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In the News

AAPM&R members have been featured in the news for their expertise in physical medicine and rehabilitation and their care of patients with Long COVID. View more members in the news on a variety of PM&R topics

Members in the News

National ‘Long COVID’ study recruiting participants
Boston 25 News, May 2022, featuring Steven Flanagan, MD, FAAPMR

We Spoke to Dr. Verduzco-Gutierrez about Long COVID —This is What She Had to Say
Be Latina, May 2022, featuring Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, FAAPMR

Root cause of long COVID found, study says
KENS 5, May 2022, featuring Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, FAAPMR

For Covid Long Haulers, Hope in Rehab
Bloomberg, May 2022, featuring Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, FAAPMR

The business of treating long COVID
Axios, May 2022, featuring Janna Friedly, MD, MPH, FAAPMR

Long COVID Is America’s Forgotten Pandemic Problem
The New Republic, April 2022, featuring Steven Flanagan, MD, FAAPMR

Most Long COVID Patients Are Seeking Help From Their Primary Care Doctor
Morning Consult, April 2022, featuring Steven Flanagan, MD, FAAPMR and Alba Azola, MD

Long COVID grips some Washingtonians and perplexes scientists; new research underway
The Seattle Times, April 2022, featuring Janna Friedly, MD, MPH, FAAPMR

San Antonio clinics for patients with long COVID have months-long waitlists
KSAT-TV, April 2022, featuring Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, FAAPMR

Memory Issues Plague Long COVID Patients
U.S. News & World Report, March 2022, featuring Colin Franz, MD, PhD, FAAPMR

Covid long-haulers face grueling fights for disability benefits
The Washington Post, March 2022, featuring Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, FAAPMR

Groups hardest hit by COVID-19 appear least likely to get care for its lingering effects
The Boston Globe, March 2022, featuring Janna Friedly, MD, MPH, FAAPMR, Julie Silver, MD, FAAPMR and Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, FAAPMR

Seattle woman grapples with long COVID as 20M in US also cope with chronic illness
KOMO News, February 2022, featuring Janna Friedly, MD, MPH, FAAPMR

Bridging Health Equity Gaps for People with Disabilities and Chronic Conditions
Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, February 2022, featuring Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, FAAPMR

Long COVID is Contributing to America's Labor Shortage
Axios, February 2022, featuring Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, FAAPMR

Rehabilitation and Care for People with Long COVID Podcast
Public Health On Call, January 2022, featuring Jonathan Whiteson, MD, FAAPMR

How Do We Treat Long COVID Podcast
Track the Vax: The New Normal, December 2021, featuring Jonathan Whiteson, MD, FAAPMR

Long COVID Guidance Focuses on Breathing Discomfort, Cognitive Symptoms
MedPage Today, December 2021, featuring Benjamin Abramoff, MD, FAAPMR

How does COVID-19 affect the brain? A troubling picture emerges
National Geographic, November 2021, featuring Billie Schultz, MD, FAAPMR

How to retrain your brain to get back your sense of smell after COVID-19
FOX 5, October 2021, featuring Eric Wisotzky, MD, FAAPMR

These Physicians Are on the Long-COVID Front Lines
MedPage Today, September 2021, featuring Steven Flanagan, MD, FAAPMR

Training the breathing muscle after Covid; Study shows damage in patients but repair is possible
WGN9, July 2021, featuring Colin Franz, MD, PhD, FAAPMR

A long road back from COVID-19
WBEZ Chicago, July 2021, featuring Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, FAAPMR 

Program offers help for those suffering long after a COVID-19 infection 
Center Times Plus, July 2021, featuring Surendra Barshikar, MD, FAAPMR

What the U.S. Can Learn From the U.K.’s Response to Long Covid
Bloomberg, July 2021, featuring Alba M. Azola, MD, FAAPMR

CDC's new guidance for treating COVID-19 long-haulers warns against relying on labs, imaging results alone
Fierce Healthcare, June 2021, Steven Flanagan, MD, FAAPMR

AAPM&R Applauds New CDC Guidance on Caring for Patients with Long COVID, Calls for Comprehensive National Efforts to Support Execution of New Guidance
AAPM&R News Release, June 2021, featuring Steven Flanagan, MD, FAAPMR

CDC releases framework for treating COVID-19 long-haulers
Becker's Hospital Review,  June 2021, featuring Steven Flanagan, MD, FAAPMR

Nearly Half of COVID-19 Patients Left Hospital in Worse Physical Condition 
M Health Lab, 
May 2021, featuring Edward Claflin, MD, FAAPMR

For COVID-19 'Long-Haulers,' Neurologists Focus on Acute Symptoms | The Search Is on for Causes of Long-Term Events
NeurologyToday®
May 2021, featuring Ginger Polich, MD, FAAPMR

A John Hopkins Multispecialty Clinic Treats the Gamut of Post-COVID-19 Symptoms
John Hopkins Medicine
, April 2021, featuring Soo Yeon Kim, MD, FAAPMR & Alba Azola, MD, FAAPMR

Long COVID and children: The unseen casualties of COVID-19
Medical News Today, April 2021, featuring Amanda Morrow, MD, FAAPMR

Helping COVID long-haulers spurs start of Freehold Township physiatry practice
app.,  April 2021, featuring Todd Copperman, MD, FAAPMR

