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DEC 2012 Sprague Research Addresses Decline in Hormone Replacement Therapy Use
AUG 2012 Brian Sprague officially becomes a Principal Investigator of NCI PROSPR grant.

FEB 2012

The U.S. Surgeon General published a new Report on Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults in February 2012. Cheryl Perry was the lead editor, assisted by many other prominent names in the tobacco control sciences. This 900+ page review of evidence can be downloaded at the link below.

http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/reports/

Papers by our group on smoking prevention from the 1990s until recent years were strongly represented in the intervention chapter. A total of nine papers with first authors Flynn, Solomon, and Worden were cited 28 times in text and tables. The value placed on our work by authors of this review is a tribute to its high quality and continued relevance to advancement of public health.

SEPT 2011 Berta Geller received PROSPR and PO1 grant awards.
JUN 2011 Marcy Receives ALA Unsung Hero Award
2011 Berta Geller named University Scholar, 2011-2012
Fall 2008 2008 VCC-LCCRO Juckett Scholar-Pilot Project Awards Announced—Berta Geller, EdD, research professor of family medicine in the Office of Health Promotion Research at the UVM College of Medicine and Vermont Cancer Center (VCC), has been named the 2008 Juckett Scholar for her project, "Providing Social Support to Cancer Survivors." Read more...
2008 Breast Cancer Screening Strategies in Vermont and Norway Found Equally Effective (Vermont Cancer Center)
FEB 2007 University of Vermont College of Medicine Annual Report 2007, Year in Review, Office of Health Promotion Research
DEC 2007 Clinical and Translational Research Grant a Key Initiative for 2008
JUL 2007 UVM Mammography Research Expert Receives American Cancer Society Grant
FALL 2006 Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium, Assessing and Improving Mammography project highlighted in Society of Breast Imaging Newsletter (download PDF, see page 2)
SEP 2006 Catherine M. Lloyd, MA retires from OHPR/UVM
2005 Office of Health Promotion Research update
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Annual Report 2005
OCT 2005 Craig Trumbo will be supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct a survey of Gulf Coast residents concerning their perception of future hurricane risk in the wake of hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
OCT 2005 Dr. John K. Worden retires from OHPR
See the Worden retirement party slideshow
JUN 2005 Dr. Theodore Marcy, professor of medicine, received the "Advocate of the Year" Award from the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Vermont
JAN 2005 Berta Geller, research professor of family medicine is a co-author on a Dec. 16 Journal of the National Cancer Institute article titled "Biennial Versus Annual Mammography and the Risk of Late-Stage Breast Cancer."
OCT 2004 Dr. Ted Marcy to serve on the Vermont Tobacco Evaluation and Review Board
MAR 2004 Challenging Care Disparities
Nursing professor's award-winning research probes why different groups make different choices
MAR 2004 Dr. Theodore Marcy appointed to the Vermont Tobacco Evaluation and Review Board
MAR 2004 Drs. Brian Flynn and Ted Marcy appear on "Across the Fence" local television program
JAN 2004 Craig W. Trumbo, Ph.D., joins OHPR as a new Research Associate Professor
NOV 2003 Brian Flynn, Sc.D., and Roger Secker-Walker, M.D., honored by the American Cancer Society
NOV 2003 Dr. Theodore Marcy, associate professor of medicine, served as an ad hoc reviewer for the National Cancer Institute Education Study Section in October.
SEP 2002 Research Associate Professor recruitment announcement
FEB 2002 Interview: Kim Worden
Massive UVM project fights youth smoking one tiny, belief-changing message at a time
APR 2002 Research Follows Vermont Breast Cancer Survivors
MAR 2001 UVM Wins $16 Million Grant to Reduce Teen Smoking
JUL 2000 New UVM College of Medicine Study Emphasizes the Role of Breast Density in Cancer
Spring 2000 NCI Prevention Fellowship Means New Career Direction for Ted Marcy, MD
FEB 1999 Health-Behavior Researcher Named Research Center Director
FEB 1999 UVM Researcher to Head White House Panel
OCT 1996 UVM Researchers Receive C. Everett Koop Award

 

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