January 2016

UMB In the News

February 11, 2016
Maryland House of Delegates Honors University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece and University of Maryland Medical System President & CEO Robert Chrencik

E. Albert Reece of the School of Medicine was quoted in the news release "Maryland House of Delegates Honors University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece and University of Maryland Medical System President & CEO Robert Chrencik," which ran on PRNewswire and many web sites, including bizjournals.com WVNSTV.com, abc40.com, wlox.com and sys-con.com. Feb. 10

January 29, 2016
Jay A. Perman, MD - 1/26/16

University of Maryland, Baltimore president Jay A. Perman delivered the commentary,  "Jay A. Perman, MD - 1/26/15," on WYPR-FM. Jan. 26

January 29, 2016
In the 'ultimate whodunit', sleuthing doctors piece together historical deaths

Philip Mackowiak of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "In the 'ultimate whodunit', sleuthing doctors piece together historical deaths" in The Southland Times. Jan. 29

January 29, 2016
January 22, 2016 Weekly Round Up

The Agriculture Law Education Initiative was mentioned in the article "January 22, 2016 Weekly Round Up" on agrilife.org. Jan. 28

January 29, 2016
Zika virus alarms public health authorities internationally

Matt Laurens of the School of Medicine was interviewed for the article "Zika virus alarms public health authorities internationally" in The Baltimore Sun and on Solo News. Jan. 29

January 29, 2016
HPV linked to oral cancer

Jackie Fried of the School of Dentistry wrote the letter to the editor "HPV linked to oral cancer" in The Baltimore Sun. Jan. 28

January 29, 2016
Trial finds weekly injections suppress HIV viral load for ‘up to 17 months’

Robert Gallo of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "Trial finds weekly injections suppress HIV viral load for ‘up to 17 months’" on Pink News. Jan. 28

January 29, 2016
Cornerstone of Liberty: Property Rights in 21st-Century America

Robert Percival of the School of Law was mentioned in the article "Cornerstone of Liberty: Property Rights in 21st-Century America" on Cato.org. Jan. 29

January 29, 2016
KMDI / iSchool Colloquia Series present The Black Box Society with Frank Pasquale

Frank Pasquale of the School of Law was featured in the article "KMDI / iSchool Colloquia Series present The Black Box Society with Frank Pasquale" on kmdi.utoronto.ca. Jan. 29

January 29, 2016
Medical tourism: FG marshals National Health Agenda – Minister

Patrick Dakum of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Medical tourism: FG marshals National Health Agenda – Minister" in the Daily Trust, The Guardian (Nigeria), Insidebusinessonline.com, and allAfrica.com. Jan. 28

January 29, 2016
Who do you blame when an algorithm gets you fired?

Frank Pasquale of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Who do you blame when an algorithm gets you fired?" in WIRED. Jan. 29

January 29, 2016
Gene Discovery May Offer New Clues About Schizophrenia

William Carpenter of the School of Medicine was quoted in the Psychiatric News story "Gene Discovery May Offer New Clues About Schizophrenia." Jan. 28

January 29, 2016
Surgical robots good for cancer operations, but drawbacks remain

Vadim Morozov and Mohummad Minhaj Siddiqui, both of the School of Medicine, were quoted in the story "Surgical robots good for cancer operations, but drawbacks remain" in the Daily Record. Jan. 28

January 29, 2016
A brother's emotional remembrance: 'Judy was brilliant'

Charles Resnick of the School of Medicine was featured in the story "A brother's emotional remembrance: 'Judy was brilliant'" on WBAL-TV. Jan. 28

January 29, 2016
Lawyers will help, not hinder, DOJ's Baltimore investigation

Michael Greenberger of the Center for Health and Homeland Security at the School of Law penned the op-ed "Lawyers will help, not hinder, DOJ's Baltimore investigation" published by the Baltimore Sun - Jan. 28.

January 28, 2016
Candidate bio: Martin O'Malley

The School of Law was mentioned in the article, "Candidate bio: Martin O'Malley," in the Cedar Rapids Gazette. Jan. 26

January 28, 2016
Stakes Are High: The night shift in shock trauma

The University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center was mentioned in the article, "Stakes Are High: The night shift in shock trauma," in the City Paper. Jan. 28

January 28, 2016
Kathleen Michael, PhD, RN, CRRN

Kathleen Michael of the School of Nursing was featured in the article, "Kathleen Michael, PhD, RN, CRRN," in the Baltimore Business Journal. Jan. 28

January 28, 2016
Jeffrey Ash

Jeffrey Ash of the School of Nursing was featured in the article "Jeffrey Ash," in the Baltimore Business Journal. Jan. 28

January 28, 2016
Maryland’s 69 cancer centers unite to urge more widespread use of vaccine to treat human papillomavirus

The Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center was mentioned in the article "Maryland’s 69 cancer centers unite to urge more widespread use of vaccine to treat human papillomavirus" on mainenewsonline.com and NHVoice. Jan. 27

January 28, 2016
Maryland cancer centers pushing for more use of HPV vaccine

Kevin Cullen of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Maryland cancer centers pushing for more use of HPV vaccine" in The Baltimore Sun and the NH Voice. Jan. 27

January 28, 2016
Study Data from University of Maryland Update Understanding of Dentistry (Disparity in dental coverage among older adult populations: a comparative

Richard Manski of the School of Dentistry was mentioned in the article "Study Data from University of Maryland Update Understanding of Dentistry (Disparity in dental coverage among older adult populations: a comparative" on insurancenewsnet.com. Jan. 27

January 28, 2016
BioPark development deal gets initial nod from City Council

The University of Maryland BioPark was featured in the article "BioPark development deal gets initial nod from City Council" on Technical.ly Baltimore and Citibizlist.com. Jan. 27

January 28, 2016
Global Virus Network Appoints José Esparza, MD, PhD as President

Robert Gallo of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Global Virus Network Appoints José Esparza, MD, PhD as President" on Citibizlist.com, Pharmiweb, Bloomberg News, and Info Tech Spotlight. Jan. 27

January 28, 2016
Dr. Robert Christenson Named Editor-in-Chief of AACC's New Journal

Robert Christenson of the School of Medicine was featured in the article "Dr. Robert Christenson Named Editor-in-Chief of AACC's New Journal" on Citibizlist.com, BioSpace, and InvestorPoint. Jan. 27

January 28, 2016
ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Enters into a Sponsored Research Agreement with The University of Maryland, Baltimore to Pursue Multiple Enhancements of its Cancer Immunotherapy Platforms

Eduardo Davila of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Enters into a Sponsored Research Agreement with The University of Maryland, Baltimore to Pursue Multiple Enhancements of its Cancer Immunotherapy Platforms" on Firstworldpharma.com, KOLD-TV, WTOL-TV, KHNL-TV, WFMJ-TV, BioSpace, KBMT-TV, WDSI-TV KFXL-TV, WLOX-TV, WBOY-TV, KXMD-TV, The Street CNN Money and on many other outlets. Jan. 27

January 28, 2016
Politics of Parenting: Love’s Promises – How Formal and Informal Contracts Shape All Kinds of Families

Martha Ertman of the School of Law was a guest on Uprising Radio for the segment "Politics of Parenting: Love’s Promises – How Formal and Informal Contracts Shape All Kinds of Families." Jan. 27

January 28, 2016
Freezing: The New Science Of Cold

Samuel Tisherman of the School of Medicine was a guest on the NPR program On Point for the segment "Freezing: The New Science Of Cold." Jan. 27

January 27, 2016
Daniel Smeragliuolo, Boys' Latin School associate dean, social worker, dies

