News from the College

  • Stapleton Co-Leads Innovative ICU Recovery Study
    May 18, 2017
    For patients who survive an episode of critical illness, they can experience weakness and other limitations to their function long after they’ve left the hospital. But there’s hope in sight: A unique, multi-site clinical trial that aims to improve outcomes for intensive care unit patients using a combination of early nutritional supplementation and exercise.
  • Lyon Leads Trial to Test Vaccine Aimed to Protect Military Troops
    May 16, 2017
    Acute respiratory disease (ARD) due to infection with adenovirus is a major cause of morbidity at military training centers. In addition to ARD, adenovirus infection can cause sore throat, pneumonia, conjunctivitis, and urinary infections.
  • Delaney and Cross Receive 2017 UVM’s “Our Common Ground” Awards
    May 16, 2017
    Larner College of Medicine community members Tiffany Delaney, MA.Ed., director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and Michael Cross, custodial maintenance worker, each received a 2017 “Our Common Ground” award at a special breakfast held on May 8, 2017 and hosted by President Tom Sullivan in the University of Vermont’s Davis Center.
  • Department of Surgery Holds 47th Surgery Senior Major Scientific Program
    May 16, 2017
    The University of Vermont Department of Surgery held the 47th Annual Surgery Senior Major Scientific Program on May 4, 2017 in the University of Vermont Medical Center’s Austin Auditorium.
  • National Cancer Institute Acting Director Lowy to Discuss HPV Vaccine 5/12
    May 10, 2017
    On Friday May 12, 2017, Douglas Lowy, M.D., acting director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), will visit the University of Vermont (UVM) Cancer Center and deliver a J. Walter Juckett Distinguished lecture on the development and future of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.
  • College’s Student AMWA Chapter Hosts Girls’ Science Discovery Day
    May 8, 2017
    Can assembling Mr. Potato Head figures teach you about health care? This fun exercise and a wide range of other activities offered at Girls’ Science Discovery Day were designed to provide the 99 seventh- and eighth-grade girls in attendance with a glimpse into the health care field.
  • Budd to Deliver Research Laureate Lecture on Lupus May 9
    May 5, 2017
    Larner College of Medicine Research Laureate and University Distinguished Professor of Medicine Ralph Budd, M.D., will present the inaugural Research Laureate Lecture on May 9, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. in the Sullivan Classroom in the Medical Education Center. His talk is titled “The El Greco Lesson: 33 Years of Thinking Lupus.”
  • Feldman Appointed Director of Learning Environment
    May 2, 2017
    Christa Zehle, M.D., associate dean for students, has announced that Nathalie Feldman, M.D., education assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences, has been appointed director of the Learning Environment in the Office of Medical Student Education at the Larner College of Medicine, effective May 2, 2017.
  • Accelerated Programs Allow UVM Students to Finish Master's Degrees in Less Time
    May 1, 2017
    Nearly 25 years ago, University of Vermont faculty hatched a novel idea: empower undergraduate students to take a step forward in their career pursuits by dipping into master’s-level courses — accelerating the pace at which they could obtain a degree.
  • University of Vermont Mourns the Passing of Robert Larner, UVM’39, M.D.’42
    April 26, 2017
    Robert Larner, M.D., the Burlington native for whom the UVM Larner College of Medicine was named in September of 2016, died peacefully at his home in Woodland Hills, Calif. on Thursday, April 20, 2017. He was 99 years old.

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