University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Family Medicine

Bio for John King, M.D., MPH
John King, M.D., MPH

John King, M.D., MPH

Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Family Medicine


Contact Information
E-mail: John.King@uvmhealth.org
Office Location:
The University of Vermont Medical Center, Family Medicine - Milton, 28 Centre Drive, Milton, Vermont 05468

Education

1988              M.P.H., Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
1885-1987   Residency, Duke University Family Medicine Residency Program, Durham., NC
1984-1985   Internship, Duke University Family Medicine Residency Program, Durham, NC
1984              M.D., University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, Rochester, NY
1979              B.S. in Ecology, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse,NY

Academic Interests

Clinical epidemiology and evidence based medicine
Risk communication and shared decision making
Sports nutrition

Expertise

Geriatric Medicine
Sports Medicine

Academic Appointments

2013- present   Vice Chair for Academics and Regional Development, Department of Family Medicine
                            University of Vermont
2013- present   Professor of Family Medicine – Clinical Scholars Pathway Department of Family Medicine, 
                            University of Vermont

Prior Academic Appointments

2010-2013         Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine, UVM
2003-2013         Residency Program Director, Department of Family Medicine, UVM
2003-2013         Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine, UVM
1992-2003         Medical Director, Hanover Family Physicians, P.C., Mechanicsville, VA
1990-2003         Associate Residency Program Director, Department of Family Medicine, Virginia 
                             Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia  (VCU/MCV), Mechanicsville, VA
1999-2003         Clinical Associate Professor of Family Practice Virginia Commonwealth University / 
                             Medical College of Virginia, Mechanicsville, VA
1990-1999         Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Practice Virginia Commonwealth University / 
                             Medical College of Virginia, Mechanicsville, VA 
1988-1990         Family Physician – Holcomb, NY
1988-1990         Clinical Instructor of Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, University 
                             of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Research Grants

2013-2015      Medical Director. “SBIRT Inter-professional Training in Vermont.” SAMSHA,
                          Grant #: 1 U79 T1025395-01 ($941,000)
 
2014-2015      Departmental Principal Investigator. Vermont Child Health Improvement Program,
                          Statewide Collaboration of Child and Maternal Health Improvement, Vermont
                          Department of Health, Agency of Human Services.
                          Grant # 03420-5679S ($3,247,608)

2013-2014      Principal Investigator. “Improving Child and Adolescent Health Care; 
                          Operationalizing and Disseminating Health Improvement for 
                          Medicaid-Eligible Children.” Grant number: 03420-5930S ($2,395,103)

2012-2013      Principal investigator. “Improving Adolescent Health Care.”Funding 
                          Source Vermont Children’s Health Improvement Program.

2011-2012      Principal investigator.; “Family Medicine residency training in high
                          quality accessible rural primary health care.” Funding source U.S.
                          Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions,
                          Title VII, Section 747,  Training for Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry. 
                          Grant number: D58HP08299. Amount $440,471 over three years. University of Vermont.

2007-2010      Principal investigator.  “Cultural Competency in Underserved Population Health
                          Care – A Rural Training Model for Family Practice Residents.”  U.S. Health 
                          Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions, Title VII, 
                          Section 747 Training for Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry. 
                          Grant number:  D58HP00137.  Amount: $493,206 over 3 years.  University of Vermont.

2004-2007      Local Principal Investigator. "A Randomized, Double-Blind, Active Comparator-
                          Controlled, Parallel-Group, Study to Evaluate the Safety of Etoricoxib in Patients
                          With Osteoarthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis," Sponsor: Merck & Co. Inc, 
                          Whitehouse Station, NJ.  

2003                Local Sub-investigator. "A Randomized, Comparator Controlled, Double-Blind
                          Study of the Liver Safety of Pioglitazone HCL Versus Glyburide With Metformin 
                          and Insulin as Part of Step Therapy in Subjects With Type 2 (Non-Insulin Dependent)
                          Diabetes. Sponsor: Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. Lincolnshire, IL.

2001-2003       Local Sub-investigator. "A Randomized, Double-Blind, Double Dummy, Parallel- Group,
                           Comparative Clinical Trial Evaluation of Fluticasone Propionate/Salmeterol Xinafoate
                           (250/50mcg BID via Diskus) to Ipratropium Bromide/Albuterol Sulfate (36mcg/206mcg QID)
                           Inhalation Aerosol in Subjects with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
                           Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC.

2001-2002       Local Principal Investigator. "A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled,
                           Forced Titration Study of Ascending Doses of CS-866, Losartan and Valsartan in
                           Patients with Essential Hypertension." Sponsor: Sarikyo, New York, NY.

Awards and Honors

2007   University of Vermont Family Medicine Teacher of the Year Award
1982   Dr. Glenn H. Leak Memorial Fellowship in Oncology, London, UK
1981   Health Services Research Fellowship, Kaiser Foundation, Portland, OR
1980   Victor Meyer Emmel Award for Excellence in Medical Histology
1979    Summa Cum Laude

Publications (Peer Reviewed)

2014     Valdez J, King J and Cable K. “What screening tools effectively identify drug use.”  Evidence Based Practice 2014; 17(9):2,4.
2014     Didion, B and King, JG.  “Lung Cancer”. In PEPID Primary Care Plus. May, 2014. Trevena, L, Zikmund-Fisher, B , Edwards, A, Gaissmaier , W, Galesic , M, Han , P,
2013     King, JG, Lawson , M, Linder , S, Lipkus, I, Ozanne, E, Peters, E, Timmermans, D, Woloshin, S. “Presenting quantitative information about decision outcomes: a risk          communication primer for patient decision aid developers” BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013, 13(Suppl 2):S7 doi:10.1186/ 1472-6947-13-S2-S7. Published 29 Novemeber 2013 http://biomedcentral.com/1472-6947/13/S2/S7
2012      King, JG, B Flynn, L Vance. "Shared decision making in the prediabetes visit” STFM Resource library, www.afmdrl.org
2012      King, JG.; “How accurate are the commonly available tests for H. pylori Infection?” Health Desk Answer for the Family Physicians Inquires Network. Accepted for publication. June, 2012.
2012      King, JG and P Han.  “Formats for understanding probability over time” and Linder S. and King, JG. “Effect of narratives to present benefit and risk information.” Both in International Patient Decision Aids Standards Chapter C update on Presenting Probabilities. In press 2012 to be published at http://ipdas.ohri.ca/
2002      King JG. Thumb Spica Casts: Short Arm, Long Arm, and Glove. In: The Clinics Atlas of Office Procedures - Casting and Splinting of Soft-Tissue Injuries and Fractures, W-B.Saunders, Philadelphia, 2002:5(3) September.
2001      Wright AM, Rexrode CR. Hoffman RH, Lustig MR, Shehan WT, King JG, Marsland DW. Selected Disorders of the Respiratory System. In: Family Medicine Principles and Practice, 4th Edition, Springer-Verlag. New York, 1993: 88, 678-684. Update 2001 for 5th Edition.