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Faculty in the Media 2020

August

UT officials say testing protocol has not changed on campus despite CDC reccomendations
WVLT
Featuring: Spencer Gregg, MD

University of Tennessee outlines processes - and consequences - for isolation and quarantine
Knoxville News Sentinel
Featuring: Spencer Gregg, MD

Not all COVID cases are alike. Knoxville's serious cases shed light on emerging symptoms.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Featuring: James Shamiyeh, MD

University of Tennessee identifies sorority house as second COVID-19 cluster
Knoxville News Sentinel
Featuring: Spencer Gregg, MD

Board of Health: Knox County mask mandate could be lifted before 2021
WBIR
Featuring: Jack Gotcher, DMD, PhD

UT identifies first cluster of COVID-19 cases linked to off-campus party
WVLT
Featuring: Spencer Gregg, MD

University of Tennessee says it tracked COVID-19 cluster to student party
The Commercial Appeal
Featuring: Spencer Gregg, MD

UT confirms 28 active COVID-19 cases, more than 100 in isolation
WVLT
Featuring: Spencer Gregg, MD

Knox County Board of Health decides not to vote on social gathering regulation
WBIR
Featuring: James Shamiyeh, MD

Knox County Health Department 'cautiously optimistic' about recent COVID-19 trends
WBIR
Featuring: Keith Gray, MD

Knox County Health Department says it is too soon to tell if COVID-19 cases are plateauing
Knoxville News Sentinel
Featuring: Keith Gray, MD

UT's COVID-19 testing includes surveillance program that monitors wastewater and checks saliva
WBIR
Featuring: Spencer Gregg, MD

July

Knox County Board of Health approves closing local bars starting Aug. 3 for two weeks
WBIR
Featuring: James Shamiyeh, MD

Data shows mask mandate is working in Knox County
WVLT
Featuring: James Shamiyeh, MD

Why it matters that East Tennessee's confirmed COVID-19 cases are rising quickly
WBIR
Featuring: James Shamiyeh, MD

Highest daily case jump expected Thursday for Knox County; more than 300 could be in regional; more than 300 could be in regional hospitals by September
WBIR
Featuring: James Shamiyeh, MD

Knox Health Director reiterates schools won't close due to a set number of COVID-19 cases
Knoxville News Sentinel
Featuring: Jack Gotcher, DMD, PhD

State gifts millions in COVID-19 relief; Knoxville mayor asks for more leadership
Knoxville News Sentinel
Featuring: James Shamiyeh, MD

Coronavirus: Sneezing now a sin?
Ghana Web
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

Tennessee won't require masks in polling places this fall
Tennesseean
Featuring: James Shamiyeh, MD

Tennessee won't require masks in polling places this fall
Knoxville News Sentinel
Featuring: James Shamiyeh, MD

Tennessee won't require masks in polling places this fall
Daily News Journal
Featuring: James Shamiyeh, MD

Tennessee won't require masks in polling places this fall
Jackson Sun
Featuring: James Shamiyeh, MD

Tennessee won't require masks in polling places this fall
The Leaf Chronicle
Featuring: James Shamiyeh, MD

Tennessee won't require masks in polling places this fall
Commercial Appeal
Featuring: James Shamiyeh, MD

Mask requirements for voting is a new political sticking point in the COVID-19 fight
Knoxville News Sentinel
Featuring: James Shamiyeh, MD

UT Medical Center warns that younger COVID-19 patients are requiring hospitalization
Knoxville News Sentinel
Featuring: James Shamiyeh, MD

Listening to Recorded Classical Music Shown to Improve Quality of Life in Patients with Heart Failure
Cision PR Newswire
Featuring: Paul Hauptman, MD

Listening to Recorded Classical Music Shown to Improve Quality of Life in Patients with Heart Failure
Yahoo! Finance
Featuring: Paul Hauptman, MD

Listening to Recorded Classical Music Shown to Improve Quality of Life in Patients with Heart Failure
Virtual Strategy Magazine
Featuring: Paul Hauptman, MD

Listening to Recorded Classical Music Shown to Improve Quality of Life in Patients with Heart Failure
BusinessInsider.com
Featuring: Paul Hauptman, MD

Listening to Recorded Classical Music Shown to Improve Quality of Life in Patients with Heart Failure
ADVFN Financial News
Featuring: Paul Hauptman, MD

Board of Health: Rising virus rate concerns Knox County area hospitals, could create strain if it stays on pace
WBIR
Featuring: James Shamiyeh, MD

Knox County hits new red lights on COVID-19 benchmark
WVLT
Featuring: Keith Gray, MD

