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  • Gilbert Quoted in News Net Daily Story on Ozempic Rx
    January 29, 2024 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (JANUARY 29, 2024) Endocrinologist Matthew Gilbert, D.O., M.P.H., professor of medicine, was quoted in a News Net Daily story on the prevalence of prescriptions for Ozempic across the United States.
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  • Peña García Study on Bariatric Surgery and Asthma Chosen as APSselect Article, per Medical Dialogues
    January 24, 2024 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (JANUARY 24, 2024) CMB Ph.D. candidate Paola Peña García is lead author of a study showing that bariatric surgery triggers “substantial weight loss and improves lung function,” Medical Dialogues reported.
    Read full story at Medical Dialogues
  • Shapiro Interviewed by WCAX about Migraine Stigma Research
    January 24, 2024 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (January 24, 2024) Robert Shapiro, M.D., Ph.D., professor emeritus of neurological sciences, was interviewed by WCAX-TV about his new study on stigma surrounding migraine.
    Read full story at WCAX-TV
  • StorySlam Rx: Humbling Moments in Medicine Shared Out Loud
    January 23, 2024 by Janet Essman Franz
    Medical students, faculty, physicians, and hospital staff stepped up to the microphone on January 18 to tell true stories about their most humbling moments at the sixth annual StorySlamRx: Voices in Medicine. Alpha Omega Alpha and Gold Humanism Honor Society members organized and hosted the event, held in the Hoehl Gallery. Inspired by The Moth live storytelling, story slam provides a safe space to share personal experiences and connect with others over shared emotions. For people in the medical community, telling and listening to each other’s stories facilitates wellness and quells burnout.
  • Honoring Excellence in Medical Education
    January 19, 2024 by Angela Ferrante
    Each January, the Larner community gathers for the Teaching Academy’s Snow Season Education Retreat, an annual event lifting up the work of our medical education community and honoring outstanding educators among our faculty and leaders. Highlights of the two-day event include the Teaching Academy Induction and Award Ceremony, a plenary session, an in-person poster session, workshops, and oral abstract presentations. This year’s retreat was held January 17–19.

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