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Crime Log Sept. 23 – Sept. 30

Crime Log Sept. 23 – Sept. 30

Bryan O'Keefe

October 4, 2016

sep. 23 A patient at Adult Primary Care refused transport to the UVM Medical Center. Police assisted in transporting the patient.   sep. 23 Police responded to reports of a person smoking marijuana at the amphitheater on Athletic campus. When police arrived, the person was gone.   se...

Construction to begin on medical library

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

September 8, 2016

Innovative models of educa- tion are driving the creation of a new space for UVM students studying medicine.   Construction on a new Learning Commons within the Dana Medical Library will begin in October, combining the latest in classroom and education technology, Marianne Burke, director...

UVM Medical center to open offices downtown

UVM Medical center to open offices downtown

Bryan O'Keefe

April 21, 2016

The University of Vermont Medical Center will be leasing office space in the heart of downtown Burlington.   As a part of the current redevelopment project of the Burlington Town Center, the Medical Center will open non-clinical office space to support an additional 350 to 400 administrative jobs, ...

Transgender clinic to open

Transgender clinic to open

Caroline Alkire

March 3, 2016

The UVM Medical Center is planning to start a new clinic to help transgender children and teens. As part of the UVM Children’s Specialty Center, the clinic will be a collection of doctors, social workers, coordinators, mental health providers and fertility specialists to provide support for transg...

Vaccine center researches Zika virus

Vaccine center researches Zika virus

Caroline Alkire

February 19, 2016

The UVM Vaccine Testing Center will play a role in the development of a vaccine for the Zika virus, which was declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization. UVM will test vaccines developed at the National Institute of Health to make sure they are safe for humans and effectiv...

College of Nursing and Health Sciences receives $175,000 grant

February 5, 2016

A $175,000 grant has been given to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences to help educate nurses, nursing students, and expand the UVM Medical Center. The grant came from the Keybank Foundation, a non profit organization founded in 1969 to provide grants to educate students for the workforce, a...

UVM Medical Center joins effort to lower opiate abuse

Caroline Alkire

January 28, 2016

In a new initiative to reduce opiate usage, the Burlington Police Department is working with the UVM Medical Center and Mayor Miro Weinberger. All three parties will be working together to increase treatment for opiate users and decrease the amount of crime related to opiate use, according to a Jan...

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