Bio for Michelle Sowden, D.O. Michelle Sowden, D.O.Assistant Professor of SurgeryDivision of Surgical OncologyAssociate Program Director; General Surgery Residency ProgramDepartment of Surgery Contact Information E-mail: Michelle.Sowden@uvmhealth.orgOffice Location: Surgical Oncology, MC Campus - 354MP2 EducationD.O., Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale, AZ (2002)Resident, Department of Surgery, Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center (2002-2007)Norma Lies Mitchell Interdisciplinary Breast Fellow, Department of Surgery, Yale University, New Haven, CT (2010-2011)Academic AppointmentsAssistant Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 2011 - presentAwards and HonorsMerit Award Winner, “Who Provides Follow Up Care for Breast Cancer Survivors and Does it Make a Difference?”, ASCO-Breast Cancer Symposium 2011 1st place, Resident Paper Competition, General Surgery Division, Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Professional Assoc. 2010 Recipient of a Breast Cancer Achievement Award, 12th Annual Lynn Sage Conference 2010 PublicationsSowden M, Vacek P, Geller BM. The impact of cancer diagnosis on employment: is there a difference between rural and urban populations? Cancer Surviv. 2014 Jun;8(2):213-7.