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  • Chawla Comments to VTDigger on VR ‘Crash Cart’ Training Tool
    September 5, 2023 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (SEPTEMBER 5, 2023) Raj Chawla, M.P.H., faculty technology liaison at Larner College of Medicine, commented to VTDigger for an article on a virtual code cart, a/k/a crash cart, created by a Rutland startup to train medical personnel in emergency response. “I’m thrilled to see a Vermont company developing in the extended reality field,” Chawla said.
    Read full story at VTDigger
  • Rose, Levine Comment to NBC5 on State’s First Narcan Vending Machine
    September 1, 2023 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (SEPTEMBER 1, 2023) Gail Rose, Ph.D., of the UVM Center on Rural Addiction, and Vermont Health Commissioner Mark Levine, M.D., were quoted in an NBC5 story about the state’s latest step in ending overdose deaths.
    Read full story at NBC5
  • Defense Health Agency Reports Weiss Poster Award at Military Symposium
    September 1, 2023 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (SEPTEMBER 1, 2023) A poster presentation by Daniel Weiss, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine, was awarded third place at the 2023 Military Health System Research Symposium in Florida on August 17, the Defense Health Agency reported.
    Read full story at Defense Health Agency
  • Potter Quoted in WCAX Story about Recruitment for Major Childhood Development Study
    September 1, 2023 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (SEPTEMBER 1, 2023) Alexandra Potter, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry, spoke to WCAX about UVM neuroscientists’ efforts to recruit expecting families who want to help with a major childhood development research project called the HEALthy Brain and Child Development (HBCD) Study.
    Read full story at WCAX-TV
  • Whitaker Awarded $1.95M Grant to Unravel Anesthesia-Induced Hypotension
    August 31, 2023 by Angela Ferrante
    Emmett Whitaker, M.D., FAAP, associate professor of anesthesiology, neurological sciences, and pediatrics, received a substantial R35 MIRA grant from NIGMS for his study “Vascular Determinants of Anesthesia-Induced Hypotension at the Extremes of Age.” This five-year project—the department’s first NIH grant—addresses intraoperative hypotension in neonates, infants, and older adults under anesthesia.

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