In The Press

The following are recent articles, interviews, and information products in the national and global popular media that either cover my research or for which I have served as a contributor:

 

  1. FDA Commissioner Shares Agency’s Top Priorities at BWH Forum. BWH Bulletin. November 4, 2016. https://bwhbulletin.org/2016/11/04/fda-commissioner-shares-agencys-top-p....
  2. Boodman E, Ross C. Anti-Vaccine Rant Exposes Conflict Over Hospitals’ Embrace of Alternative Medicine. STAT News. January 9, 2017. https://www.statnews.com/2017/01/09/hospitals-embrace-alternative-medicine/.
  3. Ault A. Cleveland Clinic Wellness Doctor Backs Off Antivaccine Column. Medscape Medical News. January 9, 2017. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/874207.
  4. Young M. The 21st Century Cures Act Easily Passed, But is it Good for Research Protection? IRB Advisor. January 17, 2017. https://www.ahcmedia.com/articles/print/139951-the-21st-century-cures-ac....
  5. Celia D. Payer Roundtable: The 21st Century Cures Act. First Report Managed Care. January 23, 2017. http://www.managedhealthcareconnect.com/article/payer-roundtable-21st-ce....
  6. Furlow B. Industry Payments Influence Research, Prescribing, and Advocacy. Cancer Therapy Advisor. March 9, 2017. http://www.cancertherapyadvisor.com/general-oncology/cancer-clinical-tri....
  7. American Medical Association (AMA) Wire profile – Dr. Sinha: The moment I knew medicine was my calling. May 8, 201 https://wire.ama-assn.org/life-career/dr-sinha-moment-i-knew-medicine-wa....
  8. Celia D. Health Care Reform: What Can Payers Expect from Washington? First Report Managed Care. June 9, 2017. http://www.managedhealthcareconnect.com/article/health-care-reform-what-....
  9. Singer LE, Hutchinson E, et al. Letter: Professors Call Health Bills a ‘Giant Step Backward.’ The New York Times. June 23, 2017. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/23/opinion/professors-call-health-bills-... and http://aslme.org/pdfs/we-stand-for-access.pdf.
  10. Appold K. The 21st Century Cures Act. ENTtoday. August 15, 2017. http://www.enttoday.org/article/legislation-provides-4-8-billion-funding....
  11. Dodge JT. Determinants of Market Exclusivity for Prescription Drugs in the United States. The Commonwealth Fund. September 13, 2017. http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/in-the-literature/2017/sep/....
  12. Massachusetts Medical Society. 2017 Interim Meeting Special Edition. Vital Signs This Week. December 4, 2017. http://www.massmed.org/News-and-Publications/Vital-Signs-This-Week/2017-....
  13. Celia D. Health Reform Remains Unclear Heading Into 2018, Cover Story Part 1. First Report Managed Care. December 20, 2017. https://www.managedhealthcareconnect.com/
    article/december-cover-story-health-reform-remains-unclear-heading-2018-part-1.
  14. Celia D. What Should Payers Do To Prepare for 2018, Cover Story Part 2. First Report Managed Care. December 21, 2017. https://www.managedhealthcareconnect.com/
    article/december-cover-story-health-reform-remains-unclear-heading-2018-part-2.
  15. Mezher M. New Study Looks at FDA's Use of Social Media to Communicate on Drug Safety. Regulatory Focus. January 9, 2018. http://www.raps.org/Regulatory-Focus/News/2018/01/09/29158/New-Study-Loo....
  16. Budryk Z. Study: FDA Should Increase Social Media Use to Issue Safety Information. January 10, 2018. https://www.fdanews.com/articles/185186-study-fda-should-increase-social....
  17. Mukherjee S. FDA communications in the social media era. Fortune. January 11, 2018. http://fortune.com/2018/01/11/brainstorm-health-daily-01-11-18/.
  18. Young, PD. Government should actively use SNS to spread information on drug safety – US researchers use FDA social media analysis. Medi:Gate News. January 16, 20 http://www.medigatenews.com/news/1063614257.
  19. Ross D. KIRO Radio/Seattle Morning News Interview: What the President can and cannot do to affect drug prices. March 7, 2018. http://mynorthwest.com/category/podcast_player/?a=10028422&sid=1005&n=Se....
  20. Ross D. No wonder prescription drug prices aren’t cheaper yet. KIRO Radio. March 19, 2018. http://mynorthwest.com/930850/prescription-drug-prices/.
  21. Kalter L. Docs: Medicare failing addicted seniors. Boston Herald. April 26, 2018. http://www.bostonherald.com/lifestyle/health/2018/04/docs_medicare_faili....
  22. Wilcox M. Is Social Media Useful in Understanding Side Effects? MedShadow. May 7, 2018. https://medshadow.org/features/social-media-side-effects/.
  23. Brennan Z. Off-Label Promotion: Are FDA’s Rules About to Unravel? Regulatory Focus. May 8, 2018. https://www.raps.org/news-and-articles/news-articles/2018/5/off-label-pr....
  24. Silverman E. Tennessee becomes the second state to pass a law allowing pharma to promote off-label uses. STAT News. May 10, 2018. https://www.statnews.com/pharmalot/2018/05/10/tennessee-off-label-law/.
  25. Goth B. Will States Push for Drug Promotion for ‘Off-Label’ Uses? Bloomberg Law. May 11, 2018. https://news.bloomberglaw.com/health-law-and-business/will-states-push-f....
