News from the College

  • Nelson’s Research Leadership Garners NHLBI Outstanding Investigator Award
    February 4, 2019
    University of Vermont (UVM) Distinguished Professor and Chair of Pharmacology Mark Nelson, Ph.D., has been awarded a prestigious $6.45 million dollar Outstanding Investigator Award (OIA) from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health. The award will provide support for Nelson’s research program, titled “Capillaries as a Sensory Web that Controls Cerebral Blood Flow in Health and Disease,” for seven years.
  • Class of 2021 Celebrates Teachers, Classmates at Foundations Awards Event
    January 25, 2019
    The UVM Larner College of Medicine Class of 2021 participated in a Foundations Awards celebration January 24. The event, which marks the completion of the first level of the Vermont Integrated Curriculum, provides an opportunity for second-year medical students to join with faculty and staff and express their gratitude for the contributions of these Larner College of Medicine community members to their medical education journey.
  • Class of '21 Hosts Public Health Projects Poster Session
    January 23, 2019
    Now 15 years old, the Public Health Projects course at the University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine has yielded well over 200 projects in partnership with the United Way of Northwest Vermont, dozens of community collaborators and more than 100 professional publications. On January 23, members of the Class of 2021 showcased their work at a Poster Session & Community Celebration.
  • Celebrating the 48-Year Journey of Given Mail Services Supervisor Pat Alberts
    January 22, 2019
    Given Mail Services Supervisor Pat Alberts has witnessed – and experienced – a lot of change in her 48 years running the mail room at the University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine, both technologically and physically. This month, she will be retiring.
  • College Hosts UVM MLK Health Equity Lecture
    January 10, 2019
    UVM's 2019 MLK Celebration and Learning Series included a Health Equity Lecture at the College of Medicine featuring Herman A. Taylor, Jr., M.D., director, Cardiovascular Research Institute, at the Morehouse School of Medicine, on January 23.
  • Leffler Named VT Medical Society President, Ittleman, Frankowski & Nelson Honored
    January 3, 2019
    Four Larner College of Medicine faculty were honored recently at the Vermont Medical Society’s annual meeting, including Stephen Leffler, M.D., Frank Ittleman, M.D., Barbara Frankowski, M.D., M.P.H., and Eliot Nelson, M.D. ​
  • Supporting Future Physicians & Biomedical Scientists with the Gift of Education
    December 21, 2018
    Doctoral student Leslie Sepaniac and medical student Hyunsoo No have benefitted from world-class research, a collaborative community, mentorship and a level of support that’s ensuring they can help cancer patients from the bench and at the bedside for years to come.
  • Class of ‘20 Students Present Public Health Projects – and Receive Awards – at APHA
    December 12, 2018
    The Public Health Projects course is 15 years old! Since it first launched in 2004, Larner College of Medicine students have completed 233 projects in partnership with the United Way of Northwest Vermont and dozens of community collaborators and published a total of nine papers and 123 peer-reviewed abstracts, including presentations at the American Public Health Association annual meeting.
  • Office of Diversity and Inclusion Appoints Dougherty as Gender Equity Liaison
    December 11, 2018
    Anne Dougherty, M.D.’09, M.A., assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences, has been appointed as Gender Equity Liaison in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont.
  • Children’s Hospital Announces $1 Million Gift from New England Federal Credit Union
    December 11, 2018
    On December 11, 2018 at the University of Vermont Medical Center, former patients of the UVM Children’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), their families, clinicians and hospital leaders, gathered to celebrate a $1 million donation from New England Federal Credit Union. The donation kicks off a project to renovate the UVM Children’s Hospital’s NICU.

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