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Bio for Kim Dittus, M.D., Ph.D.
Kim Dittus, M.D., Ph.D.

Kim Dittus, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology Division
Department of Medicine


Contact Information
E-mail: Kim.Dittus@uvm.edu
Phone:
802-656-5487
Office Location:
Hematology/Oncology Division, 89 Beaumont Avenue, Given Building, Suite E214, Burlington, VT 05405

Website

UVM Medical Center Blog - Steps to Wellness: Oncology & Hematology Rehabilitation at the UVM Medical Center and the UVM Cancer Center

Education

1985 Colorado State University, B.S.,  Animal Science
1987 University of Wyoming, M.S., Nutrition
1991 Washington State University, Ph.D., Nutrition
2003 Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, M.D.

Postdoctoral Training

2005-2008 University of Vermont College of Medicine,  Clinical Fellow, Hematology/Oncology
2002-2005 Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Internal Medicine Resident

Certification/Board Eligibility

2005 American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
2008 American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty in Hematology
2008 American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty in Medical Oncology

Publications

Selected Publications:
Dittus KL, Bunn JY, Kokinda N, Wilson K, Howard A, Harvey J.   Anthropometric Change in Breast Cancer Survivors Provided a Behaviorally-based Weight Loss Intervention.  Accepted to Advances in obesity, weight management and control, April 2015

Amy M. Berkman AM, Amy Trentham-Dietz A, Dittus K, Hart V, Vatovec, CM, King, JG, James TA, Lakoski SG, Sprague BL. Health Behavior Change Following a DCIS Diagnosis: An Opportunity to Improve Health Outcomes.  Prevention Medicine, 2015 Epub ahead of print

Dittus K, Lakoski S, Savage P, Kokinda N, Toth M, Stevens D, Woods K, O’Brien P and Ades P.  Exercise-based Oncology Rehabilitation:  Leveraging the Cardiac Rehabilitation Model.  Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention.  35(2):130-9, 2015

Couch ME, Dittus K, Toth MJ, Willis MS, Guttridge DC, George JR, Chang EY, Gourin CG, Der-Torossian H.  Cancer Cachexia Update in Head and Neck Cancer: Pathophysiology and Treatment.  Head Neck.  37(7):1057-1072, 2015

Khadanga S, Solomon B, Dittus K.  Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) Associated with T-Cell Lymphomas: Broadening our Differential for Fever of Unknown Origin.  N Am J Med Sci. 2014 Sep;6(9):484-6.

For a complete list of Kim Dittus' publications, please visit PubMed.