Faculty & Staff

Department Leadership
NameTitlePhoneInformation
Polly E. Parsons, M.D.E.L. Amidon Professor of Medicine & Chair(802) 847-4950Email | Bio
Charles Irvin, Ph.D.Professor; Vice Chair for Research Affairs;
Director, Vermont Lung Center
(802) 656-8928Email | Bio
Kathryn N.  Huggett, Ph.D.Professor & Vice Chair for Education; (802) 656-0718Email | Bio
Mark Pasanen, M.D.Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program(802) 847-4959Email | Bio
Allen Repp, M.D.Associate Professor & Vice Chair for Quality (802) 847-4237Email | Bio
Benjamin Suratt, M.D.Professor & Vice Chair for Academic Affairs(802) 656-8979Email | Bio
Medicine Administrative Staff
NameTitlePhoneInformation
Jessica Hendela Financial Specialist, The University of Vermont Medical Center (802) 847-4218Email
Marlene FrankFinancial Associate, University of Vermont(802) 847-4957Email
Eric GagnonAdministrator, University of Vermont(802) 847-1968Email
Allen MeadDirector, Department of Medicine(802) 847-5877Email
Bridget TullyHR Coordinator, University of Vermont(802) 847-4271Email
Laurie St. GelaisPhysician Executive Assistant, The University of Vermont Medical Center (802) 847-5451Email
Tammy StocktonAssistant Director, Department of Medicine(802) 847-8564Email
Subspecialty Chiefs
Subspecialty DirectoryName / TitlePhoneInformation
Cardiovascular MedicineDavid Schneider, M.D., Professor(802) 656-8953Email | Bio
DermatologyGlenn Goldman, M.D., Professor(802) 847-8770Email | Bio
Endocrinology, Diabetes and MetabolismJack Leahy, M.D., Professor(802) 656-2530Email | Bio | Lab
Endocrinology, Diabetes & MetabolismJoel Schnure, M.D., Professor(802) 656-2530Email | Bio
Gastroenterology and HepatologyJames Vecchio, M.D., Professor(802) 847-2617Email | Bio
General Internal Medicine & GeriatricsJennifer Gilwee, MD, Assistant Professor (802) 847-4237Email
General Internal Medicine ResearchBenjamin Littenberg, M.D., Professor(802) 656-4560Email | Bio
Hematology/OncologyChris Holmes, MD, Interim; Associate Prof.(802) 656-5462Email | Bio
Hospital MedicineMark Pasanen, M.D., Associate Professor(802) 847-7911Email  
ImmunobiologyRalph Budd, M.D., Professor(802) 656-2666Email | Bio | Lab
Infectious DiseaseW. Kemper Alston, M.D., Professor(802) 847-2264Email |
NephrologyRichard Solomon, M.D., Professor(802) 847-2534Email | Bio | Trials
Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care MedicineAnne Dixon, M.A., B.M., B.Ch.,  Professor(802) 656-3525Email | Bio
Rheumatology and Clinical ImmunologyBonita Libman, M.D., Professor(802) 847-5146Email | Bio
Faculty
Name, TitleSubspecialty SitePhoneInformation

A

Acostamadiedo, Jose, M.D., Clinical Practice Physician Hematology/Oncology
Adeniyi, Aderonke, M.D., Clinical Practice PhysicianCardiovascular Medicine
Ades, Philip, M.D., ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 847-2693Bio
Ades, Steven, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHematology/Oncology(802) 656-5451Bio
Agrawal, Varun, M.D., Assistant ProfessorNephrology(802) 847-2534Bio
Allen, Gilman III, M.D.,  ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 656-9004Bio
Alpert, Jamie, M.D., Associate ProfessorDermatology(802) 847-8770Bio
Alston, W. Kemper M.D., ProfessorInfectious Disease(802) 847-2264Bio
Antkowiak, MaryEllen, M.D., Assistant Professor Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine(802) 656-3525
Apridonidze, Teimuraz, M.D., Clinical Practice PhysicianCardiovascular Medicine

