Larner College of Medicine News & Media

  • Fassler Comments on Medication Adherence in Youth with ADHD
    August 16, 2019 by Heather McCabe
    (AUGUST 2, 2019) David Fassler, M.D., UVM clinical professor of psychiatry was featured in an article in Psychiatric News from the American Psychiatric Association on a recent report stating that more than half of children and adolescents with ADHD may not be taking stimulant medications as prescribed.
  • Ahern Featured in Healio/HemOnc Today Article on Medications Associated with Breast Cancer
    August 16, 2019 by Heather McCabe
    (AUGUST 2, 2019) Healio.com highlighted research conducted by Assistant Professor of Surgery Thomas P. Ahern, Ph.D., M.P.H and colleagues in an article, titled "Certain medications linked to increased breast cancer risk."
  • Menon featured in WCAX Segment on UVMMC Pulmonary Fibrosis Designation
    August 16, 2019 by Heather McCabe
    (AUGUST 7, 2019) Prema Menon, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine and director of the Interstitial Lung Disease Clinic at the University of Vermont Medical Center, was featured in a WCAX-TV Channel 3 segment about the Medical Center's new designation from the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation as a member of their Care Center Network.
  • Wasserman Discusses Motivational Interviewing on Advisory.com
    August 6, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (AUGUST 2, 2019) Richard Wasserman, M.D., professor of pediatrics, commented on motivational interviewing techniques used to encourage patients to adopt healthier behaviors in an Advisory.com article.
  • Shapiro Comments on Migraine Attitudes at American Headache Society Conference
    July 31, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JULY 31, 2019) Robert Shapiro, M.D., Ph.D., professor of neurological sciences, commented on findings he presented at the national American Headache Society meeting in an MDEdge/Neurology article.
  • Tracy Interviewed by WCAX on RURAL Study
    July 15, 2019 by Heather McCabe
    (JULY 15, 2019) Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Russell Tracy, Ph.D., was interviewed on WCAX-TV's "You Can Quote Me" program about the scope of the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont’s involvement in the National Institutes of Health’s Risk Underlying Rural Areas Longitudinal (RURAL) Study.
  • Gibson Featured in VTDigger Article on Healthcare for Transgender Youth
    July 11, 2019 by Heather McCabe
    (JULY 11, 2019) Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Erica Gibson, M.D., commented on expanding healthcare access for transgender youth under Medicaid in VT Digger. Gibson, who is also the medical director of the UVM Medical Center’s Transgender Youth Program, addressed potential changes to transgender healthcare covered by Medicaid, including eliminating the minimum age for gender affirming surgeries.
  • Racha Discusses Gender on VT Public Radio "But Why" Program
    June 7, 2019 by Heather McCabe
    (JUNE 18, 2019) Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Lori Racha, M.D., was interviewed on Vermont Public Radio's “But Why: a Podcast for Curious Kids.”
  • Dickerson Interviewed by Texas Newspaper about Autism and Swimming
    July 1, 2019 by Heather McCabe
    (JUNE 18, 2019) Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Jeremiah Dickerson, M.D. was interviewed by the Beaumont Enterprise about the benefits of swim lessons for children on the autism spectrum.
  • Blohm Comments on WCAX About the Dangers of Foraging
    July 1, 2019 by Heather McCabe
    (JUNE 25, 2019) Assistant Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine Eike Blohm, M.D., was interviewed on WCAX as part of a segment on "Fatal Foraging" and the dangers of eating foraged food.
  • Kristen DeStigter: Reducing maternal mortality in Uganda
    June 24, 2019 by Phyl Newbeck
  • 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 Regarding 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
    (JUNE 4, 2019) 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
    (JUNE 3, 2019) 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
    (MAY 31, 2019) 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
    (MAY 28, 2019) Dean Richard L. Page, M.D., 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
    (MAY 27, 2019) 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.
  • Transformed: Class of 2019 Earns Medical Degrees at Commencement
    May 19, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (MAY 19, 2019) For the past nearly four years, members of the Class of 2019 absorbed vast amounts of information, honed and demonstrated skills and comprehension, and experienced the dynamics of patient interactions and interprofessional health care teams. On Sunday, May 19, these newest graduates of the University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine were able to take on the official title of “Doctor.”