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Boston Medical Center news, features, and physicians in local and national media.


How to Protest in a Pandemic: Wear Masks, Carry Signs, Bring Goggles

The Washington Post – June 2, 2020

BMC's infectious diseases expert, Dr. Cassandra Pierre weighs in with The Washington Post on the precarious act of trying to balance COVID-19 protection with demands for social justice. 


Gilead’s Remdesivir Shows Some Benefit in Patients with Moderate Covid-19, New Data Show

STAT – June 1, 2020

“To me, it means we need to create a public health infrastructure that leads to early diagnosis.” BMC’s medical director of the Special Pathogens Unit, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia highlights the underlying need for publishing data while researching treatments for COVID-19. 

Editorial: Post-Coronavirus Pandemic, Methadone Should Be Just As Easy to Get

The Boston Globe – May 24, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a great impact on those receiving treatment for substance use disorder. Dr. Alexander Walley, an addiction expert with BMC’s Grayken Center for Addiction advocates for the progress in telehealth and methadone access to remain.


The Coronavirus Crisis Hits Home for a Boston ER Doctor

The Boston Globe – May 21, 2020

BMC’s emergency medicine physician, Dr. Vonzella Bryant shares her story, and how the ongoing pandemic has impacted more than life at the hospital.

Businesses May Be Reopening, But That Doesn’t Mean People Are Ready to Go Back

Boston Magazine – May 18, 2020

“We have to do what we’re comfortable doing, even if that means avoiding public transit, continuing to wear a mask after the mask order is lifted, or staying away from our newly-opened businesses for a while.” Adult, child & adolescent psychiatrist, Dr. Michelle Durham weighs in on the importance of mental health and readiness as we progress through the pandemic. 

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