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UVM helping to test new vaccine for troops

Lauren Schnepf, Senior Staff Writer

June 5, 2017

UVM is testing a modernized vaccine that aims to protect military troops against the adenovirus infection. Adenovirus is an infection that can cause acute respiratory disease, a leading cause of morbidity at military training facilities, according to a May 20 email from public relations director...

UVM hosts human trafficking conference

Chris Dillon and Kassondra Little

March 12, 2017

In February, UVM brought together an FBI agent, doctors and community service workers to address human trafficking in Vermont. The Department of Family Medicine and the Larner College of Medicine hosts the annual Cultural Awareness Conference. This year's conference focused on how medical professional...

College of Medicine finds new teaching techniques

College of Medicine finds new teaching techniques

October 7, 2016

UVM is on its way to implementing new teaching techniques in the Robert Larner M.D. College of Medicine.   Due to studies on teaching and learning in the STEM fields, UVM’s medical program is gravitating toward a more active learning style, eliminating lectures and passive learning altog...

$19.7 million donated to College of Medicine: “Largest one-time donation in UVM history”

$19.7 million donated to College of Medicine: “Largest one-time donation in UVM history”

April 15, 2016

A $19.7 million donation, the largest in UVM’s history, was given to the College of Medicine by an alumnus.Dr. Robert Larner ‘39 donated a piece of property worth $18.7 million in Los Angelesand a $1 million cash gift to UVM, President Tom Sullivan said at an April 15 press conference.“It gives ...

Prepping for medical school

April 14, 2015

Beginning in the fall of 2015, UVM will be introducing a brand new medical science master’s prep program for students wishing to hone their medical science skills.Formally known as the master of medical science degree, this year-long, on-campus program will consist of a focused set of core courses s...

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