News from the College

  • Janssen-Heininger, Anathy & Team's Study Demonstrates Potential Lung Fibrosis Therapy
    July 11, 2018
    New translational research led by UVM Professor Yvonne Janssen-Heininger, Ph.D., demonstrates a novel biological therapeutic candidate for regressing pulmonary fibrosis in a difficult-to-treat preclinical model of the disease, providing much-needed hope for the roughly 150,000 Americans suffering from this devastating condition.
  • UVM, Dept. of Medicine & Chair Honored for Support of Guard Member Employees
    June 25, 2018
    The University of Vermont and Polly Parsons, M.D., professor and chair of medicine at the UVM Larner College of Medicine, were recognized with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award, the Above and Beyond Award, and the Pro Patria Award, respectively, at an annual ESGR awards ceremony held May 23, 2018.
  • Wood Named Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
    June 22, 2018
    Marie Wood, M.D., professor of medicine and director of the Familial Cancer Program in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, was named a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (FASCO) at the organization’s annual meeting, held June 1 to 5, 2018 in Chicago, Ill.
  • Plante and Colleagues Say High Ratings Don’t Mean Blood Pressure App Works
    June 22, 2018
    University of Vermont Assistant Professor of Medicine Timothy Plante, M.D., M.H.S., and colleagues say that a high “star rating” doesn’t necessarily reflect medical accuracy or value in a blood pressure app. Based on their latest study results, the researchers are concerned that unregulated mobile health app use could give people a false sense of security, which could lead to dire health consequences.
  • Montgomery Honored with 2018 Our Common Ground Award
    June 15, 2018
    Erin Montgomery, coordinator of faculty development, graduate education and postdoctoral training at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM received a 2018 President's Our Common Ground Award.
  • Wong Invested as Inaugural Berta Pi-Sunyer Williams Endowed Professor
    June 8, 2018
    Cheung Wong, M.D., was invested as the inaugural Williams Professor at an investiture ceremony held June 8, 2018 at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont.
  • Medical Reunion Celebration includes Investiture, Medallion Ceremony & Awards
    June 7, 2018
  • Class of ’21 Social Justice Coalition Members Attend Social Medicine Consortium
    June 6, 2018
    Class of 2021 students and Social Justice Coalition leaders Raghav Goyal, Nina Dawson, and Samuel Epstein joined four hundred medical professionals, students, organizers, and activists from all around the world at the Social Medicine Consortium in Churchrock, New Mexico at the end of April.
  • Gagnon Appointed Director of Facilities Administration and Projects
    May 23, 2018
    Gordon Jensen, M.D., Ph.D., senior associate dean for research at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, has announced that Eric Gagnon, M.Ed., M.S.S., has been appointed director of facilities administration and projects in the Dean’s Office at the College of Medicine, effective June 1, 2018.
  • Class of 2018 Honors Night Celebrates Student and Faculty Achievements
    May 15, 2018
    Graduating medical students from the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont gathered with leaders, faculty members, family and friends on May 14 at the Class of 2018’s Honors Night event in UVM’s Davis Center. In addition to individual student awards, faculty awards, a staff award, and a department award presentation, the event featured the induction of students into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and Gold Humanism Honor Society.

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