News from the College

  • DeStigter Appointed Chair and Health Care Service Chief of Radiology
    June 15, 2017
    Frederick Morin, M.D., dean of the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, and Claude Deschamps, M.D., president of the University of Vermont Health Network – Medical Group, have announced the appointment of Kristen DeStigter, M.D., FACR, as chair of the Department of Radiology at the UVM Larner College of Medicine and Health Care Service Chief of Radiology at the UVM Medical Center.
  • LaMantia Elected American Geriatrics Society Fellow
    June 13, 2017
    Michael LaMantia, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of medicine and section head of geriatric medicine at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, was among 18 leading healthcare professionals honored as elected AGS Fellows at the 2017 American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Annual Scientific Meeting held May 18-20 in San Antonio, Texas.
  • UVM Stem Cell Conference Travel Scholarship Honors Alpha-1 Founder
    June 13, 2017
    The “Stem Cells, Cell Therapies, and Bioengineering in Lung Biology and Diseases” conference at the University of Vermont now offers a new, competitive travel scholarship that honors the legacy of late Alpha-1 Foundation co-founder John W. Walsh, who passed away March 7, 2017.
  • UVM-Based Biomedical Entrepreneurship Course and Public Seminar Series Launches June 16
    June 8, 2017
    i-TREP – a University of Vermont-based biomedical entrepreneurship training program – is sponsoring an intensive summer course that will take place at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM June 16 to 23, 2017.
  • Dr. Kennith Sartorelli Invested as Green and Gold Professor of Pediatric Surgery at UVM
    June 2, 2017
    Kennith Sartorelli, M.D., a professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Surgery at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, and division chief of pediatric surgery and surgeon-in-chief at the UVM Medical Center’s Children’s Hospital, was invested in a formal ceremony on June 2 as the inaugural Green and Gold Professor of Pediatric Surgery.
  • Medical Reunion Celebrates and Honors Alumni from Classes of 1947-2012
    June 2, 2017
    The Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont welcomed alumni from classes ending in “7” and “2” at Medical Reunion June 2 to 4, 2017. Highlights included an investiture ceremony for Kennith Sartorelli, M.D.’87, as the inaugural Green & Gold Professor of Pediatric Surgery; the Class of 1967 50th Reunion lunch and medallion ceremony; tours of the College and UVM Medical Center; and the Celebration of Achievements Awards and Recognition Ceremony.
  • 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.
  • Class of 2017 Honors Night Recognizes Students’ and Faculty’s Accomplishments
    May 18, 2017
    The Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont recognized the many accomplishments of the Class of 2017 and several of their teachers in UVM’s Davis Center on May 15 at Honors Night.
  • 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.