News from the College

  • Leavitt Selected for UMaine Alumni Achievement Award
    January 11, 2019
    Bruce J. Leavitt, M.D., UVM professor of surgery and chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, has been selected by the University of Maine Alumni Association to receive the Bernard Lown '42 Humanitarian Award
  • UVM MLK Celebration & Learning Events include Health Equity Lecture
    January 10, 2019
    UVM's 2019 MLK Celebration and Learning Series will launch with an MLK Birthday Party on Thursday, January 17, and include a keynote by former NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Jealous on Tuesday, January 22, and a Health Equity Lecture at the College of Medicine featuring Herman A. Taylor, Jr., M.D., director, Cardiovascular Research Institute, at the Morehouse School of Medicine, on Wednesday, January 23.
  • Brumsted & UVM Health Network Highlighted in Local Business Publication
    January 9, 2019
    The January 2019 issue of Business People Vermont features a photo of University of Vermont Health Network CEO and Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences John Brumsted, M.D., and cover story on the UVM Health Network.
  • Leffler Named VT Medical Society President, Ittleman, Frankowski & Nelson Honored
    January 3, 2019
    Four Larner College of Medicine faculty were honored recently at the Vermont Medical Society’s annual meeting, including Stephen Leffler, M.D., Frank Ittleman, M.D., Barbara Frankowski, M.D., M.P.H., and Eliot Nelson, M.D. ​
  • Supporting Future Physicians & Biomedical Scientists with the Gift of Education
    December 21, 2018
    Doctoral student Leslie Sepaniac and medical student Hyunsoo No have benefitted from world-class research, a collaborative community, mentorship and a level of support that’s ensuring they can help cancer patients from the bench and at the bedside for years to come.
  • Class of ‘20 Students Present Public Health Projects – and Receive Awards – at APHA
    December 12, 2018
    The Public Health Projects course is 15 years old! Since it first launched in 2004, Larner College of Medicine students have completed 233 projects in partnership with the United Way of Northwest Vermont and dozens of community collaborators and published a total of nine papers and 123 peer-reviewed abstracts, including presentations at the American Public Health Association annual meeting.
  • Office of Diversity and Inclusion Appoints Dougherty as Gender Equity Liaison
    December 11, 2018
    Anne Dougherty, M.D.’09, M.A., assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences, has been appointed as Gender Equity Liaison in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont.
  • Children’s Hospital Announces $1 Million Gift from New England Federal Credit Union
    December 11, 2018
    On December 11, 2018 at the University of Vermont Medical Center, former patients of the UVM Children’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), their families, clinicians and hospital leaders, gathered to celebrate a $1 million donation from New England Federal Credit Union. The donation kicks off a project to renovate the UVM Children’s Hospital’s NICU.
  • Cushman, Page and Tracy Rank in Top 1% for Research Paper Citations in 2018
    December 10, 2018
    University of Vermont biomedical scientists Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., Richard Page, M.D., and Russell Tracy, Ph.D., are among the most Highly Cited Researchers in 2018, according to a recently-released report compiled by Clarivate Analytics.
  • Landmark ABCD Study Completes Enrollment, Provides Data Access
    December 3, 2018
    The NIH announced December 3, 2018 that enrollment for the landmark Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study is now complete and, in early 2019, scientists will have access to baseline data from all ABCD Study participants. There are over 11,874 youth, ages 9-10, participating in the study at 21 research sites around the country, including the University of Vermont (UVM).

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