The School of Social Work was mentioned in the obituary, "Daniel Smeragliuolo, Boys' Latin School associate dean, social worker, dies," in the Baltimore Sun. Jan. 26

January 27, 2016
Delayed semester classes starting at some Maryland colleges

The University of Maryland, Baltimore was mentioned in the story "Delayed semester classes starting at some Maryland colleges" in the Daily Record. Jan. 26

January 27, 2016
City Council votes to create $30 million 'youth fund' in Baltimore

The University of Maryland BioPark was mentioned in the story "City Council votes to create $30 million 'youth fund' in Baltimore" in the Baltimore Sun. Jan. 26

January 27, 2016
New law would ban sending, posting nude photos without subject’s consent

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was mentioned in the photo caption for the story "New law would ban sending, posting nude photos without subject’s consent" in the Concord Monitor. Jan. 27

January 27, 2016
Company Update (NYSEMKT:IMUC): ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Ltd Enters into a Sponsored Research Agreement with The University of Maryland, Baltimore

Eduardo Davila of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the story "Company Update (NYSEMKT:IMUC): ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Ltd Enters into a Sponsored Research Agreement with The University of Maryland, Baltimore" on Smarter Analyst. Similar stories ran on WallStreet.org, StreetInsider.com. Jan. 27

January 27, 2016
What to Do If Your Child’s Weight Gain Falters

Maureen Black of the School of Medicine was quoted in the US News & World Report story "What to Do If Your Child’s Weight Gain Falters." Jan. 26

January 27, 2016
The myth of more medicine and better health

Daniel Morgan of the School of Medicine authored the op-ed "The myth of more medicine and better health" in the Baltimore Sun. Jan. 26

January 26, 2016
Study finds minority, poor women not getting safer minimally invasive hysterectomies

Vadim Morozov of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article, "Study finds minority, poor women not getting safer minimally invasive hysterectomies," in the Baltimore Sun. Jan. 23

January 26, 2016
Recreation and outdoors calendar

The Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center was mentioned in the article "Recreation and outdoors calendar" in The Baltimore Sun. Jan. 22

January 26, 2016
USDA School Lunch Problems Continue

Erin Hager of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "USDA School Lunch Problems Continue" on Reason.com. Jan. 23

January 26, 2016
What killed Cromwell? Or Mozart? Sleuthing doctors take on the 'ultimate whodunit'

Philip Mackowiak of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "What killed Cromwell? Or Mozart? Sleuthing doctors take on the 'ultimate whodunit'" in The Los Angeles Times. Jan. 23

January 26, 2016
He was found frozen in a snowbank, with no pulse — and he survived

Samuel Tisherman of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "He was found frozen in a snowbank, with no pulse — and he survived" in The Toronto Star. Jan. 23

January 26, 2016
Paramedics and EMTs: Health Care in the Fast Lane

The University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center was mentioned in the article "Paramedics and EMTs: Health Care in the Fast Lane" in US News. Jan. 22

January 26, 2016
Baltimore City Council set to approve Youth Fund; Rawlings-Blake doesn't approve

The University of Maryland BioPark was mentioned in the article "Baltimore City Council set to approve Youth Fund; Rawlings-Blake doesn't approve" in The Baltimore Sun. Jan. 25

January 26, 2016
Inner Harbor Ice rink closes second season

The School of Pharmacy was mentioned in the story "Inner Harbor Ice rink closes second season" in the Daily Record. Jan. 22

January 26, 2016
Lassa Fever - Campaign Against Garri, Use of Hot Water Hots Up [opinion]

Alash'le Abimiku of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Lassa Fever - Campaign Against Garri, Use of Hot Water Hots Up [opinion]" on Individual.com, The Daily Trust Nigeria, and AllAfrica.com. Jan. 25

January 26, 2016
Baltimore's racist history recalled

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the story "Baltimore's racist history recalled" in the Baltimore Sun. Jan. 22

January 26, 2016
Adult Sibling Relationships

Geoffry Greif and Michael Woolley of the School of Social Work were interviewed on the program, "Adult Sibling Relationships," on the Diane Rehm Show. Jan. 26

January 26, 2016
Sleuthing Doctors Examine Deaths of Historical Figures

Philip Mackowiak of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Sleuthing Doctors Examine Deaths of Historical Figures" in Sci-Tech Today. Jan. 25

January 26, 2016
Moody's assigns Aa1 to University System of Maryland's Series 2016A&B bonds; outlook stable

The University of Maryland, Baltimore and and the School of Medicine were mentioned in the story "Moody's assigns Aa1 to University System of Maryland's Series 2016A&B bonds; outlook stable" in Moody's. Jan. 22

January 26, 2016
10 Ways… To Beat Jet-Lag! #TheTicket

Avelino Verceles of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "10 Ways… To Beat Jet-Lag! #TheTicket" on Dubai Eye. Jan. 25

January 26, 2016
Analysis: Uber discussions need to go beyond the fact it offers a cheaper ride

Frank Pasquale of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Analysis: Uber discussions need to go beyond the fact it offers a cheaper ride" on CBC News. Jan. 24

January 26, 2016
Combating Opioid Overdose Deaths

Bethany DiPaula of the School of Pharmacy was interviewed on WYPR-FM for the segment "Combating Opioid Overdose Deaths." Jan. 25

January 26, 2016
Here’s the tech community questionnaire we sent to Baltimore mayoral candidates

The University of Maryland BioPark was mentioned in the story "Here’s the tech community questionnaire we sent to Baltimore mayoral candidates" on Technical.ly/Baltimore. Jan. 25

January 26, 2016
Jeffrey Ash Named University of Maryland School of Nursing's First Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

Jeffrey Ash of the School of Nursing was featured in the article "Jeffrey Ash Named University of Maryland School of Nursing's First Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion" on Citibizlist. Jan. 26

January 26, 2016
Checkpoint Inhibitors in Hematologic Cancers: An Overview From ASH 2015

Ashraf Badros of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the Medscape story "Checkpoint Inhibitors in Hematologic Cancers: An Overview From ASH 2015." Jan. 25

January 26, 2016
Kathleen Michael Appointed Chair of Department of Organizational Systems and Adult Health at University of Maryland School of Nursing

Kathleen Michael of the School of Nursing was featured in the article "Kathleen Michael Appointed Chair of Department of Organizational Systems and Adult Health at University of Maryland School of Nursing" on Citibizlist. Jan. 26

January 26, 2016
Makeover Stories

Elise Janofsky of the School of Medicine was featured in the Makeover Stories section of Baltimore Magazine's Top 25 Salons issue. Jan. 25

January 22, 2016
Miami Cancer Institute Names Minesh Mehta, M.D., Deputy Director and Chief of Radiation Oncology

Minesh Mehta of the School of Medicine was featured in the article "Miami Cancer Institute Names Minesh Mehta, M.D., Deputy Director and Chief of Radiation Oncology" on Businesswire.com. Jan. 21

January 22, 2016
Hogan's capital budget includes $315M for university construction projects

The University of Maryland, Baltimore was mentioned in the article "Hogan's capital budget includes $315M for university construction projects" in the Baltimore Business Journal. Jan. 22

January 22, 2016
WNEU School of Law Speaker to Explore Love, Contracts, and Families

Martha Ertman of the School of Law was featured in the article "WNEU School of Law Speaker to Explore Love, Contracts, and Families" on BusinessWest.com. Jan. 22

January 22, 2016
Did Congress Immunize Twitter Against Lawsuits for Supporting ISIS?

