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News About the Larner College of Medicine

The following stories appeared in local and national media outlets. 

  • Cushman Comments on Coronavirus and Blood Type in Healthline Article
    MARCH 22, 2020) Professor of Medicine in the Hematology/Oncology Division, Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc. was quoted in a recent Healthline article, titled "Does Your Blood Type Increase Your Risk for Coronavirus?"
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  • Sadigh Quoted in Fox News Story on Coronavirus Outbreak
    (MARCH 13, 2020) Majid Sadigh, M.D., Director of the Global Health program at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine was quoted in a Fox News article regarding the recent coronavirus outbreak and the importance of people following best practices put forth by the CDC and local officials.
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  • Widespread Coverage of UVM Medical Center Press Conference on Presumptive COVID-19 Case
    (MARCH 12, 2020) The University of Vermont Medical Center held a press conference on March 12 regarding its first presumptive positive case of COVID-19, which was widely covered by local and regional media.
  • Lahey Discusses Efforts to Ramp Up Cononavirus Care at UVM Medical Center
    (MARCH 10, 2020) Tim Lahey, M.D., professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Disease at the UVM Larner College of Medicine and director of clinical ethics at the UVM Medical Center, is featured in a WCAX news story about UVM Medical Center actions and preparations for dealing with the coronavirus.
  • Cushman Quoted in U.S. News on Blood Type & Blood Clot Risk Study
    Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., UVM professor of medicine and director of the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Program at the UVM Medical Center, commented on an Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology study on the potential increased risk of blood clots in people with blood types A and B in U.S. News & World Report.
  • Gramling's Article on End-of-Life Conversations Covered in Online News Outlets
    (DECEMBER 9, 2019) News about a study on machine learning and end-of-life conversations led by Robert Gramling, M.D., D.Sc., Miller Chair in Palliative Medicine, and published in the journal Patient Education and Counseling, was picked up by several online news outlets.
  • Laurent and Mackey Study Associated Press Article Featured in National Media
    (DECEMBER 9, 2019) Associate Professor of Nursing Jennifer Laurent, Ph.D., FNP, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Scott Mackey, Ph.D., were featured in an Associated Press story about their JAMA Pediatrics study looking at BMI and brain function that was picked up by multiple national outlets, including the New York Times.
  • JAMA Network Open Published Study by Plante and Silverman Covered by National Media Outlets
    (DECEMBER 4, 2019) A study published in JAMA Network Open last week and coauthored by Timothy Plante, M.D., Asst. Prof of Medicine, and Daniel Silverman, M.D., cardiology fellows, has been covered fairly widely in the media, including U.S. News & World Report, HealthDay News and Breitbart.
  • Jacobs Featured in U.S. News Coverage of Healthcare of Tomorrow
    (NOVEMBER 19, 2019) Coverage of the U.S. News & World Report's Healthcare of Tomorrow conference in Washington, D.C., included quotes from Alicia Jacobs, M.D., vice chair and associate professor of family medicine, who served on a panel addressing the opioid crisis and how hospitals and healthcare providers are approaching this epidemic. Jacobs discussed how the University of Vermont Medical Center began to address the opioid crisis and what steps they are taking to help the crisis. Read more at U.S. News & World Report and on the American Hospital Association website.
  • Irvin & Colleagues Flavored E-Cigs & Asthma Study Covered by National Media Outlets
    (OCTOBER 15, 2019) Several news outlets recently covered a research study on flavored e-cigarettes and asthma published in Nature Scientific Reports by Larner faculty and trainees, including senior author and Professor of Medicine Charles Irvin, Ph.D. The study was funded through UVM's Tobacco Center on Regulatory Science (TCORS) grant.

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