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.

ABC News - Nightline 0

[VIDEO] Dr. Sajal Tanna tries to counsel family and friends in India from Chicago. Just a few months ago, India’s ruling party declared the pandemic was over — now the situation is worse than ever.

Featuring: Sajal Tanna, MD, MPH, infectious diseases at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

The Wall Street Journal 0

Going home comes from “a need to seek ways to optimize certainty during an uncertain time. The goal is to obtain safety and security,” says Jacqueline K. Gollan, professor of psychiatry and behavioral science at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago. Moving home is a coping mechanism provoked by a biological reaction to the uncertainty of the pandemic—a reaction to the activation of the sympathetic nervous system and the subsequent release of stress hormones.

Fox News 0

“Caregivers are reporting that the pandemic and school closures have taken a substantial emotional toll on their children and adolescents,” said lead author Tali Raviv, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Center for Childhood Resilience and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, in a statement.

U.S. News & World Report 0

“Because we’ve been less active in many cases and because our eating patterns have been less healthy, those things definitely could have gotten out of whack,” said Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones, a cardiologist, epidemiologist and chair of preventive medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. “Unless you get with your doctor and measure them carefully, you won’t know your numbers, and you won’t know what you need to address.”

Fox 32 Chicago 0

“If we are vaccinated, going outside and wearing a mask will be fine and I am sure that’s what we will hear from the CDC,” said Dr. Jeffrey Kopin of Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital. The CDC is also reporting that 5-million Americans did not get their second dose of the vaccine. Speculation shows some people didn’t think they needed it, while others feared side effects.


“The timing is right because we now have a fair amount of data about the scenarios where transmission occurs,” said Mercedes Carnethon, a professor and vice chair of preventive medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. What’s more, she said, “the additional freedoms may serve as a motivator” for people to get vaccinated.

Chicago Tribune 0

“We’ve been studying incarcerated populations for 40 years,” said Linda Teplin, the Northwestern project’s principal investigator and the moderator at the April 15 Zoom event. “These kids enter with a lot of psychiatric problems, and they continue because they never receive adequate treatment. And the blame is not just on the juvenile justice system, but these kids don’t get treatment when they go back to their communities.”

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