Scientist: Johnson Skyler

Skyler Johnson ESMH ScientistSkyler Johnson, MD is currently a chief resident in Radiation Oncology at Yale, a Yale Health Sciences Research Fellow as part of the National Clinical Scholars Program (NCSP; formerly RWJ) and a member of the Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy and Effectiveness Research Center (COPPER). During medical school, he worked on prostate cancer clinical outcomes research with the Radiation Oncology Department at University of Michigan. His research interests include cancer clinical trials, clinical outcomes, comparative effectiveness, cancer survivorship, cost-effectiveness and decision analysis, and investigations of novel therapeutics with radiation.

Misinformation in science : how false medical news on social media miseducates our society

Misinformation in science : how false medical news on social media miseducates our society

Social media platforms have taken a leading role in our everyday lives and have changed the way we obtain health information online. The most recent topic fueling disinformation is the novel Coronavirus. However, it is not the only one.

Interview with Dr. Skyler Johnson about false medical news

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr. Skyler Johnson about false medical news

False medical news, a scientist’s opinion Interview with Dr. Skyler Johnson, Radiation oncologist, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, University of Utah. In your opinion, why is it dangerous to spread false medical news on cancer? Cancer patients often find themselves in a vulnerable, life-threatening situation. Fake medical news on cancer could possibly persuade these patients ...