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UVM Medical Students Stage "Die-In" Event in Response to Race-related Trauma

University of Vermont College of Medicine students staged a die-in event in response to the violence and race-related trauma that has occurred in Ferguson, Mo., New York and other communities across the country on December 15, 2014. The event was covered widely on Twitter, as well as by WPTZ-TV Newschannel and Vermont Public ...

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Brian Sprague, Ph.D., University of Vermont Assistant Professor of Surgery (Photo: COM Design & Photography)

Sprague Study Shows Benefits and Harms of Cancer Screening for Women With Dense Breasts

(DECEMBER 8, 2014) New research by University of Vermont Assistant Professor of Surgery Brian Sprague, Ph.D., and colleagues suggests that automatically giving women with mammographically-dense breasts -- which puts them at higher risk for breast cancer -- an extra test isn’t necessarily the solution. An Associated Press ...

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UVM Medical Center's Receipt of Top Infection Prevention Award Garners Coverage

(DECEMBER 5, 2014) The University of Vermont Medical Center was selected as the only healthcare organization in the nation to receive the 2014 “Partnership in Prevention Award” from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and the Society for ...

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Urlula McVeigh, M.D.

McVeigh Weighs in on Why Vermont Has Been Slow to Adopt Hospice Care

(DECEMBER 3, 2014) Ursula McVeigh, UVM associate professor of family medicine and an attending physician at the University of Vermont Medical Center's palliative care service, was recently featured in a Seven Days story about Vermont's use of hospice care.  More.....

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Margaret Tandoh, M.D., Assistant Professor of Surgery

Tandoh and Sadigh Fight Ebola in Liberia

(NOVEMBER 14, 2014) Margaret Tandoh, M.D., assistant professor of surgery and trauma surgeon, and Majid Sadigh, M.D., associate professor of medicine, are featured in this Seven Days article regarding their work in Liberia to aid in the recent Ebola outbreak.

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