News and Events
Media stories that featured or included interviews with faculty in the University of Minnesota Department of Family Medicine and Community Health are listed below.
In the Media
Sue Nordin, MD, was quoted in the St. Paul Pioneer Press on February 27 and in the Duluth News Tribune on February 28. A group of Duluth area doctors, including Nordin, were concerned that human health impacts of copper mining were not adequately addressed in an environmental review.
Jon Hallberg, MD, is the regular medical analyst on Minnesota Public Radio. On February 18, he talked about the importance of patient satisfaction.
William Roberts, MD, MS, talked about how a sedentary lifestyle, not shoveling itself, contributes to health hazards in a University of Minnesota Health Talk video on February 17.
William Roberts, MD, MS, appeared on The McCarthy Project radio show on February 14, discussing current and future trends in ACL injuries and prevention in young athletes.
William Roberts, MD, MS, talked about having the proper gear before exercising outdoors in the winter in a University of Minnesota Health Talk video on February 12.
Jon Hallberg, MD, is the regular medical analyst on Minnesota Public Radio. January topics included medical scribes and doctors learning the art of negotiation.
Macaran Baird, MD, MS, shared his journey back to work following cancer treatment to the Minnesota Daily on January 29.
Jon Hallberg, MD, is the regular medical analyst on Minnesota Public Radio. December 2013 topics included drug companies and new blood pressure guidelines.
Jerica Berge, PhD, MPH, was quoted by the United Press International on December 12, 2013. Berge explained that when parents talk to teens about weight, it's better for parents to focus on healthy eating rather than size.
Jon Hallberg, MD, shared his experience with panic attacks in medical school during Minnesota Public Radio’s live Story Forms™ event, which aired December 11, 2013.