B

Barry, Maura, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHematology/Oncology(802) 847-5462Bio
Bates, Jason, Ph.D, ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 656-8912Bio
Bartsch, Jason, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHospital Medicine(802) 847-7911Bio
Beatty, Dennis, M.D., Assistant ProfessorGeneral Internal Medicine & Geriatrics(802) 847-4714Bio
Berger, Claudia, M.D., Assistant ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-4531Bio
Berry, Zail, M.D., Associate ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-1470Bio
Bertsch, Tania, M.D., Associate ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-8354Bio
Bethina, Narandra, M.D., Assistant ProfessorRheumatology & Clinical Immunology(802) 847-4574Bio
Botten, Jason, Ph.D., Assistant ProfessorImmunobiology(802) 656-2666Bio | Lab
Blevins, Lynn, M.D., MPH, Assistant ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

(802) 656-8235

Bio
Brêna, Anne, MD, Assistant ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine (802) 847-1470Bio
Budd, Ralph, M.D., ProfessorImmunobiology(802 656-2666Bio | Lab

Bui, Melanie, M.D., Assistant

Professor  

Dermatology(802) 847-8770
Burnett, Maria, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHospital Medicine(802) 847-7911

C

Capeless, Mark, M.D., ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine(802) 847-3541Bio
Carey, Kevin, M.D., Assistant ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 847-3734Bio
Carney, Jan, Ph.D., Assistant ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 656-8275Bio
Chen, David Li-Kang, M.D., Assistant ProfessorDermatology(802) 847-8770Bio
Cheung, Katharine, M.D., Assistant ProfessorNephrology
Clough, Jaina, M.D., Assistant ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-4531Bio
Clouser, Ryan, D.O., Assistant ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 656-3525Bio
Cooper, Sheldon, M.D., ProfessorRheumatology & Clinical Immunology(802) 847-5146Bio
Correa de Sa, Daniel, M.D., Assistant Professor Cardiovascular Medicine(802) 84-2879
Crainich, Paul, M.D., Assistant ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-7911Bio
Cushman, Mary, M.D., ProfessorHematology/Oncology(802) 656-8959Bio | Research

D

Dang, Thanh Thi, M.D., Assistant Professor  Hospital Medicine(802) 847-7911
Dauerman, Harold, M.D., ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine(802) 847-3602Bio
Davis, Gerald, M.D., Emeriti FacultyPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 656-3529Bio
Degirmenci, Markus, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHospital Medicine
Dejace, Jean, M.D., Assistant ProfessorInfectious Diseases
Diehl, Sean, Ph.D., Assistant ProfessorImmunobiology(802) 656-2666Bio
Dittus, Kim, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHematology/Oncology(802) 656-5462Bio
Dixon, Anne, M.A., B.M., B.Ch.,  ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 656-3525Bio
Dunning, Susan, M.D., Assistant ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 847-0559Bio

E

El Azoury, Paul, M.D., Clinical Practice PhysicianNephrology
Eldakar-Hein, Shaden, M.D., Associate ProfessorHospital Medicine(802) 847-7911Bio

F

Farkas, Joshua, M.D., Assistant ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 656-3550Bio
Ferrentino, Nicholas, M.D., Associate ProfessorGastroenterology(802) 847-2554Bio
Fitzgerald, John M.D., Assistant ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 847-4600Bio
Foerg, Florian, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHospital Medicine(802) 847-7911Bio
Folefac, Edmund, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHematology/Oncology(802) 656-5462Bio
Fortner, Karen, Ph.D., Assistant ProfessorImmunobiology(802) 656-2666Bio

