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The following stories appeared in local and national media outlets. 

  • 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.
  • UVM Medical Cannabis Course Featured in Seven Days
    The University of Vermont Department of Pharmacology’s Spring 2016 Medical Cannabis course recently appeared Seven Days. Reporter Ken Picard interviewed course co-directors Wolfgang Dostmann, Ph.D., and Karen Lounsbury, Ph.D., for the story, and attended two classes – a plant biology-focused session taught by course co-director Monique McHenry, Ph.D., and an economic development class taught by guest presenter William Cats-Baril, Ph.D., of the Grossman School of Business.
  • Update on MEDSINC App Featured in Seven Days
    A recent update was posted regarding THINKmd’s MEDSINC app, which is a mobile platform for unskilled users in developing countries. THINKmd was co-founded by UVM Professors of Pediatrics Barry Finette, M.D., Ph.D., and Barry Heath, M.D. You can read the article, titled “App Made in Vermont for Developing Countries May Soon Benefit American Kids,” here.

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