Larner College of Medicine News & Media

  • van den Broek-Altenburg Mentioned in MarketWatch Article
    June 16, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JUNE 16, 2020) A study by Eline van den Broek-Altenburg, Ph.D., assistant professor of radiology, and colleagues was covered in a MarketWatch article, titled "Some Americans are more likely to socially distance and wear faces masks than others -- here's why."
  • Atherly Extensively Quoted in Healthcare Innovation Article
    June 11, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JUNE 11, 2020) Adam Atherly, Ph.D., professor of medicine and director of the Center for Health Services Research, is quoted extensively in a Healthcare Innovation article, titled “Are Vermont’s Global Budgets, Community Health Teams Improving Outcomes?”
  • MPH Student Dahal Comments on COVID-19 Spike in Associated Press Article
    June 9, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JUNE 9, 2020) A Vermont Associated Press article, titled "Virus spike in Vermont city hits immigrant communities," features comments from Larner College of Medicine M.P.H. student Bidur Dahal. The story was picked up by Vermont newspapers, as well as by daily newspapers across the U.S.
  • Avila Comments on Racial Disparities in Healthcare on NBC5 & VPR
    June 9, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JUNE 9 & 11, 2020) Maria Mercedes Avila, Ph.D., M.S.W., program director of the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program, associate professor of pediatrics, and health equity and inclusive excellence liaison, was featured in local news stories on COVID-19 and racial disparities in health on Vermont Public Radio and NBC5.
  • #WhiteCoatsForBlackLives Vigil Covered by Local Media
    June 5, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JUNE 5, 2020) A #WhiteCoatsForBlackLives vigil organized by Amy Teleron, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, with support from Joanna Conant, M.D., assistant professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, was covered by several local media outlets, including ABC22/Fox44, WCAX-TV Channel 3, and NBC5.
  • Mori & Bates Mentioned in VTDigger Story on COVID-19 Data Project
    May 27, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (MAY 24, 2020) Larner College of Medicine postdoctoral fellow Vitor Mori, Ph.D., and Jason Bates, Ph.D., Sc.D., professor of medicine, are mentioned in a VTDigger story, titled "The Bright Side: A UVM student coding global coronavirus research."
  • Lahey Mentioned in Seven Days Article on VT Restaurant Reopening
    May 23, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (MAY 23, 2020) Tim Lahey, M.D., M.MSc., professor of medicine, provided comments on guidelines for the safe opening of Vermont restaurants in a Seven Days article, titled “Short Order for Restaurants: Two Months Closed, Two Days to Open.”
  • Cushman Discusses Blood Clots in COVID-19 on Science Friday
    May 22, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MAY 22, 2020) Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., professor of medicine, was featured on a Science Friday radio segment on "Blood Clots Linked To COVID-19 Are Raising Alarm." The program airs on nearly 400 public radio stations and has roughly 1.8 million listeners.
  • Kirkpatrick Featured in TheHill.com Article on COVID-19 Vaccine
    May 20, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MAY 20, 2020) An article on TheHill.com, titled "Thousands have volunteered to be infected with coronavirus. But will that fast-track a vaccine?" featured comments from Beth Kirkpatrick, M.D., chair of microbiology and molecular genetics and director of the Vaccine Testing Center, about the steps that must be taken in order to develop a new vaccine.
  • Lahey Discusses COVID-19 Vaccine Trial on NPR; Fauci Responds
    May 19, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MAY 19, 2020) Tim Lahey, M.D., M.MSc., professor of medicine, was featured in an NPR Morning Edition segment on Moderna's experimental COVID-19 Vaccine. His comments were also referenced in a May 22 Morning Edition interview with White House Coronavirus Task Force member Anthony Fauci, M.D.
  • Thomas Comments on Helping Cancer Patient Families Cope during COVID-19 in Neurology Today
    May 18, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MAY 18, 2020) Alissa Thomas, M.D., assistant professor of neurological sciences and residency director for neurology, was featured in a Neurology Today article, titled "Neuropalliative Care During COVID-19—How Clinicians Help Patients and Families Cope with Isolation, Fear, and Life-Limiting Illness."
  • Libman Discusses Fellowship Training in the Age of COVID-19
    May 18, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MAY 18, 2020) Bonita Libman, M.D., professor of medicine and director of rheumatology, was quoted in and online article in The Rheumatologist, titled "Fellowship Training Goes Virtual: COVID-19 Pandemic Creates Training Challenges."
  • Klein in Radiology Business article on Radiology's Role in COVID-19
    May 18, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MAY 18, 2020) Jeffrey Klein, M.D., professor of radiology and A. Bradley Soule and John P. Tampas Green and Gold Professor, is featured in a Radiology Business article, titled "COVID’s positive side: Collegiality and public awareness up in radiology, expert says."
  • Green Discusses Nuances of Telehealth in VTDigger Article
    May 17, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MAY 17, 2020) Andrea Green, M.D., professor of pediatrics, was featured in a VTDigger article, titled "The doctor is online: Telehealth may become big part of new normal." Green discussed how patients and families in the New American clinic she directs are adjusting to telehealth, as well as newfound advantages to the use of this technology.
  • Adrianzen-Herrera Discusses Benefits of Telemedicine with Cancer Patients in ASCO Daily News
    May 13, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MAY 13, 2020) University of Vermont Assistant Professor of Medicine Diego Adrianzen-Herrera was interviewed for an ASCO Daily News special series on treating patients with cancer in the wake of COVID-19.
  • Cushman and Khadanga Share Tips for Staying Healthy During Pandemic on ABC22/Fox44
    May 12, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MAY 12, 2020) Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., professor of medicine, and Sherrie Khadanga, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, were featured in an ABC22/Fox44 news story, titled "'Each time there's a commercial break, take a lap around the house': Experts encourage health stay-at-home habits."
  • Class of 2022 Med Students' Work with Elderly Featured on NBC5
    May 12, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MAY 12, 2020) Larner College of Medicine Class of 2022 students Claudia Russell and Ashleigh Peterson were featured in an NBC5 news story about their volunteer work with seniors who are isolated to help them combat loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch a video of the story here.
  • Bates and Kinsey Featured in The New Yorker
    May 11, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MAY 11, 2020) Jason Bates Ph.D., D.Sc.,professor of medicine, and C. Matthew Kinsey, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of medicine, are featured in a New Yorker article, titled "The Engineers Taking on the Ventilator Shortage," about a ventilator they invented with College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences faculty colleagues designed for COVID-19 patients.
  • NBC News Article on COVID-19 Vaccine Quotes Kirkpatrick
    May 10, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MAY 10, 2020) University of Vermont Chair and Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and Vaccine Testing Center Director Beth Kirkpatrick, M.D., was featured in a national NBC News article regarding the controversial human challenge model used in vaccine development and testing.
  • van den Broek-Altenburg Featured in WCAX Story
    May 5, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MAY 5, 2020) Eline van den Broek-Altenburg, Ph.D., assistant professor of radiology and a member of the Center for Health Services Research, discusses ongoing research to track behavioral adjustments in response to social distancing and stay-at-home orders and their impact on the spread of COVID-19 infection in this WCAX-TV news story.