University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Family Medicine

Bio for Anya Koutras, M.D.
Anya Koutras, M.D.

Anya Koutras, M.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine


Contact Information
E-mail: Anya.Koutras@uvm.edu
Office Location:
Colchester Family Practice, 883 Blakely Rd., Colchester, VT 05446

Education

1995-1998   Middlesex Family Practice Residency, Middletown, CT
1991-1995   Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
1987-1991   University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Academic Interests

Breastfeeding
Maternal Child Health
Obstetrics
Pediatrics
Adolescent Care
Preventative Care
Full spectrum family medicine
Medical Student Education

Research Interests

Lactation Medicine
Maternal Child Health
Preventative Care
Public Health

Expertise

2002-present   IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant), provide lactation consults
                         for community as well as give lectures locally and nationally on breastfeeding topics

1999-present   ALSO faculty – teaching yearly

Academic Appointments

2008-present   Associate Professor

Prior Academic Appointments:
2004-2008  Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of Vermont College of 
                    Medicine
2000-2004  Clinical Assistant Professor of Family and Community Health, Tufts University School of 
                    Medicine
1999-2000  Clinical Instructor in Family Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Research Grants

2013-present   VCHIP/VDH-WIC Study: Improving Breastfeeding Supports in Primary Care Settings
2009-present   Non paid consultant for WIC Mother/Baby Breastfeeding Study, Vermont Department
                          of Health

Awards and Honors

2013    FAAFP Fellow of American Academy of Family Physicians
2013    Vermont Family Physician of the Year                                                                           
2012    Nominee for Silver Stethoscope “Inspirational Cameo Award” (UVMCOM 2014)          
2008    Teacher of the Year – University of Vermont Family Medicine Residency                     
2004    Teaching  Award – Tufts University Family Medicine Residency                                  
1995    Family Medicine Leadership 4th Year Graduate Award, Albany Medical College           
1995    Outstanding Child Psychiatry Award, Albany Medical College                                       
1994    AAFP Family Medicine Interest Group Leader Award                                                   
1991    Mary Jean Simpson Award, Outstanding Female Graduate, University of Vermont      
1991    Phi Beta Kappa, Mortar Board and TOWERR Honor Societies at UVM
1987    Valedictorian, Pawling High School, Pawling, NY                        

Publications

2011  “The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2011-19th Edition, Frank J. Domino, MD Editor, Chapter on 
            Breast Abscess
2009  “The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2009-17th Edition, and 2010-18th Edition, Frank J. Domino,
            MD Editor, Chapter on Breast Abscess
2008  “The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2008-16th Edition, Frank J. Domino, MD, Editor, Chapters on
            Mastalgia and Breast Abscess