Newsmakers

Permanente physicians are regularly featured in the media on a variety of health issues.

Director of HIV/AIDS Care Michael Horberg, MD, Comments on New HIV Study

With the rise of life expectancy for HIV patients comes complications of aging-related diseases, such as cardiovascular conditions. Michael Horberg, MD, Kaiser Permanente’s national director for HIV/AIDS, was quoted in a recent Baltimore Sun article about his hopes for a planned National Institutes of Health (NIH) study on cholesterol-lowering medication…

Robert Pearl, MD, in the News on What Ails the American Health System

Following the recent release of his book, Mistreated: Why We Think We're Getting Good Health Care — and Why We're Usually Wrong, Robert Pearl, MD, has been on a media tour expressing concern for key issues in American health care, including appearances on NPR’s Morning Edition and authoring a Modern…