Jenny is the associate director of media relations at Boston Medical Center and has more than 15 years of experience in healthcare communications and public relations.
February 10, 2021
The HIV outbreak impacting people who inject drugs has only escalated during the pandemic — here's how it's being addressed.
February 4, 2021
With a 400% increase in overdose deaths involving psychostimulants in Massachusetts over the last two decades, this study could be a game-changer.
December 2, 2020
Contact tracing can help stop the spread of communicable diseases — but public health officials should account for systemic inequities for it to be effective in the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 25, 2020
Opioid overdose deaths in youth increasingly involve cocaine and other substances rather than opioids alone, research finds.
November 24, 2020
The efficacy of treatment versus the prevalence of the condition in Black patients adds evidence to the pile that more diversity is needed in clinical trials.
November 17, 2020
Despite efforts to combat the opioid epidemic over the past decades, the data shows that death rates have not significantly improved — calling for a paradigm shift in how care is delivered.
October 27, 2020
A neonatologist argues that social needs screening and referral, which has grown more popular in outpatient clinics, is necessary in the neonatal intensive care unit, as well.
July 14, 2020
“The programs are not leading to any meaningful improvements in patient safety and are contributing to inequity in our healthcare system," researchers say.
October 4, 2019
Research highlights opportunity to intervene with adolescents, a group who's particularly vulnerable to addiction and overdose.
August 13, 2019
New findings suggest that the understudied medication naltrexone may lead to better short-term outcomes for some pregnant women with OUD and their babies.