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Olympics-Related Health Experts Available - 08/08/2016

Olympics-Related Health Experts Available

Release Date: August 8, 2016
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Our experts are available to comment on the science behind the Olympic games — from infectious diseases like Zika, to sports injuries, to the neuroscience of choking under pressure — we’ve got you covered! #TeamUSA
 

Infectious Diseases

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Experts

Lisa Maragakis, M.D., M.P.H.

Jeanne Sheffield, M.D.

  • Topic: Zika virus
  • Dr. Sheffield currently serves as an advisor to the CDC on the topic of Zika virus.
  • Meet Jeanne Sheffield (video)

Sports Medicine

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Experts

Andrew Cosgarea, M.D.

  • Topic: orthopaedic injuries requiring surgery
  • Dr. Cosgarea was the team physician for the Baltimore Orioles from 2000-2010.
  • Meet Andrew Cosgarea (video)

Sameer Dixit, M.D.

Pablo Celnik, M.D.

Neuroscience

Vikram Chib, M.S., Ph.D.

Drug Abuse

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Experts

Roberto Salvatori, M.D.

Jerry Spivak, M.D.

  • Topic: erythropoietin

Graham Redgrave, M.D.

  • Topic: diuretics

Gastroenterology

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Experts

Linda Lee, M.D.

Marcia Canto, M.D.

  • Topic: travel-related GI illness

For the Media

Contacts:

Catherine Gara
443-287-2251
ckolf@jhmi.edu

Bia Vianna
410-502-9463
bvianna@jhmi.edu