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Recent Media Coverage

Boston Medical Center news, features, and physicians in local and national media.

With a New Rooftop Farm, Nutrition Is BMC’s Highest Priority
Boston Magazine, July 12, 2017

Boston Magazine recently toured our new rooftop farm. Already flourishing with fresh produce, it is expected to produce approximately 15,000 pounds of food this growing season, most of which is going directly to BMC patients.

Boston Medical, Head Start Team Up to Reduce Maternal Depression
Hospitals & Health Networks, July 12, 2017

Boston Medical Center joined forces with the Action for Boston Community Development's Head Start program to reduce and prevent depression in mothers of Head Start students. Michael Silverstein, MD, associate chief medical officer, research and population health, led the program and study, which was published in JAMA Psychiatry. 

How Hospitals Can Fight the Opioid Epidemic and More: 5 Qs with Former White House 'Drug Czar' Michael Botticelli
Becker's Hospital Review, July 12, 2017

Michael Botticelli, executive director of BMC's Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine, recently spoke with Becker's about what hospitals can do to address the opioid epidemic, what healthcare leaders should understand about the crisis and more. 

Routine Dental Exam Revealed West Springfield Teen's Rare Odontogenic Tumor
Mass Live, July 12, 2017

"While this is a relatively common procedure performed on adults at most academic medical centers, there are a relatively limited number of cases of pediatric reconstruction worldwide," said Waleed Ezzat, MD, director of BMC's division of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, in regards to removing the patient's epithelial odontogenic tumor.

Advocates See a Chance to Raise Mass. Alcohol Tax
The Boston Globe, July 6, 2017

Timothy Naimi, MD, MPH, internal medicine and an alcohol consumption and policy researcher, provides insight on Massachusetts' alcohol tax, which is reported as one of the lowest rates in the country.

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Recent Press Releases

Official press releases issued by Boston Medical Center.

Jennifer F. Tseng, MD, MPH, Appointed Chief/Chair of Surgery at Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine
July 20, 2017

Boston Medical Center Grows First Hospital-Based Rooftop Farm in Massachusetts
July 13, 2017

Paul Tornetta Appointed Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery
July 11, 2017

Medications Underutilized When Treating Young People with Opioid Use Disorder
June 19, 2017

For more BMC press releases, please click to see our News Release Archive.