University of Vermont

University Distinguished Professor Program

Burton E. Sobel

Jerold F. Lucey

Jerold F Lucey"Dr. Jerold F. Lucey is Professor of Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics, UVM College of Medicine.   He was Chief of Newborn Services at Fletcher Allen Health Care from 1970 to 1990 and Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious journal Pediatrics for more than 30 years. 

Dr. Lucey’s pediatric career spans more than 50 years at the University of Vermont.  He continues to excel as an outstanding scientist, educator, mentor, caring clinician, and friend to the thousands of infants, children, families and colleagues who have been influenced by his outstanding contributions to pediatrics. Dr. Lucey is the consummate leader in the field of Pediatrics. 

One of Dr. Lucey’s nominators wrote, “in reflecting upon the criteria that warrants the title of University Distinguished Professor, Dr. Lucy meets those criteria as if he were hitting a home run with the bases loaded.” 

Dr. Jerold F. Lucey it is an honor and a privilege to award you the title “UVM University Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics.” 

—Provost Jane E. Knodell

Read May 22, 2011
at the University’s 207th Commencement Ceremony

Last modified July 10 2011 07:12 AM