HealthLink on Air Categories
Drug abuse, obesity, maternal health among key findings
March 8, 2023
Interview with county Health Commissioner Katie Anderson, MD, PhD
Street violence and its victims are focus of specialized social workers
November 3, 2022
Interview with Upstate social workers Renee Gregg and Rubina Dhillon
Suicide prevention hotline number becomes 988 across the U.S.
June 29, 2022
Interview with Cheryl Giarrusso of Contact Community Services in Syracuse
She had Lyme disease, then started a group to help educate about the tick-borne illness
June 28, 2022
Interview with Anne Messenger of the Central New York Lyme & Tick-Borne Disease...
Preventing a second stroke; diversifying medical research; examining TB's threat; Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 26, 2022
June 24, 2022
Interviews with neurologist Gene Latorre, MD; geriatrics chief Sharon Brangman,...
Effort aims to recruit more people of color into medical research studies
June 3, 2022
Interview with chief of geriatrics Sharon Brangman, MD, and community research...
Afghan refugees face medical, other challenges as they settle into new home in America
December 28, 2021
Interview with Andrea Shaw, MD, who heads Upstate's Refugee Health team
Meeting the medical and mental health needs of kids in foster care
December 20, 2021
Interview with Steven Blatt, MD, professor of pediatrics at Upstate
The pandemic's uneven effects across racial groups; historical echoes of personal freedom vs. public health: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021
February 18, 2021
Interviews with Upstate Chief Diversity Officer Daryll Dykes, MD, PhD, JD, and...
Numbers help illustrate the pandemic's uneven effects across racial groups
February 17, 2021
Interview with Daryll Dykes, MD, PhD, JD, orthopedic surgeon and chief diversity...
How vaccines will attack COVID-19; hotline answers questions about the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021
January 8, 2021
Interviews with Upstate infectious disease expert Katie Anderson, MD, PhD, and...
Treating kidney stones; caring for wounds and arterial disease; dealing with violence’s traumatic wake: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020
December 23, 2020
Interviews with urologist Scott Wiener, MD; vascular surgeon Palma Shaw, MD; and...
Safety, flexibility are cited as keys to celebrating holidays in a pandemic
November 4, 2020
Interview with Upstate family practitioner Kaushal Nanavati, MD
Testing a possible treatment for lupus; how the pandemic hit the Syracuse area's refugees and homeless: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020
October 12, 2020
Interviews with Upstate's Andras Perl, MD, PhD, Andrea Shaw, MD, and David...
How COVID-19 is affecting the homeless
October 2, 2020
Interview with Upstate's David Lehmann, MD, PharmD, who provides medical care to...
How the pandemic impacts local refugees
September 25, 2020
Interview with pediatrician and internist Andrea Shaw, MD, who oversees a...
Researching the degeneration of nerves; seeking the possible regeneration of retinas; helping needy women with menstrual supplies: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020
August 6, 2020
Interviews with Upstate scientist Jessica Henty-Ridilla, PhD; visiting...
COVID-19 and intensive care; tracking social distancing; domestic violence in a pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 7, 2020
June 5, 2020
Interviews with critical care specialist Jim Sexton, MD; public health expert...
What is the role of a contact tracer?
May 21, 2020
Interview with Onondaga County Health Commissioner Indu Gupta, MD