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Clark’s Health Economics Work in Department of Surgery Leads to IBM Personal Technology Project
When IBM’s inventors heard about Eric Clark’s data-driven healthcare projects at the University of Vermont, they asked him to join their efforts to develop personal technology that will help doctors take care of patients.
Rincon and Champagne's Discovery Could Help Boost Flu Vaccine Response
A relatively unknown molecule that regulates metabolism could be the key to boosting an individual’s immunity to the flu – and potentially other viruses – according to research reported May 24, 2016 in the journal Immunity.
Harder and VCHIP to Roll Out Electronic Shared Plan of Care System for Special Needs Kids’ Families
University of Vermont Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Vermont Child Health Improvement Program (VCHIP) faculty member Valerie Harder, M.H.S., Ph.D., knows that managing medications, doctors, and appointments can amount to a full-time job for parents of children with special needs.
Study Shows UVM Suicide Risk Assessment Tool Performs Like Psychiatrist
Climbing suicide rates over the past ten years have prompted three Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alerts – the most recent in February 2016 – urging health care organizations to step up screening and detection of those individuals most at risk.
Low-Tech System Overcomes Barriers Preventing Doctor-Patient Chat about Drinking Habits
Primary care doctors are reluctant to talk to patients about their drinking habits, for fear of being perceived as judgmental. But a simple, intervention that encourages discussion could resolve this issue, according to a recent study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine
Cancer Center Holds Juckett Lecture and 2nd Annual Men’s Health & Cancer Conference
The University of Vermont Cancer Center presented two events at the College of Medicine on June 23 and June 24 to highlight important research and information relating to men’s health and cancer.
Lee Earns Hood Foundation Grant for Rotavirus Vaccine Research in Bangladesh
University of Vermont researcher Benjamin Lee, M.D., is studying whether a higher dose will help make the rotavirus vaccine more effective in developing countries, where the disease causes more than 200,000 children’s deaths each year due to related dehydration.
Irvin Receives Crapo Lifetime Achievement Award at 2016 ATS Conference
The American Thoracic Society (ATS) Assembly on Respiratory Structure and Function (RSF) selected Charles Irvin, Ph.D., professor of medicine and director, Vermont Lung Center, to be the inaugural recipient of the RSF 2016 Robert Crapo Lifetime Achievement Award for Pulmonary Diagnostics.
Moses Discusses Study to Evaluate New Treatment for Clinical Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis
The following commentary, provided by Peter Moses, M.D., University of Vermont professor of medicine and a gastroenterologist at UVM Medical Center, was originally featured on the University of Vermont Medical Center Blog.
Dixon’s Research on Obesity-Asthma Link Gains Momentum
Building on surprising 2011 study results, Associate Professor Anne Dixon, M.A., B.M., B.Ch., and colleagues, recently reported another critical discovery in the October 1, 2012 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
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