Educational Technologies

Our Team

Laurie GellesLaurie Gelles, PhD - Educational Technology Team Lead
Dr. Laurie Gelles is an information technology professional with over 15 years of experience in education (K-20), technology, instructional design, leadership, and project management. She works to inspire adoption and effective use of technology solutions that support active learning in our medical education curriculum.

Cathy RyanCathy Ryan, MEd - Educational Technoogy Specialist
Cathy has been at UVM’s Larner
College of Medicine for over 10 years, teaching computer skills; encouraging faculty, staff, and students to have the courage to explore technology solutions independently; and overall, attempting to instill a sense of calm around the use of new technology, so that it is seen as an adventure with educational potential, rather than a scary, annoying change.
Raj Chawla, BS - Faculty Technology Liaison
Raj Chawla is the faculty technology liaison for the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont. He is essentially a shepherd for everything tech-related that touches the medical curriculum with a focus on innovation regarding our move to active learning.
Andy Verhelst, BS - Educational Applications Developer