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  • Klumpers Discusses Cannify Quiz with Green Mt. Cannabis News
    December 12, 2023 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (DECEMBER 12, 2023) Linda Klumpers, Ph.D., M.Sc., research assistant professor of pharmacology, founded Cannify to offer educational information on the advantages and risks of consuming cannabis, based on science, according to Green Mountain Cannabis News.
    Read full story at Green Mountain Cannabis News
  • Navigating the Nexus: Littenberg and van Eeghen Advocate IBH Interventions
    December 20, 2023 by Angela Ferrante
    A recent study by Benjamin Littenberg, M.D., and Constance van Eeghen, Dr.P.H., in collaboration with colleagues across the U.S., explores integrative behavioral health (IBH) interventions to address the intertwined challenges of mental and physical health. IBH interventions do show benefits; however, systemic challenges in the health care landscape hinder widespread adoption, underscoring the need for a unified and effective patient care approach.
  • Klemperer Comments to VT Digger for Rural Addiction Article
    December 11, 2023 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (DECEMBER 11, 2023) Elias Klemperer, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychiatry, commented to VT Digger for an article on access to substance use prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery in rural Vermont.
    Read full story at VT Digger
  • Food As Medicine: Students’ Pilot Course Gets Peers Cooking
    December 11, 2023 by Janet Essman Franz
    This semester, 28 first-year Larner College of Medicine students are learning about culinary medicine, which pairs nutritional science with preventative health care. Medical class of 2026 students Sarah Krumholz and Molly Hurd developed an extracurricular course that teaches classmates about lifestyle interventions for chronic disease.
  • Bell Talks Firearm Safety on Vermont Public’s Vermont Edition
    December 11, 2023 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (DECEMBER 11, 2023) Rebecca Bell, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of pediatrics, was interviewed by Vermont Public for a Vermont Edition story on keeping kids safe from firearms.
    Read full story at Vermont Public

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