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12-15-2014

Medical Students Stage Die-In Event, Join #whitecoats4blacklives

On Monday, December 15, 2014 at noon, medical students at the University of Vermont College of Medicine joined the efforts of more than 70 medical schools nationwide that have staged a die-in event in response to the violence and race-related trauma that has occurred in Ferguson, Mo., New York and other communities across the ...

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Kalev Freeman and student

12-12-2014

UVM Undergrads and Community Benefit from Freeman’s ER-based Smoking Intervention Study

If there’s a right time for a smoker to consider quitting, it’s arguably when he or she lands in the emergency room.

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UVM College of Medicine Dean Frederick C. Morin III, M.D., left, shakes hands with Vermont Oxford Network Chief Executive and Scientific Officer and Lucey Chair in Neonatal Medicine Jeffrey Horbar, M.D. (Photo: COM Design & Photography).

12-10-2014

College of Medicine-VT Oxford Network Agreement Underscores Commitment to Newborn Medical Care

Based on a long history of collaboration and support, the University of Vermont College of Medicine and Vermont Oxford Network (VON) formalized their relationship on November 14, 2014 when Jeffrey Horbar, M.D, VON chief executive and scientific officer, and UVM College of Medicine Dean Frederick C. Morin III, M.D., signed an ...

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College of Medicine alumnus Vito Imbasciani, M.D. '85.

12-10-2014

Imbasciani Delivers Inaugural LGBTQ Health Equity Lecture

The first Vito D. Imbasciani, M.D.’85 and George Di Salvo LGBTQ Health Equity Lecture took place at the University of Vermont College of Medicine on Friday, December 12 in the Sullivan Classroom in the Larner Medical Education Center. Presented by the Office of Diversity & Inclusion at the UVM College of Medicine, the ...

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Brian Sprague, Ph.D.

12-08-2014

Sprague Study Shows Supplemental Breast Cancer Screening for Women with Dense Breasts Not Beneficial

A new study released in the Annals of Internal Medicine and led by Brian Sprague, Ph.D., at the University of Vermont Cancer Center concludes that supplemental ultrasound screening for women with dense breasts would substantially increase costs with little improvement in overall outcomes. The research provides needed evidence on ...

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12-08-2014

UVM Medical Center Receives Top Infection Prevention Award

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) have chosen The University of Vermont Medical Center to receive the 2014 “Partnership in Prevention Award” for achieving ...

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