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UVM's College of Nursing and Health Sciences is part of The University Health Network, a conduit connecting faculty practitioners, scientists, and scholars across disciplines.

CNHS research addresses basic, clinical, developmental, and behavioral science; and public health systems and services.

Research Spotlight

“Straight Sex is Complicated Enough” study addresses lived experience of those who identify as autistic and LGBTQ+

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In a recently published report, professor Laura Lewis reveals that individuals who identify as autistic and LGBTQ+ are often members of a "double minority” who experience high risk for anxiety, depression, sexual abuse and suicide.

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Gut bacteria in multiple sclerosis: probiotic or commensal, good or bad?

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Investigating strategies to help people with social cognition challenges improve episodic memory

Tiffany Hutchins

Professor Tiffany Hutchins and her colleagues develop treatments to help people with social cognition challenges improve “episodic memory” — the ability to mentally travel back in time to remember personal experiences from a first-person viewpoint.

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Study shows exercise reduces suicide attempts by bullied teens

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