News from the College

  • Med Student Queer Alliance Promotes Transgender Patient Health Equity with #PushForPronouns
    March 28, 2016
    University of Vermont (UVM) medical students, along with students from the Northeast Medical Student Queer Alliance (NMSQA), are promoting #PushForPronouns on social media as part of National LGBT Health Awareness Week.
  • Botten Team’s Research Uncovers Critical Genetic Element Driving Rodent-Hosted Virus Behavior
    March 24, 2016
    A team of University of Vermont researchers has pinpointed a unique self-controlling characteristic of an arenavirus that offers hope of a possible vaccine for now-untreatable infections.
  • Class of 2017 Students Celebrate Humanism in Medicine
    March 23, 2016
    University of Vermont medical students, residents and faculty gathered March 22, 2018 to celebrate the Class of 2017’s completion of the Clerkship level of the Vermont Integrated Curriculum, induct new student members into the Gold Humanism Honor Society, and formally recognize their mentors through the presentation of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award.
  • Spring 2016 Community Medical School Launches Mar. 1 with Robbins Talk on Stress
    February 26, 2016
    Now entering its 18th year, the Community Medical Series presented by the University of Vermont College of Medicine and University of Vermont Medical Center launched its Spring 2016 series on Tuesday, March 1, with a lecture by Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry Beth Robbins, Psy.D., titled "All Stressed Out: Symptoms, Physiology and Approaches for Relief."
  • Burlington Technical Center Students Take 1st & 2nd Place at 7th Annual Vermont Brain Bee
    February 25, 2016
    The 7th Annual Vermont Brain Bee, a neuroscience competition and day of exploration for Vermont high school students, took place Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.
  • Cardiovascular Genetic Research Expert Marian Delivers CVRI Visiting Professor Lecture
    April 20, 2016
    The Cardiovascular Research Institute of Vermont hosted a lecture by CVRI Visiting Professor Ali J. Marian, M.D., titled “’Ariadne Auf Naxos’ and the Riddle of Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy,” at 12 p.m. on Monday, April 25, 2016 in the Sullivan Classroom in the University of Vermont College of Medicine's Larner Medical Education Center.
  • Marden’s Scholarly Project Provides Adolescent Primer on Gender Identity, Puberty and Relationships
    April 22, 2016
    The hallmarks of adolescence – mood swings, confusing physical changes, and shifting social norms – can sometimes lead to alienation or even bullying for some kids. In a culture that tends to identify people as either ‘male’ or ‘female,’ this transitional time can be even more difficult for young people who have questions about their gender identity.
  • Toth’s NCI Grant Will Test Muscle-rebuilding Strategy in Breast Cancer Patients
    April 25, 2016
    He’s not a personal trainer, but University of Vermont Associate Professor of Medicine Michael Toth, Ph.D., has an idea for counteracting the muscle loss that commonly occurs in cancer patients. What causes this loss in muscle loss – or atrophy – with cancer and its treatment is still not known, but Toth believes that the reduction in physical activity during cancer treatment may be an important factor.
  • Bernstein and Bates Inducted as 2016-17 University Scholars
    April 25, 2016
    University of Vermont College of Medicine faculty members Ira Bernstein, M.D., and Jason Bates, Ph.D., have been named as two of four University Scholars for 2016-17. Led by the UVM Graduate College, the program recognizes “sustained excellence in research, creative and scholarly activities.”
  • Lung Center Faculty Present at Vermont's First LUNG FORCE Expo April 27
    April 26, 2016
    Thousands of people in Vermont suffer from lung diseases. On April 27, 2016, nearly 100 people attended the inaugural LUNG FORCE Expo - a new one-day educational event designed to provide healthcare professionals and lung disease patients and their caregivers with information about the latest trends, research and treatment for lung disease.