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.G.King@uvm.edu
Office Location:
Milton Family Practice, 28 Centre Drive, Milton, VT 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

    2013-2014     Principal Investigator. “Improving Child and Adolescent Health Care; Operationalizing and Disseminating Health Improvement for
                            Medicaid-Eligible Children.” Grant number:

    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)

    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?” 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.