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Greer Burkholder

@greerb_md

Believer in science

Infectious diseases/HIV physician & researcher at University of Alabama at Birmingham. Co-PI of Alabama AIDS Education & Training Center. Data maven. Boy & dog mom living in a house of chaos.

7 Posts

  1. tl;dr — Science education needs to adapt to a world of misinformation on social media and beyond. Today, prominent antivaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. tweeted the ridiculous claim that as director of th
  2. COVID-19 Treatment

    Nirmatrelvir/ritonavir (Paxlovid) is the preferred oral therapy for treating outpatients with mild to moderate COVID-19 who are at risk for progression to severe disease. Molnupiravir (Lagevrio) is le
  3. Great article on disproportionate use of externalizing psychiatric diagnoses involving hostility or aggression among Black teens compared with internalizing diagnoses (anxiety, ADHD) among their white
  4. There are a disturbing amount of photos on my phone of things in small print (like directions on my kid's medicine bottle) so that I can blow them up to the point I can actually read them with my agin
  5. The number of infectious diseases doctors in the US is too low. If you are inclined, take a moment to contact your senators and representatives about the BIO Preparedness Workforce Pilot Program #IDP
  6. 80% of counties without an infectious diseases physician. This is a major public health issue. This year 44% of ID fellowship programs did not fill all slots; 25% of positions unclaimed. ID physicians
  7. First post -- dog doughnut. #postdogs

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