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Thomas Simpatico, M.D.

Simpatico Comments on UVM-established Treatment System for Heroin Addiction

(JUNE 29, 2015) University of Vermont College of Medicine Professor of Psychiatry Thomas Simpatico, M.D., is quoted in a Rutland Herald article on treating heroin addiction in Vermont. Simpatico, who serves as chief medical officer for the Department of Vermont Health Access, attributes the state's heroin treatment approach to ...

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Majid Sadigh, M.D.

Sadigh Discusses UVM/WCHN Global Health Program in Danbury News-Times and Greenwich Time

(JUNE 20, 2015) Majid Sadigh, M.D., associate professor of medicine and director of the UVM/WCHN Global Health Program, and University of Vermont medical students are featured in Danbury News-Times and the Greenwich Time about the program, which sends physicians abroad to gain a broader perspective of global health issues and ...

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Hugh Garavan, Ph.D.

Garavan Comments on Link between Memory and Risky Choices in Teens on NPR Online

(JUNE 17, 2015) Hugh Garavan, Ph.D., UVM associate professor of psychiatry, commented on a recent study regarding the correlation between short-term memory and poor decision-making in young people, which was featured on NPR online (National Public Radio). Garavan was not involved in the study. Read the full article here.

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David Rettew, M.D.

Rettew Discusses How to Talk to Children and Teens about Clinton Correctional Facility Escapees

(JUNE 16, 2015) WPTZ-TV Newschannel 5 spoke with David Rettew, M.D., UVM associate professor of psychiatry and UVM Medical Center psychiatrist, about how to talk to children and teens about the missing Clinton Correctional Facility escapees. Watch the interview here.

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Robert Williams, M.D.

Williams Comments on Pediatrics Study on General Anesthesia and Language Skills

(JUNE 10, 2015) A recent study in Pediatrics regarding the impact of general anesthesia on language skills in young children was featured by Reuters Health and in other outlets. Comments by Robert Williams, M.D., UVM professor of anesthesiology and pediatric anesthesiologist at the UVM Children's Hospital, are featured in these ...

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