Diann Gaalema, Ph.D., recieves acceptance on paper titled, "Systematic Review of Cardiac Rehabilitation Guidelines: Quality and Scope", in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology!
Stephen Higgins, PhD, and Richard Rawson, PhD chaired a panel on the US opioid epidemic at the Northeast Regional IDeA Conference. The multidisciplinary panel brought together clinical researchers to dsicsus efforts to curtail this epidemic and reduce its impact, specifically in northern New England. View the presentations slides, here.
VCBH held 29th Annual Trainee Scientific Retreat at Basin Harbor Resort in Vergennes, VT. The annual retreat features oral and poster presentations from all of our pre and postdoctoral fellows as well as presentations from two external guests. This year's guests were Margaret Haney, PhD; Professor, Columbia University, and former T32 predoctoral fellow, Matthew Carpenter, PhD, Assistant Professor. Medical University of South Carolina.
A new paper published in JAMA Internal Medicine on the "Association of Cumulative Socioeconomic and Health-related Disadvantage with Disparities in Smoking Prevalence in the United States, 2008-2017", is a collaborative effort of the USC and UVM TCORS with Adam Leventhal, PhD (USC TCORS) as lead author and Stephen Higgins, PhD, as co-author.