University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Other Keynote Speakers and Presentations

Anne Dixon, MD gave two talks about her Obesity and Asthma research to:

Newcastle Asthma Meeting, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia October 12, 2012

Asthma Day, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY. November 9, 2012


Gilman Allen, III MD

October 18-20, Northern New England Critical Care Conference: “Bundles – Where We Are and How We Got There: The Changing Culture”

September 28, 2012: Jeffords Quality Conference (Sheraton Hotel): “Simulation Training as a Method to Reduce Provider Variation”

Invited Guest on WCAX news “The 30”: “Simulation Training and Reduction of Hospital Infections”


Jason H. T. Bates, PhD

“The roles of tidal volume and PEEP in the pathogenesis of ventilator-induced lung injury.”Invited presentation,  Annual Congress of the Brazilian Physiological Society, Gramado, Brazil, September 2-5, 2012.


“Pathophysiology of airways hyperresponsiveness in mouse models of allergic airway disease.”Invited presentation, Annual Congress of the Brazilian Physiological Society, Gramado, Brazil, September 2-5, 2012.


“Complex disease as an aberrant network phenomenon.” Invited presentation, 11th International Conference on Complexity in Acute Illness, Ottawa, September 6-9, 2012.

“Insults and consequences in the murine lung: what can we learn from lung mechanics?” Invited presentation, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, September 27, 2012.


David Kaminsky, MD

2012:  Recent Advancements in the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Bronchial Asthma, 16th Annual Thomas J. Godar Pulmonary/Critical Care Symposium, St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, CT


2012:  Management and Treatment of Acute Respiratory Failure, New England Critical Care Conference 2012, University of Vermont College of Medicine CME, Stowe, VT, Essex, VT


2012:  Resistance Occlusion:  How Does This Method Compare To Other Techniques? Annual Congress of the American Association for Respiratory Care, New Orleans, LA


Amanda Kennedy, PharmD, BCPS served as  an Academic Detailing Training Facilitator for the National Resource Center for Academic Detailing in Boston, Massachusetts, on October 1-2, 2012.


Amanda Kennedy, PharmD, BCPS was invited to present a lecture on Medications in Older Adults to the UVM College of Nursing and Health Sciences Assessment and Health Maintenance for Adults course for nurse practitioner students, on October 11, 2012.


Connie van Eeghen DrPH and Rodger Kessler PhD jointly presented their work at the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine in December 2012.  Their presentation, “The Lean Approach to Behavioral Health Integration and The Development of Strategies for Successful Implementation,” represents their work to integrate behavioral health clinicians in two primary care sites (Given Health and Milton Family Medicine) over the past two years.  In this interactive seminar, they received helpful feedback on the likely challenges participants would face if conducting such work in their own practices.