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06-21-2016

Cancer Center Holds Juckett Lecture and 2nd Annual Men’s Health & Cancer Conference

The University of Vermont Cancer Center presented two events at the College of Medicine on June 23 and June 24 to highlight important research and information relating to men’s health and cancer.

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06-17-2016

Rosen Appointed Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education for WCHN Clinical Campus

Jonathan Rosen, M.D., associate dean for medical education and associate professor of medicine at Albany Medical College, has been appointed associate dean of undergraduate medical education for the University of Vermont College of Medicine clinical teaching affiliate Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN). Rosen will succeed ...

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06-16-2016

New UVM Medical Center Inpatient Building Honors Bob and Holly Miller

At a groundbreaking ceremony held today to mark the official start of construction on the new inpatient bed building, John Brumsted, M.D., chief executive officer, University of Vermont Medical Center and president and chief executive officer, UVM Health Network, announced the new building would be named to honor Bob and Holly ...

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06-15-2016

Rettew Provides Tips for Talking with Children about Orlando Mass Shootings

David C. Rettew, M.D., is an associate professor and director of the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and a child psychiatrist and director of the Pediatric Psychiatry Clinic at the UVM Medical Center. He posted the following information about talking with children about ...

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06-13-2016

Low-Tech System Overcomes Barriers Preventing Doctor-Patient Chat about Drinking Habits

Primary care doctors are reluctant to talk to patients about their drinking habits, for fear of being perceived as judgmental. But a simple, intervention that encourages discussion could resolve this issue, according to a recent study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

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06-10-2016

Holly and Bob Miller Donate $3 Million to Establish Chair in Palliative Medicine

Vermont philanthropists Holly and Bob Miller have capped decades of support to strengthen palliative care and clinical services in end-of-life care in Vermont with a $3 million gift to establish the Holly and Bob Miller Chair in Palliative Medicine at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.

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