• Innovative Approaches Hold Promise for Improving Rural Health Across Region
    November 17, 2022
    Located in a rural state with a population among the oldest in the nation, the Larner College of Medicine has long been committed to finding innovative ways to provide and improve access to health care for not only the elderly, but also all residents, regardless of location or socioeconomic status. Several research initiatives at the college focus on new approaches to help patients in these regions.
  • HealthDay Covers Polish & Gibson Research Letter Describing Rare Human Cases of Fox Parasite
    November 17, 2022
    (NOVEMBER 17, 2022) Infectious disease specialist Louis Polish, M.D., associate professor of medicine, and Pamela Gibson, M.D., professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, were among scientists whose research letter describing two human cases of a rare parasitic disease was published in the New England Journal of Medicine, according to a HealthDay News story.
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  • Tracy Named Larner's Next Senior Associate Dean for Research
    November 15, 2022
    J. Kathleen (Kate) Tracy, Ph.D., has been appointed as senior associate dean for research and professor of medicine at the Larner College of Medicine and director of research at the UVM Health Network. She will begin her new role in February 2023.
  • Kaminsky Comments in USA Today Article on Smoking Marijuana vs. Cigarettes
    November 15, 2022
    (NOVEMBER 15, 2022) In a USA Today article on a new study suggesting that smoking marijuana may do more damage to lungs than cigarettes, pulmonary and critical care physician David Kaminsky, M.D., professor of medicine (who is unaffiliated with the study), commented, “It’s no surprise to me. A burning leaf is a burning leaf ... the lung doesn’t know the difference if it’s tobacco or marijuana.”
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  • Kaminsky Discusses ‘Long COVID’ in The Other Paper Article
    November 3, 2022
    (NOVEMBER 3, 2022) David Kaminsky, M.D., professor of medicine, spoke to The Other Paper’s Corey McDonald about so-called long COVID, following the death in May of a childhood friend of his own son who, after four months of increasingly debilitating symptoms that forced him to obtain a medical leave from his job, took his own life.
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