Articles

"Yes, there is hope, God willing" Yale Medicine Magazine Blog, Spring 2013 
A personal piece on my work in Jordan treating Syrian refugees with spinal cord injuries.

 
Posts on WBUR's CommonHealth:  
‘Sundowning’: Why Hospital Staffs Dread Nightfall, And How To Help Seniors Avoid It

More On ‘Sundowning,’ And The Agitation That Can Grip Seniors After Dark

As If PMS Weren’t Bad Enough, Study Links It To Later High Blood Pressure

Deep? Or Pseudo-Profound B.S.? Psychologists Explore Why Some Can’t Tell

Mapping Antibiotic Resistance: Know The Germs In Your Neighborhood

Opinion: Spurred By Crisis, Long-Awaited Fix To Mass. Opioid Database

Opinion: Do You Really Want Your Trainee Doctor ‘Pimped,’ Hazed And Exhausted?

When It’s OK To See A Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant — And When It’s Not

Lost In Translation: How Foreign-Speaking Patients Suffer Without Medical Interpreters

Opinion: Why The WHO Botched Ebola, And How Proposed Fixes Miss The Mark

Opinion: How To Understand The WHO's Zika 'Emergency' (And Not Be Terrified By It)

Opinion: In Simulation Era, Your Doc's First Try At A Procedure Should Not Be On You

My Patient's Sky-High Blood Pressure and "The War on Science"

 
Aeon:  

Doctors have become less empathetic, but is it their fault? 

 
MedPage Today:  

Giving Patients Evidence-based Reassurance

 
Blog posts on emerging infectious diseases for HealthMap’s Disease Daily:  

Coronavirus Steals Media Spotlight with Promising New Research 

At Least Nine Polio Workers Killed in Nigeria

Coronavirus in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

UNAIDS and Algeria to Build Region's First HIV/AIDS Research Center

New Research Explores Important Immune Reactions in the Skin

Dengue Virus Joins Carnival Celebrations?

Acute Flaccid Paralysis in Ethiopia

Flu Vaccine a Global Public Health Triumph Despite “Only” 59% Effectiveness

Potential Environmental Health Threat Uncovered in Halabja, Iraq