Larner College of Medicine News & Media

  • Med Student Danis Discusses COVID-19 Volunteering on NBC10 Boston/NECN
    April 1, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (APRIL 1, 2020) Larner College of Medicine Class of '21 medical student and Essex EMT Hilary Danis was featured in an NBC10 Boston/New England Cable News (NECN) story on Vermont Governor Phil Scott's call for help in supporting the state's health care workforce during the COVID-19 emergency. In the interview, Danis says "I think each and every one of us can serve our part."
  • Lahey's COVID-19 Safety Advice Featured in Multiple Media Outlets
    March 30, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MARCH 30, 2020) Expert advice from Professor of Medicine and Director of Clinical Ethics Tim Lahey, M.D., M.M.Sc., has been featured in multiple local, regional and national media outlets, including the New York Times and Medium.
  • Class of '22 Medical Student Brach featured in NBC 5 Story
    March 27, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MARCH 27, 2020) Local television station NBC 5 aired a story about Meals on Wheels volunteers helping deliver food to seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Second-year medical student Richard Brach, who was featured in the story, says that since the College of Medicine's move to remote learning, he has some time in his schedule to help out in the community.
  • Farkas Quoted in New York Times Article on Ventilator Use for COVID-19
    March 26, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MARCH 26, 2020) Joshua Farkas, M.D., associate professor of medicine in the Division of Pulmonary Disease & Critical Care Medicine, was quoted in a New York Times article, titled "‘The Other Option Is Death’: New York Starts Sharing of Ventilators."
  • Hudziak's Advice on Student Athlete Training during COVID-19 in Washington Post
    March 24, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MARCH 24, 2020) James Hudziak, M.D., professor of psychiatry and pediatrics, chief of child psychiatry, and director of the Vermont Center for Children, Youth, and Families, provides advice to coaches on how to continue working with their teams using virtual sessions in a Washington Post article.
  • Cushman Comments on Coronavirus and Blood Type in Healthline Article
    March 22, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    MARCH 22, 2020) Professor of Medicine in the Hematology/Oncology Division, Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc. was quoted in a recent Healthline article, titled "Does Your Blood Type Increase Your Risk for Coronavirus?"
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  • Sadigh Quoted in Fox News Story on Coronavirus Outbreak
    March 13, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MARCH 13, 2020) Majid Sadigh, M.D., Director of the Global Health program at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine was quoted in a Fox News article regarding the recent coronavirus outbreak and the importance of people following best practices put forth by the CDC and local officials.
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  • Widespread Coverage of UVM Medical Center Press Conference on Presumptive COVID-19 Case
    March 13, 2020 by User Not Found
    (MARCH 12, 2020) The University of Vermont Medical Center held a press conference on March 12 regarding its first presumptive positive case of COVID-19, which was widely covered by local and regional media.
  • Lahey Discusses Efforts to Ramp Up Cononavirus Care at UVM Medical Center
    March 13, 2020 by User Not Found
    (MARCH 10, 2020) Tim Lahey, M.D., professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Disease at the UVM Larner College of Medicine and director of clinical ethics at the UVM Medical Center, is featured in a WCAX news story about UVM Medical Center actions and preparations for dealing with the coronavirus.
  • Cushman Quoted in U.S. News on Blood Type & Blood Clot Risk Study
    February 11, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., UVM professor of medicine and director of the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Program at the UVM Medical Center, commented on an Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology study on the potential increased risk of blood clots in people with blood types A and B in U.S. News & World Report.
  • Gramling's Article on End-of-Life Conversations Covered in Online News Outlets
    December 10, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (DECEMBER 9, 2019) News about a study on machine learning and end-of-life conversations led by Robert Gramling, M.D., D.Sc., Miller Chair in Palliative Medicine, and published in the journal Patient Education and Counseling, was picked up by several online news outlets.
  • Laurent and Mackey Study Associated Press Article Featured in National Media
    December 10, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (DECEMBER 9, 2019) Associate Professor of Nursing Jennifer Laurent, Ph.D., FNP, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Scott Mackey, Ph.D., were featured in an Associated Press story about their JAMA Pediatrics study looking at BMI and brain function that was picked up by multiple national outlets, including the New York Times.
  • JAMA Network Open Published Study by Plante and Silverman Covered by National Media Outlets
    December 9, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (DECEMBER 4, 2019) A study published in JAMA Network Open last week and coauthored by Timothy Plante, M.D., Asst. Prof of Medicine, and Daniel Silverman, M.D., cardiology fellows, has been covered fairly widely in the media, including U.S. News & World Report, HealthDay News and Breitbart.
  • Jacobs Featured in U.S. News Coverage of Healthcare of Tomorrow
    December 18, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (NOVEMBER 19, 2019) Coverage of the U.S. News & World Report's Healthcare of Tomorrow conference in Washington, D.C., included quotes from Alicia Jacobs, M.D., vice chair and associate professor of family medicine, who served on a panel addressing the opioid crisis and how hospitals and healthcare providers are approaching this epidemic. Jacobs discussed how the University of Vermont Medical Center began to address the opioid crisis and what steps they are taking to help the crisis. Read more at U.S. News & World Report and on the American Hospital Association website.
  • Irvin & Colleagues Flavored E-Cigs & Asthma Study Covered by National Media Outlets
    October 16, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (OCTOBER 15, 2019) Several news outlets recently covered a research study on flavored e-cigarettes and asthma published in Nature Scientific Reports by Larner faculty and trainees, including senior author and Professor of Medicine Charles Irvin, Ph.D. The study was funded through UVM's Tobacco Center on Regulatory Science (TCORS) grant.
  • Gramling & Vermont Conversation Lab Featured in Hospice News
    October 7, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (OCTOBER 7, 2019) A story about the University of Vermont’s Conversation Lab, “which uses machine learning to develop algorithms designed to optimize clinician-patient discussions of serious illness, palliative care and end-of-life care," led by Robert Gramling, M.D., associate professor of family medicine and Miller Chair in Palliative Medicinewas featured in Hospice News.
    Read full story at Hospice News
  • Leahy-led Diabetes Panel Recommendations Featured in Multiple Media Outlets
    October 7, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (OCTOBER 7, 2019) Coverage of recommendations from an Endocrine Society-convened panel of diabetes experts published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society and led by Professor of Medicine and Director of Endocinology, Diabetes & Metabolism John Leahy, M.D., received coverage in several media outlets.
  • Larner Marches with Academic Medical Center at Pride Vermont Parade
    September 16, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (SEPTEMBER 9, 2019) LGBTQ community members and allies filled Burlington's Church Street and downtown area with smiles, rainbow flags, and bright colors on Sunday, September 8, at the 2019 Vermont Pride Parade and Festival. The Larner College of Medicine was one of more than 90 organizations that participated in the event, which coincided with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and had the largest attendance to date.
  • Shukla Quoted in VTDigger Article on Social Services Group's Asbestos Violation
    September 9, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (SEPTEMBER 9, 2019) A VTDigger article, titled "NEK social services group paid fines for asbestos, other violations," featured comments by UVM Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Arti Shukla, Ph.D., regarding the link between asbestos and lung disease.
  • Gramling's Work on Silence in End-of-Life Conversations in The Atlantic
    August 30, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (AUGUST 27, 2019) A long feature story published in Mosaic and The Atlantic focuses on research led by Bob Gramling, M.D., D.Sc., Miller Chair in Palliative Medicine, and colleagues about conversations between clinicians and dying patients.