News & Updates

Dr. Lindsay Farrer featured on NBC 10 Boston

March 29th, 2019

"DNA Kits Yield Different Results From Two Genetics Companies" Dr. Lindsay Farrer, Chief of Biomedical Genetics section, helps clarify the accuracy of DNA ancestry kits like 23 and Me and Users of these genetic testing services have questioned their accuracy after receiving different test results from different companies. Dr. Farrer notes that... More

NEJM Editorial by Dr. George O’Connor featured in New York Times

February 4th, 2019

Featured in the New York Times article "E-Cigarettes Are Effective at Helping Smokers Quit, a Study Says", the New England Journal of Medicine editorial by BU pulmonologist  Dr. George O'Connor and Dr. Belinda Borrelli, a behavioral health expert, "noted that 80 percent of the study participants who had quit by using e-cigarettes... More

Dr. Emelia Benjamin featured on HealthDay

February 4th, 2019

Dr. Emelia Benjamin, Vice Chair for Faculty Development and Diversity for the Department of Medicine, recently led the committee that published a report titled Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics - 2019 Update, the findings from which were highlighted in a Jan 31st article on While the report found that nearly... More

Dr. Angela Jackson Receives 2018 Jerome Klein Award

January 17th, 2019

Angela Jackson, MD, associate dean of student affairs, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Jerome Klein Award for Physician Excellence. Dr. Jackson, an associate professor of medicine, also serves as a general internal medicine physician at Boston Medical Center (BMC). Dr. Jackson is recognized for the Jerome Klein award... More

DOM Faculty Named 2019 Top Docs

January 10th, 2019

Congratulations to the 57 Department of Medicine faculty members who were named to Boston Magazine's annual Top Doc's list! Allergy & Immunology  Helen M. Hollingsworth Cardiac Electrophysiology Robert H. Helm Kevin M. Monahan Cardiovascular Disease Eric H. Awtry Gary J. Balady Sheilah A. Bernard Robert T. Eberhardt Alice K. Jacobs Clinical Genetics Jodi D. Hoffman Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Sonia Ananthakrishnan Alan P. Farwell Michael F. Holick Stephanie... More

Dr. Tuhina Neogi is new Chief of Rheumatology

January 7th, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Tuhina Neogi, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Medicine, has accepted our offer to become Chief of the Rheumatology Section effective January 1, 2019. Dr. Neogi received her M.D. from the University of Toronto and Ph.D. from the Boston University School of Public Health. She... More