University of Vermont

Professional News: April 3, 2013

Awards and Honors

Fourth-year University of Vermont medical student Haddon Pantel and his wife will be recognized with the 2013 Ann Atherton Award at the 28th Annual Burlington Dismas House Dinner & Auction. Named for a long-time Dismas volunteer, the Ann Atherton Award is presented annually to dedicated volunteers who through their efforts, make a difference in the Dismas community, a residential program that aims to reconcile prisoners with society and society with prisoners. Read more.

The University of Vermont Medical Group at Fletcher Allen recently presented awards to five of its physician members in recognition of their exceptional research efforts. The UVM Medical Group consists of approximately 450 physicians from all fields of medicine devoted to advancing patient care through clinical and laboratory research, and educating the next generation of providers. Award winners include Isabelle Desjardins, M.D., UVM associate professor of anesthesiology and medical director of inpatient psychiatry at Fletcher Allen; David Krag, M.D., S.D. Ireland Professor of Surgery at UVM and a surgical oncologist at Fletcher Allen; Mary Cushman, M.D., professor of medicine and pathology at UVM and medical director of the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Program at Fletcher Allen; Kalev Freeman, M.D., Ph.D., UVM assistant professor of surgery and emergency medicine specialist at Fletcher Allen; and Renee Stapleton, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine and pulmonologist and critical care physician at Fletcher Allen. Read more.