In the News

Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
April 1, 2015

The conflict in the southern Thailand can make it hard for women to access healthcare, and FGM isn’t on the health ministry’s agenda. Nawal Nour, associate professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is quoted.

April 1, 2015

The landmark 2006 Massachusetts health-care law that inspired the federal overhaul didn't lead to a reduction in unnecessary and costly hospitalizations, and it didn't make the health-care system more fair for minority groups, according to a new study that may hold warnings for the Affordable Care Act. Danny McCormick, associate professor of medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance, is the study's lead author.

March 31, 2015

Edward J. Benz Jr., Richard and Susan Smith Professor of Medicine and chief executive of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, announced that he would step down as CEO at Dana-Farber after a 16-year run that saw the specialty hospital become a fund-raising powerhouse and change from a regional center to an international destination for cancer research and treatment.

March 31, 2015

Ultrasound should be the first type of imaging used to assess pelvic symptoms in women, a group of U.S. experts says. Beryl Benacerraf, clinical professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, led the research.

March 31, 2015

Michael C. Miller, assistant professor of psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, participated in a radio interview about how someone's deep inner turmoil can remain hidden from coworkers, neighbors and casual friends. 

March 30, 2015

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary are developing a new solution for those with vision loss: a pocket device able to warn users when they might collide with an object. Gang Luo, assistant professor of ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, is quoted. 

March 30, 2015

Scientists have found some unexpected clues that could help explain why 51 percent of the babies born in the United States are male. James Zuckerman, assistant clinical professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is a coauthor on this study.

March 30, 2015

GNC, the country’s largest specialty retailer of dietary supplements, has agreed to institute sweeping new testing procedures on its herbal products that far exceed quality controls mandated under federal law. Pieter Cohen, assistant professor of medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance, is quoted.

Pages

Submit Photo Requests to HMS
To request photos from the HMS Office of Communications and External Relations, click here.

 

Tell us about your awards
Share news of your achievements with the larger HMS community,  click here.

 

Book Reviews
If you are a faculty member who has published a book recently, click here.