Larner College of Medicine News & Media

  • Carney Discusses Travel Bans During Pandemic in WalletHub Article
    June 15, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JUNE 15, 2021) Jan Carney, M.D., M.P.H., associate dean for public health & health policy at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, discussed the research supporting why countries set travel bans during pandemics in an article, titled "States Hurt the Most by the European Travel Ban," featured on WalletHub.
  • Cushman Discusses VCCBH on Local 22's "What Matters This Week"
    June 14, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (JUNE 14, 2021) UVM Professor of Medicine Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., co-principal investigator for the Vermont Center on Cardiovascular and Brain Health, was interviewed by anchor Lauren Maloney on Vermont's Local 22 ABC affiliate's "What Matters This Week" program.
  • Carney Says Examine Community Spread Before Reopening in Hartford Courant Article
    May 17, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (MAY 17, 2021) Associate Dean for Public Health and Health Policy Jan Carney, M.D., M.P.H., commented in a Hartford Courant article that coronavirus community spread - case rates, hospitalizations and deaths - are points that state officials should consider when making decisions regarding business reopening policies.
  • Page Quoted in Medscape about Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion during Cardiac Surgery
    May 16, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (MAY 16, 2021) UVM Larner College of Medicine Dean Richard L. Page, M.D., professor of medicine, was quoted in a Medscape article, titled "LAAOS III: Surgical LAA Closure Cuts AF Stroke Risk by One Third," in conjunction with an editorial he published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
  • WCAX-TV Interviews Dickerson about Long-Term Effect of Pandemic on Kids
    April 15, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (APRIL 15, 2021) Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Jeremiah Dickerson, M.D., was interviewed by local Burlington, Vt. CBS affiliate WCAX-TV for a story, titled "Should parents worry about pandemic’s long-term effects on kids?"
  • Cushman Comments on Blood Clot Risk & Vaccination Status in Business Insider
    April 13, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (APRIL 13, 2021) Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., professor of medicine and co-principal investigator of the Vermont Center on Cardiovascular and Brain Health, commented on the risk of blood clots in young women in relation to COVID-19 vaccination status in a Business Insider article, titled "Why younger women have a higher risk of blood clots, whether or not they're vaccinated."
  • Rettew Featured in Yahoo!Life Article on Parenting
    April 6, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (APRIL 6, 2021) David Rettew, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry and pediatrics, discusses parenting and the strategies shared in his book on "Parenting Made Complicated: What Science Really Knows About the Greatest Debates of Early Childhood" in a Yahoo!Life article, titled "Want to Be a Better Parent? Consider Temperament."
  • Dixon Comments in NY Times on Obesity & Risk for COVID-19 Hospitalization
    March 8, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (MARCH 8, 2021) Anne Dixon, M.A., BM BCh, professor of medicine and director of the Vermont Lung Center, was quoted in a New York Times article, titled "Severe Obesity Raises Risk of COVID-19 Hospitalization and Death, Study Finds."
  • Carney Featured in WalletHub Article on Healthiest Cities
    February 8, 2021 by User Not Found
    (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 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (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 by User Not Found
    (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 by User Not Found
    (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 by User Not Found
    (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 by User Not Found
    (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."
  • Rawson Comments on Addiction Treatment in New York Times
    October 27, 2020 by User Not Found
    (OCTOBER 27, 2020) Professor of Psychiatry Richard Rawson, Ph.D., was quoted in a New York Times article, titled "This Addiction Treatment Works. Why Is It So Underused?"
  • Wojewoda Discusses COVID-19 Testing Roadblocks in MedPageToday
    October 15, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (OCTOBER 15, 2020) A MedPageToday article on the impact of pipette shortages on COVID-19 testing quotes Christina Wojewoda, M.D., associate professor of pathology and laboratory medicine.
  • Jensen Discusses New NIH Shared Services Grant on WCAX
    October 2, 2020 by User Not Found
    (OCTOBER 2, 2020) Senior Associate Dean for Research Gordon Jensen, M.D., Ph.D., discussed the $5.4 million National Institutes of Health grant he received to support the creation of the UVM Center for Biomedical Shared Resources on WCAX-TV.
  • WCAX Interviews Lahey about Fall COVID-19 Precautions
    August 23, 2023 by Lucy Gardner Carson
    (AUGUST 23, 2022) As the number of Vermonters hospitalized with COVID-19 begins to trend downward, infectious disease specialist Tim Lahey, M.D., M.M.Sc., professor of medicine, spoke with WCAX-TV Channel 3’s Darren Perron about precautions we still need to keep in mind as fall approaches.
  • Raszka in Wall Street Journal, CBS6 Albany Stories on COVID-19 and Children
    August 12, 2020 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (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 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (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.