News from the College

  • Colorectal Cancer Awareness: Vecchio Discusses What to Expect During a Colonoscopy
    March 28, 2017
    March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S., but it is also one of only a few cancers that may be prevented through screening.
  • Davidson Named Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
    March 21, 2017
    Frederick Morin, M.D., dean of the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, and Claude Deschamps, M.D., senior associate dean for clinical affairs and president and CEO of the UVM Medical Group, have announced the appointment of Melissa Davidson, M.D., as associate dean for graduate medical education at the Larner College of Medicine and Designated Institutional Official at the UVM Medical Center, effective immediately.
  • Jemison & Swift among Eight Inaugural BTV Ignite Executive Fellows
    March 9, 2017
    Jill Jemison, Larner College of Medicine technology services director, and Kerry Swift, M.S., technology licensing officer in the Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) at the University of Vermont, are currently serving as two of eight inaugural BTV Ignite Executive Fellows.
  • Pediatric Cardiologist Flyer Named Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
    March 9, 2017
    Jonathan Flyer, M.D., a pediatric cardiologist at the UVM Children's Hospital and an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM, has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) in recognition of his professional achievement and commitment to quality cardiovascular care.
  • Spring 2017 Community Medical School Kicks-off with 200+ Attendees
    March 9, 2017
    Community Medical School launched its Spring 2017 series on Tuesday, March 7, with a lecture on “Happiness: Exploring the Science of Well-Being.” The talk by Andrew Rosenfeld, M.D., assistant professor of psychiatry, attracted more than 200 attendees.
  • VT High School Students Participate in Annual Brain Bee
    February 23, 2017
    A three-pound human super computer was the focus of the Vermont Brain Bee, held Saturday, February 18 at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont.
  • Marchese Launches Catamount Innovation Fund for Student Inventors
    February 21, 2017
    Medical students see a lot of the health care system – the good, the bad and the ugly – during their training, and their fresh perspectives sometimes lead to the identification of a need and a potential solution. But without sufficient support, an idea for an innovative technology to improve health care falls flat.
  • Lian and Stein Recognized as AAAS Fellows
    February 21, 2017
    University of Vermont Cancer Center members Jane Lian, Ph.D., and Janet Stein, Ph.D., have been elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in recognition of their contributions to innovation, education, and scientific leadership. The announcement of the AAAS 2016 Fellows was featured in the November 25, 2016 issue of Science.
  • American Heart Month: Gray Discusses Importance of Screening for Congenital Heart Disease
    February 21, 2017
    Karin Gray, M.D., is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont and a pediatric hospitalist and medical director of the newborn nursery at the University of Vermont Medical Center. Her post, below, originally appeared on the UVM Medical Center blog and was titled “Why Screening for Congenital Heart Disease is Important.”
  • American Heart Month: Dauerman Discusses Symptoms of Leaking Heart Valve
    February 15, 2017
    Harold Dauerman, M.D., is an interventional cardiologist at the University of Vermont Medical Center and professor of medicine at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont. He is the author of the information, below, which originally appeared on the UVM Medical Center blog and can also be found here.