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News About the Larner College of Medicine

The following stories appeared in local and national media outlets. 

  • Med Student Danis Discusses COVID-19 Volunteering on NBC10 Boston/NECN
    (APRIL 1, 2020) Larner College of Medicine Class of '21 medical student and Essex EMT Hilary Danis was featured in an NBC10 Boston/New England Cable News (NECN) story on Vermont Governor Phil Scott's call for help in supporting the state's health care workforce during the COVID-19 emergency. In the interview, Danis says "I think each and every one of us can serve our part."
  • Lahey's COVID-19 Safety Advice Featured in Multiple Media Outlets
    (MARCH 30, 2020) Expert advice from Professor of Medicine and Director of Clinical Ethics Tim Lahey, M.D., M.M.Sc., has been featured in multiple local, regional and national media outlets, including the New York Times and Medium.
  • Class of '22 Medical Student Brach featured in NBC 5 Story
    (MARCH 27, 2020) Local television station NBC 5 aired a story about Meals on Wheels volunteers helping deliver food to seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Second-year medical student Richard Brach, who was featured in the story, says that since the College of Medicine's move to remote learning, he has some time in his schedule to help out in the community.
  • Farkas Quoted in New York Times Article on Ventilator Use for COVID-19
    (MARCH 26, 2020) Joshua Farkas, M.D., associate professor of medicine in the Division of Pulmonary Disease & Critical Care Medicine, was quoted in a New York Times article, titled "‘The Other Option Is Death’: New York Starts Sharing of Ventilators."
  • Hudziak's Advice on Student Athlete Training during COVID-19 in Washington Post
    (MARCH 24, 2020) James Hudziak, M.D., professor of psychiatry and pediatrics, chief of child psychiatry, and director of the Vermont Center for Children, Youth, and Families, provides advice to coaches on how to continue working with their teams using virtual sessions in a Washington Post article.
  • 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.

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