James Grimmelmann of the School of Law was mentioned in the article "Did Congress Immunize Twitter Against Lawsuits for Supporting ISIS?" on Lawfare. Jan. 22

January 22, 2016
Transplant Survivor Shares Spotlight In Everyman Theater’s ‘Under The Skin’

Rolf Barth of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "Transplant Survivor Shares Spotlight In Everyman Theater’s ‘Under The Skin’" on WJZ-TV. Jan. 21

January 22, 2016
The case for looking to the states, not the federal government, to protect your privacy

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the article "The case for looking to the states, not the federal government, to protect your privacy" in The Washington Post and The Sun Herald. Jan. 21

January 22, 2016
The Daily Record names Influential Marylanders

Robert Gallo of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "The Daily Record names Influential Marylanders" in The Daily Record. Jan. 21

January 22, 2016
New UMD Law Course to Examine Freddie Gray Case, Baltimore Unrest

Robert Khoulish of the School of Law was quoted in the article "New UMD Law Course to Examine Freddie Gray Case, Baltimore Unrest" on UMD Right Now. Jan. 21

January 22, 2016
Young and Homeless

Ryan Shanahan of the School of Social Work was a guest for the WYPR-FM segment "Young and Homeless." Jan. 21

January 22, 2016
Research out of University of Maryland School of Medicine leads to FDA approval for radiation sickness drug

Zeljko Vujaskovic and Thomas MacVittie of the School of Medicine were quoted in the article "Research out of University of Maryland School of Medicine leads to FDA approval for radiation sickness drug" on HealthCareBusiness. Jan. 21

January 22, 2016
Symposium on The Constitution and Economic Inequality

Mark Graber of the School of Law was mentioned in the article "Symposium on The Constitution and Economic Inequality" on Balkanization. Jan. 21

January 22, 2016
Frozen to death — and yet revived: Man’s survival is hailed as a 'game changer in modern medicine'

Samuel Tisherman of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Frozen to death — and yet revived: Man’s survival is hailed as a 'game changer in modern medicine'" in The Kansas City Star , SantaFeNewMexican and The Stanley News and Press. Jan. 21

January 22, 2016
The CyberWire Daily Podcast 1.21.16

Markus Rauschecker of the Center for Health and Homeland Security at the School of Law was featured on "The CyberWire Daily Podcast 1.21.16" on CyberWire.com - Jan. 21.

January 21, 2016
Justice On Trial Podcast 14 (Climate Change)

Robert Percival of the School of Law was the guest on the Justice on Trial podcast entitled "Justice On Trial Podcast 14 (Climate Change)." Jan. 4

January 21, 2016
Five myths about the common cold

Neda Frayha of the School of Medicine wrote the article "Five myths about the common cold" on Gulfnews.com. Jan. 20

January 21, 2016
'Water Jets' May Stem Tide of Student Obesity

Erin Hager of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "'Water Jets' May Stem Tide of Student Obesity" on Yahoo! News. Jan. 20

January 21, 2016
Judge won't force officer to testify in Freddie Gray trials

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Judge won't force officer to testify in Freddie Gray trials" on CBS News. A similar story ran in The Guardian. Jan. 20

January 21, 2016
Maybe putting herbs in your vagina isn’t the best idea

Rebecca Brotman of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "Maybe putting herbs in your vagina isn’t the best idea" on Fusion. Jan. 20

January 21, 2016
Will TCM ever go mainstream?

Brian Berman of the School of Medicine's Center for Integrative Medicine was quoted in the story "Will TCM ever go mainstream?" in China Daily. Jan. 15

January 21, 2016
University of Maryland School of Medicine Research Leads to FDA Approval of Crucial Drug for Radiation Sickness

The School of Medicine's Thomas MacVittie, Zeljko Vujaskovic and E. Albert Reece were quoted and Kim Hankie and Ann Farese were mentioned in the tutorialfinder.com story "University of Maryland School of Medicine Research Leads to FDA Approval of Crucial Drug for Radiation Sickness." The story also appeared on News-Medical.net and the Baltimore Business Journal, via PRNewswire. Jan. 20

January 21, 2016
UM Upper Chesapeake Health, Harford County institutions highlighted in Annapolis

Stephen Bartlett of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "UM Upper Chesapeake Health, Harford County institutions highlighted in Annapolis" in the Baltimore Sun. Jan. 21

January 21, 2016
Being frozen 'to death' saved this man's life. It could save others too.

Samuel Tisherman of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Being frozen 'to death' saved this man's life. It could save others too." in the Alaska Dispatch News, NDTV, Taranaki News, stuff.co.nz and the Brisbane Times. Jan. 20

January 20, 2016
Towson kicks off Professional Leadership Program for Women

Ashley Valis of the University of Maryalnd, Baltimore was mentioned in the story "Towson kicks off Professional Leadership Program for Women" in the Daily Record. Jan. 20

January 20, 2016
Human trials set to begin on Ebola vaccine

The Institute of Human Virology was mentioned in the article "Human trials set to begin on Ebola vaccine" on Technical.ly Baltimore. Jan. 19

January 20, 2016
Legislation successfully improves nutritional value of school meals

Erin Hager of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Legislation successfully improves nutritional value of school meals" on Healio. Jan. 19

January 20, 2016
UM Carey seeking mock trial judges

Mark Graber of the School of Law was mentioned in the article "UM Carey seeking mock trial judges" in The Daily Record. Jan. 19

January 20, 2016
University of Maryland School of Medicine to Take Part in Expanded Medical Countermeasures Research

Zeljko Vujaskovic of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "University of Maryland School of Medicine to Take Part in Expanded Medical Countermeasures Research" on WFLX-TV and BioPortfolio.com. Jan. 19

January 20, 2016
School water coolers may help kids lose weight

Erin Hager of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "School water coolers may help kids lose weight" on CBS News, Medical News Today, Eurekalert, and Rocket News. Jan. 19

January 20, 2016
The Four Pillars of Longevity and Well-Being

Pamela Peeke of the School of Medicine wrote the article "The Four Pillars of Longevity and Well-Being" on The Huffington Post. Jan. 19

January 20, 2016
Water dispensers in schools: do they lower obesity in students?

Erin Hager of the School of Medicine was quoted in the Medical News Today story "Water dispensers in schools: do they lower obesity in students?" Jan. 19

January 20, 2016
Retirement housing becoming a family affair

Jay Magaziner of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "Retirement housing becoming a family affair" in the Carroll County Times. Jan. 19

January 20, 2016
Profectus BioSciences, Inc. Initiates Ebola Vaccine Phase 1 Clinical Trial

The Institute of Human Virology was mentioned in the article "Profectus BioSciences, Inc. Initiates Ebola Vaccine Phase 1 Clinical Trial" on BioSpace.com , Investorpoint.com, GlobeAdvisor.com, Yahoo! Finance Canada, and SYS-Con Media Online. Jan. 19

January 20, 2016
Being frozen ‘to death’ saved this man’s life. It could save others too.

