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The below clickable headlines link directly to outside media outlets, which featured UNC School of Medicine faculty during the past week, starting Friday February 25, 2022.

Why an RTP company’s new drug could be a game-changer for HIV prevention – Dr. David Wohl (News & Observer)

6 Signs of a Compassionate Medical School – Dr. Georgette Dent (US News & World Report)

New Radiation Technique for NSCLC Reduces Esophagitis But Doesn’t Improve QOL – Dr. Joel Tepper (MedPageToday)

NC State rolls back COVID-19 mask mandate, making them optional in most indoor areas – Dr. David Wohl (ABC 11)

Low-meat and meat-free diets linked to lower cancer risk, study finds – Dr. Stephen Hursting (Today)

‘We’re Drowning Out Here.’ NC Nurses Face Severe COVID Burnout – Katherine Guidotti (Cardinal & Pine)

Is dropping mask mandates giving ‘stealth omicron’ room to spread? – Dr. David Wohl (ABC 11)

Sanofi and Regeneron announce positive phase 3 trial results for Dupixent – Dr. Evan Dellon (PM Live)

Ask the Pediatrician: How can parents talk to their children about mental health issues? – Dr. Rebecca Baum (AcraMax)

Eating disorder hotline sees 107% increase in calls during pandemic – Dr. Laura Thornton (Spectrum News)

Weekly dupilumab may induce histologic remission of eosinophilic esophagitis – Dr. Evan Dellon (Healio)

Did Eating Day-Old Leftovers Lead to a 19-Year-Old Having His Legs and Fingers Amputated? – Dr. Joseph Duncan (Every Day Health)

COVID Two Years In: Local doctors reflect on lessons learned during pandemic – Dr. David Wohl (WRAL)

Has the COVID vaccine drive hit rock bottom? – Dr. Erica Pettigrew (WNCN)

Experts debate whether peanut sensitization can occur through the respiratory tract – Dr. Timothy P. Moran (Healio)

Rare Disease Day: Expert Interviews on Rare Neurological Diseases – Dr. James F. Howard (NeurologyLive)

UNC Rex opens new state-of-the-art cancer center – (UNC Rex)

Has Shift Away From Mandates Caused Standstill in Vaccination Push? – Dr. Erica Pettigrew (Newsweek)

The 5 Best Ways to Get Water Out of Your Ear – Dr. Rupali Shah (

Treatment Options for Myasthenia Gravis – Dr. James Howard (CheckRare)

Ask the Pediatrician: How can parents talk to their children about mental health issues? – Dr. Rebecca A. Baum (Omaha World-Herald)