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The following stories appeared in local and national media outlets. 

  • Holmes Discusses Vermont's Preterm Birth Rates on NPR
    Preterm birth rates in the US have risen in 2015 for the first time in eight years, though Vermont is among 3 other states that have seen declining rates.
  • VP Biden Visits UVM for Cancer Moonshot Discussion Featured in Media
    The United States Vice President Joe Biden visited the University of Vermont on Friday, October 21, 2016 to join faculty of the University of Vermont Cancer Center in a Cancer Moonshot Roundtable Discussion.
  • Dumas' Comments on Menopausal Brain Fog Featured on
    Julie Dumas, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry at the Larner College of Medicine, comments on a new study suggesting that hormonal shifts could be the reason for memory issues among post-menopausal women.
  • Leonard Quoted in Huffington Post Article on Genome Sequencing
    A Huffington Post blog post, titled Genome Sequencing for Health People: Is it Time?" quotes Debra Leonard, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of pathology and laboratory medicine at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
  • 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.

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