Alumni in the News
Dr. Melissa Marks named next director of medical services at Princeton’s University Health Services .
Dr. Melissa Marks, who has over 20 years of experience in pediatric, adolescent and adult medicine, will become the next director of medical services at Princeton’s University Health Services?on June 8.?She will be integral to the University’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic.?
‘We Roar’: A COVID vaccine in 12-18 months? Don’t count on it .
No vaccine has ever come to market in less than four years, says Gordon Douglas ’55, the former president of Merck’s vaccine division and a doctor with decades of clinical and academic experience. But in the latest episode of the "We Roar" podcast, he shares his ideas for?speeding up the process.
Double-whammy weather: Study identifies increased frequency of connected patterns from drought to heavy rain in regional hotspots across the globe .
Like an undulating seesaw, weather in some regions swings from drought to heavy rain under the weight of climate-induced changes, according to an analysis published in Geophysical Research Letters. The study finds a link between droughts followed by heavy rain events, along with an increased rate of these extreme weather occurrences.
‘We Roar’: Dr. Glenn Wakam ’11 digs into the racial inequities of COVID-19 .
Surgical resident Glenn?Wakam shares his view of the?health disparities exposed and amplified by the pandemic, from his perspective on the front lines in a Detroit-area hospital.