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The following stories appeared in local and national media outlets. 

  • Zehle Appointed as UVM Health Network Director of Education
    Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education Christa Zehle, M.D., has been appointed University of Vermont Health Network Director of Education by John Brumsted, M.D., CEO of the UVM Health Network.
  • Carney Featured in WalletHub Article on Healthiest Cities
    (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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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 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) 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) 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.

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