  26. Young KD. New Efforts Taking Root to Ease Off-Label Drug Promotion. Medscape Medical News. May 15, 2018. https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/896664.
  27. Ross D. KIRO Radio/Seattle Morning News Interview: The government’s inability, or disinterest, regarding lowering drug prices. May 15, 2018. http://mynorthwest.com/category/podcast_player/?a=10030934&sid=1005&n=Se....
  28. Kirkner RM. Trying to Sidestep Off-Label Dance-Around. Managed Care July 2, 2018. https://www.managedcaremag.com/archives/2018/7/trying-sidestep-label-dan....
  29. McDonald A. Female Physicians ‘Do Not Work As Hard,’ Male Doctor Tells Medical Journal. Huffington Post. September 2, 2018. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/texas-doctor-tells-dallas-medical-j....
  30. Berrington L, Pedrotty J. Massachusetts Physicians Push the AMA to Lead on Gender Pay Equity. September 2018. Massachusetts Medical Society Vital Signs, Volume 23, Issue 7. http://www.massmed.org/News-and-Publications/Vital-Signs/Massachusetts-P...
  31. She Leads Healthcare. White Paper: Ending Gender Workforce Disparities is an Ethical Imperative. September 17, 2018. http://sheleadshealthcare.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Be-Ethical-Camp....
  32. Brennan Z. Researchers Point to R&D Treaty to Spur New Infectious Disease Treatments. Regulatory Focus. September 24, 2018. https://www.raps.org/news-and-articles/news-articles/2018/9/researchers-....
  33. Brennan Z. Do the Rewards of Pediatric Exclusivity Outweigh the Benefits? Researchers Discuss. Regulatory Focus. September 26, 2018. https://www.raps.org/news-and-articles/news-articles/2018/9/do-the-rewar....
  34. Silverman E. A grand bargain or a bad deal? Pharma runs pediatric trials to win incentives, but consumers pay a price. STAT News. September 26, 2018. https://www.statnews.com/pharmalot/2018/09/26/pediatric-trials-incentive....
  35. Frellick M. The True Costs of Pivotal Trials That Support FDA Approval. Medscape. October 1, 2018. https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/902776.
  36. Costs of pivotal trials and paediatric trials high in USA. PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News. 813(1):7. October 6, 2018. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40274-018-5314-3.
  37. Kronemyer B. The state of off-label drug laws. Dermatology Times. October 12, 2018. http://www.dermatologytimes.com/fda/state-label-drug-laws.
  38. Noonan E. The Why, How, Pros, and Cons of Online Physician Communities. October 2018. Massachusetts Medical Society Vital Signs. http://www.massmed.org/News-and-Publications/Vital-Signs/The-Why,-How,-P....
  39. Hamm N. Doctor Says She Was Racially Profiled on Delta Flight. NBC 10 Boston and NECN. November 1, 2018. https://www.nbcboston.com/news/local/Massachusetts-General-Hospital-Doct... & https://www.necn.com/news/new-england/Massachusetts-General-Hospital-Doc....
  40. Hauser C. ‘Are You Actually an M.D.?’: A Black Doctor Is Questioned as She Intervenes on a Delta Flight. The New York Times. November 2, 2018. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/02/us/delta-black-doctor-racial-profilin....
  41. Hwang K. ‘Are you really a doctor?’: Physician on flight says she was racially profiled. Indianapolis Star. November 2, 2018. https://www.indystar.com/story/news/2018/11/02/dr-fatima-cody-stanford-t....
  42. Basu T. ‘Stay In Your Lane’: After California Shooting, Doctors Hit Back at NRA for Trying to Silence Them Over Guns. The Daily Beast. November 8, 2018. https://www.thedailybeast.com/doctors-hit-back-at-nra-for-trying-to-sile....
  43. Karlin-Smith S, Owermohle S. Are we paying too much for pediatric drug trials? POLITICO Prescription Pulse. November 12, 2018. https://www.politico.com/newsletters/prescription-pulse/2018/11/12/drug-....
  44. Silver JK. Ethical leaders: use science to advance gender equity in medicine. STAT News. November 13, 2018. https://www.statnews.com/2018/11/13/use-science-advance-gender-equity-me....
  45. Kacik A. Federal investigation finds holes in orphan drug approval process. Modern Healthcare. December 4, 2018. https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181204/NEWS/181209980.
  46. Mazzolini C. ACP 2019: Contract negotiation: What physicians need to know. April 11, 2019. https://www.medicaleconomics.com/acp/acp-2019-contract-negotiation-what-....
  47. Twachtman G. How to incorporate the gender wage gap into contract negotiations. MD Edge Neurology. April 19, 2019. https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/article/199226/business-medicine/how-in... (also published in ACP Internist, a print publication of the American College of Physicians).
  48. Gardner J. Biopharma happily takes the tax cuts, but the jobs are harder to find. Biopharma Dive. May 9, 2019. https://www.biopharmadive.com/news/biopharma-happily-takes-the-tax-cuts-....
  49. Burgess A. Faculty behind Ed Portal’s FDA course give panel discussion. The Harvard Gazette May 17, 2019. https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2019/05/harvard-faculty-behind-fd....