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Faculty in the News

We are proud that our faculty members within the Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases are regularly highlighted in the news nation-wide.  Below you will find links to news hits available online.  If you have difficulties accessing this information, please contact Kristina Johanson.




Beth A. Tarini, MD, research study on "GERD" featured in The New York Times. Read article. Read study.

Howard Markel, MD, PhD,traces Red Cross history for PBS Newshour. Dr. Howard Markel writes a monthly column for the PBS NewsHour, highlighting the anniversary of a momentous event that continues to shape modern medicine. He is the director of the Center for the History of Medicine and the George E. Wantz Distinguished Professor of the History of Medicine at the University of Michigan. More...

Sung Won Choi, MD, presents “Histone deacetylase inhibition in graft-vs.-host disease” at the Alfred A. Taubman Medical Research Insitute Inaugural Emerging Scholars Symposium on April 30, 2014. Dr. Choi is the Edith Briskin/SKS Foundation Emerging Scholar. (View Emerging Scholars program short video.)

Understanding the Riddles of Childhood Obesity: Researchers Julie and Carey Lumeng study the problem from two very different angles.

Medicine at Michigan, Winter 2014 (by Jeff Mortimer)

Joyce M. Lee, M.D., M.P.H.
Change in Guidelines for Type 2 Diabetes Screening May Lead to Under-diagnosis in Children - February 11, 2014

New Faculty:
Yvonne Cardozo, MD, Clinical Lecturer, General Pediatrics
Vivian Cheung, MD , Professor, Neurology
Jennifer Berkowski, MD, Adjunct Clinical Lecturer, Hospitalists

New Faculty Appointments:
Andrew Harris, MD , Clinical Assistant Professor, Hematology/Oncology
Terri Stilwell, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Infectious Disease
Matthew Greenhawt, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, CHEAR
Hilary Haftel, MD, MHPE, Director, Rheumatology


Craig A. Byersdorfer, M.D.
Ann Arbor doctor to receive grant for children's cancer research
Crain’s Detroit Business (July 12)

Joseph Zickafoose, M.D.
Emergency department relief? Keep doctor offices open late
American Medical News (July 7)

Many parents unaware their kids use ‘study drugs’ like Adderall
C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health
Washington Post (May 27)

Andrew Harris, MD, Pediatrics-Hematology/Oncology
Patient-turned-doctor chases transplant success for kids

‘Study drug’ abuse escapes parents
Matthew Davis, M.D., M.A.A.P. / C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health
Detroit Free Press 5/25/2013

Medical News Today 5/13-24/2013
Poll Reveals That Majority of Michigan Parents, Grandparents Prefer Research Hospitals For Pediatric Care
Matthew Davis, M.D., M.A.A.P. / C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health

The Wall Street Journal 5/14/2013
Missed Warnings on Cold Medicine For Children
Matthew Davis, M.D., M.A.A.P. / C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health

Michelle L. Macy, MD, MS, FAAP
Many parents multi-task while driving kids
Many parents are putting their precious cargo at risk while driving, according to survey results that will be presented May 5 and 6 at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
5/6/2014 in Pediatrics
Medical Xpress:
Bio-Medicine /

Kathryn L. Moseley, M.D.
Proposed law would force hospitals to tell when care won't be given
Detroit Free Press 4/30/2013

Joyce M. Lee, M.D., M.P.H.
Federal safety net health care coverage for kids with diabetes varies significantly from state to state.
Michigan Live / Reuters