University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Medicine


Hematology Oncology University of Vermont College of Medicine
Lake & Mountains & UVM

Education, Research, Clinical Care

The Hematology/Oncology Division faculty is committed to the three pillars of state-of-the-art patient care, research, and an outstanding training environment. We treat patients with all cancer types, and those with benign hematological disorders.


Providers, Residents & Fellows: find referral information and a clinical faculty & staff directory at The University of Vermont Medical Center.

Research & Education

The research mission of the Hematology/Oncology Division involves the exchange of knowledge from bench to bedside and back. Our research includes:

  • Translational Research
  • Epidemiology
  • Clinical Research
  • Public Health Research

We educate health care professionals at all levels of training, from medical and doctoral students to postdoctoral fellows, and members of the community.

The University of Vermont Cancer Center

The University of Vermont Cancer Center is committed to innovative cancer research, life-saving prevention and treatment programs, public education and scientific collaboration, and serves to optimize cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis and care across Vermont and northern New York.

Mary Cushman, MD, MSc
Mary Cushman, MD, MSc

Cushman Research Featured in Scientific American Mind

The January/February 2015 issue of Scientific American Mind features an article, titled “Blood Type Matters for Brain Health,” that reports findings from a study authored by Professor of Medicine Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., and postdoctoral fellow Kristine Alexander, Ph.D., which was published in the September 2014 edition of the journal Neurology. Read the article here.



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