News from the College

  • Diehl & Colleagues' Latest Research Could Benefit Dengue Vaccine Development
    May 28, 2021
    Despite a record number of over 400 million cases in 2019, vaccine development for the mosquito-borne dengue virus has been challenging due to the need to protect equally against all four dengue strains. The discovery of new possible biomarkers to predict clinical and immune responses to dengue virus infection could be critical to informing future vaccines.
  • Class of 2021 Medical Graduates Celebrate with Hybrid Commencement May 23
    May 21, 2021
    The UVM Larner College of Medicine held its first-ever hybrid in-person/virtual commencement ceremony to celebrate Class of 2021 M.D. graduates on Sunday, May 23, 2021, with roughly 40 participating in person in Patrick Gymnasium and more than 50 participating remotely via Zoom.
  • Warshaw Honored as University Distinguished Professor
    May 21, 2021
    University of Vermont Provost and Senior Vice President Patty Prelock has announced that David Warshaw, Ph.D., professor and chair of molecular physiology and biophysics at the UVM Larner College of Medicine, is a 2021 recipient of the University Distinguished Professor Award – the highest academic honor that UVM can bestow upon a member of the faculty.
  • Upholding Standards: Barkhuff Mixes Medicine and Politics
    May 18, 2021
    Emergency medicine physician and Assistant Professor of Surgery Daniel Barkhuff, M.D., a U.S. Naval Academy graduate, veteran, and former Navy SEAL. is the founder of a political action committees (PAC) called Veterans for Responsible Leadership.
  • Class of 2021 Medical Students, Faculty, Staff Recognized at Honors Celebration
    May 7, 2021
    In a salute to graduating medical students’ accomplishments and to honor the faculty and staff who have supported them during their medical education journey, the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine launched a virtual 2021 Honors Celebration on May 6, 2021.
  • Our ‘True North’: Larner Celebrates Professionalism with Awards, Special Events
    April 29, 2021
    In recognition of the second anniversary of the formal introduction and celebration of the Larner College of Medicine's Statement on Professionalism, the College hosted its first Professionalism Week from Monday, May 3 through Friday, May 7, 2021.
  • Zehle Appointed as UVM Health Network Director of Education
    April 28, 2021
    Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education Christa Zehle, M.D., has been appointed University of Vermont Health Network Director of Education by John Brumsted, M.D., CEO of the UVM Health Network.
  • Kirkpatrick Named 2021-22 University Scholar
    April 19, 2021
    The University of Vermont Graduate College has announced that Beth Kirkpatrick, M.D., professor and chair of microbiology and molecular genetics, has been named one or three 2021-2022 University Scholars. The University Scholars program recognizes distinguished UVM faculty members for sustained excellence in research, scholarship, and creative arts.
  • Holcombe Named UVM Cancer Center Director & Hematology/Oncology Division Chief
    April 12, 2021
    Randall F. Holcombe, M.D., M.B.A., has been appointed director of the UVM Cancer Center (UVMCC) and chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology in the Department of Medicine. Holcombe will officially begin his tenure August 1, 2021.
  • TGIR Research Slam Highlights Progress One Year into Pandemic
    April 7, 2021
    On March 18, 2021, researchers from across UVM came together via Zoom for the second edition of the Translational Global Infectious Diseases Research Center's COVID-19 research slam, titled “UVM Tackles COVID-19: Research Progress and Perspectives One Year into the Pandemic.”