News Mentions for the week of April 3, 2023
Our experts are often called upon to provide insight on current events and topics in the news. Here are some of the articles Stanford Psychiatry faculty have been interviewed for in recent weeks.
- Washington Post
‘War on drugs’ deja vu: Fentanyl overdoses spur states to seek tougher laws
Critics say the measures recall the failed programs of the 1980s and '90s that locked up users and low-level dealers without cutting off supply. Keith Humphreys, the Esther Ting Memorial professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, provides comment.
- I’ve Got Questions with Mike Simpson
How does memory work?
Why is it that we can remember the lyrics to a song we haven't heard in years but not what we had for breakfast yesterday? Podcast host Mike learns all about how we remember and recall from David Spiegel, Willson Professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences.
- Stanford Report
Six Stanford women on what it means – and what it takes – to lead
Six women leaders at Stanford talk about what women leaders bring to their roles, the importance of mentorship, and the power of community. Rania Awaad, clinical associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, is featured.
- FDA approves over
FDA approves over-the-counter sale of Narcan
CBS News Bay Area anchor Ryan Yamamoto asks Keith Humphreys, the Esther Ting Memorial professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, how Narcan works to reverse opioid overdoses, how to use it, and about the signs of a drug overdose.