G

Galbraith, Richard, M.D., ProfessorClinical Pharmacology(802) 656-0814Bio
Ganguly, Eric, M.D., Associate ProfessorGastroenterology(802) 847-2554Bio
Gardner, Zechariah, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHospital Medicine(802) 847-7911Bio
Gauthier, Eric, M.D., Assistant Professor Cardiovascular Medicine
Garapati, Sree Susmitha, M.D., Assistant ProfessorEndocrinology(802) 847-4576Bio
Garrison, Garth, M.D., Assistant ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 656-3525Bio
Gennari, F. John M.D., Emeriti FacultyNephrology(802) 847-2534Bio | Trials
Gilbert, Matthew, M.D., Associate ProfessorEndocrinology(802) 847-4576Bio
Gilwee, Jennifer, M.D., Assistant ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-4714Bio
Gogo, Prospero, M.D., Associate ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 847-3602Bio
Goldman, Glenn, M.D., ProfessorDermatology(802) 847-8770Bio
Grace, Christopher, M.D., ProfessorInfectious Disease(802) 847-2264Bio
Gramling, Jason, M.D., Assistant ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-4714Bio
Grant, Steven, M.D., Associate ProfessorHospital Medicine(802) 847-7911Bio
Greenberger, Emily, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHospital Medicine(802) 847-7911
Greenblatt, Marc, M.D., ProfessorHematology/Oncology(802) 656-5462Bio
Gupta, Dhananjay, Ph.D., Assistant ProfessorEndocrinology(802) 656-5811Bio | Lab
Gutierrez, Alberto, M.D., Assistant ProfessorGeneral Internal Medicine & Geriatrics(802) 847-4237

H

Haddock, Diane, M.D., Assistant ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-8354Bio
Hale, Andrew, M.D., Assistant Professor Infectious Diseases
Hakey, Diane, M.D., Assistant ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine (802) 847-4714Bio
Hill, E. Rosy, M.D., Assistant Professor Primary Care Internal Medicine (802) 847-1470Bio
Hockett, Mia, M.D., Assistant ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-4531Bio
Hodde, Naomi, M.D., Assistant Professor Hospital Medicine (802) 847-7911
Holmes, Chris, M.D. Ph.D., Associate ProfessorHematology/Oncology(802) 656-5462Bio | Research
Holmes, Todd, M.D., Associate ProfessorDermatology(802) 847-8770Bio
Hood, Virginia, M.D., ProfessorNephrology(802) 847-2534Bio | Trials
Hopkins, William, M.D., Associate ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 847-3655Bio
Huggett, Kathryn, M.D., Professor Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine(802)656-3525Bio
Huston, Christopher, M.D., Associate ProfessorInfectious Disease(802) 847-2264Bio | Lab

I

Irvin, Charles, Ph.D., ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 656-8960Bio
Ishac, Roger, M.D., Assistant ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine

J

Jennings, Mark, Ph.D., Research AssociateCardiovascular Medicine (802) 656-9722Bio
Jensen, Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., ProfessorGastroenterology(802) 847-7617
Jetton, Thomas, Ph.D.,  ProfessorEndocrinology(802) 656-2616Bio | Lab
Jindal, Mohit, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHospital Medicine(802) 847-7911Bio

K

Kaminsky, David, M.D.,  ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 656-3523Bio
Keating, Friederike, M.D., Associate ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 847-3655Bio
Kelly, Jennifer, D.O., Associate ProfessorEndocrinology(802) 847-4576Bio
Kelm, Robert, Ph.D., Associate ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 656-0329Bio | Lab
Kennedy, Amanda, PharmD, Assistant ProfessorHospital Medicine
Khan, Farrah, MD, Assistant ProfessorHematology/Oncology(802) 656-5462Bio
Kien, C.L. (Larry), M.D., Ph.D., ProfessorEndocrinology(802) 656-9092Bio | Lab
King, Patricia, M.D., ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-8354Bio
Kinsey, C. Matthew, M.D., Assistant ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 656-3525Bio
Kirkpatrick, Beth, M.D.,  ProfessorInfectious Disease(802) 847-2264Bio | Lab
Klikunas, Marvin, M.D., Associate ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-1470Bio
Krawitt, Edward, M.D., ProfessorGastroenterology(802) 847-2554
Kumar, Abhishek, M.D., Assistant ProfessorNephrology
Kurek, Erin, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHospital Medicine(802) 847-7911Bio

