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News About the Larner College of Medicine

The following stories appeared in local and national media outlets. 

  • Albaugh Cannabis Use & Brain Development Study in HealthDay Article
    (JUNE 17, 2022) A study published in JAMA Psychiatry and authored by Matthew Albaugh, Ph.D., University of Vermont assistant professor of psychiatry, and colleagues, was featured in a HealthDay article, titled "Pot Use May Change the Teenage Brain, MRIs Show."
  • Higgins Contingency Management Research in The Guardian Article
    (FEBRUARY 8, 2022) An article on addiction in The Guardian mentions Stephen Higgins, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry, director of the Vermont Center on Behavior and Health, and pioneer of the “contingency management” program.
  • Bell Comments on Vermont's Less-Severe COVID Cases in U.S. News Story
    (JANUARY 28, 2022) An article in U.S. News & World Report focused on Vermont's highest-in-the-nation vaccination rates, and included comments from Rebecca Bell, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of pediatrics.
  • Bruce Quoted in Nature News Article on Omicron Spread
    (JANUARY 19, 2022) Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Emily Bruce, Ph.D., commented on Omicron’s hyper-transmissibility in an article in the News section of the journal Nature.
  • Garavan & Potter Discuss Grant for Early Brain Development Research on WCAX-TV
    (JANUARY 7, 2022) In a WCAX-TV story, UVM Professors of Psychiatry Hugh Garavan, Ph.D., and Alexandra Potter, Ph.D., discussed their $5.5 million grant to participate in the Phase II portion of the HEALthy Brain and Child Development (HBCD) Study, an initiative focused on gathering data on brain development from birth through early childhood. View a video of the story.
  • Mori Provides Omicron Prevention Masking Advice on Then24
    (JANUARY 6, 2022) Vitor Mori, Ph.D., a UVM postdoctoral fellow in medicine, is quoted in an article on Then24 regarding the best masks to wear to prevent more communicable COVID-19 variants.
  • Polio Vaccine Trials Highlighted in WCAX-TV Story
    (DECEMBER 15, 2021) A WCAX-TV Channel 3 (CBS) news story, titled "Team of UVM researchers on cusp of vaccine trials to eliminate polio," features interviews with Larner College of Medicine faculty members Jessica Crothers, M.D., assistant professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, and E. Ross Colgate, Ph.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of microbiology and molecular genetics.
  • Firestone Medical Research Building Featured in Burlington Free Press
    (DECEMBER 14, 2021) A Burlington Free Press article about Chittenden County, Vt. building projects mentioned the Firestone Medical Research Building currently under construction on the UVM campus.
  • Larner Alum & CDC CMO Wolfe's Visit Covered by Local Media
    (DECEMBER 13, 2021) A visit to UVM's Larner College of Medicine by Class of 1995 alum Mitchell Wolfe, M.D., M.P.H., chief medical officer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), was covered widely by regional media.
  • Carney & Levine Quoted in The Atlantic Article on COVID Surge in VT
    (NOVEMBER 24, 2021) Jan Carney, M.D., M.P.H., associate dean for public health and health policy, and Mark Levine, M.D., Vermont Commissioner of Health and professor of medicine, are both quoted in an article in The Atlantic, titled "America’s Pandemic Star Loses Some Luster," regarding the surge in COVID-19 cases in Vermont.

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