Samuel Tisherman of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Being frozen ‘to death’ saved this man’s life. It could save others too." in The Washington Post. The story ran on the Associated Press, and also appeared in the Reading Eagle. Jan. 20

January 19, 2016
Utah Museum Highlights Modern Uses of Ancient Mummies

Ronn Wade of the School of Medicine was interviewed for the segment "Utah Museum Highlights Modern Uses of Ancient Mummies" on Utah Public Radio. Jan. 17

January 19, 2016
Dental Research in Review Day

Ashraf Fouad of the School of Dentistry was mentioned in the article "Dental Research in Review Day" on dentistray.unc.edu. Jan. 18

January 19, 2016
9 reasons why men get acne

Clement Adebamowo of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "9 reasons why men get acne" on Tribune.com. Jan. 19

January 19, 2016
Partnership aims to revitalize Central West Baltimore

The University of Maryland, Baltimore and the University of Maryland BioPark were mentioned in the article "Partnership aims to revitalize Central West Baltimore" in The Baltimore Sun. Jan. 18

January 19, 2016
Toddlers and Naptime

Charles Shubin of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Toddlers and Naptime" on Families.com. Jan.17

January 19, 2016
Eye on Bankruptcy: Leading Bankruptcy Opinions From 2015 and Looking Ahead to 2016

Michelle Harner of the School of Law was featured in the article "Eye on Bankruptcy: Leading Bankruptcy Opinions From 2015 and Looking Ahead to 2016" on BNA.com. Jan. 15

January 19, 2016
A new book by a nationally recognized physician and health care policy expert highlights the unsustainability of America's primary care model

Stephen Schimpff of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "A new book by a nationally recognized physician and health care policy expert highlights the unsustainability of America's primary care model and argues that it is a crisis which leads to unnecessary costs and specialist visits" on Ad-Hoc News, Broadwayworld.com, and TheStreet.com. Jan. 15

January 19, 2016
University of Maryland School of Medicine to Take Part in Expanded Medical Countermeasures Research

Zeljko Vujaskovic and William Regine of the School of Medicine were quoted in the article "University of Maryland School of Medicine to Take Part in Expanded Medical Countermeasures Research" on Bloomberg News and Ad-Hoc News. Jan. 15

January 19, 2016
Environmental, Energy law remain strong

Robert Percival of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Environmental, Energy law remain strong" on National Jurist. Jan. 15

January 15, 2016
“GRAND CHALLENGES FOR SOCIAL WORK” IDENTIFY 12 TOP SOCIAL PROBLEMS FACING AMERICA

School of Social Work dean Richard P. Barth was quoted in the article "“GRAND CHALLENGES FOR SOCIAL WORK” IDENTIFY 12 TOP SOCIAL PROBLEMS FACING AMERICA" on Bloomberg News, Digital Journal and news.cision.com. Jan. 14

January 15, 2016
Metrohm USA and University of Maryland School of Pharmacy form partnership

The School of Pharmacy was mentioned in the article "Metrohm USA and University of Maryland School of Pharmacy form partnership" on Pharmacist.com. Jan. 14

January 15, 2016
Healthy Life: Pre-Diabetes

Robert Atlas of the School of Medicine was featured in the story "Healthy Life: Pre-Diabetes" on kcrg.com

January 15, 2016
EAST: No benefit in open massage over closed compressions in trauma cardiac arrest

The University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center was mentioned in the story "EAST: No benefit in open massage over closed compressions in trauma cardiac arrest" in Internal Medicine News. Jan. 14

January 15, 2016
Aggressive care required for children with Ebola

Charles Callahan of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "Aggressive care required for children with Ebola" in the North Dallas Gazette. Jan. 14

January 15, 2016
Trio of autism-linked molecules orchestrate neuron connections

Alexandre Medina, Nisha Pulimood, Alex Manhaes, and Wandilson Rodrigues Jr. of the School of Medicine were mentioned in the article "Trio of autism-linked molecules orchestrate neuron connections," on EurekaAlert. Jan. 14

January 15, 2016
Metrohm USA and University of Maryland School of Pharmacy form partnership

The School of Pharmacy was featured in the story "Metrohm USA and University of Maryland School of Pharmacy form partnership," on pharmacist.com. Jan. 14

January 15, 2016
New Chesapeake Regional Tech Council director looking to make connections

The article, "New Chesapeake Regional Tech Council director looking to make connections," referred to the School of Law in the Capital Gazette and on Bloomberg News. Jan. 14 

January 15, 2016
Don Fry: A ‘Hidden Economy’ in Baltimore

The University of Maryland, Baltimore was mentioned in the article "Don Fry: A ‘Hidden Economy’ in Baltimore" in the Daily Record. Jan. 14

January 15, 2016
Baltimore City commission recommends removal of two Confederate monuments

Larry S. Gibson of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Baltimore City commission recommends removal of two Confederate monuments"  in the Baltimore Sun. Jan. 14 The article was excerpted on CenterMaryland. jan. 15

January 15, 2016
Collaboration to Fight Common Deadly Infections

E. Albert Reece, Alan Cross, Rafael Simon, and Rachel Tennant of the School of Medicine were quoted in the article "Collaboration to Fight Common Deadly Infections" on UMB News. Jan. 14

January 14, 2016
Disagreement Among Baltimore City Council Delays $6.4 Million Settlement to Freddie Gray’s Family

Michael Greenberger of the School of Law and the Center for Health and Homeland Security was quoted in the article, "Disagreement Among Baltimore City Council Delays $6.4 Million Settlement to Freddie Gray’s Family," on atlantablackstar.com. Jan. 14 

January 14, 2016
Dr. Larry Becker, surgeon who was one of Barry Levinson's 'diner guys,' dies

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the obituary, "Dr. Larry Becker, surgeon who was one of Barry Levinson's 'diner guys,' dies," in the Baltimore Sun. Jan. 13

January 14, 2016
Script Your Future Launches Student Competition

The School of Pharmacy was mentioned in the article "Script Your Future Launches Student Competition" on advanceweb.com. Jan. 14

January 14, 2016
Crowded field for White House includes 11 Republicans, 3 Democrats

The School of Law was mentioned in the article, "Crowded field for White House includes 11 Republicans, 3 Democrats," in the Daily Mail. Jan. 13

January 14, 2016
"Grand Challenges for Social Work" Identify 12 Top Social Problems Facing America

Richard P. Barth of the School of Social Work was quoted in the article "'Grand Challenges for Social Work' Identify 12 Top Social Problems Facing America" on Marketwired, EINnews and Syscon.media.  Jan. 14

January 14, 2016
Robert Gallo wins Leonardo da Vinci Award

Robert Gallo of the Institute of Human Virology at the School of Medicine was featured in the story "Robert Gallo wins Leonardo da Vinci Award " on agi.it. Jan. 13

January 14, 2016
SunTrust Gift to FSWI Funds Scholar, Fellow

Dean Richard P. Barth and Holly Mirabella of the School of Social Work were quoted, and SSW student Melanie Stettz were quoted in the article "SunTrust Gift to FSWI Funds Scholar, Fellow" on UMB News. Jan. 13

January 14, 2016
Leaders Appointed to State Life Sciences Advisory Board

University of Maryland, Baltimore president Jay A. Perman was featured in the article "Leaders Appointed to State Life Sciences Advisory Board" on UMB News. Jan. 13

January 14, 2016
The Promise of the New Hyperkalemia Drugs

Matthew Weir of the School of Medicine was interviewed by Renal and Urology News for the article "The Promise of the New Hyperkalemia Drugs." Jan. 13

January 13, 2016
From Gunshot to Grave: The high cost of murder in Baltimore

Ronald Wade of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story, "From Gunshot to Grave: The high cost of murder in Baltimore," in the City Paper. Jan. 12

January 13, 2016
Honorable Andrea Watkins to be Keynote Speaker at CSM Commencement

The School of Law was mentioned in the article, "Honorable Andrea Watkins to be Keynote Speaker at CSM Commencement," in SoMd.com. Jan. 12

January 13, 2016
Samuel Tisherman

Samuel Tisherman of the School of Medicine was featured in the story, "Samuel Tisherman" in the Baltimore Business Journal. Jan. 13

January 13, 2016
Hogan names new Life Sciences Advisory Board members

University of Maryland, Baltimore president Jay A. Perman was mentioned in the article, "Hogan names new Life Sciences Advisory Board members," in the Daily Record. Jan. 13

