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.

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“If the dermatologist did not check their entire body, these skin cancers would be missed,” said lead author Dr. Murad Alam. He is vice chair of dermatology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, in Chicago. His team reviewed the medical records of more than 1,000 patients for the study, which is scheduled for publication in September in the International Journal of Women’s Dermatology.

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Steamy weather can not only be enervating, it poses serious health risks for many people, says Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones, president of the American Heart Association and chair of the department of preventive medicine at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago.

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“We know that children need to return to in-person learning, given the significant negative impacts that have resulted from not attending school in person over this past year,” Tina Q. Tan, MD, a pediatric infectious diseases attending doctor at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, said during the briefing.

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The first step is to push aside any shame about falling behind on regular appointments, said Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones, president of the American Heart Association (AHA). “Stress took a toll on all of us, and our lives and routines were turned upside down. There’s nothing to be ashamed of here,” Lloyd-Jones said in an AHA news release.

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Few other details about his health were available early this week, but a small heart attack is still a big deal, said Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones, president of the American Heart Association. “All heart attacks are important and have the potential to be big and possibly fatal,” he said. “So, we don’t mess around. It’s not a small heart attack until we turn it into a small heart attack by appropriate treatment.”

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Dr. Emily Miller, obstetrics chief at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, said she hopes the new recommendation “will help pregnant people feel more confident in their decision to get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible.” Miller is a member of the maternal-fetal medicine group’s COVID-19 task force.

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“Los Angeles County is first, but this is going to pop up all over the place,” says Robert Murphy, the executive director of the Institute for Global Health at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Future coronavirus hot spots will be like “mini bushfires” that will appear throughout the entire country – “and it’s going to be focused on these low vaccination rate counties,” according to Murphy.

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