Larner College of Medicine News & Media

  • Carney Discusses Travel Bans During Pandemic in WalletHub Article
    June 15, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JUNE 15, 2021) Jan Carney, M.D., M.P.H., associate dean for public health & health policy at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, discussed the research supporting why countries set travel bans during pandemics in an article, titled "States Hurt the Most by the European Travel Ban," featured on WalletHub.
  • Page Quoted in Medscape about Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion during Cardiac Surgery
    May 16, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (MAY 16, 2021) UVM Larner College of Medicine Dean Richard L. Page, M.D., professor of medicine, was quoted in a Medscape article, titled "LAAOS III: Surgical LAA Closure Cuts AF Stroke Risk by One Third," in conjunction with an editorial he published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
  • Our ‘True North’: Larner Celebrates Professionalism with Awards, Special Events
    April 29, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    In recognition of the second anniversary of the formal introduction and celebration of the Larner College of Medicine's Statement on Professionalism, the College hosted its first Professionalism Week from Monday, May 3 through Friday, May 7, 2021.
  • Cushman Comments on Blood Clot Risk & Vaccination Status in Business Insider
    April 13, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (APRIL 13, 2021) Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., professor of medicine and co-principal investigator of the Vermont Center on Cardiovascular and Brain Health, commented on the risk of blood clots in young women in relation to COVID-19 vaccination status in a Business Insider article, titled "Why younger women have a higher risk of blood clots, whether or not they're vaccinated."
  • Rettew Featured in Yahoo!Life Article on Parenting
    April 6, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (APRIL 6, 2021) David Rettew, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry and pediatrics, discusses parenting and the strategies shared in his book on "Parenting Made Complicated: What Science Really Knows About the Greatest Debates of Early Childhood" in a Yahoo!Life article, titled "Want to Be a Better Parent? Consider Temperament."
  • Dixon Comments in NY Times on Obesity & Risk for COVID-19 Hospitalization
    March 8, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (MARCH 8, 2021) Anne Dixon, M.A., BM BCh, professor of medicine and director of the Vermont Lung Center, was quoted in a New York Times article, titled "Severe Obesity Raises Risk of COVID-19 Hospitalization and Death, Study Finds."
  • 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?"