Recent News

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  • Hehir Featured on Medscape’s Myasthenia Gravis Podcast
    October 24, 2023 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (OCTOBER 24, 2023) Michael Hehir, M.D., professor of neurological sciences, spoke to Nicholas Silvestri, M.D., host of Medscape’s In Discussion: Myasthenia Gravis podcast, in an episode titled “Managing Myasthenia Gravis in Primary Care: Best Practices.”
    Read full story at Medscape’s In Discussion: Myasthenia Gravis podcast
  • 2023 VCCBH Pilot Grant Award Recipients
    October 24, 2023 by Vermont Center of Cardiovascular and Brain Health
    These awards, supported wholly by funds from UVM entities, provide $200,000 over 2 years to fund meritorious research from early career faculty. We are very grateful to Deans from the Colleges of Medicine, Agriculture and Life Sciences, Nursing & Health Sciences, Arts & Sciences, Engineering & Mathematical Sciences, LCOM Deans Office, and the Graduate College, as well as the Cardiovascular Research Institute of Vermont, for their support of this program. In addition, we would like to acknowledge matching fund support from the Departments of Pharmacology and Neurological Sciences.
  • New York Times Features UVMMC Emergency Department Video by Kielman and Mercer
    October 24, 2023 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (OCTOBER 24, 2023) A powerful video on violence in the Emergency Department at the University of Vermont Medical Center by Roland Kielman and Ryan Mercer, communications specialists with the University of Vermont Health Network, with text by Helen Ouyang, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor at Columbia University, was featured in the New York Times Opinion section.
    Read full story at New York Times
  • Ziller Appointed Director of Health Services Research Center
    October 3, 2023 by Angela Ferrante
  • Cummings Interviewed by VT Digger about New Approach for Mental Health Urgent Care
    October 20, 2023 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (OCTOBER 20, 2023) Rachel Lee Cummings, M.P.H.’20, executive director of Counseling Service of Addison County, spoke to VT Digger about a new “living room” model of mental health urgent care that aims to reroute as many people as possible from the emergency room and link them directly to organizations that provide counseling and psychiatric services.
    Read full story at VTDigger

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