Larner College of Medicine News & Media

  • Nelson Interviewed by VPR on Election to the National Academy of Sciences
    June 14, 2019 by Heather McCabe
    (June 11, 2019) University Distinguished Professor and Chair of Pharmacology Mark Nelson, Ph.D., was interviewed on Vermont Public Radio about his recent election to the National Academy of Sciences and his research in vascular blood flow.
  • Bethina Featured in Creaky Joints Article on Arthritis in the Ankle
    June 11, 2019 by Heather McCabe
    (June 11, 2019) Assistant Professor of Medicine and rheumatologist Narandra Bethina, M.D., is featured in an article in Creaky Joints regarding arthritis in the ankle.
  • Breast MRI Study Co-Authored by Sprague Featured in Multiple News Outlets
    June 4, 2019 by Michelle Bookless
    A breast cancer study published in Radiology and co-authored by Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of the Vermont Breast Cancer Surveillance System Brian Sprague, Ph.D., has been picked up by the newswires and published on multiple websites.
  • Schottel Study on Nonoperative Geriatric Hip Fracture Treatment Highlighted in Orthopedics This Week
    June 3, 2019 by Michelle Bookless
    A study co-authored by UVM Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Patrick Schottel, M.D., on the mortality rate associated with nonoperative versus operative treatment of geriatric hip fractures received attention recently in Orthopedics This Week.
  • McGinnis Discusses Diagnosis of Childhood Depression and Anxiety on VPR
    May 31, 2019 by Michelle Bookless
    Two researchers from the University of Vermont were recently interviewed by Vermont Public Radio's Jane Lindholm and Ric Cengeri about work they're doing to identify ways in which to diagnose depression and anxiety in young children.
  • Singh Interviewed by WCAX-VT About Proactive HIV Testing
    May 29, 2019 by Michelle Bookless
    (MAY 29, 2019) Devika Singh, M.D., UVM assistant professor of medicine and UVM Medical Center infectious disease specialist was interviewed at the Larner College of Medicine in April for a May 29th WCAX-VT story about the need to be more proactive with HIV testing for Vermont patients.
  • Dean Richard Page Highlighted by NBC5
    May 28, 2019 by Michelle Bookless
    Dean Richard L. Page was the subject of a recent NBC5 story titled, “Medical school dean continues to see patients, promotes professionalism."
  • Nelson Discusses National Academy of Sciences Election, Research on WCAX
    May 27, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    University Distinguished Professor and Chair of Pharmacology Mark Nelson, Ph.D., was interviewed by local CBS affiliate WCAX-TV about his recent election to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences and the research that earned him the recognition and support to become a member.
  • Class of '19 M.D. Grad Marallo Featured on Local 22 Television
    May 18, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (MAY 18, 2019) Class of 2019 Larner College of Medicine graduate and veteran Michael Marallo, M.D., was interviewed about his journey over the past nearly four years in medical school.
  • Hudziak Discusses Study Findings about Impact of Sports on Depression in Boys on VPR
    May 6, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    James Hudziak, M.D., professor of psychiatry and director of child psychiatry, discussed findings from an article he coauthored in the May 2019 issue of Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, on Vermont Public Radio.
  • Gramling Study on the Impact of Optimism Featured on docwirenews.com
    April 30, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    A new study, published in the journal Psycho-Oncology, details how a seriously ill patient’s optimism can impact a clinician’s survival prognosis in palliative care conversations.
  • Higgins Comments in U.S. News & World Report on Using Contingency Management to Treat Substance Use Disorders
    April 24, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    Stephen Higgins, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and director of the Vermont Center on Behavior and Health at UVM, is quoted in a U.S. News & World Report article, titled "A Barren Landscape for Meth Treatment."
  • Menon Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group & Larner Research Highlighted on WCAX
    April 24, 2019 by Madi Wood
    WCAX featured the Larner College of Medicine research studies currently be conducted in relation to slowing the progressing of pulmonary fibrosis. Prema Menon, M.D., UVM assistant professor of medicine, spoke about the study saying, "We're creating these mini lungs and looking at if these new patented catalysts can actually reverse fibrosis in humans, which is such a step forward in the research".
  • Shapiro Comments on Migraines on SheKnows.com
    April 11, 2019 by Madi Wood
    An article published on SheKnows in the health and wellness section titled, "6 Misconceptions about Migraines That Need to Be Dispelled ASAP", featured comments from Robert Shapiro, M.D., UVM professor of neurology and founding president of the Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy.
  • Local Media Cover Substance Use Research by Villanti
    March 31, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    A Burlington Free Press article and Vermont Public Radio Vermont Edition segment both cover new research being conducted by Andrea Villanti, Ph.D., M.P.H., associate professor of psychiatry, regarding young Vermonters and substance abuse.
  • LaMantia Quoted in Associated Press Story on 84-Year-Old Pole Vaulter
    March 22, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    Michael LaMantia, M.D., associate professor of medicine, head of geriatrics and the director of the UVM Center on Aging, was quoted in an Associated Press article about an 84-year-old pole vaulter from Shelburne, Vt. and physically ability in seniors.
  • Larner Match Day Featured by AAMC and VT Media Outlets
    March 21, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    On Friday, March 15, 2019, the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont’s Class of 2019 Match Day celebration was highlighted by the Association of American Medical Colleges as well as several local VT media outlets.
  • Emergency Medicine Expert Blohm Explains Uses & Effects of Narcan
    March 18, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    University of Vermont Assistant Professor of Surgery Eike Blohm, M.D., emergency medicine physician and medical toxicologist, was interviewed by two local television outlets in conjunction with reports of a Vermont state trooper who received the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone – also known as Narcan – following a traffic stop.
  • New England Cable News Highlights Krag's Cancer Research
    March 17, 2019 by Madi Wood
    Local Vermont media coverage of the annual S.D. Ireland St. Patrick's Day cement truck parade featured an interview with David Krag, M.D., S.D. Ireland Professor of Surgical Oncology at UVM's Larner College of Medicine, whose research is supported in part by the S.D. Ireland Cancer Research Fund, for which the event is a fundraiser.
  • Cushman Comments Featured in American Heart Association Story on Childhood Obesity and Blood Clots
    March 15, 2019 by Madi Wood
    The American Heart Association recently featured comments by Mary Cushman, M.D., UVM professor of medicine, in a story highlighting a Danish study that found a correlation between childhood obesity and the development of blood clots in adulthood.