University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Medical Student Education


First Warshaw award

The Joseph B. Warshaw, M.D. Scholarship Award

Joseph Warshaw, M.D., was dean of the UVM College of Medicine from 2000 until his death in December 2003 and was a passionate believer in the importance of humanism and science. The Warshaw award, which provides financial support for an M.D.-Ph.D. student who has performed the most outstanding thesis research, is supported by a fund established through gifts from Dr. Warshaw’s family, friends, and the faculty, staff, students and alumni of the UVM College of Medicine.


Ian Odell

Odell, who completed his Ph.D. in May 2011, is completing his medical degree curriculum requirements in order to graduate in May 2012. For his doctoral thesis, Odell was mentored by David Pederson, Ph.D., associate professor of microbiology and molecular genetics, in studying how a DNA repair pathway called Base Excision Repair (BER) is able to locate and repair the damaged DNA in the midst of normal DNA. He hopes to match to a residency in pathology and is particularly interested in working in the field of molecular pathology in the future. Read more

Wendy A. Neveu

David P. Curley

Anna G. Euser

not awarded

Matthew D. Coates



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