Drs. Stacey Sigmon and Allison Kurti present at the 2019 New England Rural Health Conference. Dr. Sigmon's presentation focused on the "Innovative Approaches to Expanding Opioid Addiction Treatment in Rural Communities", and Dr. Kurti presented on "Leveraging Science, Technology, and Creativity to Improve Rural Health".
Elias Klemperer, PhD, receives the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine Dean's Excellence in Research Award. Dr. Klemperer was awarded the best postdoctoral research presentation titled, "Who remits from opioid use disorder without treatment? Findings from a nationally representative US Survey?"
Stacey Sigmon, PhD, presents a poster at the 2019 Lisbon Addictions Conference in Lisbon, Portugal. Dr. Sigmon's poster titled, "Innovative treatment for opioid use disorder", outlined the findings of her novel Interim Buprenorphine Treatment (IBT) to mitigate risks during treatment delays for opioid-dependent individuals using technology-aided devices to deliver pharmacotherapy.
UVMMC Cardiologist and VCBH Pilot Project Director, Sherrie Khadanga, MD, was awarded "Young Investigator of the Year" at the annual meeting of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) held in Portland, OR. The title of her study was, "Optimizing the Exercise Training Response in Women in Cardiac Rehabilitation."
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!