L

Lahoud, Rony, MD, Assistant ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine
LaMantia, Michael, M.D., Associate ProfessorGeneral Internal Medicine & Geriatrics(802) 847-4237
Landrey, Alison, M.D., Assistant ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine (802) 847-4714Bio
Latreille, Michael, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHospital Medicine(802) 847-7911Bio
Lau, Chi Chi, M.D., Associate ProfessorRheumatology & Clinical Immunology(802) 847-5146Bio
Leahy, Jack, M.D., ProfessorEndocrinology(802) 656-2530Bio 
Leclair, Laurie M.D., ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 656-9400Bio
Leib, Edward, M.D., ProfessorRheumatology & Clinical Immunology(802) 847-5146Bio
Levine, Mark, M.D., ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-8354Bio
LeWinter, Martin, M.D., ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 847-2879Bio
Libman, Bonita, M.D., ProfessorRheumatology & Clinical Immunology(802) 847-5146Bio
Lidofsky, Steven, M.D., ProfessorGastroenterology(802) 847-2554Bio
Lin, Julie, M.D., Associate ProfessorDermatology(802) 847-8770Bio
Littenberg, Benjamin, M.D., ProfessorGeneral Internal Medicine Research(802) 656-4560Bio
Lobel, Robert, M.D., Assistant ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 847-4539Bio
Lunardini, Jessica, M.D., Assistant Professor Primary Care Internal Medicine (802) 847-8354Bio
Lundblad, Lennart, Ph.D., Associate ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 656-8918Bio
Luria, Scott, M.D., Associate ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-4531Bio
Lustgarten, Daniel, M.D., ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 847-4539Bio
Lyon, Caroline, M.D., Associate ProfessorHospital Medicine(802) 847-7911Bio

M

MacLean, Charles, M.D., ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 656-8228Bio
McEntee, Rachel, M.D., Assistant Professor Hospital Medicine(802) 847-7911
McGevna, Laura, M.D., Assistant ProfessorDermatology(802) 847-8770Bio
Menon, Prema, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 656-3525Bio
Menzies, Isaura, M.D., Associate ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-4531Bio
Meyer, Markus, M.D., Associate ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 847-2879Bio
Miller, John, M.D., Assistant ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-4531Bio
Miller, Lucy, M.D., Assistant ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-1470Bio
Mills, Sadie, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHospital Medicine(802) 847-7911Bio
Mitchell, Chad, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHospital Medicine(802) 847-7911Bio
Morley, Keith, M.D., Assistant ProfessorDermatology(802) 847-8770Bio
Moses, Peter, M.D., ProfessorGastroenterology(802) 847-2554Bio
Muthukrishnan, Preetika, M.D, Assistant ProfessorHospital Medicine(802) 847-7911

N

Nathan, Muriel, M.D., Ph.D, ProfessorEndocrinology(802) 847-4576Bio
Noyes, Cindy, M.D., Assistant ProfessorInfectious Disease(802) 847-2264Bio
Nsour, Haitham, M.D., Assistant ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 656-3550Bio
Nunnink, Johannes Christopher, M.D., Ass't ProfessorHematology/Oncology(802) 656-5462Bio

O

O'Brien, Patricia, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHematology/Oncology(802) 656-5462Bio
O'Brien, Roberta, M.D., Associate ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-8354Bio

P

Parsons, Polly, M.D., ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 847-5451Bio
Pasanen, Mark, M.D., Associate ProfessorHospital Medicine(802) 847-4531Bio
Perdomo Rodriguez, Juan Pablo, M.D., Assistant ProfessorEndocrinology(802) 847-4576Bio
Pierce, Kristen, M.D., Associate ProfessorInfectious Disease(802) 847-2264Bio
Pierson, Joseph, M.D., Associate ProfessorDermatology(802) 847-8770Bio
Pinckney, Richard, M.D., Associate ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 656-8221Bio
Plante, Dennis, M.D., Associate ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-1470Bio
Plante, Timothy, M.D., Assistant ProfessorGeneral Internal Medicine & Geriatrics
Polish, Louis, M.D., Associate ProfessorInfectious Disease(802) 847-2264Bio
Poynter, Matthew, Ph.D.  ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 656-8045Bio
Prikis, Marios, M.D.,Assistant Professor Nephrology(802) 847-2534Bio

