• Medical Students' Conference Celebrates Diversity
    November 17, 2023
    The University of Vermont's Student National Medical Association chapter held its first conference ever this November, bringing more than 100 medical and pre-medical students from throughout New England to the campus of the Larner College of Medicine to share their enthusiasm for ensuring that people from populations underrepresented in medical professions feel empowered to pursue medical careers.
  • Autoimmune Disease Linked to Increased Survival Rates in Blood Disorders Patients
    December 1, 2023
    Autoimmune disease is frequent in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes, but studies have been inconclusive about how the preexistence of autoimmunity affects survival in these patients. A new study by UVM Cancer Center member Diego Adrianzen Herrera, M.D. uses an epidemiologic analysis to clarify that issue.
  • Smith, Ahern Warn of Growing Antimicrobial Resistance in VT Digger Commentary
    November 17, 2023
    (NOVEMBER 17, 2023) In an opinion piece published in VT Digger, infectious disease specialist Lindsay Smith, M.D., and infectious disease pharmacist John Ahern, Pharm.D., warned that antimicrobial resistance is a growing problem everywhere.
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  • Covering Pain: Integrative Treatment Accessible to More Vermonters
    November 8, 2023
    A new collaboration between Vermont Medicaid and UVM Medical Center’s Comprehensive Pain Program allows Medicaid members with chronic pain to participate in complementary therapies including health coaching, massage, yoga, nutrition, acupuncture, and meditation. This pilot is an important step toward eliminating disparities in access to effective, integrative care for pain.
  • Plante Co-Authors Study on Orthostatic Hypotension, per News Medical
    November 7, 2023
    (NOVEMBER 7, 2023) Timothy Plante, M.D., M.H.S., assistant professor of medicine, is a co-author of a study offering critical insights into the assessment of orthostatic hypotension among older adults, according to News Medical.
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