An article, titled "Academics pitching practical research" and highlighting UVM's SPARK-VT program, was posted today on InsideHigherEd.com . The story highlights the success of the SPARK model, originally developed at Stanford and brought to UVM by Chair of Medicine Polly Parsons, M.D., and features several participating UVM Larner College of Medicine faculty members, including VP for Research and Professor of Medicine Richard Galbraith, M.D., Ph.D., and Robert Althoff, Ph.D., M.D., associate professor of psychiatry, pediatrics and psychology. Althoff is a co-founder of WISER Systems, which received a 2016 SPARK-VT grant.
Insider HIgher Ed Senior Editor Greg Toppo interviewed faculty prior to and at UVM's June 22 SPARK-VT 2018 proposal presentations.
Read the full article here.