January 13, 2016
Dr. William Howard, surgeon and sports medicine expert, dies

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the obituary, "Dr. William Howard, surgeon and sports medicine expert, dies" in the Baltimore Sun. Jan. 11

January 13, 2016
Generic Antiepileptic Drugs - Results of FDA Research

Tricia Ting of the School of Medicine was featured in the video "Generic Antiepileptic Drugs - Results of FDA Research" on blogtalkradio.com. Jan. 12

January 13, 2016
New HIV vaccine player Aelix Therapeutics hits the scene with $12.7M Series A

Robert Gallo of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "New HIV vaccine player Aelix Therapeutics hits the scene with $12.7M Series A" on Fiercevaccines.com. Jan. 12

January 13, 2016
Record-breaking Powerball jackpot brings out infrequent gamblers

Lori Rugle of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Record-breaking Powerball jackpot brings out infrequent gamblers" in The Baltimore Sun, the Capital Gazette and in The Huffington Post. Jan. 12

January 13, 2016
5 Reasons Science Supports Your Pre-Surf Coffee

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "5 Reasons Science Supports Your Pre-Surf Coffee" in The Inertia. Jan. 12

January 13, 2016
Hearing on Porter testimony scheduled for March

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Hearing on Porter testimony scheduled for March" on WMAR-TV, Raw Story Courthouse News and in The Guardian. Jan. 12

January 13, 2016
Baltimore City Council committee refuses request to pay police probe lawyers, Freddie Gray settlement

Michael Greenberger of the School of Law and the Center for Health and Homeland Security was quoted in the article "Baltimore City Council committee refuses request to pay police probe lawyers, Freddie Gray settlement" in The Baltimore Sun and in the Carroll County Times. Jan. 12

January 13, 2016
UM SOM to team up with industry to develop vaccine for preventing deadly bacterial infections

Alan Cross, Rafael Simon, and Rachel Tennant of the School of Medicine were quoted in the article "UM SOM to team up with industry to develop vaccine for preventing deadly bacterial infections" on news-medical.net, Newswise, Infection Control Today and myinforms.com. Jan. 12

January 12, 2016
Saying Goodbye

The late Elijah Saunders of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "Saying Goodbye" in Baltimore Magazine.  January 2016

January 12, 2016
Clouds over data in cancer paper

Toni Antalis of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "Clouds over data in cancer paper" in The Australian. Jan. 13

January 12, 2016
Are you addicted to sugar?

Pamela Peeke of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the story "Are you addicted to sugar?" in Nutrition Action. Jan. 11

January 12, 2016
8 Science-Backed Reasons To Drink Some Coffee Every Day

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the Mind Body Green story "8 Science-Backed Reasons To Drink Some Coffee Every Day." Jan. 11

January 12, 2016
Health Beat: FibroScan measures liver disease

Paul Thuluvath of the School of Medicine was quoted in the WFMZ.com story "Health Beat: FibroScan measures liver disease." Jan. 11

January 12, 2016
Will Google, Apple, and SCOTUS Decide the Future of Book Publishing This Year?

James Grimmelmann of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Will Google, Apple, and SCOTUS Decide the Future of Book Publishing This Year?" on Flavorwire.com. Jan. 11

January 12, 2016
Getting to know the vagina

Jacques Ravel of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "Getting to know the vagina" in The McGill Daily. Jan. 11

January 12, 2016
Inside Shock Trauma

Jay Menaker, Brandon Bruns, Susan Hadary, and John Anglim of the School of Medicine were guests on the WYPR-FM Midday program. Jan. 11

January 12, 2016
Air Evacuations May Cause More Harm For TBIs

Alan Faden of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Air Evacuations May Cause More Harm For TBIs" on dolmanlaw.com. Jan. 11

January 12, 2016
Court Postpones Trial of Baltimore Officer in Freddie Gray Case

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Court Postpones Trial of Baltimore Officer in Freddie Gray Case" in The Wall Street Journal , The New York Times, WJZ-TV, and WBAL-TV. Jan. 11

January 11, 2016
Metrohm USA and University of Maryland School of Pharmacy form partnership

Stephen Hoag of the School of Pharmacy was featured in the News-Medical.net story "Metrohm USA and University of Maryland School of Pharmacy form partnership." Jan. 11

January 11, 2016
Samuel A. Tisherman | UM SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Samuel A. Tisherman of the School of Medicine was featured in the story "Samuel A. Tisherman" in the Daily Record. Jan. 8

January 11, 2016
Full Episode: Maryland's News This Week Jan 10 2016

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was featured in the story "Full Episode: Maryland's News This Week Jan 10 2016" WBAL Radio. Jan. 10

January 11, 2016
Goodson Trial Begins With No Guarantee of Porter

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Goodson Trial Begins With No Guarantee of Porter" on WYPR. Jan. 11

January 11, 2016
Will Google, Apple, and SCOTUS Decide the Future of Book Publishing This Year?

James Grimmelmann of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Will Google, Apple, and SCOTUS Decide the Future of Book Publishing This Year?" on flavorwire.com. Jan. 11

January 11, 2016
UMB students hear strategies for curbing Baltimore violence

The School of Social Work was mentioned in the Baltimore Sun article, "UMB students hear strategies for curbing Baltimore violence," which quoted SSW student Alyssa Budros and School of Medicine student Veena Katikineni. Jan. 10 

January 11, 2016
Space tourism triggers interest in health risks and medical emergencies in space

Fred Papali of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the story "Space tourism triggers interest in health risks and medical emergencies in space" in the International Business Times. Jan. 11

January 11, 2016
11 TV Hill: President orders gun measures; 2nd Amendment in context

Mark Graber of the School of Law appeared on the WBAL-TV program 11 TV Hill for the segment "11 TV Hill: President orders gun measures; 2nd Amendment in context." Jan. 10

January 11, 2016
JAMAICA: Guinea Hen Weed, a possible cure for virus problems

Henry Lowe of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "JAMAICA: Guinea Hen Weed, a possible cure for virus problems" in Etorno Inteligente and the Weekly Gleaner. Jan. 10

January 11, 2016
The Cost Of Freddie Gray: Not Just Once-Great Baltimore—But Drug Pushers’ Victims Throughout America

The School of Law was mentioned in the article "The Cost Of Freddie Gray: Not Just Once-Great Baltimore—But Drug Pushers’ Victims Throughout America" on Vdare.com. Jan.10

January 11, 2016
UMSON Awarded SIP Grant through RWJF

Rebecca Wiseman of the School of Nursing was quoted in the article "UMSON Awarded SIP Grant through RWJF" on Advance for Nurses. Jan. 9

January 11, 2016
How to deal with a medical emergency on the Space Station

Alfred Papali of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "How to deal with a medical emergency on the Space Station" on BBC News, the International Business Times, and Rocket News. Jan. 9

January 11, 2016
University of Maryland nutrition clinic uses video to help underweight children

Maureen Black of the School of Medicine was featured in the article "University of Maryland nutrition clinic uses video to help underweight children" in The Baltimore Sun and on Big News Network. Jan. 8 The article was excerpted on Centermaryland. Jan. 11

January 8, 2016
The Untapped Potential of Pharmacy Leaflets for Informing Patients About Drug Benefits and Risks

Peter Doshi of the School of Pharmacy and students Anna Hung and Jan Sieluk wrote the commentary, "The Untapped Potential of Pharmacy Leaflets for Informing Patients About Drug Benefits and Risks," in JAMA Internal Medicine. January 2016.

January 8, 2016
Boyfriends killing boys: A troubling trend in Md.

