News from the College

  • Heart Month: Bouncing Back after Atypical Heart Attack
    February 23, 2022
    A heart attack struck 44-year-old Sara Rutledge during her daily run. Thanks to the competence and care of a team of clinicians at Central Vermont Medical Center and UVM Medical Center, she received a diagnosis for spontaneous coronary artery dissection - or SCAD - has had a successful recovery, and is back to doing her favorite activities.
  • UVM Cancer Researcher Frances Carr Elected AAAS Fellow
    February 16, 2022
    Frances Carr, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont and UVM Cancer Center member, has been elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows Class of 2021.
  • Teaching Academy Snow Season Retreat Celebrates Medical Education Excellence
    February 9, 2022
    University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine faculty, leaders, and colleagues gathered virtually for the Teaching Academy’s 2022 Snow Season Education Retreat January 20-21. Highlights of the two-day event included a plenary session by representatives of the Kern National Network for Caring and Character in Medicine, the Induction and Award Ceremony, and an in-person poster session.
  • Davidson Invested as Inaugural Schapiro-Carroll Green and Gold Professor of Anesthesiology
    February 8, 2022
    In a ceremony held February 7, 2022, Melissa Davidson, M.D., a faculty physician leader at the University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine, was invested as the inaugural holder of the Howard Schapiro, M.D.’80 and Janet Carroll, M.S.N., M.P.H., Green & Gold Professorship in Anesthesiology.
  • UVM Cancer Center Investigators Publish the Breast Pre-Cancer Atlas
    January 18, 2022
    UVM Cancer Center researchers contributed to the establishment of a breast pre-cancer atlas, which establishes the molecular and cellular properties of early-stage breast cancer and is the result of a six-year, National Cancer Institute-funded, collaborative initiative.
  • Bruce and Despres' Study Sheds Light on COVID-19 Variants' Infectivity
    February 3, 2022
    In a new study in the journal PNAS, a team of University of Vermont and University of Washington scientists discovered that – based on clinical samples from infected individuals – the Delta variant had a higher infectivity than the Alpha variant of COVID-19.
  • Cipolla Named Chair of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering
    January 31, 2022
    Marilyn Cipolla, Ph.D., professor of neurological sciences at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, has been appointed chair of the Department of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering in the UVM College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences.
  • Foundations Celebration Recognizes Class of '24 Teachers, Staff, & Med Students
    January 27, 2022
    The Larner College of Medicine medical student Class of 2024 celebrated its completion of the Foundations Level of the Vermont Integrated Curriculum with a virtual celebration and awards presentation on January 27, 2022.
  • UVM Health Network President & CEO Brumsted Announces Retirement in September
    January 26, 2022
    After more than four decades as a physician, innovator and national leader in health care, John R. Brumsted, M.D., president and CEO of The University of Vermont Health Network since it was founded in 2011, has announced that he will retire in September 2022.
  • Summer Student Research Program Trains Next Generation of Cancer Scientists
    January 26, 2022
    The UVM Cancer Center Summer Student Fellowships in Cancer Research provide $3,000 stipends to graduate and medical students for cancer-related research projects, overseen by senior faculty members affiliated with the center.