University of Vermont

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Working to Fine-Tune the Immune System

"The immune system is constantly riding that fine line between how much protection we can have without too much collateral damage. It's really that fine line that makes immunology so interesting," says Professor Eyal Amiel.


Department of Medical Laboratory and Radiation Sciences

Department of Medical Laboratory and Radiation Sciences

At the Intersection of Human Health, Medicine and Technology

From microscopes and blood samples to PET imaging and linear accelerators, students in the Department of Medical Laboratory and Radiation Sciences study and work at the intersection of human health, medicine, and technology.

The department's majors focus on different aspects of diagnostic medicine, public health, and treatment, including radiation therapy for cancer, cardiac stress tests, bone scans, and specimen analysis. Students graduate with a wealth of clinical training and a solid foundation for careers in the medical sciences or graduate study. All programs in the department meet the standards for accreditation and are accredited by their national accrediting boards.

Academic Programs & Concentrations

Medical Laboratory Science (B.S.)
- Clinical Concentration
- Public Health Concentration

Medical Radiation Sciences (B.S.)
- Nuclear Medicine Technology Concentration
- Radiation Therapy Concentration

Transfer Student Information Sessions

Transfer student drop-in hours are available to UVM students and students from outside of the university interested in transferring into any of the CNHS majors. Applicants have the chance to ask questions and learn more about the majors and the transfer process.

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