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Published quarterly, Vermont Medicine magazine features news and stories about faculty, students, staff, alumni, and the community.

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Pride of Place: Working for Inclusion in Medical Education and Patient Care

During a first-year course on human reproduction at the College of Medicine, medical student Matthew Shear was startled to see lecture notes referring to a person with ambiguous genitalia as “hermaphroditic.” Shear, a member of the Class of ’17, wasn’t the only UVM medical student who noticed the outdated language, he ...

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Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Matthew Wargo, Ph.D., works in his UVM lab.


Breathing Life into Translational Research

Take a deep breath. With luck, that felt good, maybe even a little relaxing. But if you’re one of the 25 million Americans living with asthma, or are among the more than 15 million who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or the 221,000 who will be diagnosed with lung cancer this year alone, perhaps it didn’t.

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Drs. Long and Wing received their UVM Medcal Alumni Association Award for Service to Medicine and the Community this June. Presenting the award was Marga Sproul, M.D.’75, at far left, and Dean Rick Morin at far right.


Partners in Practice

The earliest memory Delight Wing, M.D.’75, has of her husband, Jack Long, M.D.’75, was seeing him enter Hall A, the College of Medicine’s main lecture hall, in pink bellbottoms on the first day of medical school in 1971. The first conversation with him that she recalls was at an orientation event, where he talked ...

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