Dec 22 2010

Extensive Media Coverage of Echinacea Study by Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar Alum

Bruce Barrett, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and an alum of RWJF Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar program (2003), is getting some noteworthy press attention for his recent study on the effect of Echinacea on the common cold. (Short version: He finds it doesn’t make much difference.) Among the media outlets that have reported on the study so far are NPR and CNN. An up-to-the-minute list of media hits, via Google news search, is here.

Tags: Generalist Physician Faculty Scholars, Media Coverage, Public and Community Health