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The following stories appeared in local and national media outlets. 

  • UVM and UVM Health Network Participate in Phase 3 COVID-19 Vaccine Trial
    The University of Vermont Medical Center and Vaccine Testing Center at the University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine have been selected to take part in a Phase 3 trial for a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University and manufactured by AstraZeneca.
  • Raszka in Wall Street Journal, CBS6 Albany Stories on COVID-19 and Children
    (AUGUST 10 & 12, 2020) Professor of Pediatrics William Raszka, M.D., was quoted in an August 10 Wall Street Journal article, titled “Latest Research Points to Children Carrying, Transmitting Coronavirus” CBS6 Albany story, titled "Spike in COVID-19 cases in children nationally, a pediatrics professor explains why."
  • Veal's Annals of Internal Medicine Essay Garners Media Coverage
    (AUGUST 8, 2020) An essay by Class of 2021 medical student Christopher Veal, titled “At the Intersection of Fear, Grief and Love,” and published July 28 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, led to Veal doing a live interview August 6 on Indiana’s WTLC AM 1310 on “The Legal Word with Kiki Gaither” radio program and a mention in MedPage Today on August 8.
  • Cushman Quoted in MSN Article on Preventing Blood Clots
    (AUGUST 7, 2020) Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., professor of medicine, was quoted in an MSN article, titled "Even if You Exercise Regularly, this One Habit Could Undo All Your Hard Work," about the importance of not only exercise, but also how active you are on a daily basis, to prevent blood clots and other clotting disorders.
  • Lahey Discusses Convalescent Plasma experimental Treatment for COVID-19 in NBC5 Article
    (AUGUST 7, 2020) Timothy Lahey, M.D., M.M.Sc., professor of medicine, was quoted in an NBC5 story about a local woman who has been donating plasma, post a COVID-19 diagnosis.
  • Sigmon Listed in Fast Company's "Most Creative People in Business" for 2020
    (AUGUST 4, 2020) Associate Professor of Psychiatry Stacey Sigmon, Ph.D., is featured in the September 2020 issue of Fast Company as one of the 74 “Most Creative People in Business for 2020.” Sigmon is featured under the category of "For Designing A Superior Solution" for her work developing new models of opioid treatment delivery.
  • Kirkpatrick Featured in Elemental Article on COVID-19 Vaccine
    (JULY 29, 2020) Comments from Chair and Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Beth Kirkpatrick, M.D., were featured in a July 29 article, titled "One Man's Quest to Infect People With Covid-19 for Science," in Elemental, a new Medium publication for science-backed health and wellness coverage.
  • Villanti Featured WCAX-TV Channel 3 news story
    (JULY 24, 2020) Andrea Villanti, Ph.D., M.P.H., associate professor of psychiatry, is featured in a July 24 WCAX-TV Channel 3 news story, titled "Collaborative effort gives insight on Vt. youth drug use, vaping."
  • Raszka Featured in WIRED and The Cut about Kids & COVID-19
    (JULY 22 & 27, 2020) William Raszka, M.D., professor of pediatrics is quoted in a July 22 article in “The Cut” in The New Yorker, titled "Their Summer Camp Tried to Be Safe. Kids Still Got Sick," and in a July 27 article in WIRED, titled "Some Countries Reopened Schools. What Did They Learn About Kids and Covid?"
  • Lee and Raszka's Commentary on Kids & COVID-19 Transmission Garners Broad Media Coverage
    (JULY 10-20, 2020) Significant national and international media coverage was generated in response to the publication of a Pediatrics Commentary, titled “COVID-19 Transmission and Children: The Child Is Not to Blame,” authored by Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Benjamin Lee, M.D., and Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases William Raszka, M.D.

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