Department News

  • A Cyber Approach to ACL Rehab: Toth & Skalka’s BME Grant Breaks New Ground
    In early 2017, University of Vermont researchers Michael Toth, Ph.D., and Christian Skalka, Ph.D. were awarded one of two inaugural UVM Biomedical Engineering (BME) Pilot Research Program grants for their project, “Cyber-physical system innovations to monitor and improve compliance with at-home neuromuscular rehabilitation.” Through the project, Toth and Skalka have worked to create a cyber-physical electrical stimulation system that acts as a bridge therapy for patients immediately post-injury and in the time between surgery and the start of physical therapy.
  • Teaching Academy Inducts New Members at Snow Season Education Retreat
    The newest members of the Teaching Academy at The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont were inducted during a ceremony and dinner held January 5, 2017 that kicked off the Snow Season Education Retreat at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center.
  • Johnson and UVM Ski Injury Research Featured in Washington Post
    Research by Robert Johnson, M.D., University of Vermont professor of orthopaedics and rehabilitation emeritus, and colleagues is featured prominently in a Washington Post Health & Science article, titled "How you can prevent ski injuries."