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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 July 15, 2022.

How healthy are NC’s women, and are their needs ready to be met? – Dr. Wendy Brewster, Dr. Hazel Nichols (NC Health News)

Duke, UNC medical schools team up on project that explores link between structural racism, heart health – Dr. Melissa Caughey (CBS17)

‘COVID is not done with us’: Why is the BA.5 COVID-19 variant so contagious? – Dr. David Wohl (MSN)

Taking the Magic Out of Mushrooms – Dr. Bryan Roth (New York Times)

States Where the BA.5 Variant is “Out of Control” – Dr. David Wohl (

NC health experts say more monkeypox tests, vaccines are on the way – Dr. David Weber (WRAL)

‘Then it was like nope, mask on’: Masks return to Durham dance studio amid latest omicron subvariant – Dr. David Wohl (WTVD)

Why is the COVID: BA.5 Omicron variant so contagious? – Dr. David Wohl (New York Latest News)

Could Novavax’s COVID shot win over the holdouts? Here’s why some doctors are hopeful – Dr. Cindy Gay (CBS17)

UNC psychiatry professor honored for maternal treatment – Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody (CBS17)

Monkeypox cases spreading in NC – Dr. David Weber (Carolina Public Press)

5 things to know about pregnancy past age 35 – Dr. Omar Young (WRAL)

Covid cases are skyrocketing again. States have no new plans. – Dr. David Wohl (Politico)

Almost half of NC counties have high COVID transmission, CDC says – Dr. David Weber (WTVD)

Genes responsible for alcohol and drugs addiction revealed – Here’s what a new study says – Dr. Hyejung Won (The Financial Express)

UNC doctor says it’s not “all bad” news as COVID numbers trend in wrong direction – Dr. David Wohl (WTVD)