News from the College

  • Sprague & Colleagues Examine Mammography Screening Rates in U.S. during Pandemic
    April 5, 2021
    A new study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute authored by Brian Sprague, Ph.D., and colleagues provides an analysis of mammography screening rates during the first five months of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Results show a strong rebound in breast cancer screening rates, but also uncover a cumulative deficit, as well as disparities by race, that researchers say require additional attention to understand and address.
  • Nowak and Seward Invested as Inaugural Huber Early Career Green and Gold Professors
    March 31, 2021
    Sarah Nowak, Ph.D., and David Seward, M.D., Ph.D., were invested as the inaugural holders of a Huber Early Career Green and Gold Professorship of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine during a virtual ceremony March 30. UVM Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Emerita Sally Huber, Ph.D., established two separate Green and Gold professorships, one in honor of each of her parents, that will provide crucial funding to promising assistant professors who are likely to develop into successful, independent basic scientists or physician-scientists.
  • College Shows Strength in Primary and Rural Care Education in 2022 U.S. News Rankings
    March 30, 2021
    The Larner College of Medicine was ranked 24th for medical education in primary care and 13th for training in rural care in the 2022 U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings, released March 30, 2021.
  • Tandoh Appointed to Senior Advisor Role
    March 30, 2021
    University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine Associate Professor of Surgery and Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Margaret Tandoh, M.D., has been named to the Senior Advisory Group of Dean Richard L. Page, M.D.
  • Rubin Honored for 46 Years of Service at College of Medicine
    March 24, 2021
    Faculty, staff, students, alumni, friends, and family gathered virtually March 12 to celebrate Alan Rubin, M.D., associate professor of medicine and psychiatry, whose 46-year-long career at the University of Vermont has touched thousands of lives. Serving as a clinician, teacher, and mentor over the past nearly five decades, Rubin developed an extensive following through the deep connections he forged with his patients, students, and colleagues.
  • UVM Master of Public Health Program Earns National Accreditation
    March 24, 2021
    The University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine is proud to announce that its Master of Public Health Program has earned national accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health, the independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and public health programs.
  • Cipolla Among 11 Leading Scientists Honored at International Stroke Conference
    March 23, 2021
    Eleven scientists leading the way in stroke research, including University of Vermont Professor of Neurological Sciences Marilyn Cipolla, Ph.D., were recognized for their exceptional achievements during the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2021 on March 17-19.
  • Class of 2021 Medical Students Celebrate Match Day
    March 19, 2021
    ​On Friday, March 19 - Match Day - members of the Class of 2021 at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, along with senior medical students across the country, learned where they will be practicing as residents after graduation. The Larner College of Medicine held a virtual live event to mark the occasion, which was livestreamed on YouTube.
  • Larner Changemakers Recognized at Celebration of Gender Equity
    March 10, 2021
    The Larner College of Medicine's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion held its second annual Celebration of Gender Equity in Medicine and Science on March 4, which featured a keynote by Diane Magrane, M.D., and an awards ceremony.
  • DeAngelis and McNamara Appointed Interim Assistant Deans for Students
    March 5, 2021
    Justin DeAngelis, M.D., and Mariah McNamara, M.D., have been appointed as interim assistant deans for students in the Office of Medical Student Education at the Larner College of Medicine, effective March 1, 2021.