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UVM health director quietly resigns after a year on the job

UVM health director quietly resigns after a year on the job

Sawyer Loftus, News and Sports Editor

January 29, 2020

The executive director of UVM’s Center for Health and Wellbeing and the University’s chief public health officer has stepped down from his role.  Harry Chen, former Commissioner of Health for the state of Vermont, is “transitioning” from his role as executive director of the Center for Health and Wellb...

With the help of sticky notes, student overcomes nicotine addiction

With the help of sticky notes, student overcomes nicotine addiction

Maryann Makosiej, Cynic News Reporter

January 28, 2020

With the help of blue sticky notes on the window of his suite, a sophomore managed to quit his nicotine addiction. The window of sophomore Josh De Velis’ Living/Learning Center suite displayed a tally of how many days he had gone without nicotine. His actions were intended to keep himself accou...

UVM chief public health officer quietly leaves after one year on the job

UVM chief public health officer quietly leaves after one year on the job

Sawyer Loftus, News and Sports Editor

January 21, 2020

The executive director of the Center for Health and Wellbeing and chief public health officer for UVM has stepped down from his role.  Dr. Harry Chen, who is a former commissioner of health for the state of Vermont, is “transitioning” from his role, executive director of the Center for Health and Wellbei...

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