Larner College of Medicine News & Media

  • 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.”
  • From Marine to Doctor: Med student Jose Calderon aspires to help communities in need
    July 2, 2019 by Erin Post
    When Jose Calderon was six years old, his mother began exhibiting symptoms of schizophrenia. As he watched her cycle in and out of psychiatric units – sometimes enduring run-ins with law enforcement and negative encounters with neighbors and members of their church - he came to understand how the stigma associated with mental illness can devastate a family already struggling to cope with a brutal disease.
  • 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.
  • 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.”
  • 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
    (MAY 6, 2019) 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.
  • ‘One Discovery after Another’ – Mark Nelson’s Journey to the National Academy of Sciences
    May 1, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    On April 30, 2019, UVM Distinguished Professor and Chair of Pharmacology Mark Nelson's achievements in original research were recognized with his election to membership in the prestigious National Academy of Sciences.
  • Gramling Study on the Impact of Optimism Featured on docwirenews.com
    April 30, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (April 30, 2019) 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.
  • Menon Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group & Larner Research Highlighted on WCAX
    April 24, 2019 by Madi Wood
    (April 24, 2019) 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
    (APRIL 11, 2019) 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.