Education, Research, Clinical Care

The Hematology/Oncology Division faculty is committed to the three pillars of state-of-the-art patient care, research, and an outstanding training environment. We treat patients with all cancer types, and those with benign hematological disorders.

Providers, Residents & Fellows: find referral information and a clinical faculty & staff directory at The University of Vermont Medical Center.

Research & Education

The research mission of the Hematology/Oncology Division involves the exchange of knowledge from bench to bedside and back. Our research includes:

  • Translational Research
  • Epidemiology
  • Clinical Research
  • Public Health Research
  • We educate health care professionals at all levels of training, from medical and doctoral students to postdoctoral fellows, and members of the community.

The University of Vermont Cancer Center

The University of Vermont Cancer Center is committed to innovative cancer research, life-saving prevention and treatment programs, public education and scientific collaboration, and serves to optimize cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis and care across Vermont and northern New York.

Mary Cushman, MD, MSc

Cushman Discusses Why Elite Athletes Can Get Abnormal Blood Clots

University of Vermont Medical Center Blog post by Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., UVM
professor of medicine and director of the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Program
at the UVM Medical Center.

We keep hearing news stories about elite athletes developing abnormal blood clots. Perhaps
the most well-known athlete to experience a blood clot is the tennis icon Serena Williams, w
ho had life-threatening pulmonary embolism (PE) in 2011 after a foot injury and cross-country
air travel.


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