News from the College

  • Larner Students Meet Partners in Health's Paul Farmer, M.D.
    November 3, 2016
    Medical students, public health students and anthropology students had an opportunity to meet and discuss global health advocacy with world-renowned physician, anthropologist and Partners in Health co-founder Paul Farmer, M.D., during an afternoon session that was part of his visit to the University of Vermont on November 3, 2016.
  • Geriatrics Expert LaMantia Publishes Study on Aging Brain Care Medical Home
    November 2, 2016
    Aging baby boomers want to stay independent and live in their own homes as long as possible, but aging also increases the prevalence of depression and dementia.
  • Bates Presents University Scholar Lecture
    October 31, 2016
    Jason Bates, Ph.D., professor of medicine at The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont, presented his University Scholar lecture on “How Does a Physicist Become a Biologist, and Vice Versa?” on November 2, 2016, in Memorial Lounge in UVM's Waterman Building.
  • Inaugural Dean’s Excellence in Research Awards Recognize Trainees, Faculty
    November 1, 2016
    More than 150 faculty, trainees and staff attended the inaugural Dean’s Excellence in Research Awards event, titled “Celebrating Excellence in Research,” at The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont on November 1, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in Carpenter Auditorium in the Given Building.
  • TAs Get Head Start on Physician's Important Role as Teacher
    October 26, 2016
    The case projected on the screen in the Sullivan Classroom describes a patient – a 55 year-old male with a six-year history of hypertension and a recent acute flare of gout, a type of arthritis – and lists several lab results.
  • Vice President Biden Brings 'Cancer Moonshot' to UVM
    October 21, 2016
    “If you are ever going to be involved in cancer research, this is the moment,” Vice President Joe Biden told a packed Davis Center ballroom at the University of Vermont Oct. 21. “This is the inflection point.”
  • NIH Microbiome Project’s Proctor Keynotes Inaugural Dean’s Excellence in Research Awards 11/1
    October 27, 2016
    The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont is proud to present the inaugural Dean’s Excellence in Research Awards event, titled “Celebrating Excellence in Research,” on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in Carpenter Auditorium in the Given Building.
  • Diehl and Pierce Discuss Dengue Vaccine & Zika at Community Medical School 11/1
    October 26, 2016
    According to an October 11 "Viewpoint" article in theJournal of the American Medical Association, "nearly 1700 cases of travel-associated Zika infection, including 479 in pregnant women, had been reported in the continental United States" as of August 4, 2016.
  • Kinsey’s NIH-Funded Study Aims to Alleviate Guesswork in Lung Cancer Screening
    October 19, 2016
    Screening presents a dilemma for lung and cancer specialists: Only about four percent of abnormal spots found on patients’ lungs during preventative CT screening turn out to be cancer, yet lung cancer is one of the deadliest types of cancer and usually progresses rapidly, so catching it early is particularly important.
  • Student Interest Group Hosts Mondays with Palliative Care 10/24
    October 20, 2016
    The Larner College of Medicine Palliative Care Student Interest Group is hosting "Mondays with Palliative Care," beginning October 24, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Sullivan Classroom in the Larner Medical Education Center.

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