Health & Medicine News
The Cardiovascular Research Institute of Vermont (CVRI-VT) at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and Fletcher Allen Health Care introduced six 2014 Distinguished Investigators at its relaunch celebration on April 17. The event took place in the Marble Court at UVM’s Fleming Museum.
The University of Vermont Foundation hosted the University’s first Investiture of Endowed Faculty on April 16, 2014 in Ira Allen Chapel on the UVM campus. More than 50 endowed professors and chairs were recognized in a colorful program that began with a ceremonial procession from Billings Library to Ira Allen Chapel.
The process of choosing a disease treatment option can often overwhelm a patient already dealing with the shock of a diagnosis. Health economist and biologist Christopher Jones, Ph.D., University of Vermont assistant professor of surgery and director of the Global Health Economics Unit based in the Center for Clinical and ...
Internationally-known psychologist, consultant, researcher, and author Jonathan Shedler, Ph.D., presented the 11th Annual Bruce A. Gibbard Memorial Lecture on Friday, April 11, on “The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Therapy: The Talking Cure in the Era of Evidence-Based Practice”.
Opioid dependence – addiction to heroin and prescription painkillers – has reached epidemic levels across the country, with treatment waitlists also at an all-time high. However, ensuring timely access to effective treatment – particularly in rural states like Vermont – has become a substantial problem. University of ...
Improving the health of vulnerable populations through leadership and service is at the core of the mission of The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF). Recently, the New Hampshire/Vermont Schweitzer Fellows Program announced the names of the 2014-15 Schweitzer Fellows, including 11 members of the Class of 2017 at the University ...