Robert Gramling, M.D., D.Sc.

Robert Gramling, M.D., D.Sc.

Professor and Research Director
Holly and Bob Miller Chair in Palliative Medicine
Department of Family Medicine
Cancer Center Member

Contact Information
E-mail: Robert.Gramling@uvm.edu
Office Location:
89 Beaumont Ave, Given Building C116, Burlington, Vermont 05405

Education

2008              D.Sc. Department of Epidemiology, Boston University
                        School of Public Health, Boston, MA
2000-2002   Research Fellowship, Boston University Department of 
                       Family Medicine, Boston, MA
1997-2000   Residency, Maine-Dartmouth Family Practice
                       Residency, Augusta, ME
1997             M.D. Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH
1992             B.A. in Biology (cum laude), Colby College,
                       Waterville, ME

Academic Appointments

2019-present     Professor, Tenure Track
                             College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
2018-2019         Associate Professor, Tenure Track
                             College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
2016-present     Holly and Bob Miller Endowed Chair in Palliative Medicine
                             College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
2016-2018         Associate Professor
                             College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
2016-present     Research Director, Department of Family Medicine
                             College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Prior Academic Appointments
2010-2016         Associate Professor, Family Medicine, Public Health and Nursing
                             University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
2008-2016         Research Co-Director, Division of Palliative Care
                             University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
2015                   Visiting Fellow, University of Cambridge (UK)
2015                   Fulbright Scholar, University of Kyoto (Japan)
2008-2010         Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Public Health
                             University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
2006-2008         Assistant Professor, Community Health, Brown University
2004-2008         Associate Research Director, Family Medicine, Brown University
2002-2008         Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, Brown University
2000-2002         Instructor, Family Medicine, Brown University
1999                   Chief Resident, Maine Dartmouth Family Practice Residency

Clinical Expertise

Clinical Profile

Research Grants

2015-present Cross-Cultural Prognosis Communication, Kyoto University, Japan
                    Fulbright Scholars Project (#6397)
                    U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
                    P.I. Robert Gramling. Direct Cost: $8,000.

2013-2017   Prognosis Communication and Race in Advanced Cancer Care
                    Research Scholar Grant (RSG-13-239-01-PCSM)
                    American Cancer Society
                    P.I. Robert Gramling. Direct Cost: $1,100,000.

2013-2016   Improving Communication for Chemotherapy in Older Cancer Patients
                    Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (CD-12-11-4634)
                    PI: Supriya Mohile. Role: Investigator. Direct Cost: $2,097,044.

2011-2016   Social and Behavioral Intervention
                    National Institutes of Health (R01PA-08-083)
                    P.I. Cleveland Shields; Ronald Epstein. Role: Investigator. Direct Cost:
                    $2,000,000.

2010-2016   Advanced Cancer Communication
                     National Institutes of Health (R01CA-140419)
                     P.I. Ronald Epstein; Richard Kravitz. Role: Investigator. Direct Cost:
                     $2,000,000.

Publications (Peer Reviewed)

PubMed