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News About the Larner College of Medicine

The following stories appeared in local and national media outlets. 

  • Larner Gift and Naming of the College of Medicine Featured in National Media
    A historic announcement on September 23 about the estate commitment of $66 million from UVM dual-degree alumnus Robert Larner ’39, M.D.’42, and his wife, Helen, and the naming of the College of Medicine to The Larner College of Medicine at The University of Vermont received wide coverage, both regionally and nationally.
  • Garavan, Potter and Albaugh Discuss NIH ABCD Study on Vermont Public Radio
    Larner College of Medicine faculty members Alexandra Potter, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychiatry, and Matthew Albaugh, Ph.D., postdoctoral associate in psychiatry, were guests on Vermont Public Radio’s live interview program Vermont Edition, with host Nina Keck.

  • Naylor Addresses Non-Opioid Treatments for Chronic Pain on WCAX-TV
    In conjunction with Pain Awareness Month during the month of September, local CBS affiliate WCAX-TV invited Professor of Psychiatry Magdalena Naylor, M.D., Ph.D., to be a guest on its live interview program “The :30.”
  • Department of Psychiatry's Partnership with VA Covered by Vermont Media
    Judith Lewis, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry and director of the psychiatry residency program at the UVM Medical Center, and Brett Rusch, M.D., from the White River Junction (Vt.) Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, discussed providing care for veterans in Vermont and a new psychiatry residency partnership between UVM and the VA during a live interview on WCAX-TV Channel 3’s “The :30” program.
  • UVM Class of '16 Alumna Ray Featured in Plattsburgh Press-Republican
    Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh, N.Y. celebrated its first Family Medicine residency residents at a special ceremony held June 29, 2016. University of Vermont College of Medicine Class of 2016 graduate Therese Ray, M.D., was among those residents and was featured in a related article in the Plattsburgh Press-Republican.
  • Leonard Discusses Clinical Genome Sequencing in Wall Street Journal
    University of Vermont Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Debra Leonard, M.D., Ph.D., is in the midst of developing a genomic medicine program at UVM. As part of that effort, she launched the UVM Medical Center's first genomic test and more recently, organized an opportunity for 72 UVM and UVM Medical Center faculty and staff members to have their genomes sequenced through the Illumina "Understanding Your Genome" program.
  • Investiture of Inaugural Holly and Bob Miller Chair of Palliative Medicine Featured in Media
    An event celebrating the investiture of Robert Gramling, M.D., D.Sc., as the inaugural Holly and Bob Miller Chair of Palliative Medicine attracted wide coverage in local and regional media outlets. The position was made possible through a $3 million gift to the College of Medicine from the Millers, who for decades have supported palliative care and clinical services in Vermont.
  • Kien Discusses Fat-Burning on VPR’s Morning Edition
    UVM Davignon Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine C. Lawrence Kien, M.D., Ph.D., was a guest on Vermont Public Radio's Vermont Edition recently, discussing metabolism and how the body behaves after extreme and rapid weight loss.
  • Avila Interviewed on WCAX-TV for Receiving Local Hero Change Maker Award
    Mercedes Avila, Ph.D., program co-director of Vermont Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and assistant professor of pediatrics, was interviewed live on the WCAX-TV Channel 3 morning news in regards to her receipt of the Child Mind Institute Local Hero Change Maker Award in New York City on May 10.
  • Rettew Discusses Brains and Gender Identity on WCAX-TV and Psychology Today
    David Rettew, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry and pediatrics, was featured on WCAX-TV Channel 3’s “The :30” program, discussing brains and gender identity in conjunction with his recent blog post for Psychology Today.

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