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Kola Okuyemi, MD, MPH, was interviewed about smoking cessation and minority populations for the University of Minnesota Health Talk blog.
Jeremy Springer, MD, and Kathleen Brooks, MD, MBA, MPA, were interviewed by KSTP-TV News on November 12, following the Minnesota Medical Association Primary Care Workforce Summit.
Jon Hallberg, MD, is the regular medical analyst on Minnesota Public Radio (MPR). October topics have included chronic pain and pneumonia vaccine. He also shared his playlist with Classical MPR.
Barbara Leone, MD, was recently featured online by University of Minnesota Physicians in a patient story, highlighting her diligence and attention to detail which helped her identify stage four cancer in one of her patients before it was too late.
Terri McCarthy, MD, MS, was quoted in a Reuters Health article on October 18 about the benefits of eating well and exercising on mental health status, cognition, and cancer risks.
Shailey Prasad, MD, MPH, wrote a blog post for Primary Care Progress on the need to merge public health and primary care.
Bill Roberts, MD, MS, who participated in Mayo Clinic's Ice Hockey Summit, was quoted by the Rochester Post Bulletin on October 9 about the need to remove fighting from hockey games to prevent brain injuries.
Jerica Berge, PhD, MPH, appeared on Access Minnesota the week of September 15. Berge discussed why parents should focus on healthy eating habits and not weight loss when talking to teens about healthy eating. Listen to the program.
Jon Hallberg, MD, is the regular medical analyst on MPR. September topics included children and immunizations, sarin gas, and epilepsy.
Brian Park, MPH, was named one of six 2013 Pisacano scholars. He is the third-ever University of Minnesota medical student selected since the program launched in 1993. Read about Park and his commitment to underserved populations.
Bill Roberts, MD, MS, was quoted by Outside magazine in September in a story on veteran surfer Dave Kalama: Use it our lose it. Muscle mass is better maintained in active people.