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The clickable links below navigate directly to outside media articles which featured Department of Medicine faculty throughout the month of April.

  • Richard Loeser, MD, was quoted in an article about the benefits and challenges of working out with videorthritis.
  • Joseph D. Tucker’s, MD, PhD, 23-year career at Carolina and work with Project China   was featured in Rooted.
  • This article details how an infectious diseases care team is delivering  outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy, or OPAT, in a way that improves outcomes and decreases hospital readmissions.
  • John P. Vavalle, MD, MHS, FACC, Matthew A. Cavender, MD, MPH, FACC, and their collaborative team in the Structural Heart Disease Program at UNC, have performed their first transcatheter tricuspid valve replacement in the clinical setting, a revolutionary treatment for patients living with a common type of heart valve disease.
  • Andrea Coviello, MD, spoke about North Carolina state employees losing weight loss drug coverage and how their health could be impacted.
  • The 30 year anniversary issue of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage includes articles by  Richard Loser, MD, Leigh Callahan, PhD, Amanda Nelson, MD, and Joanne Jordan, MD, MPH.
  • Edwin Kim, MD, MS, spoke about Raleigh’s two new tree pollen highs.
  • A study led by Anne Peery, MD, and Walker Redd, MD, shows that the prevalence of colorectal cancer is low in most patients with diverticulitis.
  • Edwin Kim, MD, MS, detailed the on-going research on toothpaste, patches and oral immunotherapy to help people tolerate peanut allergy.
  • Alfredo Rivadeneira, MD, spoke about collaborating with telehealth to bring rural patients to rheumatology health care providers.
  • Nonie Arora, MD, MBA, and Mildred Kwan, MD, PhD, were featured in Healio for their work on using e-consults to improve accessibility to PCN allergy evaluations in pregnancy.
  • Arlene Seña, MD, MPH, addressed the importance of syphilis prevention, testing, and treatment.
  • Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH, highlighted the importance of having a simple tracking system of patients with EoE following AGA’s partnership with Target RWE, a system that collects real world data.
  • David Weber, MD, MPH, spoke about the rise of mpox cases in Mecklenburg County with Yahoo News.