Howard Dubowitz of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article, "Boyfriends killing boys: A troubling trend in Md.," on WTOP.com. Dec. 30

January 8, 2016
Child-resistant packaging for e-liquid

The School of Law was mentioned in the article, "Child-resistant packaging for e-liquid," in Pharmacist.com. Dec. 29

January 8, 2016
Legacies Left Behind in 2015

Robert Gallo of the Institute of Human Virology at the School of Medicine was quoted in the story, "Legacies Left Behind in 2015," in The Scientist. Dec. 31

January 8, 2016
Got a Md. warrant? Here's how to recall it

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was mentioned in the opinion piece "Got a Md. warrant? Here's how to recall it" in The Baltimore Sun. Jan 8

January 8, 2016
Porter appeals order to testify in trial of Officer Goodson

Mark Graber of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Porter appeals order to testify in trial of Officer Goodson" on WMAR-TV. Jan. 7

January 8, 2016
Therapist Tricks: 9 Signs You and Your Girl Are Headed For Trouble

Geoffrey Greif of the School of Social Work was quoted in the article "Therapist Tricks: 9 Signs You and Your Girl Are Headed For Trouble" in Playboy.com. Jan. 7

January 8, 2016
Ebola Medical Team Develops Guidelines for Treating Infected Children

Charles Callahan of the School of Medicine was quoted in the news release "Ebola Medical Team Develops Guidelines for Treating Infected Children" on Newswise. The same news release appeared on EurekAlert! Jan. 7  The story also appeared on futurity.org. Jan. 9

January 8, 2016
Officer in Freddie Gray case fights ruling forcing him to testify against colleague

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the story "Officer in Freddie Gray case fights ruling forcing him to testify against colleague" on Fox News Channel, KSL-TV, Medicine Hat News, Police One, CJBK-AM, the Associated Press, MiningGazette.comMSN.com, WBAL-TV and WTTG-TV. Jan. 7

January 8, 2016
New Standards On School Lunches Are Actually Helping Kids Stay Healthy

Erin Hager of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "New Standards On School Lunches Are Actually Helping Kids Stay Healthy" on upvoted.com. Jan. 7

January 8, 2016
BGE Warned To Boost Security To Keep Out Hackers

Markus Rauschecker of the Center for Health and Homeland Security at the School of Law was interviewed for the story "BGE Warned To Boost Security To Keep Out Hackers" on WJZ-TV. Jan. 6

January 8, 2016
Officer Porter Compelled to Testify; 2016 Mayoral Candidate Patrick Gutierrez

Doug Colbert of the School of Law was interviewed on WYPR-FM's Midday program for the segment "Officer Porter Compelled to Testify; 2016 Mayoral Candidate Patrick Gutierrez." Jan. 7

January 8, 2016
International Space Station teaches healthcare about telemedicine

Alfred Papali of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "International Space Station teaches healthcare about telemedicine" on healthcareitnews.com. Jan. 7

January 7, 2016
Hogan's urban renewal for Baltimore

University of Maryland, Baltimore President Jay A. Perman and the University of Maryland Biopark were mentioned in the editorial, "Hogan's urban renewal for Baltimore" in the Baltimore Sun. Jan. 6

January 7, 2016
MERS Camel Vaccine May Reduce Spread Of Deadly Virus To Humans

Matthew Frieman of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "MERS Camel Vaccine May Reduce Spread Of Deadly Virus To Humans" in Immortal News. Dec. 24

January 7, 2016
American Academy of Social Work & Social Welfare to Launch Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative

School of Social Work dean Richard P. Barth was mentioned in the article "American Academy of Social Work & Social Welfare to Launch Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative" on MarketplaceGlobe Advisor Yahoo Finance UK and Digital Journal. Jan. 6

January 7, 2016
Ultrasensitive Assay Detects Asymptomatic Low-Density Malaria

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "Ultrasensitive Assay Detects Asymptomatic Low-Density Malaria" on labmedica.com. Jan. 6

January 7, 2016
DUPONT’S DEADLY DECEIT: THE DECADES LONG COVER-UP BEHIND THE “WORLD’S MOST SLIPPERY MATERIAL"

Rena Steinzor of the School of Law was quoted in the article 'DUPONT’S DEADLY DECEIT: THE DECADES LONG COVER-UP BEHIND THE “WORLD’S MOST SLIPPERY MATERIAL"' on environmentalguru.com. Jan. 7

January 7, 2016
Students Opt for Healthy Foods After Hunger-Free Kids Act

Erin Hager of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article, "Students Opt for Healthy Foods After Hunger-Free Kids Act," on MedPage Today. Jan 6.

January 7, 2016
WHO International Space Station teaches healthcare about telemedicine

Alfred Papali of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article, "WHO International Space Station teaches healthcare about telemedicine," in Healthcare IT News. Jan 7

January 7, 2016
Dr. Hoffman vs. the mosquito

Christopher Plowe of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article, "Dr. Hoffman vs. the mosquito," in Washingtonian. Jan. 6

January 7, 2016
Freddie Gray case: Judge orders Officer Porter to testify in fellow officer's trial

Douglas Colbert of the School of Law was quoted in the article, "Freddie Gray case: Judge orders Officer Porter to testify in fellow officer's trial," in the Baltimore Sun. Similar articles appeared on ABC News, The New York Times, US News & World Report, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Townhall Magazine, 1310news.com, the Prince George Citizen, the Winnipeg Free Press, localnews7.com, northjersey.com, the San Antonio Express News, the San Francisco Chronicle, onlineathens.com, philly.com, WDTN-TV, KSL-TV, the Times Colonist, Police One, Reuters, MAX 104.9, abc2news.com and wbaltv.com and an Associated Press story appeared on Foxbaltimore.com and WJZ-TV. Jan. 7

January 7, 2016
Silencing Porter jury hurts public, prospects for justice

Doug Colbert of the School of Law wrote the letter, "Silencing Porter jury hurts public, prospects for justice," in the Baltimore Sun. Jan. 6

January 7, 2016
Teen makes University of Maryland cheerleading squad after beating rare liver cancer

Anurag Maheshwari of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story, "Teen makes University of Maryland cheerleading squad after beating rare liver cancer," in the Baltimore Sun. Jan. 6

January 7, 2016
University of Maryland and St. Agnes to partner

The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center was mentioned in the article, "University of Maryland and St. Agnes to partner," in the Baltimore Sun.  A similar articles appeared in the Daily Record. Jan. 6

January 6, 2016
Treatment, not jail, for addicts, mentally ill

Student Alexander Persons of the School of Social Work wrote the op-ed, "Treatment, not jail, for addicts, mentally ill," in the Baltimore Sun. Jan. 6

January 6, 2016
SW Helps Rural Youth Avoid Homelessness

Deborah S. Harburger, Ryan Shannahan, and Elizabeth Greeno of the The Institute for Innovation & Implementation at the School of Social Work were  quoted in the article, "SSW Helps Rural Youth Avoid Homelessness," on UMB News. Jan. 5

January 6, 2016
'The way we always do it' (oral suction at circumcision)

Miriam Laufer of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "'The way we always do it' (oral suction at circumcision)" in ACP Internist. Jan. 5

January 6, 2016
Reducing Cardiovascular Risk

Anuj Gupta of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the Chesapeake Physician story "Reducing Cardiovascular Risk." Dec. 22

January 6, 2016
10 science-backed reasons being single is good for your health

Steven Scharf of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "10 science-backed reasons being single is good for your health" in The Sydney Morning Herald and the Austrialian Financial Review. Jan. 6

January 6, 2016
Rediscover your playful side

The School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "Rediscover your playful side" in Psychologies. Jan. 5

January 6, 2016
New technology shows up on the construction site

Sarah Murthi of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "New technology shows up on the construction site" in Health Facilities Management. Jan. 5

