News from the College

  • 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.
  • Department of Surgery Holds 47th Surgery Senior Major Scientific Program
    May 16, 2017
    The University of Vermont Department of Surgery held the 47th Annual Surgery Senior Major Scientific Program on May 4, 2017 in the University of Vermont Medical Center’s Austin Auditorium.
  • UVM Alumni Association Selects Dr. Lewis R. First for 2017 Kidder Outstanding Faculty Award
    May 10, 2017
    Dr. Lewis R. First, professor and chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, has been named by the UVM Alumni Association as the 2017 recipient of its George V. Kidder Outstanding Faculty Award.
  • National Cancer Institute Acting Director Lowy to Discuss HPV Vaccine 5/12
    May 10, 2017
    On Friday May 12, 2017, Douglas Lowy, M.D., acting director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), will visit the University of Vermont (UVM) Cancer Center and deliver a J. Walter Juckett Distinguished lecture on the development and future of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.
  • College’s Student AMWA Chapter Hosts Girls’ Science Discovery Day
    May 8, 2017
    Can assembling Mr. Potato Head figures teach you about health care? This fun exercise and a wide range of other activities offered at Girls’ Science Discovery Day were designed to provide the 99 seventh- and eighth-grade girls in attendance with a glimpse into the health care field.

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