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01-18-2017

Hanna-Attisha presents MLK Health Equity Lecture on Flint Water Crisis

Could a lead crisis like the one in Flint, Michigan happen in your town? Mona Hanna-Attisha, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP, director of the Pediatric Health Initiative at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, presented the MLK Health Equity Lecture, titled "We Are All Flint: The Flint Water Crisis and Public Health Advocacy," ...

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01-17-2017

Jensen Presents VCBH Lecture on Overweight & Obesity

The Vermont Center on Behavior and Health's January lecture featured Gordon L. Jensen, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Medicine and Nutrition at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont.

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01-12-2017

Pediatric Allergy Specialist Jaffe Discusses New NIAID Peanut Guidelines

On January 5, 2016, an expert panel sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, issued clinical guidelines to aid health care providers in early introduction of peanut-containing foods to infants to prevent the development of peanut allergy. The Larner ...

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01-10-2017

Cushman Named Editor-in-Chief of New International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis-Wiley Journal

On January 10, 2017, the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), in partnership with John Wiley and Sons, Inc., announced the launch of the Society’s new open access journal, Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis (RPTH), with its inaugural issue to publish in conjunction with the meeting of the ...

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01-10-2017

Teaching Academy Inducts New Members at Snow Season Education Retreat

The newest members of the Teaching Academy at The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont were inducted during a ceremony and dinner held January 5, 2017 that kicked off the Snow Season Education Retreat at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center.

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01-05-2017

Levine Appointed Vermont Commissioner of Health by Governor Phil Scott

On Wednesday, January 4, 2017, Vermont Governor Phil Scott announced the appointment of Mark Levine, M.D., professor of medicine and associate dean for graduate medical education at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM, as Vermont's new Commissioner of Health.

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