Larner College of Medicine News & Media

  • Gramling Study on the Impact of Optimism Featured on
    April 30, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (April 30, 2019) A new study, published in the journal Psycho-Oncology, details how a seriously ill patient’s optimism can impact a clinician’s survival prognosis in palliative care conversations.
  • Menon Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group & Larner Research Highlighted on WCAX
    April 24, 2019 by Madi Wood
    (April 24, 2019) WCAX featured the Larner College of Medicine research studies currently be conducted in relation to slowing the progressing of pulmonary fibrosis. Prema Menon, M.D., UVM assistant professor of medicine, spoke about the study saying, "We're creating these mini lungs and looking at if these new patented catalysts can actually reverse fibrosis in humans, which is such a step forward in the research".
  • Shapiro Comments on Migraines on
    April 11, 2019 by Madi Wood
    (APRIL 11, 2019) An article published on SheKnows in the health and wellness section titled, "6 Misconceptions about Migraines That Need to Be Dispelled ASAP", featured comments from Robert Shapiro, M.D., UVM professor of neurology and founding president of the Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy.
  • Local Media Cover Substance Use Research by Villanti
    March 31, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (MARCH 31, 2019) A Burlington Free Press article and Vermont Public Radio Vermont Edition segment both cover new research being conducted by Andrea Villanti, Ph.D., M.P.H., associate professor of psychiatry, regarding young Vermonters and substance abuse.
  • LaMantia Quoted in Associated Press Story on 84-Year-Old Pole Vaulter
    March 22, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (MARCH 22, 2019) Michael LaMantia, M.D., associate professor of medicine, head of geriatrics and the director of the UVM Center on Aging, was quoted in an Associated Press article about an 84-year-old pole vaulter from Shelburne, Vt. and physically ability in seniors.
  • Larner Match Day Featured by AAMC and VT Media Outlets
    March 21, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (MARCH 21, 2019) On Friday, March 15, 2019, the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont’s Class of 2019 Match Day celebration was highlighted by the Association of American Medical Colleges as well as several local VT media outlets.
  • New England Cable News Highlights Krag's Cancer Research
    March 17, 2019 by Madi Wood
    (MARCH 17, 2019) Local Vermont media coverage of the annual S.D. Ireland St. Patrick's Day cement truck parade featured an interview with David Krag, M.D., S.D. Ireland Professor of Surgical Oncology at UVM's Larner College of Medicine, whose research is supported in part by the S.D. Ireland Cancer Research Fund, for which the event is a fundraiser.
  • Cushman Comments Featured in American Heart Association Story on Childhood Obesity and Blood Clots
    March 15, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    (MARCH 15, 2019) The American Heart Association recently featured comments by Mary Cushman, M.D., UVM professor of medicine, in a story highlighting a Danish study that found a correlation between childhood obesity and the development of blood clots in adulthood.
  • Garavan Cannabis and Teen Brain Study Garners International Coverage
    January 17, 2019 by User Not Found
    A study authored by Hugh Garavan, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry, and former UVM postdoctoral fellow Catherine Orr, Ph.D., focused on the impact of even small amounts of cannabis on the adolescent brain, was recently published in the Journal of Neuroscience and has gained mass international attention from multiple news outlets.
  • Fassler Speaks at Interim Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates
    January 10, 2019 by Madi Wood
    David Fassler, M.D., UVM Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, who presented at the Interim Meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates at National Harbor in Washington, D.C., was featured in a meeting recap article in Psychiatric News.
  • Brumsted & UVM Health Network Highlighted in Local Business Publication
    January 9, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur
    The January 2019 issue of Business People Vermont features a photo of University of Vermont Health Network CEO and Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences John Brumsted, M.D., and cover story on the UVM Health Network.
  • New England Federal Credit Union Children's Hospital Gift Announcement Featured on Multiple Channels
    December 13, 2018 by Jennifer Nachbur
    A press conference announcing a $1 million lead gift from the New England Federal Credit Union to support a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at the UVM Children’s Hospital garnered coverage in several regional news outlets.
  • Carney Quoted in NBC Affiliate Story on Vigil Remembering Gun Violence Victims
    December 13, 2018 by Madi Wood
    WPTZ NBC5 News highlighted remarks made by Jan Carney, M.D., M.P.H., UVM associate dean for public health at a December 11 vigil organized by Gun Sense Vermont. Rebecca Bell, M.D., UVM assistant professor of pediatrics also spoke at the event, which was held in remembrance of all the people whose lives have been changed by gun violence in all of the 50 states.
  • Hudziak and UVM Wellness Environment featured on CBS This Morning
    December 13, 2018 by Madi Wood
    Jim Hudziak, M.D., UVM professor and chief of child psychiatry, was featured on "CBS This Morning" to discuss the UVM Wellness Environment (WE) program.
  • AARP Article Features Arnoldy and End of Life Doula Certificate
    December 4, 2018 by User Not Found
    Francesca Arnoldy, course developer and lead facilitator for the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine End of Life Doula Professional Certificate program, is featured in an AARP® The Magazine article on end of life doulas, titled "Learning to Serve the Dying."
  • Vermont Ranks #4 in Donating Bodies to Science
    November 29, 2018 by User Not Found
    The Rutland Herald featured a story, titled “Report: Vt. ranks 4th in donating bodies to science,” regarding a recently-released report from MedCure, one of the seven whole-body and non-transplant tissue donation centers nationwide accredited by the American Association of Tissue Banks.
  • Garavan and Potter featured in Burlington Free Press Article on Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study
    November 29, 2018 by Jennifer Nachbur
    Alexandra Potter, Ph.D., and Hugh Garavan, Ph.D., were featured in a Burlington Free Press article about UVM's role in the national Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study.
  • Ahern Featured on CNN to Discuss Connection between Statins and Breast Cancer
    October 8, 2018 by User Not Found
    Comments by Assistant Professor of Surgery and UVM Cancer Center member Thomas Ahern, Ph.D., are featured in a article, titled “Statins' benefits beyond heart health aren't clear-cut, analysis says.”
  • Plante Speaks with WCAX about Updates in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
    September 27, 2018 by Madi Wood
    In honor of September being Prostate Cancer Awareness month, Mark Plante, M.D. UVM associate professor of surgery, spoke with WCAX about why prostate cancer diagnoses are going down.
  • Shukla's Study on Exosomes role in the development of Mesothelioma Featured by the Department of Defense
    August 23, 2018 by Madi Wood
    The United States Department of Defense published an online article about Arti Shukla's, Ph.D., UVM associate professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, research study regarding the role of exosomes in the development of mesothelioma.