Ballad urges people with lasting post-COVID symptoms to seek care 
Times News, April 2021, featuring Paul Jett, MD, FAAPMR

 They tested negative for the coronavirus but still have 'long COVID' symptoms
Chicago Sun Times, April 2021, featuring Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, FAAPMR 

The Way Out of Brain Fog
The Atlantic, April 2021, featuring Benjamin Abramoff, MD, FAAPMR

Clinics pop up to treat long-haulers' lingering COVID-19 symptoms
ABC News, April 2021, featuring Benjamin Abramoff, MD, FAAPMR

Unlocking the Mysteries of Long COVID
The Atlantic, April 2021, featuring Dayna McCarthy, DO, FAAPMR

They Had Mild Covid. Then Their Serious Symptoms Kicked In.
The New York Times, March 2021, featuring Kathleen Bell, MD, FAAPMR

Covid-19 Can Linger In The Brain: Covid Recovery Clinics Can Help
Forbes
, March 2021, featuring Talya Fleming, MD, FAAPMR

COVID-19 One Year Later: Addressing Health Care Needs for At-Risk Americans
United States Senate Special Committee On Aging, March 2021, featuring Amy Houtrow, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAPMR

Improving the Journey For Long Haulers
IDSE, March 2021, featuring Kathleen Bell, MD, FAAPMR and Soo Yeon Kim, MD, FAAPMR

COVID:The Longest Year | A year-long search for answers bedevils 'long-haulers' around Colorado Springs 
The Gazette, March 2021, featuring Janna Friedly, MD, MPH, FAAPMR

UNC doctor helps explain long-term impact of COVID-19
WRAL, March 2021, featuring John Michael Barratta, MD, MBA, FAAPMR

Newly approved T-cell test is a more accurate way to tell if you’ve had COVID-19, experts say
KSAT.com
, March 2021, featuring Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, FAAPMR

Guidelines in the Works as 'Long-Haul' Patterns Emerge in COVID
Medscape
, February 2021, featuring Kathleen Bell, MD, FAAPMR

Their view: Post-COVID care developing into needed healthcare specialty
Times Leader, 
February 2021, featuring Michael Wolk, MD, FAAPMR

COVID-19 'long-haulers' spark area health care movement to create new coronavirus recovery programs, clinics
16 ABC The News Station
, February 2021, featuring Alba Azola, MD

Almost a third of people with 'mild' Covid-19 still battle symptoms months later, study finds
CNN, February 2021, featuring Dayna McCarthy, DO, FAAPMR

What If You Never Get Better From Covid-19?
The New York Times, January 2021, featuring Dayna McCarthy, DO, FAAPMR

 

 

New Recovery Programs Target COVID Long-Haulers
MedPage Today, 
September 2020, featuring Jeffrey Fine, MD, FAAPMR


 

AAPM&R in the News

Biden seeks to pass $10 billion COVID-19 bill to prevent a potential wave of 100 million infections in the fall
Business Insider, May 2022, featuring AAPM&R's Dashboard

The next COVID crisis
Axios, May 2022, featuring AAPM&R's Dashboard

25 Investigates: Federal dollars and support on the way for estimated 8 million COVID long-haulers
Boston 25 News, May 2022, featuring AAPM&R's Dashboard

The search for long COVID treatments
Science-Based Medicine, April 2022, featuring AAPM&R's Guidance Statements

Poll: 7% of U.S. adults say they’ve had 'long COVID.' That's 18 million people
Yahoo, April 2022, featuring AAPM&R's Long COVID Dashboard

Coronavirus daily news updates, April 11: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the world
The Seattle Times, April 2022, featuring AAPM&R's Long COVID Dashboard

Can this 19th-century health practice help with long COVID?
National Geographic, April 2022, featuring AAPM&R's Guidance Statements

How to prepare for the financial hit of long COVID
Reuters, April 2022, featuring AAPM&R's Long COVID Dashboard

The Pandemic Opened Up My World. As We 'Get Back to Normal,' I Fear I'll Disappear Again
The Huffington Post, March 2022, featuring AAPM&R's Long COVID Dashboard

Lawmakers gaining awareness for long COVID-19 relief, physicians group says
Medical Economics, March 2022, featuring AAPM&R's Long COVID Dashboard

A 'tornado' in the body: Battling long COVID, months after infection
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 2022, featuring AAPM&R's Long COVID Dashboard

Long COVID leaves newly disabled people facing old barriers – a sociologist explains
The Conversation, March 2022, featuring AAPM&R's Long COVID Dashboard

Easthampton schools make masks optional
Daily Hampshire Gazette, March 2022, featuring AAPM&R's Long COVID Dashboard

They got ‘long Covid.’ It cost them dearly
NBC News, March 2022, featuring AAPM&R's Long COVID Dashboard

Long COVID Mini-Series: Burden
Your Local Epidemiologist, March 2022, featuring AAPM&R's Long COVID Dashboard

Opinion: After the Pandemic, Long COVID May Unleash a Tidal Wave of Health Troubles
The Washington Post, February 2022, featuring AAPM&R's Long COVID Dashboard

Mystery of the Missing Workers? Long COVID a Big Piece of the Puzzle
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 2022, featuring AAPM&R's Long COVID Dashboard