News from the College

  • UVM Offers New Online Graduate Certificate in Health Care Management and Policy
    November 21, 2016
    The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont will offer a new online Certificate of Graduate Study in Health Care Management and Policy starting in January.
  • 5 Ways to Debrief and De-Stress after the Election
    November 16, 2016
    Following one of the most divisive campaign seasons in our history, many people are feeling stressed and emotionally exhausted. If you feel this way, you are not alone. The American Psychological Association’s “Stress in America” survey revealed that the 2016 presidential election has been a source of significant stress for more than half of Americans, regardless of their political party affiliation.
  • First among Vermont Medical Society and VMS Education & Research Foundation 2016 Honorees
    November 14, 2016
    The Vermont Medical Society recognized five Vermonters for their outstanding contributions to the health and well being of the state’s residents during its 203rd annual meeting held November 5, 2016 in Burlington, Vt., including two faculty members from The Larner College of Medicine at The University of Vermont.
  • Ades Study Supports Road Map to Saving Lives through Cardiac Rehab
    November 14, 2016
    More than two million Americans experience some type of a cardiac event every year. Whether they’ve had a heart attack or coronary revascularization procedure, such as bypass surgery or coronary stent placement, doctors typically recommended these patients participate in Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) as outpatients.
  • In Honor of Veterans' Day: Celebrating John McCrae, M.D., Author of "In Flanders Fields"
    November 11, 2016
    Dr. John McCrae (1872-1918) wrote "In Flanders Fields," the most influential poem associated with World War I. At the Larner College of Medicine, we are proud to count him as part of our rich and deep history.
  • Class of ’18 Students Present Public Health Projects at APHA Meeting
    November 8, 2016
    Twelve members of The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont’s Class of 2018 traveled to Denver, Colo. Oct. 31 through Nov. 2 to present their groups’ Public Health Projects at the American Public Health Association 2016 Annual Meeting.
  • Dixon and Colleagues Receive $6.2 Million in Asthma Research Funding from NIH
    November 7, 2016
    More than 50 percent of asthmatics have a body mass index (BMI) of greater than 30, and the majority of these patients have severe asthma that doesn’t respond well to traditional medication.
  • 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.

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