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1/27/17
An article on the growth of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and its impact on Buffalo notes that after the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital complete their moves downtown this fall, 15,000 people are expected to work on the medical campus.
1/12/17
A story about Tom Price, who has been nominated to serve as Health and Human Services Secretary, interviews Nancy H. Nielsen, MD, PhD, senior associate dean for health, who said she knows Price well after working with him as a health policy advisor and as past president of the American Medical Association.
1/10/17
A story on the opioid epidemic interviews Nancy H. Nielsen, MD, PhD, senior associate dean for health, about the role physicians have played.
1/10/17
Nancy H. Nielsen, MD, PhD, senior associate dean for health policy, was interviewed regarding the threatened repeal of the Affordable Care Act and loopholes like the special enrollment periods that allow people to sign up for health care within 60 days of a major life event interviews
1/9/17
Anne B. Curtis, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor; Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and chair of medicine, was asked about broken heart syndrome after actress Debbie Reynolds died one day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher.
1/9/17
Among trends that are expected to impact health care in 2017 is an experimental smartphone app developed by Peter L. Elkin, MD, professor and chair of biomedical informatics, that pairs interested patients with nearby clinical trials whose area of study dovetails with their condition.
1/9/17
A story about the divided opinions in the medical community about the future of the Affordable Care Act interviews Nancy H. Nielsen, MD, PhD, senior associate dean for health policy.
1/9/17
Two new studies have found that the use of intravenous thrombolysis with tPA did not enhance outcomes for stroke patients.
1/5/17
Steven L. Dubovsky, MD, professor and chair of psychiatry, talks about the psychology of hate crimes and why they take place and notes hate crimes are on the rise.
1/4/17
Confusion over paperwork specifying end-of-life wishes may result in more aggressive treatment than patients want, says Brian Clemency, DO, MBA, associate professor of emergency medicine and first author on a study of the forms.
1/3/17
Ellen P. Rich, MD, clinical associate professor of medicine, commented on a new study that shows that female doctors may be better, even though they earn on average $20,000 less than male doctors.
12/31/16
An article about the top local stories expected to make headlines in 2017 includes the completion of the new Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences building downtown, which is expected to open in the fall.