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College Honors Distinguished Graduate Alumnus Wong, Showcases Student Research

Patrick Wong, Ph.D.’75, received the University of Vermont College of Medicine’s 2015 Medical Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award at the Annual Graduate Student Research Showcase Award Presentation and Reception on Monday, October 5, 2015. A professor emeritus of pharmacology at New York Medical College and ...

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UVM College of Medicine Receives $9 Million Gift from Alumnus Robert Larner, M.D.’42

University of Vermont President Tom Sullivan announced the $500 million goal of the “Move Mountains” campaign at an event held at the Davis Center on Friday, October 2, 2015. Several crescendo events took place across campus leading up to the official launch, including a major gift announcement and Investiture ceremony at the ...

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VT Center on Behavior and Health Conference Features Former Robert Wood Johnson Pres. Schroeder

Unhealthy behaviors – like tobacco use, physical inactivity, nutritionally poor food choices, and prescription opioid abuse – represent the leading cause of chronic disease and premature death in the U.S., are a major driver behind spiraling health-care costs and are overrepresented among socioeconomically disadvantaged ...

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University of Vermont, Maastricht University Renew Alliance

Building on a track record of success, the University of Vermont and Netherlands-based Maastricht University Medical Center have reaffirmed a formal alliance, first formed in December 2007, that promotes collaboration across a range of fronts between the two institutions.

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Cancer Center Hosts Largest Women’s Health and Breast Cancer Conference in Northeast

“Expanding the Horizon of Women’s Health and Breast Cancer” was the theme for the University of Vermont (UVM) Cancer Center’s 18th Annual Women’s Health and Breast Cancer Conference, which took place at the Sheraton Burlington Conference Center on Friday, October 2, 2015. The annual event, attended by more than 800 ...

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"Mondays with Palliative Care" Weekly Noontime Lecture Series Continues 10/5

The University of Vermont College of Medicine Palliative Care Student Interest Group launched its annual noontime palliative care series on September 28, 2015. The 2015 series -- called "Mondays with Palliative Care" -- continues through October 19 and takes place at noon in the Sullivan Classroom in the Medical Education ...

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