Global Health Progam
UVM Faculty-Founded THINKMD & Save the Children Expand Partnership
April 27, 2023
An expanded partnership between University of Vermont physician-founded THINKMD and global children’s health leader Save the Children aims to have a significant impact on the health and wellbeing of children in vulnerable communities across the globe.
“Clinician Office Hours” Gives Rural Providers Access to Substance Use Disorder Experts
February 22, 2023
The University of Vermont’s Center on Rural Addiction has launched a new free program called Clinician Office Hours to help providers access specialists in prevention and treatment of substance abuse disorders. The program is available virtually to any health care provider in the U.S. located in an area designated as rural by the Health Resources & Services Administration.
Confronting Misinformation: A Commentary by Jan Carney, M.D., M.P.H.
February 3, 2023
In this commentary, Larner College of Medicine Associate Dean for Public Health and Health Policy Jan Carney, M.D., M.P.H., discusses the impact and potential solutions to address the issue of medical misinformation.
Medical Alum Helps Establish Much-Needed VT Child Psychiatry Access Program
January 10, 2023
Psychiatrist Greta Spottswood, M.D., M.P.H., a Class of 2011 alum of the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, directs and helped launch the Vermont Child Psychiatry Access Program to connect Vermont pediatric primary care providers with much-needed child psychiatry services.
Innovative Approaches Hold Promise for Improving Rural Health Across Region
November 17, 2022
Located in a rural state with a population among the oldest in the nation, the Larner College of Medicine has long been committed to finding innovative ways to provide and improve access to health care for not only the elderly, but also all residents, regardless of location or socioeconomic status. Several research initiatives at the college focus on new approaches to help patients in these regions.
Celebrating Larner’s Newest Facility: The Firestone Medical Research Building
October 28, 2022
On October 27, 2022, the UVM Larner College of Medicine held a grand opening and dedication of the newest addition to the medical campus: the Firestone Medical Research Building.
“Convergence” Event Brings Global Cancer Treatment Experts, Local Students to Campus
October 27, 2022
A national cancer research event called Convergence brought experts from around the country and the world to the University of Vermont October 24-27 to discuss interdisciplinary techniques to advance cancer treatment. The experts, along with UVM Cancer Center faculty, presented information about their cutting-edge cancer research.
UVM Health Network Names Sunil Eappen, M.D., M.B.A, as Next President and CEO
September 8, 2022
The University of Vermont Health Network has named Sunil “Sunny” Eappen, M.D., M.B.A., as the health system’s next president and chief executive officer, following an extensive national search.
UVM & Maine Partners Awarded $20 Million to Continue NNE-CTR Work
August 11, 2022
The Northern New England Clinical and Translational Research Network has received a $20 million-dollar renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue work to ensure residents in Vermont and Maine – and particularly the elderly, New American and Indigenous populations – receive greater support to address chronic and life-threatening diseases.
Class of ’24 Med Student Pilcher Receives U.S. Public Health Service Award
July 15, 2022
The U.S. Public Health Service Physician Professional Advisory Committee selected Finlay Pilcher, a Class of 2024 medical student at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, to receive a 2022 Excellence in Public Health Award.
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