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Wong Featured in End-of-Life Cancer Patient Series

(JULY 29, 2015) A special WCAX-TV two-part series on the end-of-life experience of the late Barbara Bardin, a Charlotte, Vt. resident diagnosed with advanced stage ovarian cancer, included comments by Cheung Wong, M.D., University of Vermont professor of medicine and chief of gynecologic oncology at UVM Medical Center. Watch part ...

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UVM Stem Cell and Lung Biology Conference Highlighted on ABC22

(JULY 29, 2015) Burlington, Vt. area ABC and Fox affiliate ABC22/Fox44 aired a story about the 10th anniversary gathering of scientists at the “Stem Cells, Cell Therapies, and Bioengineering in Lung Biology and Lung Diseases Conference" at the University of Vermont, which took place July 27 through 30, 2015. Professor of ...

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Stephen Higgins, Ph.D.

$3.6 Million Grant Awarded to VCBH to Help Moms Quit Smoking is Featured on WCAX-TV

(JULY 24, 2015) Stephen Higgins, Ph.D., UVM professor of psychiatry and director of the Vermont Center on Behavior and Health (VCBH) was interviewed by WCAX-TV Channel 3 News to discuss a $3.6 million dollar grant VCBH received from the National Institute on Child Health and Human Development for a new study aimed at reducing ...

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David Rettew, M.D.

Rettew Discusses Exercise as Treatment Option for ADHD on WCAX-TV's "The :30"

(JULY 23, 2015) David Rettew, M.D., UVM associate professor of psychiatry and UVM Medical Center psychiatrist, discusses results of a recent community study on the benefits of using exercise as a form of treatment for children and adults diagnosed with ADHD on WCAX-TV’s “The :30.” Watch the segment here.

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Robert Williams, M.D.

Williams Comments on Use of Spinal Anesthesia in Babies on WCAX-TV

(JULY 17, 2015) Anesthesiologists at the University of Vermont Medical Center are the nation's leading experts on using spinal anesthesia in babies. Robert Williams, M.D., UVM professor of anesthesiology and pediatric anesthesiologist at the UVM Children's Hospital, was interviewed on the topic for a HealthWatch segment on local ...

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