News stories and press releases on research from the Melissa Bondy Lab, as well as interviews with Dr. Bondy herself.
A landfill in their backyard
September 11, 2020. Melissa Bondy is featured in this CNN story about Staten Island residents' worries that the defunct Fresh Kills landfill, a forensic site for 9/11 Ground Zero debris that is currently being transformed into a park, is making them sick.
E&PH Primary Faculty Sign Op Ed: Pseudo-expertise should not guide America’s response to COVID-19
September 10, 2020. Melissa Bondy and Steve Goodman authored an Op Ed warning the public about the scientific misinformations presented by Scott Atlas. This piece was signed by every primary faculty member in the department. They begin, "We are writing to offer some expert advice: Don’t trust all experts, particularly those expounding in fields far afield from their area of expertise."
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Former Stanford colleagues warn Dr. Scott Atlas fosters 'falsehoods and misrepresentations of science'
September 9, 2020. A group of Stanford Medicine researchers and clinicians, including Melissa Bondy, have penned a letter calling attention to the falsehoods and misrepresentations of science espoused by Scott Atlas, a neuroradiologist and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. Access the letter
The letter was also covered by several news outlets, including ABC News, CNBC, Newsweek, New York Times, Politico, San Francisco Chronicle, Breitbart, Washington Examiner, and Washington Post.
Melissa Bondy spoke at Stanford Medicine Virtual Town Hall
May 19, 2020. Our own department chair, Melissa Bondy, joined a panel of experts for the May 21st Stanford Medicine Virtual Town Hall, which focused on phasing out of shelter-in-place. She was joined by other panelists Dean Lloyd Minor and Rusty Hofmann.
Stanford Medicine team launches survey via smartphone app to assess impact of COVID-19
April 16, 2020. E&PH faculty Melissa Bondy, Steven Goodman, and Lorene Nelson are featured in this Stanford Medicine News story, which covers the release of their smartphone app, called Apollo, which is designed to "assess how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting us, not only physically but also socially, financially and emotionally." The release of the Apollo App was also featured in ComputerWorld on April 20th.
Stanford community gathers resources in support of COVID-19 testing
March 25, 2020. E&PH Chair Melissa Bondy is featured in this heartwarming Stanford Scope story about community efforts to gather much needed scientific resources for COVID-19 testing.