Knox County's COVID-19 death benchmark hits 'red' rating
Knoxville News Sentinel
Featuring: Keith Gray, MD

'We are not overrun with COVID-19' | East Tennessee hospitals are filling up, but say they have room to spare
WBIR
Featuring: Keith Gray, MD

Who can't wear a mask?
WBIR
Featuring: Clay Callison, MD

June

Dr. Brian Wiseman appointed VP of University of Tennessee Brain & Spine Institute
Becker's Orthopedic & Spine
Featuring: Brian Wiseman, MD

New Article Clarifies Details of COVID-19 Respiratory Transmission
CathLab Digest
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

Coronavirus: Coughs, sneezes AND talking all cause spread
Angle News
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

Scientists estimate the speed and distance of coronavirus transmission when people cough, sneeze, speak — and run
One World Media
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

Scientists estimate the speed and distance of coronavirus transmission when people cough, sneeze, speak — and run
MarketWatch.com
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

Expert tips for healthcare workers while treating Covid-19 patients
UAE News
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

Expert tips for healthcare workers while treating Covid-19 patients
Vishva Times
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

Expert tips for healthcare workers while treating Covid-19 patients
newKerala.com
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

Tips for healthcare workers while treating Covid-19 patients
The Pioneer
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

Expert tips for healthcare workers while treating Covid-19 patients
Webindia123.com
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

Expert tips for healthcare workers while treating Covid-19 patients
Daijiworld.com
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

New Article Clarifies Details of COVID-19 Respiratory Transmission
Medical Xpress
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

New Article Clarifies Details of COVID-19 Respiratory Transmission
7thspace.com
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

Does CPAP Aerosolize COVID-19? New Review Provides Evidence-Based Insights into How Certain Medical Devices Generate and/or Disperse Airborne Particles
Sleep Review Magazine
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

Expert tips for healthcare workers while treating Covid-19 patients
British Asia News
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

New Article Clarifies Details of COVID-19 Respiratory Transmission
Thoracic.org
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

New Article Clarifies Details of COVID-19 Respiratory Transmission
EurekaAlert.org
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

Researchers provide evidence-based review on COVID-19 respiratory transmission
News-Medical.net
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

New Article Clarifies Details of COVID-19 Respiratory Transmission
Science Magazine
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

New Article Clarifies Details of COVID-19 Respiratory Transmission
Bioengineer.org
Featuring: Rajiv Dhand, MD

Grassroots organization aids nearly 100 Knoxville churches with COVID-19 resources
WVLT
Featuring: Keith Gray, MD

Perfect 10: Dr. Keith Gray and Doug Kennedy
WBIR
Featuring: Keith Gray, MD

May

Teleradiology adoption spiked during COVID-19 and is likely to continue
Health Imaging
Featuring: Mohammed Quraishi

Here are some tips on wearing a mask while working out, and other ways to stay active!
WBIR
Featuring: Mark Rasnake, MD

UT Medical Center participates in COVID-19 plasma trial
WVLT
Featuring: Mark Rasnake, MD

UT Medical Center participates in COVID-19 plasma trial
Crossville Chronicle
Featuring: Mark Rasnake, MD

Physician working hard to keep community safe during pandemic
WATE
Featuring: Mark Rasnake, MD

Many heart failure patients don't receive optimal medical therapy
Reuters Health
Featuring: Paul Hauptman, MD

April

Tips Offered on How to Deal with Anxiety During the Pandemic
Overton County News
Featuring: Clayton Bell, MD

Investigators recommend expanding testing for Lynch syndrome
MDEdge OBGYN
Featuring: OBGYN Resident Courtney Riedinger, MD (mentored by Kristopher Kimball, MD and Larry Kilgore, MD)

Water-only fasting may reduce chemo modifications, hospital admissions
MDEdge OBGYN
Featuring: OBGYN Resident Courtney Riedinger, MD (mentored by Larry Kilgore, MD)

University of Tennessee Medical Center plans to reuse masks in fight against coronavirus
Knox News
Featuring: Mark Rasnake, MD

February

UT Medical Center Cancer Institute receives $68,000 donation from family fellowship
WBIR
Featuring: John Bell, MD

Award Winning Hospitals Likely to be Penalized by Federal Value-Based Programs
Reuters Health
Featuring: Paul Hauptman, MD

January

Cancer rates down across America, new therapy offers hope
WVLT
Featuring: John Bell, MD

Why Are Prescription Drug Prices So Insanely High - Even with Insurance?
Prevention Magazine
Featuring: Paul Hauptman, MD

CVS Rang Up a Woman's 14-Day Course of Antibiotics for $1,400
Yahoo News
Featuring: Paul Hauptman, MD

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