"SVMC is always focused on safety and infection prevention," said Dr. Trey Dobson, SVMC's chief medical officer. “That has given us a good head start in making our facilities safe for patients returning to seek care."
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center has earned the status of deficiency-free on a survey meant to determine ability to prevent transmission of COVID-19 and other infections to those visiting its hospital and clinics.
After only two weeks of design, testing and manufacturing, Mack's team at Synectic fabricated an attachment to a snorkeling scuba mask. The mask covers the entire face and thus does not require the use of disposable masks and shields.
Our community has shown tremendous support for our local healthcare heroes, and we'd like to take a moment to say thank you! We love the notes of encouragement, the financial donations, protective equipment, and tasty meals that are coming our way. We truly are all in this together.
The practice, known as SVMC Endocrinology, is a part of Southwestern Vermont Medical Center and Southwestern Vermont Health Care. It replaces the Bennington Osteoporosis Center, where Dr. David Gorson had provided similar services to the community until his retirement in 2019. With the appointment, Dr. Freeth joins Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians.
Smith earned his master's degree in nursing from the University of Tennessee in 2018. He received his bachelor's in nursing from the University of Rochester School of Nursing in New York in 2015. He holds a second bachelor's degree in environmental science from the State University of New York at Brockport.
Dr. Ghazali received his medical degree at the Texas Tech University Health and Science Center and his bachelor's degree from the University of Houston in Texas. He completed his residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Texas.
Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP for short, has been found effective for reducing pain and increasing function in joints affected by osteoarthritis. Best of all, it uses your body's own resources and healing powers to create change.
Burke earned her master's degree in nursing from Simmons University in Massachusetts. She received her bachelor's in nursing from the University of Vermont and is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Since 1999, Dr. Wiseman has worked for Williamstown Medical Associates and the Williams College Health Center. He has also previously served as medical director of the VNA and Hospice of Northern Berkshire County.