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Investiture of Inaugural Holly and Bob Miller Chair of Palliative Medicine Featured in Media

(JUNE 10-14, 2016) An event celebrating the investiture of Robert Gramling, M.D., D.Sc., as the inaugural Holly and Bob Miller Chair of Palliative Medicine attracted wide coverage in local and regional media outlets. The position was made possible through a $3 million gift to the College of Medicine from the Millers, who for ...

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C. Lawrence Kien

Kien Discusses Fat-Burning on VPR’s Morning Edition

(MAY 17, 2016) UVM Davignon Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine C. Lawrence Kien, M.D., Ph.D., was a guest on Vermont Public Radio's Vermont Edition recently, discussing metabolism and how the body behaves after extreme and rapid weight loss.

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Mercedes Avila

Avila Interviewed on WCAX-TV for Receiving Local Hero Change Maker Award

(MAY 16, 2016) Mercedes Avila, Ph.D., program co-director of Vermont Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and assistant professor of pediatrics, was interviewed live on the WCAX-TV Channel 3 morning news in regards to her receipt of the Child Mind Institute Local Hero Change Maker Award in New York City on May ...

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David Rettew

Rettew’s Comments on Parental Rights Featured in Seven Days

(MAY 11, 2016) An article in the May 11 issue of Seven Days, titled “Why More Vermont Parents are Losing their Children – Permanently,” features comments by David Rettew, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry and pediatrics.

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Neil Zakai

Zakai Discusses Study Presented at Heart Rhythm Society’s 37th Annual Scientific Sessions on WCAX-TV

(MAY 11, 2016) UVM Medical Center hematologist Neil Zakai, M.D., associate professor of medicine, is featured in a story during the HealthWatch segment on WCAX-TV Channel 3, which focused on a study conducted by researchers in Salt Lake City, Utah, and presented at the Heart Rhythm Society’s 37th Annual Scientific Sessions in ...

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