January 6, 2016
Health Talk: Women's health issues as they age

Pablo Argeles of the School of Medicine was featured in the article "Health Talk: Women's health issues as they age" on CapitalGazette.com. Jan. 5

January 6, 2016
Rumor of neglect ups risk of later maltreatment for kids

Howard Dubowitz of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Rumor of neglect ups risk of later maltreatment for kids" on Reuters.com and Fox News. Jan. 5

January 6, 2016
State Highlights: N.H. Heroin, Opioid Task Force To Take Proposals To State House; Conn. Grapples With Cost Transparency Law

The School of Social Work was mentioned in the article "State Highlights: N.H. Heroin, Opioid Task Force To Take Proposals To State House; Conn. Grapples With Cost Transparency Law" on Kaiser Health News. Jan. 6

January 6, 2016
'Bleisure': In town for business, staying for pleasure

Susan Hankin of the School of Law was quoted in the article "'Bleisure': In town for business, staying for pleasure" in The Philadelphia Enquirer. Jan 6

January 6, 2016
Nonfatal shootings rise soars past city's high homicide rate

Thomas Scalea of the School of Medicine was mentioned in the article "Nonfatal shootings rise soars past city's high homicide rate" on KSBY-TV. Jan. 5

January 6, 2016
Jay A. Perman, MD - 12/29/15

University of Maryland, Baltimore president Jay A. Perman appeared on WYPR-FM for the segment "Jay A. Perman, MD - 12/29/15." Dec. 29

January 6, 2016
Tobacco Settlement Aids Cancer Research, Diagnosis And Treatment

Kevin Cullen of the School of Medicine was featured in the Capital News Service article "Tobacco Settlement Aids Cancer Research, Diagnosis And Treatment," which mentioned the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center in the Baltimore Post-Examiner, Marylandreporter.com, and Citibizlist.com. Jan. 5

January 6, 2016
How has social media changed the way you define a friend?

Geoffrey Greif of the School of Social Work was a guest on KPCC-FM for the segment "How has social media changed the way you define a friend?" Jan. 5

January 6, 2016
Why Doctors Still Dismiss Women’s Pain

Diane Hoffmann and Anita Tarzian of the School of Law were quoted in the article "Why Doctors Still Dismiss Women’s Pain" on Lifezette.com. Jan. 5

January 6, 2016
Kids are eating healthier lunches

Erin Hager of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Kids are eating healthier lunches" on Yahoo! News, CNNBenefitspro.com, Yerepouni News, and HNGN.com. Jan. 5 An article also appeared on UMB News. Jan 6. 

January 6, 2016
How open data can improve medicine

Peter Doshi of the School of Pharmacy was quoted in the article "How open data can improve medicine" in Maclean's. Jan. 5

January 6, 2016
Food Safety’s Criminal State of Mind

Rena Steinzor of the School of Law wrote the article "Food Safety’s Criminal State of Mind" om Food Safety News and Before It's News. Jan. 6

January 5, 2016
Keeping foster kids from becoming homeless

Deborah S. Harburger of the The Institute for Innovation & Implementation at the School of Social Work was quoted in the story, "Keeping foster kids from becoming homeless," in the Baltimore Sun. Jan. 4

January 5, 2016
Anna Deavere Smith And The School-To-Prison Pipeline

Sherrilyn Ifill of the School of Law was mentioned in the segment, "Anna Deavere Smith And The School-To-Prison Pipeline," on the Maryland Morning program on WYPR-FM. Jan. 4

January 5, 2016
The pitfalls of adult sibling relationships

Geoffrey Greif and Michael Woolley of the School of Social Work were featured in the Minnesota Public Radio story "The pitfalls of adult sibling relationships." Jan. 4

January 5, 2016
5th annual Medication Adherence Team Challenge to launch Jan. 19

The School of Pharmacy was mentioned in the Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality story "5th annual Medication Adherence Team Challenge to launch Jan. 19." A similar story ran on Drug Store News. Jan. 4

January 5, 2016
UMD School of Law Names Most Distinguished Alumni of 2015

The School of Law was featured in the "In Brief" item "UMD School of Law Names Most Distinguished Alumni of 2015" in the Business Monthly. Jan. 4

January 5, 2016
For More Than 50 Years, DuPont Concealed the Cancer-Causing Properties of Teflon

Rena Steinzor of the School of Law was quoted in the story "For More Than 50 Years, DuPont Concealed the Cancer-Causing Properties of Teflon" on Alternet. Jan. 4

January 5, 2016
GI physician leader to know: Dr. Leyla Ghazi of University of Maryland Medical Center

Leyla Ghazi of the School of Medicine was featured ini the story "GI physician leader to know: Dr. Leyla Ghazi of University of Maryland Medical Center" in Becker's GI & Endoscopy. Jan. 4

January 5, 2016
Healthier School Lunch Rules Are Working, Study Finds

Erin Hager of the School of Medicine was quoted in the Time magazine story "Healthier School Lunch Rules Are Working, Study Finds." A similar story ran on MedscapeEurekAlert! and Medical News Today. Jan. 4

January 5, 2016
CURE Scholars Program Extolled for ‘New Vision’

Jay Perman of the University of Maryland, Baltimore was quoted and Robin Saunders was mentioned in the story, "CURE Scholars Program Extolled for ‘New Vision’," which featured the UMB CURE Scholars program and mentioned the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center on UMB News. Jan. 4

January 4, 2016
Combatting Opioid Overdose Deaths

Bethany DiPaula of the School of Pharmacy was interviewed in the Midday program segment, "Combatting Opioid Overdose Deaths," on WYPR-FM. Dec. 23

January 4, 2016
Maryland legislators to consider ways to clean slate for offenders

Michael Pinard of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Maryland legislators to consider ways to clean slate for offenders" in The Baltimore Sun. Jan. 3 The article was excerpted on CenterMaryland. Jan. 5

January 4, 2016
Guinea hen weed a potential treatment for Hepatitis C

Henry Lowe of the School of Medicine was feature in the article "Guinea hen weed a potential treatment for Hepatitis C in The Jamaica Observer. Jan. 3

January 4, 2016
DuPont’s deadly deceit: The decades-long cover-up behind the “world’s most slippery material”

Rena Steinzor of the School of Law was quoted in the article 'DuPont’s deadly deceit: The decades-long cover-up behind the “world’s most slippery material"' on Salon.com. Jan. 3

January 4, 2016
Renewed commitment at Md.'s physicians board

University of Maryland, Baltimore president Jay A. Perman was mentioned in the opinion piece "Renewed commitment at Md.'s physicians board" in The Baltimore Sun. Jan. 2

January 4, 2016
New mummies exhibit at The Leonardo includes modern-day mummification

Ronn Wade of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "New mummies exhibit at The Leonardo includes modern-day mummification" on KSL-TV. Jan. 1

January 4, 2016
‘Affluenza’ teen may delay deportation with human rights law

Lee Kovarsky of the School of Law was quoted in the article "‘Affluenza’ teen may delay deportation with human rights law" in YourHoustonNews.com. Jan. 1

January 4, 2016
Texas' Top Criminal Court Gives More Death Row Stays in '15

Lee Kovarsky of the School of Law was quoted in the aticle "Texas' Top Criminal Court Gives More Death Row Stays in '15" in The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, Townhall.com, Metro News, Foxnews.com, KSL-TV, and The Baytown Sun.  Jan. 1

January 4, 2016
UMSON Awarded Grant to Study Long-Term Care Training

Alison Trinkoff of the School of Nursing was featured in the article "UMSON Awarded Grant to Study Long-Term Care Training" on Advance for Nurses. Jan. 1

