UVM Biomedical and Health Sciences students learn to work at the intersection of human health, medicine, and technology and benefit from a curriculum that integrates courses in the humanities and basic health and medical sciences with hands-on experience through clinical practica, research, or field work. Additionally, opportunities for participation in travel study, undergraduate research and honors programs and clubs and professional organizations are widely available.
Short-term travel study programs that take place over winter or spring break complement programs in the Department of Biomedical and Health Sciences. Contact the Office of International Education to learn more and discuss your options with your advisor.
UVM Biomedical and Health Sciences faculty engage in both public health research and laboratory-based biological research, advancing the field in areas that include genetics and genomics of human disease, molecular signaling in cancer and cardiovascular disease, immunology, inflammatory responses to microbial pathogens, and quality assurance in public health.
Department of Biomedical and Health Sciences programs include clinical courses held at the University of Vermont Medical Center adjacent to UVM. In addition, each includes a one-semester practicum in the spring semester of the fourth year that takes place at one of our affiliated institutions, which are located throughout New England and eastern New York. Participation and successful completion of the practicum is a requirement for graduation.
All Department of Biomedical and Health Sciences programs include a one-semester practicum in the spring semester of the fourth year that tat one of our affiliated institutions, which are located throughout New England and eastern New York.
University of Vermont Honors College
Academically high-achieving students are invited to become part of the UVM Honors College when they are admitted to the University. Students already attending UVM may apply for admission in the spring of their first year.