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05-22-2015

Class of ’17 Public Health Project Helps VT CARES Earn Grant

Reinforced by findings from a University of Vermont medical student public health project, Vermont CARES recently received a $40,000 grant from Janssen Therapeutics to start a Vermont Hep C case management pilot project. The organization was one of only eight programs nationwide that received this funding.

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Mark Levine, M.D., FACP

05-21-2015

Levine Elected to American College of Physicians Board of Regents

University of Vermont Professor of Medicine Mark Levine, M.D., FACP, was elected a member of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internal medicine specialists. His term began during Internal Medicine 2015 – the ACP’s annual scientific meeting held in Boston, Mass., ...

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Christopher Jones, Ph.D.

05-21-2015

Jones’ “Low Touch” Health Behavior System Piques Interest of World Economic Leaders

For two days last month, the University of Vermont’s Christopher Jones, Ph.D., spent time with some of the world’s political and economic leaders explaining how their national security is closely tied to the health of their populations.

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Vito Imbasciani, Ph.D., M.D. '85, delivers the Commencement Address at Ira Allen Chapel

05-14-2015

Imbasciani, Wingfield Address Class of 2015 at College of Medicine Commencement

The 113 graduates in the University of Vermont College of Medicine’s Class of 2015 – who received their medical degrees on May 17 in Ira Allen Chapel – will be contributing to reducing significant physician shortages, including a number of whom have matched to a family medicine residency, an accomplishment recently ...

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Christopher Huston, M.D.

05-14-2015

Gates Foundation Taps Huston Lab for Intestinal Parasite Treatment Research

In his lab in the University of Vermont’s Stafford Hall, Christopher Huston, M.D., associate professor of medicine and infectious disease expert, and his team are growing cultures of a deadly, microscopic intestinal parasite in the tiny wells of a plate about the size of a smartphone. Into each of the 384 wells in each plate, ...

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John Paul Kelada, Class of 2015

05-12-2015

Scholarly Projects Showcase Breadth of Research from Class of 2015

When do emergency first responders in Vermont decide to turn on lights and sirens? Can narrative medicine help physician burn-out? How do disadvantaged students fare during the admissions process for medical school? These are just some of the questions explored by fourth-year students at the University of Vermont College of ...

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