SOURCE ALERT: USC experts available to comment on arthritis and the morning-after pill
Lawrence D. Dorr, M.D., is a clinical professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and an international leader in joint replacement. He founded a volunteer organization called Operation Walk that gives needy people around the world free hip and knee replacements. He can speak about the newest treatment options available for degenerative arthritis. “A lot of people don’t understand that arthritis can be completely debilitating,” said Dorr. He can be reached at (310) 493-8073 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marvin E. Belzer, M.D., is an associate professor of clinical pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the director of the division of adolescent medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He is internationally recognized in the field of care for youth with HIV and transgender youth; his research interests include emergency contraception and adolescent medicine.Â He can address the recent American Academy of Pediatrics article recommending pediatricians and physicians prescribe emergency contraception in advance to youth to help curb teen pregnancy. “Children’s Hospital Los Angeles research with parenting teens has demonstrated that the provision of an advanced supply of emergency contraception is an important tool in reducing the instance of unplanned pregnancy,” said Belzer. He can be contacted through the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Office of Media Relations at (323) 3610-4121, office; (213) 209-1333 pager; or email@example.com.
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