Q - R

Ramundo, Mary, M.D., Associate ProfessorInfectious Disease(802) 847-2264Bio
Rand, David, D.O., Assistant Professor Hospital Medicine(802) 847-7911
Repp, Allen, M.D., ProfessorHospital Medicine(802) 847-4237Bio
Rimmer, Jeffrey, M.D., ProfessorNephrology(802) 847-2534Bio
Rincon, Mercedes, Ph.D., ProfessorImmunobiology(802) 656-2666Bio | Lab
Rubin, Alan, M.D., Associate ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 656-8228Bio

S

Sandoval, Marie, M.D., Associate ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-4714Bio
Schneider, David, M.D., ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 656-8953Bio
Schnure, Joel, M.D.,  ProfessorEndocrinology(802) 847-4576Bio
Slavik, Paul, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHospital Medicine(802) 847-7911Bio
Smith, Lindsay, M.D., Assistant ProfessorInfectious Diseases
Sobel, Halle, M.D., Associate ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-4531Bio
Solomon, Richard, M.D., ProfessorNephrology(802) 847-2534Bio | Trials
Spector, Peter, M.D., ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 847-4539Bio
Spees, Jeffrey, Ph.D., Associate ProfesesorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 656-2388Bio
Spiess, Krystine, D.O., Assistant Professor Infectious Diseases
Sprague, Julian, M.D., Associate ProfessorHematology/Oncology(802) 656-5462Bio
Stapleton, Renee, M.D., Associate ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 656-7975Bio
Steiner, Joseph, M.D., Assistant Professor Cardiovascular Medicine
Strader, Doris, M.D.,  ProfessorGastroenterology(802) 847-2554Bio
Suratt, Benjamin, M.D.,  ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 656-8979Bio | Lab
Susarla, Sree, M.D., Assistant ProfessorNephrology(802) 847-2537

T

Teixeira, Jose, Ph.D., Research Assistant ProfessorInfectious Disease(802) 847-2264Bio
Teleron, Amy, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHospital Medicine(802) 847-7911Bio
Teneback, Charlotte, M.D., Associate ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 656-3525Bio
Terrien, Edward, M.D., Associate ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 847-3734Bio
Teuscher, Cory, Ph.D., ProfessorImmunobiology(802) 656-2666Bio | Lab
Thornton, Tina, Ph.D., Research AssociateImmunobiology(802) 656-2666Bio
Tipirneni, Eswar, M.D.,Assistant ProfessorHematology/Oncology(802) 656-5462
Tischler, Marc, M.D., Associate ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 847-2879Bio
Toth, Michael, Ph.D., ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 847-2879Bio | Lab

U - V

Umyarova, Elvira, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHematology Oncology
VanBuren, Peter, M.D., Associate ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 847-3655Bio
van Eeghen, ConstanceGeneral Internal Medicine Research(802) 656-4560
Vecchio, James, M.D., ProfessorGastroenterology(802) 847-2554Bio
Velez, Mario, M.D., Assistant Professor Gastroenterology

W

Watkins, Matthew, M.D., ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 847-3602Bio
Weinberger, Christine, M.D., Assistant ProfessorDermatology(802) 847-8770Bio
Weinstein, Susan, D.O., Assistant Professor Primary Care Internal Medicine
Weise, Wolfgang, M.D., Associate ProfessorNephrology(802) 847-2534Bio
Weiss, Daniel, M.D.,  ProfessorPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (802) 656-8925Bio
Winget, Joseph, M.D., Associate ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 847-3734Bio
Wood, Marie, M.D., ProfessorHematology/Oncology(802) 656-5462Bio | Research
Woods, Dennis, M.D., Assistant ProfessorHospital Medicine(802) 847-6900Bio

X - Z

Zakai, Neil, M.D., Associate ProfessorHematology/Oncology(802) 656-5462Bio | Research
Zaman, Tarikuz, Ph.D., Research Assistant ProfessorCardiovascular Medicine (802) 656-3362Bio
Ziegelman, David, M.D., Assistant ProfessorPrimary Care Internal Medicine(802) 847-4714Bio
Znojkiewicz, Pierre, M.D., Assistant Professor Cardiovascular Medicine
Zubarik, Richard, M.D.,  ProfessorGastroenterology(802) 847-2554Bio