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News About the Larner College of Medicine

The following stories appeared in local and national media outlets. 

  • Gramling Study on the Impact of Optimism Featured on docwirenews.com
    (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) 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) 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.
  • Local Media Cover Substance Use Research by Villanti
    (MARCH 31, 2019) A Burlington Free Press article and Vermont Public Radio Vermont Edition segment both cover new research being conducted by Andrea Villanti, Ph.D., M.P.H., associate professor of psychiatry, regarding young Vermonters and substance abuse.
  • LaMantia Quoted in Associated Press Story on 84-Year-Old Pole Vaulter
    (MARCH 22, 2019) Michael LaMantia, M.D., associate professor of medicine, head of geriatrics and the director of the UVM Center on Aging, was quoted in an Associated Press article about an 84-year-old pole vaulter from Shelburne, Vt. and physically ability in seniors.
  • Larner Match Day Featured by AAMC and VT Media Outlets
    (MARCH 21, 2019) On Friday, March 15, 2019, the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont’s Class of 2019 Match Day celebration was highlighted by the Association of American Medical Colleges as well as several local VT media outlets.
  • New England Cable News Highlights Krag's Cancer Research
    (MARCH 17, 2019) Local Vermont media coverage of the annual S.D. Ireland St. Patrick's Day cement truck parade featured an interview with David Krag, M.D., S.D. Ireland Professor of Surgical Oncology at UVM's Larner College of Medicine, whose research is supported in part by the S.D. Ireland Cancer Research Fund, for which the event is a fundraiser.
  • Cushman Comments Featured in American Heart Association Story on Childhood Obesity and Blood Clots
    (MARCH 15, 2019) The American Heart Association recently featured comments by Mary Cushman, M.D., UVM professor of medicine, in a story highlighting a Danish study that found a correlation between childhood obesity and the development of blood clots in adulthood.
  • Garavan Cannabis and Teen Brain Study Garners International Coverage
    A study authored by Hugh Garavan, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry, and former UVM postdoctoral fellow Catherine Orr, Ph.D., focused on the impact of even small amounts of cannabis on the adolescent brain, was recently published in the Journal of Neuroscience and has gained mass international attention from multiple news outlets.
  • Fassler Speaks at Interim Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates
    David Fassler, M.D., UVM Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, who presented at the Interim Meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates at National Harbor in Washington, D.C., was featured in a meeting recap article in Psychiatric News.

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