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Success in competitive funding environment

  • In 2013, College of Medicine funding represented nearly 64% of total research funding at UVM.
  • A total of 308 research projects were funded at the College of Medicine in 2013.

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In 2013, the UVM College of Medicine received nearly $68 million in research funding, representing nearly 64 percent of total research funding at the University. Principal investigators led more than 300 funded projects in the basic, clinical and translational sciences, advancing our reputation for outstanding science and discovery.

Low-Tech System Overcomes Barriers Preventing Doctor-Patient Chat about Drinking Habits

Primary care doctors are reluctant to talk to patients about their drinking habits, for fear of being perceived as judgmental. But a simple, intervention that encourages discussion could resolve this issue, according to a recent study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

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Study Shows UVM Suicide Risk Assessment Tool Performs Like Psychiatrist

Climbing suicide rates over the past ten years have prompted three Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alerts – the most recent in February 2016 – urging health care organizations to step up screening and detection of those individuals most at risk. But due to a shortage of both time and psychiatry staff, complying with this ...

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Harder and VCHIP to Roll Out Electronic Shared Plan of Care System for Special Needs Kids’ Families

University of Vermont Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Vermont Child Health Improvement Program (VCHIP) faculty member Valerie Harder, M.H.S., Ph.D., knows that managing medications, doctors, and appointments can amount to a full-time job for parents of children with special needs.

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