Recent News

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  • Vermont Public Interviews Eappen about UVMHN’s Challenges, Plans for Improving Access to Care
    March 6, 2024 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (MARCH 6, 2024) UVMHN CEO and President Sunil Eappen, M.D., M.B.A., associate professor of radiology, spoke with Vermont Edition about some of the challenges of running a not-for-profit health care provider that includes six operating hospitals that serve more than a million patients across Vermont and northern New York.
    Read full story at Vermont Public
  • McNally Emphasizes Need for Protective Solar Eclipse Eyewear in NBC5 Interview
    March 6, 2024 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (MARCH 6, 2024) Ophthalmologist Jessica McNally, M.D., assistant professor of surgery, emphasized to NBC5 the importance of using the correct protective eyewear when viewing the April 8 solar eclipse.
    Read full story at NBC5
  • Klemperer Discusses Nicotine Research Grant with WCAX
    March 6, 2024 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (MARCH 6, 2024) Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Elias Klemperer, Ph.D., spoke with WCAX-TV about his recent grant to study nicotine-limiting standards across the Northeast; in particular, what works to get smokers to switch to products that use less nicotine.
    Read full story at WCAX-TV
  • Navigating Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Amidst Abortion Law Changes
    March 5, 2024 by Angela Ferrante
    With more states imposing legal restrictions on reproductive health, many are concerned about continued downstream effects of new legislation including future shortages of medical professionals in these areas. Associate Dean for Students and Associate Professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive sciences Karen George, M.D., recently explored this topic in a new paper.
  • Lahey Talks Norovirus with WCAX
    March 2, 2024 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (MARCH 2, 2024) Infectious disease specialist Tim Lahey, M.D., M.M.Sc., professor of medicine, spoke to WCAX-TV about norovirus, a common virus that comes in waves—especially in the cold, winter months.
    Read full story at WCAX-TV

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