Community Spotlight

  • Ziller Appointed Director of Health Services Research Center
    October 3, 2023
  • Lyme Disease Prevention Vaccine Clinical Trial Launches in Vermont
    October 17, 2023
    There are currently no approved vaccines available to prevent Lyme disease in humans, but one may be on the way. UVM’s Vaccine Testing Center recently launched a clinical study to investigate the efficacy, safety, and immunogenicity of a Lyme disease vaccine.
  • Stevenson Named Distinguished Graduate Alumnus
    September 22, 2023
    Andra Stevenson, Ph.D.’01, Returns to UVM to Share Insights on Mentorship and Career Journey
  • Medical Students Host ‘Look at Larner’
    September 22, 2023
    Aspiring medical students from populations underrepresented in medicine visited UVM for Look at Larner, a medical student-led event that offers aspiring students a glimpse of medical school. Activities include lessons in the anatomy lab, clinical simulations, campus tours and admissions advice.
  • Summer Scholars: Medical Students Dive Into Research
    September 12, 2023
    Each summer, many rising second-year medical students engage in clinical, basic science or health policy-related research projects under the guidance of expert faculty. The students choose their topics based on personal passions and immerse themselves in projects tackling medical puzzles and unmet health needs. Engaging in research can be among the most valuable experiences during a medical education.
  • Incentive Scholarship Supports Larner Graduates Practicing in Vermont
    September 7, 2023
    Cliff Reilly '24 aspires to work at a small community hospital in Vermont. As the inaugural recipient of an incentive scholarship that will pay back his medical school loans, this goal is within Reilly's grasp. The incentive aims to strengthen the physician workforce pipeline into Vermont, as the state competes nationally and globally to attract and retain a geographically distributed physician workforce.
  • STOP THE BLEED® Program Provides Thousands of Vermonters with Life-Saving Training
    September 7, 2023
    Earlier this year, the University of Vermont Medical Center’s STOP THE BLEED® Program celebrated its five-year anniversary. Since 2018, more than 5,500 Vermont citizens have received life-saving training to stop bleeding in traumatic scenarios.
  • Class of 2026 Medical Students Selected as 2023 -2024 Schweitzer Fellows
    June 15, 2023
    Five teams of Larner College of Medicine Class of 2026 medical students and the first-ever joint Larner-Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth team have been selected to participate as 2023-24 Schweitzer Fellows through the New Hampshire/Vermont (NH/VT) Schweitzer Fellows Program.
  • Medical Students Present Public Health Projects at Community Celebration
    June 15, 2023
    Class of 2026 Larner College of Medicine students researched Vermont’s most timely public health and social needs, revealing important findings that will help shape direction for social service agencies. The students shared their findings at community celebration in on May 31.
  • First-Ever Millennial Lung Health Study Launches in Vermont
    June 9, 2023
    On May 17, 2023, the University of Vermont’s Vermont Lung Center and the American Lung Association announced Vermont’s participation as one of 35 sites across the country conducting a first-of-its-kind large-scale study of millennial lung health - the Lung Health Cohort Study.