Yahoo News/WCPO: Medical school graduate thankful for support team which helped her to get through
UC's Hagar Elgendy handled med school with four children born along the way
Hagar Elgendy is one of 176 students who will receive medical degree in the UC College of Medicine Sunday, May 23. She shared her medical school journey with WCPO reporter Kristyn Hartman, whose Positively Cincinnati segment placed the spotlight on Elgendy and her husband and parenting partner, former Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Peerman. When his time with the team ended, he picked up a lot of the stay-at-home responsibilities as Elgendy completed medical school. The couple have four children – all born during Elgendy’s tenure as a medical student. After graduation, the couple will move to Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where Elgendy will complete residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of North Carolina.
Featured image of Kristyn Hartman with Hagar Elgendy family in the background.
Washington Post: How to make the most of your first doctor’s...
June 22, 2021
A journalist for the Washington Post spoke with Louito Edje, MD, associate dean of graduate medical education at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and UC Health family medicine physician, about getting most out of that long awaited doctor’s appointment as COVID restrictions ease.
Did the ancient Maya have parks?
June 22, 2021
Researchers at the University of Cincinnati say Tikal’s reservoirs — critical sources of city drinking water — were lined with trees and wild vegetation that would have provided scenic natural beauty in the heart of the ancient Maya city. UC developed a novel system to analyze ancient plant DNA in the sediment of Tikal’s temple and palace reservoirs to identify more than 30 species of trees, grasses, vines and flowering plants that lived along its banks more than 1,000 years ago. Their findings painted a picture of a lush, wild oasis.
WVXU: HEPA purifiers for indoor gatherings could prevent...
June 21, 2021
University of Cincinnati ear, nose and throat expert Ahmad Sedaghat, MD, PhD, says investing in an HEPA air purifier might be a good idea as residents open their homes to gatherings as COVID-19 restrictions ease. Air purifiers with HEPA filters can be used as a very effective means to decontaminate the air above and beyond what many HVAC systems may offer, says Sedaghat, director of the UC Division of Rhinology, Allergy and Anterior Skull Base Surgery.