Larner College of Medicine News & Media

  • Hudziak’s Music and the Brain Study Continues to Receive Media Coverage
    January 7, 2016 by Brittany Willette
    Media coverage of a study on the impact of musical training on kids' ability to focus attention, control emotions, and diminish anxiety by James Hudziak, M.D., UVM professor of psychiatry and director of the Vermont Center for Children, Youth and Families, and colleagues Matthew Albaugh, Ph.D., postdoctoral associate, and graduate student research assistant Eileen Crehan, continues to receive media coverage. Most recently, the study was mentioned in an article, titled “10 Signs Your Child Has a High IQ,” from The Advertiserwhich originally appeared in The Sun.

    For a full list of media placements dating back to December 2014, click here.

  • Hebert Comments on Lawsuits Over Medical Record Breaches in Seven Days
    January 6, 2016 by Brittany Willette
    James Hebert, M.D., UVM professor and interim division chief of general surgery and executive vice chair for academic affairs, commented on the difficulties of reviewing electronic medical records privately during a recent meeting with Vermont lawmakers discussing a provision allowing patient lawsuits for breaches in the privacy of health data which was covered in Seven Days.
  • New Ultrasound Technique to Improve Obstetrical Care Featured in MedImaging Article
    January 6, 2016 by Brittany Willette
    A study showing a new volumetric technique which can increase accessibility to obstetric ultrasounds to aid in reducing infant mortality authored by Kristen DeStigter, M.D., UVM John P. and Kathryn H. Tampas Green and Gold professor and vice chair of radiology; Betsy Sussman, M.D., UVM professor of radiology; Matthew LeComte, Ph.D.; and Mary Streeter, R.T. was presented at the annual Radiological Society of North America meeting and covered in an article
  • Rettew Discusses Association Between Cannabis and Psychosis on Psychology Today Blog
    January 6, 2016 by Brittany Willette
    UVM Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics David Rettew, M.D., discusses new research looking beyond the association between cannabis and schizophrenia in a blog post authored for the ABCs of Child Psychiatry blog on Psychology Today. Read the blog post here.
  • Macauley Featured in Local Media Coverage of Welch Press Conference on Medicare Beneficiaries and Advanced Directives
    January 5, 2016 by Brittany Willette
    U.S. Representative Peter Welch (D-Vt.) introduced legislation encouraging Medicare beneficiaries to make treatment benefits known to families and providers. Robert Macauley, M.D., UVM professor of pediatrics and medical director of clinical ethics, attended the event and commented on the initiative. Read more about the announcement from:

    Vermont Business Magazine, ABC 22/Fox 44 News

  • Repp Comments on How the Body Processes Swallowed Gum for Nautilus Blog
    January 5, 2016 by Brittany Willette
    Comments on what happens to the body after chewing and swallowing gum or other items from Allen Repp, M.D., UVM associate professor of medicine, are featured on the Nautilus Blog in this post about “The Case for Common Sense Gum-Control.” Read the blog post here.
  • Annual Music Concert Founded by Weiss Mentioned in Times-Argus
    January 3, 2016 by Brittany Willette
    Beethoven’s Ninth, an annual concert featuring volunteer instrumentalists and choristers which was founded in 2002 by Daniel Weiss, M.D., Ph.D., UVM professor of medicine, was covered. Read the full article in the Times-Argus here.
  • Adler Appointment to Vermont Family Network Board of Directors Featured in Business People Vermont
    January 3, 2016 by Brittany Willette
    Business People Vermont announced the recent appointment of four new members to Vermont Family Network’s Board of Directors which included Abigail Adler, M.D., UVM assistant professor of pediatrics. View the announcement in Business People Vermont here.