University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Family Medicine

Bio for Robert Luebbers, M.D.
Robert Luebbers, M.D.

Robert Luebbers, M.D.

Associate Professor and Medical Director
Department of Family Medicine


Contact Information
E-mail: Robert.Luebbers@vtmednet.org
Phone:
802-847-8500
Office Location:
South Burlington Family Practice, 3 Timber Lane, South Burlington, VT 05403

Education

1992 – 1995    University of Vermont College of Medicine, Family Practice Residency Program,
                        Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, VT
1988 – 1992    M.D., Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH
1982 – 1988    B.A. Biology (cum laude), Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

Academic Appointments

2011 – present   Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Prior Academic Appointments:
2008 – 2010     Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine
1997 – 2007     Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
1995 – 1997     Adjunct Faculty Member, Department of Family Medicine, University of Vermont 
                         College of Medicine, Burlington, VT

Research Grants

2011 – 2013    Current:  Improving Early Detection and Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer in Vermont,
                         The Mary E. Haas Foundation, gift of $90,000 over  two years; leader of this project
                         that aims to develop tools and provider education for physicians

Awards and Honors

2004    Family Medicine Teaching Award
1995    Resident Teacher Award, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
1994    Silver Lapel Star Award for excellence in teaching OB/GYN, Dept. of OB/GYN,
            University of Vermont College of Medicine
1986    Cum laude graduate, Middlebury College
1982    National Honor Society

Publications

2005    Philips GK, Reinier K, Ashikaga T, Luebbers RA. Attitudes and beliefs of primary
            care physicians regarding prostate and colorectal cancer screening in a rural state.
            J Cancer Ed 2005 Fall;20(3):167-72

1989    Weber B, Horiguchi J, Luebbers R, Sherman M, Kufe D:  Posttranscriptional
            stabilization of c-fms mRNA by a labile protein during human monocytic
            differentiation.  Mol Cell Biol 1989 Feb 9(2):769-775.

1989    Horiguchi J, Spriggs S, Imamura K, Stone R, Luebbers R, Kufe D:  Role of 
            arachidonic acid metabolism in transcriptional induction of tumor necrosis factor
            gene expression by phorbol ester.  Mol Cell Biol 1989 Jan 9(1):252-258.

1988    Sariban E, Imamura K, Luebbers R, Kufe D:  Transcriptional and posttranscriptional regulation
            of tumor necrosis factor gene expression in human  monocytes.  J Clin Invest 1988 May 81
            (5):1506-1510.

1988    Sariban E, Luebbers R, Kufe, D: Transcriptional and posttranscriptional control of c-fos gene
            expression in human monocytes.  Mol Cell Biol 1988 Jan 8 (1):340-346.