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News About the Larner College of Medicine

The following stories appeared in local and national media outlets. 

  • Hudziak Discusses Study Findings about Impact of Sports on Depression in Boys on VPR
    James Hudziak, M.D., professor of psychiatry and director of child psychiatry, discussed findings from an article he coauthored in the May 2019 issue of Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, on Vermont Public Radio.
  • Gramling Study on the Impact of Optimism Featured on docwirenews.com
    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.
  • Higgins Comments in U.S. News & World Report on Using Contingency Management to Treat Substance Use Disorders
    Stephen Higgins, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and director of the Vermont Center on Behavior and Health at UVM, is quoted in a U.S. News & World Report article, titled "A Barren Landscape for Meth Treatment."
  • Menon Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group & Larner Research Highlighted on WCAX
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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.
  • Emergency Medicine Expert Blohm Explains Uses & Effects of Narcan
    University of Vermont Assistant Professor of Surgery Eike Blohm, M.D., emergency medicine physician and medical toxicologist, was interviewed by two local television outlets in conjunction with reports of a Vermont state trooper who received the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone – also known as Narcan – following a traffic stop.
  • New England Cable News Highlights Krag's Cancer Research
    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.

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