Community Spotlight

  • 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.
  • Larner Medical Students Selected as 2022-23 NH/VT Schweitzer Fellows
    May 16, 2022
    ​The New Hampshire/Vermont (NH/VT) Schweitzer Fellows Program selected five teams of Larner College of Medicine Class of 2025 medical students as 2022-23 Schweitzer Fellows.
  • Med Students with Ties to Ukraine Hold Medical Supply Drive
    March 30, 2022
    On March 26, 2022, UVM medical students Caitlin Marassi and Ellen Mats, along with other Larner first-year medical students, launched a three-week "Vermont for Ukraine Medical Supply Drive" in collaboration with Vermont Flannel retail stores and working through Razom, a 501(c)(3) organization that ships medical supplies by sea and air directly to Ukraine.
  • Larner Faculty Volunteer to Create Clinic at Sugarbush
    March 25, 2022
    A new, non-profit medical clinic at Sugarbush Resort — Three Peaks Medical Clinic — is scheduled to open in December 2022 and be staffed by UVM Division of Emergency Medicine faculty member volunteers. The clinic's mission is to provide the resort area community access to on-mountain medical care and provide a venue for facilitating wilderness, emergency, and sports medicine research.
  • Heart Month: Bouncing Back after Atypical Heart Attack
    February 23, 2022
    A heart attack struck 44-year-old Sara Rutledge during her daily run. Thanks to the competence and care of a team of clinicians at Central Vermont Medical Center and UVM Medical Center, she received a diagnosis for spontaneous coronary artery dissection - or SCAD - has had a successful recovery, and is back to doing her favorite activities.
  • UVM Health Network President & CEO Brumsted Announces Retirement in September
    January 26, 2022
    After more than four decades as a physician, innovator and national leader in health care, John R. Brumsted, M.D., president and CEO of The University of Vermont Health Network since it was founded in 2011, has announced that he will retire in September 2022.
  • Class of 2012 Alum Hosts Sensory-Friendly COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics for Children & Adults
    January 14, 2022
    UVM Larner College of Medicine alum Melissa Houser, M.D.'12 founded and partnered with the Vermont Department of Health, Vermont Family Network, Waterbury EMS, and a group of volunteers to create All Brains Belong VT—a nonprofit neuroinclusive primary care and community center offering patient-centered healthcare and inclusively-designed community events. The organization hosted its first sensory-friendly COVID-19 community vaccination clinic in December 2021.
  • Food Security Initiative Buoyed by Generous Gift & Community Partnerships
    December 21, 2021
    A grassroots effort led by Larner College of Medicine alum and Associate Professor of Pediatrics Keith Robinson, M.D.’07, and key partners across the academic medical center and state, has established an invaluable resource to ensure pediatric patients and their families receive the quality and amount of food they need.
  • Potter & Garavan Receive Grant to Study Earliest Brain Development Milestones
    November 17, 2021
    Researchers at the University of Vermont recently received a $5.5 million, five-year grant to participate in the Phase II portion of the HEALthy Brain and Child Development (HBCD) Study, an initiative focused on gathering data on brain development from birth through early childhood.