Larner College of Medicine News & Media

  • Carney Featured in WalletHub Article on Healthiest Cities
    February 8, 2021 by Lila Sullivan
    (FEBRUARY 8, 2021) Associate Dean for Public Health and Health Policy and Professor of Medicine Jan Carney, M.D, M.P.H., Is featured in a WalletHub article titled "2021's Healthiest & Unhealthiest Cities in America."
  • Raszka Comments in National Review Article on School COVID Closures Narrative
    December 11, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (DECEMBER 11, 2020) William Raszka, M.D., professor of pediatrics, commented on COVID-19 transmission among schoolchildren in a National Review article, titled "The New York Times’ Shifting Narrative on School COVID Closures."
  • Avila Featured in WCAX-TV Story on Vaccine Distribution
    December 7, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (DECEMBER 7, 2020) Mercedes Avila, Ph.D., assistant professor of pediatrics and director of the Vermont Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (VT LEND) Program, discussed vaccine distribution among underserved communities in a story on local CBS affiliate WCAX-TV.
  • Carney Comments on VT Increase in COVID-19 Cases in Boston Globe
    November 27, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (NOVEMBER 27, 2020) Jan Carney, M.D., M.P.H., associate dean for public health and health policy and professor of medicine, was quoted in a Boston Globe article, titled "Vermont has now been hard hit by the coronavirus. What happened?"
  • Lee Discusses Study on Opening Schools during High Spread of COVID-19 on WCAX-TV
    November 23, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (NOVEMBER 23, 2020) Benjamin Lee, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics, discusses when it is safe to begin opening schools in an interview with WCAX-TV anchor Darren Perron in a segment, titled "What goes into deciding when it’s safe to open schools."
  • Hudziak Featured in National Geographic Regarding Music as Tool for Kids' Pandemic Stress
    November 6, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (NOVEMBER 6, 2020) James Hudziak, M.D., Director of the Vermont Center for Children, Youth and Families, creator and director of the UVM Wellness Environment (WE), and professor of psychiatry, was quoted in a National Geographic article, titled "Why Music Might be the Perfect Tool to Decrease Kids' Pandemic Stress."
  • Raszka in Wall Street Journal, CBS6 Albany Stories on COVID-19 and Children
    August 12, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (AUGUST 10 & 12, 2020) Professor of Pediatrics William Raszka, M.D., was quoted in an August 10 Wall Street Journal article, titled “Latest Research Points to Children Carrying, Transmitting Coronavirus” CBS6 Albany story, titled "Spike in COVID-19 cases in children nationally, a pediatrics professor explains why."
  • Veal's Annals of Internal Medicine Essay Garners Media Coverage
    August 8, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (AUGUST 8, 2020) An essay by Class of 2021 medical student Christopher Veal, titled “At the Intersection of Fear, Grief and Love,” and published July 28 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, led to Veal doing a live interview August 6 on Indiana’s WTLC AM 1310 on “The Legal Word with Kiki Gaither” radio program and a mention in MedPage Today on August 8.
  • Cushman Quoted in MSN Article on Preventing Blood Clots
    August 7, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (AUGUST 7, 2020) Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., professor of medicine, was quoted in an MSN article, titled "Even if You Exercise Regularly, this One Habit Could Undo All Your Hard Work," about the importance of not only exercise, but also how active you are on a daily basis, to prevent blood clots and other clotting disorders.
  • Lahey Discusses Convalescent Plasma experimental Treatment for COVID-19 in NBC5 Article
    August 7, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (AUGUST 7, 2020) Timothy Lahey, M.D., M.M.Sc., professor of medicine, was quoted in an NBC5 story about a local woman who has been donating plasma, post a COVID-19 diagnosis.
  • Sigmon Listed in Fast Company's "Most Creative People in Business" for 2020
    August 4, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (AUGUST 4, 2020) Associate Professor of Psychiatry Stacey Sigmon, Ph.D., is featured in the September 2020 issue of Fast Company as one of the 74 “Most Creative People in Business for 2020.” Sigmon is featured under the category of "For Designing A Superior Solution" for her work developing new models of opioid treatment delivery.
  • Kirkpatrick Featured in Elemental Article on COVID-19 Vaccine
    July 29, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JULY 29, 2020) Comments from Chair and Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Beth Kirkpatrick, M.D., were featured in a July 29 article, titled "One Man's Quest to Infect People With Covid-19 for Science," in Elemental, a new Medium publication for science-backed health and wellness coverage.
  • Villanti Featured WCAX-TV Channel 3 news story
    July 24, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JULY 24, 2020) Andrea Villanti, Ph.D., M.P.H., associate professor of psychiatry, is featured in a July 24 WCAX-TV Channel 3 news story, titled "Collaborative effort gives insight on Vt. youth drug use, vaping."
  • Raszka Featured in WIRED and The Cut about Kids & COVID-19
    July 22, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JULY 22 & 27, 2020) William Raszka, M.D., professor of pediatrics is quoted in a July 22 article in “The Cut” in The New Yorker, titled "Their Summer Camp Tried to Be Safe. Kids Still Got Sick," and in a July 27 article in WIRED, titled "Some Countries Reopened Schools. What Did They Learn About Kids and Covid?"
  • Lee and Raszka's Commentary on Kids & COVID-19 Transmission Garners Broad Media Coverage
    July 20, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JULY 10-20, 2020) Significant national and international media coverage was generated in response to the publication of a Pediatrics Commentary, titled “COVID-19 Transmission and Children: The Child Is Not to Blame,” authored by Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Benjamin Lee, M.D., and Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases William Raszka, M.D.
  • Libman Quoted in The Rheumatologist Article
    July 15, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JULY 15, 2020) Bonita Libman, M.D., professor of medicine and fellowship program director for the Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, is quoted in a July 15 article in The Rheumatologist, titled "COVID-19 Poses Training Challenges for Rheumatology Fellows."
  • van den Broek-Altenburg and Atherly Mentioned in Wall St. Journal & Daily Kos Articles
    July 10, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JULY 10 & 14, 2020) A study preprint published on the Social Science Research Network and coauthored by Assistant Professor of Radiology Eline van den Broek-Altenburg, Ph.D., and Professor of Medicine Adam Atherly, Ph.D., was mentioned in a Wall St. Journal and Daily Kos article.
  • Lahey Remarks on Return to School Decision-Making on TODAY.com and MSN
    July 9, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JULY 9, 2020) Tim Lahey, M.D., M.M.Sc., professor of medicine, was featured in an article, titled "4 questions parents need to ask before sending kids back to school this fall," that appeared on TODAY online and MSN. Lahey was also featured in a July 3 WCAX-TV Channel 3 story, titled "Is it safe to work out at a gym?"
  • Cushman Quoted in Media Outlets Coverage of Venous Thromboembolism Research Priorities
    July 9, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JULY 9, 2020) A joint statement regarding venous thromboembolism research priorities issued by the International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis and American Heart Association was picked up by several online media outlets and includes quoted from Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., professor of medicine and statement chair.
  • Gleason Quoted in VTDigger article on
    July 9, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JULY 9, 2020) Kelsey Gleason, Sc.D., assistant professor in the public health program, was quoted in an article in VTDigger, titled "Following warnings, crowded scenes and few masks at Burlington’s bars."