In the Media
Various members of the emergency medicine faculty and residents appear regularly on both local and national television for English and Spanish-speaking TV stations as medical experts providing life-saving information to the general public on a wide range of topics including trauma, pediatrics, toxicology, mass casualty, preventative medicine, cardiac arrest care, and COVID-19.
Dr. Rogg – Leading Teams Under Pressure
Dr. Jonathan Rogg, spoke on the Emergency Mind Podcast about leading teams under pressure, building culture from the ground up, and much more. Dr. Rogg’s extensive background provides an interesting mix of perspectives on leadership and performance. On the micro-level in...
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Dr. Samuel Prater – Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
As temperatures fluctuate, cold weather, and the pursuit to stay warm bring concerns of potential carbon monoxide poisoning. Colorless and odorless carbon monoxide starves the brain of oxygen, leading to brain damage and even death. Dozens of Houston-area residents...
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Emergency Department’s Cardiac Arrest Survivor Unites With Life Saving Samaritans
Gene Velasquez, 55, collapsed while running at Memorial Park in June of last year when he suffered a heart attack and was in cardiac arrest. Mr. Velasquez spent the following five days in a coma. “Gene’s heart stopped. He was...
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Dr. Prater – Trauma During the Pandemic
Dr. Samuel Prater was interviewed by KHOU-11 and ABC-13 about the drastic increase in traumatic injuries during the pandemic. Watch KHOU-11 Video Watch ABC-13 Video
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Dr. Calderon – Pulse Oximeters
Dr. Camila Calderón, spoke to Univision Houston Channel 45 viewers about whether pulse oximeters are recommended for COVID-19 patients to use at home. Dr. Calderón has become a regular on our local Houston Univision channel and we are very proud...
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Dr. McCarthy – COVID Vaccine
Dr. McCarthy, former chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine and current Chief Physician Executive of Memorial Hermann Health System talks about COVID vaccines on KHOU-11. “I think the vaccines are the first step on getting us back to where...
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Dr. Calderon – New COVID Treatment
Dr. Calderon on Univision Houston Channel 45 describes a new clinical trial led by Dr. Bobrow, MD and Dr. Holger Eltzschig, MD, PhD, investigating whether the experimental drug vadadustat can help mitigate acute lung injury in COVID-19 patients. Watch Video
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Dr. Doshi – COVID on PBS News Hour
Dr. Pratik Doshi talks about treating young people with COVID in the ICU on PBS News Hour. Watch Video
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Dr. Bhandari – COVID Surge
Dr. Salil Bhandari talking on CNBC about the rising COVID-19 cases in Houston and the surge plans at the Texas Medical Center. Watch Video
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Dr. Cooper’s Treehouse
Dr. Benjamin Cooper, Associate Residency Program Director, had his own way of coping with the pandemic. Together with his family, he’s been spending rare days of building a treehouse for his two young sons. First, his neighbors spotted the progress...
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Dr. Prater – COVID
Dr. Prater talks about COVID-19 and Memorial Hermann’s response on Great Day Houston. Watch Video
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Dr. Bhandari – CPR
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Dr. Walia – Staying Hydrated
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Dr. James Langabeer – Opioid Epidemic
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Dr. Fairbrother – Alcohol Poisoning
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Dr. Bhandari – Walk With a Doc
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Dr. Mandy J. Hill – HIV research study
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