of diets, a new review indicates. Deirdre Tobias (Brigham and Women’s) led the study.

October 29, 2015

Ateev Mehrotra (HMS) is quoted is this article about retail health clinics.



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