Wall Street Journal’s Global Food Forum

I will be on a panel tomorrow for the Wall Street Journal‘s Global Food Forum. My panel will include and Hakim Bouzamondo (Divisional VP, Global Research and Development, Nutrition at Abbott) and Dr. Leah Gramlich, (Gastroenterologist and Physician Nutrition Specialist at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Alberta Canada) as well as myself. This discussion will…

When Should You Trust Your Doctor?

That is the title of a recent study I published with Michael Halasy in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The subtitle is Establishing a Theoretical Model to Evaluate the Value of Second Opinion Visits. The abstract is below: In order to produce a mathematical model for better understanding of the benefits and utilization of second opinions and…

How do pain crises affect quality of life and productivity among patients with sickle cell disease?

I provide the answer to this question in a recent paper in Current Medical Research & Opinion with co-authors Howard Thom, Edna Keeney, Daisy Gaunt, Lauren Zhao, Menaka Bhor, Avery Rizio, Lanetta Bronté-Hall and Nirmish Shah. The abstract is below. AimSickle cell disease (SCD) is a lifelong blood disorder affecting approximately 100,000 individuals in the…

We Have Vaccines, Now What?

That is the title of my latest publication with co-authors Marlon Graf, Rifat Tuly, Christoph Glaetzer, Stacey Hickson, and Joey Mattingly. The subtitle is “How to Ensure Continued COVID-19 Vaccine Discovery and Expedite Access“. The abstract is below. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has resulted in a catastrophic burden in both health and economic…

Adoption of Digital Health Technologies in the Practice of Behavioral Health

This is the title of a paper published today with co-authors Suepattra May, Caroline Huber, Meaghan Roach, Wade Aubry, Darius Lakdawalla, John Kane, and Felicia Forma. The subtitle is “Qualitative Case Study of Glucose Monitoring Technology“. The abstract is below. Background: Evaluation of patients with serious mental illness (SMI) relies largely on patient or caregiver…