January 4, 2016
Sherrilyn Ifill on a Federal Complaint Against the Hogan Administration on the Red Line

Sherrilyn Ifill of the School of Law was featured in the segment, "Sherrilyn Ifill on a Federal Complaint Against the Hogan Administration on the Red Line," on the Marc Steiner program on WEAA-FM. Dec. 23

January 4, 2016
Glen Burnie family seeks support as child battles rare cancer

Ashley Munchel of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "Glen Burnie family seeks support as child battles rare cancer" on WBAL-TV. Dec. 23

January 4, 2016
The bizarre history of bathrooms getting in the way of equal rights

Taunya Banks of the School of Law was quoted in the article "The bizarre history of bathrooms getting in the way of equal rights" on Vox.com. Dec. 30

January 4, 2016
Year in Review 2015: Baltimore's biggest health care stories

Thomas Scalea of the School of Medicine was featured in the story "Year in Review 2015: Baltimore's biggest health care stories" in the Baltimore Business Journal. Dec. 24

January 4, 2016
Frostburg, UMES researchers seeking roles in budding Maryland medical marijuana industry

Asaf Keller of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "Frostburg, UMES researchers seeking roles in budding Maryland medical marijuana industry" in the Baltimore Sun. Dec. 25

January 4, 2016
2015's medical milestones and scientific advances in Baltimore

Robert Gallo of the Institute of Human Virology at the School of Medicine was mentioned in the Baltimore Sun story "2015's medical milestones and scientific advances in Baltimore." Dec. 27

January 4, 2016
Game-Changers in 2015: Parkinson's Disease

Stephen Reich of the School of Medicine was quoted in the MedPage Today story "Game-Changers in 2015: Parkinson's Disease." Dec. 29

January 4, 2016
Tobacco settlement money brings research, controversy to Maryland institutions

Kevin Cullen of the School of Medicine was featured in the story "Tobacco settlement money brings research, controversy to Maryland institutions" in the Star Democrat. Dec. 28

January 4, 2016
A pill for concussions remains a brain-busting challenge

Alan Faden of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "A pill for concussions remains a brain-busting challenge" in STAT. Dec. 28

January 4, 2016
Mutated gene causes rare form of diabetes

Toni Pollin of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Mutated gene causes rare form of diabetes" in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Dec. 28

January 4, 2016
Inside the best trauma center in the world

Thomas Scalea of the School of Medicine (SOM) was quoted in the story "Inside the best trauma center in the world" on WBFF-TV. Similar stories ran in Bloomberg Business, the Baltimore Business Journal, EMSworld.com, Baltimore Fishbowl, NewsMedical.net, ems1.com and the Baltimore Sun. A Daily Record article quoted E. Albert Reece and mentioned Susan Hannah Hadary, Brandon Bruns, Kiranpreet Chawla, Mayur Narayan, and Meghan Brady. Dec. 29  

January 4, 2016
Gunshot victims a larger share of emergency room cases in Baltimore

Ben Lawner of the School of Medicine was quoted in the Baltimore Sun story "Gunshot victims a larger share of emergency room cases in Baltimore." Dec. 29

January 4, 2016
Crossing the fringe

Lauren Richter of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "Crossing the fringe" in Baltimore Style. January

January 4, 2016
Experts: Lack of Pentagon cybersecurity talent leaves systems vulnerable

Michael Greenberger of the School of Law and the Center for Health and Homeland Security was quoted in the article "Experts: Lack of Pentagon cybersecurity talent leaves systems vulnerable" on News3lv.com, KGAN-TV, WJLA-TV, and KPTM-TV. Dec. 28

January 4, 2016
2016 Outlook: The Infection Prevention Imperatives

Anthony Harris of the School of Medicine was quoted in the Infection Control Today story "2016 Outlook: The Infection Prevention Imperatives." Dec. 30

January 4, 2016
Attention attorneys: Unaccompanied youth need your help

The School of Law was mentioned in the article "Attention attorneys: Unaccompanied youth need your help," in the Daily Record. Dec. 23

January 4, 2016
Esophageal cancer symptoms often show up in later stages

Bruce Greenwald of the School of Medicine was featured in the story "Esophageal cancer symptoms often show up in later stages" in the Baltimore Sun. Dec. 30

January 4, 2016
New mummies exhibit at The Leonardo includes modern-day mummification

Ronn Wade of the School of Medicine was quoted in the story "New mummies exhibit at The Leonardo includes modern-day mummification" on KSL.com. Jan. 1

January 4, 2016
Nonfatal shootings leave scars on city marred by violence

Thomas Scalea of the School of Medicine was quoted in the Associated Press story "Nonfatal shootings leave scars on city marred by violence" which appeared in the Frederick News-Post, The Philadelphia Tribune, KSL-TV, thonline.com, the Dayton Daily News, the San Francisco Chronicle, WJZ-TV, GoDanRiver.com and The New York Times. Dec. 31 The article was excerpted in a story in the Daily Record. Jan. 2

January 4, 2016
Dr C Daniel Mullins on Building Trust Between Patients and Researchers

Daniel Mullins of the School of Pharmacy was featured in the article "Dr C Daniel Mullins on Building Trust Between Patients and Researchers" in the American Journal of Managed Care. Dec. 27

January 4, 2016
Lawmaker hopes for state funding for new dental clinic

The School of Dentistry was mentioned in the article "Lawmaker hopes for state funding for new dental clinic" in the Frederick News-Post and on Pharmacy Choice. Dec. 24

January 4, 2016
U of Maryland-Baltimore start-up is developing a “barcode” system to identify infections

Robert Ernst of the School of Dentistry and David Goodlett of the School of Pharmacy were mentioned, and Phil Robilotto of UM Ventures was quoted in the article "U of Maryland-Baltimore start-up is developing a “barcode” system to identify infections" on Techtransfercentral.com. Dec.23

January 4, 2016
Seeing, Really Seeing, Urban Youth

Jay Perman of the University of Maryland, Baltimore was quoted and Robin Saunders was mentioned in the story, "Seeing, Really Seeing, Urban Youth," which featured the UMB CURE Scholars program and mentioned the School of Medicine and the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center on WYPR-FM. Dec. 24

January 4, 2016
Online abuse isn't going away, but you're not helpless to fight it

Danielle Citron of the School of Law was quoted in the article "Online abuse isn't going away, but you're not helpless to fight it" on CNET. Dec. 23

News, Hot Topics, & Press Releases

January 26, 2016  |  School of Dentistry researchers publish on potential oral health implications of marijuana use.

January 26, 2016  |  A School of Pharmacy faculty member participated in an interdisciplinary committee that developed new guidelines aimed at curbing opioid abuse.

January 15, 2016  |  Initiative to accelerate ‘social progress powered by science,” is launched by the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare

January 14, 2016  |  School of Medicine's Center for Vaccine Development teams up with industry to fight common, deadly infections.

January 13, 2016  |  SunTrust Foundation's Funding Strengthens Financial Social Work Initiative at UM School of Social Work

January 13, 2016  |  UMB Pres. Perman, CEOs of UM BioPark tenants Paragon Bioservices and PathSensors are among Gov. Hogan's appointees

January 6, 2016  |  A School of Medicine-authored editorial in JAMA Pediatrics urges upholding rules that emphasize healthier school lunch choices.

January 6, 2016  |  R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland showcased in Discovery Life series, "Shock Trauma: Edge of Life."

January 5, 2016  |  Federal grant enables SSW's Institute and partners on Maryland's Mid-Shore to improve prospects for former foster youth.

January 4, 2016  |  UMB featured on WYPR-FM for creating CURE Scholars pipeline to help urban youngsters aspire to careers in cancer research, health care