Larner College of Medicine News & Media

  • Lahey Remarks on Return to School Decision-Making on TODAY.com and MSN
    July 14, 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?"
  • 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."
  • Cushman Featured in Medscape Q&A on Thrombosis in COVID-19
    June 18, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JUNE 18, 2020) Professor of Medicine Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., was featured in a Medscape "Bob Harrington Show" Q&A video, titled "Thrombosis in COVID-19: What We Know and How to Treat."
  • Class of '22 Med Student Curran Comments on Study at Vision and Ophthalmology Meeting
    June 17, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JUNE 17, 2020) Comments from third-year medical student Delaney Curran, who presented a study at the virtual Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting, were included in a June 17 Healio.com article, titled "Simulation-based study shows cost-effectiveness of teleretinal screening for DR."
  • van den Broek-Altenburg Mentioned in MarketWatch Article
    June 16, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JUNE 16, 2020) A study by Eline van den Broek-Altenburg, Ph.D., assistant professor of radiology, and colleagues was covered in a MarketWatch article, titled "Some Americans are more likely to socially distance and wear faces masks than others -- here's why."
  • Atherly Extensively Quoted in Healthcare Innovation Article
    June 11, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JUNE 11, 2020) Adam Atherly, Ph.D., professor of medicine and director of the Center for Health Services Research, is quoted extensively in a Healthcare Innovation article, titled “Are Vermont’s Global Budgets, Community Health Teams Improving Outcomes?”
  • MPH Student Dahal Comments on COVID-19 Spike in Associated Press Article
    June 9, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JUNE 9, 2020) A Vermont Associated Press article, titled "Virus spike in Vermont city hits immigrant communities," features comments from Larner College of Medicine M.P.H. student Bidur Dahal. The story was picked up by Vermont newspapers, as well as by daily newspapers across the U.S.
  • Avila Comments on Racial Disparities in Healthcare on NBC5 & VPR
    June 9, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JUNE 9 & 11, 2020) Maria Mercedes Avila, Ph.D., M.S.W., program director of the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program, associate professor of pediatrics, and health equity and inclusive excellence liaison, was featured in local news stories on COVID-19 and racial disparities in health on Vermont Public Radio and NBC5.
  • #WhiteCoatsForBlackLives Vigil Covered by Local Media
    June 5, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JUNE 5, 2020) A #WhiteCoatsForBlackLives vigil organized by Amy Teleron, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, with support from Joanna Conant, M.D., assistant professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, was covered by several local media outlets, including ABC22/Fox44, WCAX-TV Channel 3, and NBC5.
  • Mori & Bates Mentioned in VTDigger Story on COVID-19 Data Project
    May 27, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (MAY 24, 2020) Larner College of Medicine postdoctoral fellow Vitor Mori, Ph.D., and Jason Bates, Ph.D., Sc.D., professor of medicine, are mentioned in a VTDigger story, titled "The Bright Side: A UVM student coding global coronavirus research."
  • Lahey Mentioned in Seven Days Article on VT Restaurant Reopening
    May 23, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (MAY 23, 2020) Tim Lahey, M.D., M.MSc., professor of medicine, provided comments on guidelines for the safe opening of Vermont restaurants in a Seven Days article, titled “Short Order for Restaurants: Two Months Closed, Two Days to Open.”
  • Cushman Discusses Blood Clots in COVID-19 on Science Friday
    May 22, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MAY 22, 2020) Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., professor of medicine, was featured on a Science Friday radio segment on "Blood Clots Linked To COVID-19 Are Raising Alarm." The program airs on nearly 400 public radio stations and has roughly 1.8 million listeners.
  • Kirkpatrick Featured in TheHill.com Article on COVID-19 Vaccine
    May 20, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MAY 20, 2020) An article on TheHill.com, titled "Thousands have volunteered to be infected with coronavirus. But will that fast-track a vaccine?" featured comments from Beth Kirkpatrick, M.D., chair of microbiology and molecular genetics and director of the Vaccine Testing Center, about the steps that must be taken in order to develop a new vaccine.
  • Lahey Discusses COVID-19 Vaccine Trial on NPR; Fauci Responds
    May 19, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MAY 19, 2020) Tim Lahey, M.D., M.MSc., professor of medicine, was featured in an NPR Morning Edition segment on Moderna's experimental COVID-19 Vaccine. His comments were also referenced in a May 22 Morning Edition interview with White House Coronavirus Task Force member Anthony Fauci, M.D.
  • Thomas Comments on Helping Cancer Patient Families Cope during COVID-19 in Neurology Today
    May 18, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MAY 18, 2020) Alissa Thomas, M.D., assistant professor of neurological sciences and residency director for neurology, was featured in a Neurology Today article, titled "Neuropalliative Care During COVID-19—How Clinicians Help Patients and Families Cope with Isolation, Fear, and Life-Limiting Illness."
  • Libman Discusses Fellowship Training in the Age of COVID-19
    May 18, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MAY 18, 2020) Bonita Libman, M.D., professor of medicine and director of rheumatology, was quoted in and online article in The Rheumatologist, titled "Fellowship Training Goes Virtual: COVID-19 Pandemic Creates Training Challenges."
  • Klein in Radiology Business article on Radiology's Role in COVID-19
    May 18, 2020 by Lila Sullivan
    (MAY 18, 2020) Jeffrey Klein, M.D., professor of radiology and A. Bradley Soule and John P. Tampas Green and Gold Professor, is featured in a Radiology Business article, titled "COVID’s positive side: Collegiality and public awareness up in radiology, expert says."