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The following stories appeared in local and national media outlets. 

  • Kirkpatrick Quoted in Two ABC News Stories on COVID-19 Vaccine & Antibodies
    (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.
  • van den Broek-Altenburg Mentioned in MarketWatch Article
    (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) 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?”
  • Avila Comments on Racial Disparities in Healthcare on NBC5 & VPR
    (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.
  • Mori & Bates Mentioned in VTDigger Story on COVID-19 Data Project
    (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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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."

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