In the News
We can safely offer 1,000 more transplant kidneys in the U.S. every year to people like Irma Hendricks, asserts David Goldberg, MD, MSCE in this NBC Nightly News coverage. A call from Peter Reese, MD, MSCE, changed Hendricks's life: "I can get you a transplant, but I'm going to have to give you hepatitis C to do it."
Mary Sammel, ScD, also works to improve people’s health and wellbeing as part of her personal life. She and her family are volunteer puppy raisers for The Seeing Eye, an organization that trains guide dogs for the visually impaired.
"The substantial variation in prescribing patterns of such extremely addictive medications for minor injuries results in many thousands of pills entering the community and places patients at an increased risk of continued use and potentially addiction," says lead author M. Kit Delgado, MD, MS