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 Fletcher Allen Health Care.
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
- 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.
Vermont Cancer Center
The 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
Cushman and Gillett Coauthor Paper on Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Cognition
A new study co-authored by University of Vermont Professor of Medicine Mary Cushman, M.D., and medical student Sarah Gillett, Ph.D., links cardiovascular risk factors and cognitive impairment. Using the American Heart Association's Life's Simple 7 metric of modifiable health behaviors and factors that can improve cardiovascular health, the researchers examined participants in the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study and found that, compared with low cardiovascular health, intermediate and high levels of health were both associated with lower incidence of cognitive impairment.
To read the complete article, click here. (6/26/2014 by Jennifer Nachbur)
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