Anthony Fiore, M.D, MPH, an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control’s Influenza Division, will talk about this year’s puzzling flu season. He will also explain what lessons were learned in managing two simultaneous vaccine campaigns.
Aaron Carroll, M.D., M.S., associate professor of pediatrics and director of the Center of Health Policy and Professionalism Research at Indiana University School of Medicine, will assess the proposed changes to the school lunch program legislation currently under review in the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee.
David Stocum, Ph.D., a biologist with the Indiana University Center for Regenerative Biology and Medicine, will discuss his progress in understanding how salamanders regrow their limbs.
Linsey Marr, Ph.D., associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Virginia Tech, will discuss her new study that revealed air pollution affects how fast women marathon runners can run.
Holly Knoderer, M.D., M.S., clinical assistant professor of pediatric hematology and oncology, will explain how a new openness to having families participate in daily hospital rounds is improving patient care and building better relationships between families and doctors.
This week’s Sound Medicine “Checkup” will explore Botox and facial expressions.
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