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Here is a sampling of some of our experts available for comment. To speak with one of these sources or arrange an interview, please call Public Relations, 585-275-3676. To reach a source after hours, please call 585-275-2222 and have the P.R. person on call paged.

Video sources by topic:

Aging

William J. Hall, M.D.William J. Hall, M.D.

Geriatrics, successful aging, preventive health
William J. Hall doesn’t just lecture on successful aging, he lives it. Recognized internationally for his work in geriatrics and his expertise based on more than two decades of research and experience developing geriatric initiatives, Hall urges adults of every age to invest in their personal future by taking care of themselves in the present. Click for more »

AIDS/HIV

Autism, Pediatrics

Susan L. Hyman, M.D.

Susan L. Hyman, M.D.

Autism spectrum disorders, behavioral pediatrics, neurodevelopmental disabilities
Susan. L. Hyman, M.D., has three decades of experience treating and researching autism spectrum disorders and is the chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics committee on autism, frequently acting as a spokesperson for the organization. Hyman's recent research has focused on the diet and nutrition of children with autism and on the most effective behavioral treatments for the developmental disorder. Click for more »

Cardiology

John Bisognano, M.D., Ph.D.John D. Bisognano, M.D., Ph.D.

Hypertension, resistant hypertension, heart disease prevention, heart failure, cardiac rehabilitation
John D. Bisognano, M.D. Ph.D., works to tackle high blood pressure on multiple fronts. An expert on the treatment of the most challenging forms of hypertension, Bisognano led a nationwide clinical trial testing a new device for resistant hypertension – high blood pressure that does not respond to medications and lifestyle changes, such as eating a healthier diet and exercising. Click for more »

Arthur Moss, M.D.Arthur Moss, M.D.

Sudden cardiac death, electrocardiology, ICDs, CRT-Ds, Long QT syndrome, the genetics of heart disease
Through a career that spans nearly six decades, Arthur Moss has saved countless lives and changed the treatment of heart disease worldwide through his research. Click for more »

Concussion, Head Injuries

Jeffrey Bazarian, M.D., M.P.H.

Jeffrey J. Bazarian, M.D., M.P.H.

Concussion, head injuries, traumatic brain injury
Jeffrey Bazarian’s interest in concussions and traumatic brain injury has evolved through 20 years as an emergency room physician – and with society’s increasing awareness of the best ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat the condition. Click for more »

Flu, infectious disease, vaccines

John Treanor, M.D.

John Treanor, M.D.

Vaccines, flu, bird flu, norovirus, other infectious diseases
John Treanor is a widely recognized expert in influenza and vaccine research who has helped lead the nation’s response to several infectious threats, including flu, bird flu, anthrax and smallpox. His expertise includes vaccine evaluation and safety, methods to boost the effectiveness of vaccines, new flu vaccine strategies, and an encyclopedic knowledge of how the current flu vaccine is designed and manufactured. Click for more

Obesity

Stephen CookStephen R. Cook, M.D., M.P.H.

Childhood obesity, Metabolic syndrome
Stephen R. Cook is a charismatic and well-spoken expert in childhood obesity and system-level changes to monitor and address the epidemic. Cook launched a community-wide collaborative in 2007 to help train pediatricians in best practices for measuring and addressing obesity in children. Click for more »

Osteoporosis, Arthritis

J. Edward Puzas, Ph.D.

J. Edward Puzas, Ph.D.

Osteoporosis, arthritis, osteoarthritis, bone health, osteotoxicology
J. Edward Puzas is an international leader in research and treatment of diseases related to our bones, joints, and cartilage. These conditions include osteoporosis, slow-healing fractures, arthritis, and bone cancer. Click for more »

Palliative Care

Timothy E. Quill, M.D.

Timothy E. Quill, M.D.

Palliative care, hospice, end-of-life decision-making, pain and symptom management
Timothy Quill is a pioneer in palliative care and end-of-life decision making, regularly helping patients and their families confront some of the thorniest issues in the practice of medicine in the 21st century. He has worked to increase the availability of palliative care to all seriously ill patients, not just those who are facing the end of life. Click for more »

Parkinson’s Disease, Neurology

Karl Kieburtz, M.D., M.P.H.Karl Kieburtz, M.D., M.P.H.

Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, design of clinical trials
Neurologist Karl Kieburtz has helped establish networks of neurologists that serve as the hub for many of the world’s largest studies of new treatments for neurological conditions. The groups serve as models of collaboration, bringing together hundreds of investigators from dozens of sites to work together in the search for new treatments for neurodegenerative disorders like Parkinson’s and Huntington’s diseases. Click for more »

Irene Richardm M.D.Irene Richard, M.D.

Parkinson’s disease and depression, biomarkers, deep brain stimulation
Neurologist Irene Richard is an expert on Parkinson’s disease. She sees patients regularly, does research in the area of mood disturbances like depression and Parkinson’s disease, and serves as a scientific advisor to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, advising that organization’s efforts to stop the disease. Click for more »

Pregnancy, Ob/gyn

Loralei L. Thornburg, M.D.Loralei L. Thornburg, M.D.

High-risk pregnancy, obesity and diabetes in pregnancy, birth defects, ultrasound
Loralei L. Thornburg, M.D., specializes in the treatment of high-risk pregnancies, particularly pregnancies complicated by obesity, which is becoming increasingly prevalent in women of childbearing age and puts them at greater risk of miscarriage, indicated preterm birth, delivery complications, and a prolonged hospital stay. Click for more »

Suicide, Bullying

Eric Caine, M.D.Eric Caine, M.D.

Suicide, prevention of suicide, mental health services
Eric D. Caine, M.D., is one of the nation’s foremost researchers in the field of risk factors for suicide and ways to prevent suicide. A co-director of the Center for the Study of Prevention of Suicide, Caine has investigated factors that contribute to suicide and is looking at public health approaches to prevent suicide. Click for more »