News from the College

Use the links below to read recent news and stories from the college.

  • Khadanga Highlights Benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training in Cardiac Rehab for Women
    February 13, 2023
    Sherrie Khadanga, M.D., M.S., assistant professor of medicine at UVM's Larner College of Medicine and assistant director of cardiac rehabilitation at the UVM Medical Center, was recently featured in a UVM Health Network HealthSource blog post titled "Women Find Strength with Cardiac Rehab" that focused on how High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) exercise can help women's recovery after a cardiac event.
  • Confronting Misinformation: A Commentary by Jan Carney, M.D., M.P.H.
    February 3, 2023
    In this commentary, Larner College of Medicine Associate Dean for Public Health and Health Policy Jan Carney, M.D., M.P.H., discusses the impact and potential solutions to address the issue of medical misinformation.
  • CVRI 2023 Viridis Montis Challenge Highlights Early-Career Researchers
    February 1, 2023
    The Cardiovascular Research Institute of Vermont held its 4th Annual Viridis Montis Early Career Investigator Challenge on February 1, 2023, and Toishi Sharma, MBBS, cardiovascular disease fellow in the Department of Medicine, was selected as the winner.
  • Weaver & Lester-Coll Examine Impact of Health Insurance Coverage on Liver Cancer Patients
    January 31, 2023
    An analysis by UVM medical student Benjamin Weaver and UVM Cancer Center member and Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology Nataniel Lester-Coll, M.D., illustrated both health disparities and parities across a cohort of 100,000+ patients with the most common form of liver cancer. Their results were published in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
  • Medical Class of 2025 Celebrates Completion of Foundations Curriculum
    January 27, 2023
    Faculty, staff, and students gathered January 26, 2023, to honor a milestone in the Class of 2025’s medical education journey at the Foundations Awards Celebration. The annual event marks the medical students’ completion of the Foundations – the first level of the Vermont Integrated Curriculum – and recognizes the students’ accomplishments and the teachers and staff who helped them along the way.
  • Peer-to-Peer: Medical Students Support Each Other's Education
    January 24, 2023
    Ensuring medical students' academic success and wellbeing relies on having access to numerous resources. At the Larner College of Medicine, those assets include the students themselves, who create and host peer-based learning opportunities for their junior colleagues. Read about interactive teaching sessions led by medical students for their peers.
  • Larner Faculty Educators and Scholars Recognized at 2023 Teaching Academy Ceremony
    January 18, 2023
    The University of Vermont Larner College of MedicineTeaching Academy recognized faculty teaching and scholarship at the annual Induction and Award Ceremony on January 11, 2023.
  • Capers Presents Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Health Equity Lecture
    January 17, 2023
    Quinn Capers IV, M.D., Rody P. Cox professor of internal medicine, cardiology, and associate dean of faculty diversity at the University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine, presented UVM's 2023 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Health Equity Lecture on January 18, 2023.
  • Medical Alum Helps Establish Much-Needed VT Child Psychiatry Access Program
    January 10, 2023
    Psychiatrist Greta Spottswood, M.D., M.P.H., a Class of 2011 alum of the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, directs and helped launch the Vermont Child Psychiatry Access Program to connect Vermont pediatric primary care providers with much-needed child psychiatry services.
  • UVM’s Redox Researchers Collaborate with Scholars at Japan’s Tohoku University
    December 22, 2022
    Albert van der Vliet, Ph.D., professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, participated in a six-week Invited Fellowship at Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, engaging in research on environmental medicine and molecular toxicology. The fellowship coincided with a medley of scientific meetings and symposia that brought together leading scientists from around the world in the specific research fields of nitric oxide biology. Dr. van der Vliet, Yvonne Janssen-Heininger, Ph.D., and Brian Cunniff, Ph.D. participated as invited speakers. Additional Japanese federal funding supports the exchange of invited researchers, graduate students and post-doctoral scholars to collaborate on research.