Recent News

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  • Healing Smiles
    December 1, 2023 by Angela Ferrante
    Elizabeth Blasberg, M.D., a 2014 graduate of the Larner College of Medicine, and her colleague, former UVMMC general surgery resident Ryan Kunkel, M.D., both facial plastic surgeons, are gearing up for a medical mission to the Ruth Paz Foundation Hospital for Burned Children and Pediatric Surgery in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, in Fall 2024. The mission, sponsored by the Angeles Para Honduras (APH) foundation, aims to address cleft palates and other childhood disfiguring conditions.
  • Shapiro Comments to Safety+Health on Study of Stigma Around Migraine
    January 22, 2024 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (JANUARY 22, 2024) Robert Shapiro, M.D., Ph.D., professor emeritus of neurological sciences, commented about a study he co-authored focusing on stigma surrounding migraine, and related health outcomes, Safety+Health reported.
    Read full story at Safety+Health
  • Summer Research: From Project to Published Success
    January 22, 2024 by Angela Ferrante
  • Prikis, Pineda Quoted in WCAX Story on Living Kidney Donors
    January 18, 2024 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (JANUARY 18, 2024) Nephrologist Marios Prikis, M.D., associate professor of medicine, and transplant surgeon Jaime Pineda, M.D., assistant professor of surgery, commented to WCAX for a story on living donors for kidney transplants.
    Read full story at WCAX-TV
  • NBC5 Reports on Faricy & Levine's Support of Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products
    January 12, 2024 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (JANUARY 12, 2024) Pediatric pulmonologist L. E. Faricy, M.D., and Vermont State Health Commissioner Mark Levine, M.D., commented on a bill currently making its way throughout the statehouse that would ban all forms of flavored tobacco products, WPTZ-TV reported.
    Read full story at WPTZ-TV

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