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At the Hospitals: March 23, 2014



Anesthesiologist Returns To Mt. Ascutney Hospital

Windsor — Dr. Peter Rauert, a board-certified anesthesiologist and specialist in pain management, has returned to Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center.

Rauert, who first joined the hospital in 2009, served as its chief of anesthesia until 2013.

He left to enroll in the Pain Medicine Fellowship Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, and completed the program in January.

In addition to his work as a staff anesthesiologist, he is also accepting new patients in the Pain Management Program.

Rauert provides care to patients who experience acute or chronic pain due to illness, injury, recovery from surgery, or other circumstances.

He is a 2001 graduate of the Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago.

Gifford Elects New Corporators, Awards Grant, Scholarship

Randolph — The corporators of Gifford Medical Center recently elected two new members.

Jody Richards of Bethel, and Matt Considine, of Randolph, were elected at the corporators’ annual meeting earlier this month.

Considine, the director of investments for the state of Vermont, was also elected to Gifford’s board of trustees.

In addition, the medical center recently awarded a grant and scholarship.

The 2014 Philip Levesque grant, in the amount of $1,000, went to the Orange County Parent Child Center.

The 2014 Richard J. Barrett, M.D. scholarship was awarded to Genia Schumacher, a mother of seven and breast cancer survivor who is in her second year of the radiology program at Champlain College. — Compiled by Aimee Caruso