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The following stories appeared in local and national media outlets. 

  • Lahey Mentioned in Seven Days Article on VT Restaurant Reopening
  • Thomas Comments on Helping Cancer Patient Families Cope during COVID-19 in Neurology Today
    (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."
  • Green Discusses Nuances of Telehealth in VTDigger Article
    (MAY 17, 2020) Andrea Green, M.D., professor of pediatrics, was featured in a VTDigger article, titled "The doctor is online: Telehealth may become big part of new normal." Green discussed how patients and families in the New American clinic she directs are adjusting to telehealth, as well as newfound advantages to the use of this technology.
  • Adrianzen-Herrera Discusses Benefits of Telemedicine with Cancer Patients in ASCO Daily News
    (MAY 13, 2020) University of Vermont Assistant Professor of Medicine Diego Adrianzen-Herrera was interviewed for an ASCO Daily News special series on treating patients with cancer in the wake of COVID-19.
  • Cushman and Khadanga Share Tips for Staying Healthy During Pandemic on ABC22/Fox44
    (MAY 12, 2020) Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., professor of medicine, and Sherrie Khadanga, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, were featured in an ABC22/Fox44 news story, titled ".Each time there's a commercial break, take a lap around the house': Experts encourage health stay-at-home habits." Khadanga suggests how to stay active while home, and Cushman discusses health problems that can arise when people are more sedentary than normal.
  • Class of 2022 Med Students' Work with Elderly Featured on NBC5
    (MAY 12, 2020) Larner College of Medicine Class of 2022 students Claudia Russell and Ashleigh Peterson were featured in an NBC5 news story about their volunteer work with seniors who are isolated to help them combat loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch a video of the story here.
  • Bates and Kinsey Featured in The New Yorker
    (MAY 11, 2020) Jason Bates Ph.D., D.Sc.,professor of medicine, and C. Matthew Kinsey, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of medicine, are featured in a New Yorker article, titled "The Engineers Taking on the Ventilator Shortage," about a ventilator they invented with College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences faculty colleagues designed for COVID-19 patients.
  • NBC News Article on COVID-19 Vaccine Quotes Kirkpatrick
    (MAY 10, 2020) University of Vermont Chair and Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and Vaccine Testing Center Director Beth Kirkpatrick, M.D., was featured in a national NBC News article regarding the controversial human challenge model used in vaccine development and testing. Read "Why have 14,000 people volunteered to be infected with coronavirus?"
  • van den Broek-Altenburg Featured in WCAX Story
    (MAY 5, 2020) Eline van den Broek-Altenburg, Ph.D., assistant professor of radiology and a member of the Center for Health Services Research, discusses ongoing research to track behavioral adjustments in response to social distancing and stay-at-home orders and their impact on the spread of COVID-19 infection in this WCAX-TV news story.
  • Kirkpatrick Discusses COVID-19 Vaccine Testing in STAT
    (MAY 1, 2020) Beth Kirkpatrick, M.D., chair and professor in the department of microbiology and molecular genetics and director of the Vaccine Testing Center at the University of Vermont, was quoted in a STAT article, titled "Infect volunteers with Covid-19 in the name of research? A proposal lays bare a minefield of issues". Kirkpatrick discusses the challenges that come with testing a new vaccine and the steps it takes to even get to the testing stage.

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