UVMMC Neuromuscular Division Accolades

UVMMC Neuromuscular Division:

Clinical Center of Excellence:
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Inflammatory Myopathies
  • Inflammatory Neuropathies
  • ALS

Fellow/Resident/Medical Student Research and Awards:

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Members of the Muscle Study Group  
 

Fellow:

Pragma Roy MD:
  • Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America Scientific Session Presenter 2019: Phenotypic variation between early onset and late onset myasthenia gravis.

Residents:

Chris Trevino MD and F Sobhani MD:
 
  • Kolb NA, Trevino CR, Waheed W, Sobhani F, Landry KK, Thomas AA, Hehir M. Neuromuscular complications of immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy. Muscle Nerve. 2018 Jan 17;. doi: 10.1002/mus.26070. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29342325.
  • Chris Trevino MD: Faculty for 2019 AANEM National Meeting. Presentation on Checkpoint Inhibitor Treatment in Neuromuscular Disease with UVM faculty, Dr. Noah Kolb
 
David Lorance MD:
  • Lorance DK, Mandigo KA, Hehir MK. Novel Myelin Protein Zero Mutation in 3 Generations of Vermonters With Demyelinating Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 2018 Mar;19(3):101-107. doi: 10.1097/CND.0000000000000188. PubMed PMID: 29465609.
 
Lisa Arnold MD:
  • AANEM National Meeting Presenter 2019: Correlation of neck flexor strength with spriometry in Guillain Barre Syndrome.
 

Medical Student:

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Katherine Clifford MD:
  • American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine Golseth Young Investigator Award Winner 2018
  • https://www.aanem.org/News-Express/Meetings/AANEM-Recognizes-Katherine-Clifford,-BA,-with-the
  • Clifford KM, Hobson-Webb LD, Benatar M, Burns TM, Barnett C, Silvestri NJ, Howard Jr JF, Visser A, Crum BA, Nowak R, Beekman R, Kumar A, Ruzhansky K, Chen IA, Pulley MT, Laboy SM, Fellman MA, Howard DB, Kolb NA, Greene SM, Pasnoor M, Dimachkie MM, Barohn R, Hehir MK (2019) “Thymectomy may not be associated with clinical improvement in MuSK myasthenia gravis” Muscle and Nerve 59(4): 404-410.
  • Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America Scientific Session Presentation 2018: Thymectomy may not be associated with clinical improvement in MuSK myasthenia gravis
 

Faculty Committees, Awards, Publications:

Committees

Noah Kolb MD
  1.  Peripheral Nerve Society
    1. Consortium to Develop Standard Diagnostic Criteria for Chemotherapy Neuropathy 
  2. International GBS Outcome Study, Committee Member
  3. Muscle Study Group, Member
Michael Hehir MD
  1. Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America
    1. Co-Chair MGFA Scientific Advisory Board Education Committee, Current
    2. Co-Chair MGFA Scientific Session 2015-2018
    3. Member, Consortium to Standardize Disease Specific Outcome Measures in Myasthenia Gravis, Current
  2. American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
    1. Research Committee 2017-present
    2. Neuromuscular Update Committee: 2013-2017
  3. Muscle Study Group, Member
Waqar Waheed MD
  1. International GBS Outcome Study, Committee Member
  2. Muscle Study Group, Member

Awards:

Michael Hehir MD
  1. Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America Physician of the Year 2016
  2. UVM Robert Hamill MD Neurology Faculty Teaching Award 2014
Waqar Waheed MD
  1. UVM Robert Hamill MD Neurology Faculty Teaching Award 2015, 2016
  2. Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Vermont Nominee 2018
Neuromuscular Medicine sites:
 
Larner College of Medicine at UVM
 
UVM Medical Center