Media Coverage

The work done by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine faculty members (and even some students) is regularly highlighted in newspapers, online media outlets and more. Below you’ll find links to articles and videos of Feinberg in the news.

The New York Times 0

“Patients have the right to have whomever they want in the operating room,”
said Dr. Mehul V. Raval, the lead author, a senior surgical
resident at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in
Chicago. “But on an individual level, it’s hard to prove that there’s any
significant difference in safety or quality of care when there are no
residents involved.”

USA Today 0

Young adults who go to a religious event such as worship or Bible study at
least once a week are 50% more likely to become obese by middle age as young
adults with no religious involvement, according to new Northwestern
Medicine research based on tracking 3,433 men and women for 18

Times of India 0

The study from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine found
adults between 20 and 59 years old with the highest fiber intake had a
significantly lower estimated lifetime risk for cardiovascular disease
compared to those with the lowest fiber intake.


S. David Stulberg, MD, orthopaedics, and Victoria Brander, MD, physical
rehabilitation medicine, were interviewed on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight
regarding their program “Operation Walk,” which has provided free hip and
knee replacement surgeries to the world’s poor and is now offering joint
replacement in Chicago.


It’s called heart failure, but it doesn’t actually stop the heart. Instead it
slows the muscle’s ability to pump blood and oxygen through the body.
Dr. William Cotts, Cardiologist, Northwestern Memorial
Hospital: “What happens is the heart gets weak and then over time the heart
dilates to try to compensate for that.” 0

Using plastic models of breasts embedded with data-capturing sensors and
simulated tumors, Dr. Carla Pugh of Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine is zeroing in on how to measure a medical
student’s ability to tell the difference between a cancerous lump and a
benign cyst.

Chicago Sun-Times 0

“In all the meters people use to treat
diabetes, there have been continuous improvements in terms of accuracy,
responsiveness, ease of use, and convenience, all of which is offering
greater peace of mind,” said Northwestern Memorial Hospital endocrinologist
Dr. Mark Molitch.

Chicago Tribune 0

Victoria Lavigne, a child psychologist and an assistant clinical professor of
psychiatry at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, said she
believes parents should take the academy’s recommendations “very seriously,”
but she recognizes the difficulties enforcing such rules might

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