Larner College of Medicine News & Media

  • UVM and UVM Health Network Participate in Phase 3 COVID-19 Vaccine Trial
    October 27, 2020 by Neal Goswami
    The University of Vermont Medical Center and Vaccine Testing Center at the University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine have been selected to take part in a Phase 3 trial for a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University and manufactured by AstraZeneca.
  • 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."
  • Wojewoda Quoted in Healthline Article on COVID-19 Testing
    July 9, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JULY 9, 2020) Christina Wojewoda, M.D., associate professor of pathology and laboratory medicine and vice chair of the College of American Pathologists’ microbiology committee, is quoted in an article in Healthline, titled "How Accurate Are COVID-19 Diagnostic and Antibody Tests?"
  • Sadigh Comments on Ebola Outbreak in Healio.com Article
    June 25, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JUNE 25, 2020) Majid Sadigh, M.D., associate professor of medicine and director of the Global Program at the Larner College of Medicine and Nuvance Health Connecticut campus, is quoted in a Healio.com article, titled "Who declares end of the second largest Ebola outbreak in history."
  • Kirkpatrick Quoted in Two ABC News Stories on COVID-19 Vaccine & Antibodies
    June 24, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JUNE 19 & 24, 2020) Beth Kirkpatrick, M.D., chair of microbiology and molecular genetics and director of the Vaccine Testing Center, was quoted in two ABCNews.com stories - one on a potential COVID-19 vaccine and the other on the durability of COVID-19 antibodies.
  • Medical Student Conde Comments on DACA Ruling in WCAX-TV & NBC5 Stories
    June 19, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JUNE 19, 2020) Class of 2021 medical student and DACA recipient Juan Conde, Ph.D., was interviewed by two local television news stations regarding the Supreme Court's June 18 rejection of the Trump administration's attempt to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
  • Neurology Today Article Features Wilcock Study
    June 18, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JUNE 18, 2020) A recent JAMA Neurology study authored by Andrew Wilcock, Ph.D., assistant professor of family medicine and member of the Center for Health Services Research, was the focus of a Neurology Today article, titled "Rural Stroke Patients Are Getting More Neurology Consults, but Mortality Outcomes Have Not Improved Over Time."