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.

Reuters 0

Mark Alberts, MD, neurology, is quoted in an article that appeared in the Los
Angeles Times regarding a new study that suggests people treated for stroke
at designated stroke centers appear to survive slightly longer than those
treated at other hospitals. Alberts, who wrote an editorial accompanying the
study, comments that such changes in percentages make a big difference when
applied over the range of all the strokes that occur in a year.

Scientific American 0

Todd Kuiken, a professor at Northwestern University and director of the
Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs at the Rehabilitation
Institute of Chicago, has led the development of a new technique known as
targeted reinnervation, which can help amputees control motorized prosthetic
arms.

Reuters 0

Mark Alberts, MD, neurology, is quoted in an article that appeared in the Los
Angeles Times regarding a new study that suggests people treated for stroke
at designated stroke centers appear to survive slightly longer than those
treated at other hospitals. Alberts, who wrote an editorial accompanying the
study, comments that such changes in percentages make a big difference when
applied over the range of all the strokes that occur in a year.

Chicago Sun Times 0

Michael Terry, MD, orthopaedics, is mentioned in a Chicago Sun-Times article
about Northwestern University’s quarterback Dan Persa. Terry performed
Persa’s surgery to correct a ruptured Achilles tendon on Friday at
Northwestern Memorial Hospital. 

Chicago Tribune 0

Maria Colavincenzo, MD, dermatology, is quoted in an article about female
pattern hair loss. Colavincenzo comments that many dermatologists don’t
specialize in hair loss because it’s a slow, stubborn problem and the
patients tend to be emotional.

 Also appeared on WGN.com

Chicago Sun Times 0

Michael Terry, MD, orthopaedics, is mentioned in a Chicago Sun-Times article
about Northwestern University’s quarterback Dan Persa. Terry performed
Persa’s surgery to correct a ruptured Achilles tendon on Friday at
Northwestern Memorial Hospital. 

Chicago Tribune 0

Maria Colavincenzo, MD, dermatology, is quoted in an article about female
pattern hair loss. Colavincenzo comments that many dermatologists don’t
specialize in hair loss because it’s a slow, stubborn problem and the
patients tend to be emotional.

 Also appeared on WGN.com

ABC 7 Chicago online 0

“You would be surprised by the mobility of the remaining joints. That’s not
to say you don’t have more motion with an ankle replacement. But it’s not
that we are welding the whole foot together. It’s just the ankle,” said Dr.
Steven Kodros, orthopaedic surgeon, Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

FoxNews.com 0

Professional football players, even those in the most physically punishing
positions, can undergo back surgery and return to the gridiron, researchers
at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine report in the
American Journal of Sports Medicine.

“They aren’t broken, they aren’t more fragile after surgery,” orthopedic
surgeon and lead author Dr. Joseph K. Weistroffer told Reuters Health. “Four
out of five who have surgery not only return to play, they return to starter
positions.”

 Also appears in PostChronicle.com

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