News from the College

  • Copeland Study Evaluates College Student Wellness in a Pandemic
    December 23, 2020
    A study by UVM faculty members published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry reports that in a group of first-year university students, COVID-19 mitigation protocols had a modest, but persistent, impact on mood and wellness behaviors. Students enrolled in the university's wellness program, however, had improved mood levels and fewer attention problems.
  • The View Ahead: Strategic Plan Q&A with Dean Page
    December 16, 2020
    As "Vision 2025: A Unified Strategic Plan for the Larner College of Medicine" is officially rolled out, Dean Richard L. Page, M.D., sat down for a conversation exploring the goals of the plan, and the wide-reaching examination of the institution that went into its formulation.
  • Showing Up: VCHIP Leverages Network to Help Vermont Providers during Pandemic
    December 14, 2020
    Vermonters have a reputation for showing up for their community – whether there’s a pandemic or not. That’s also true for the faculty and staff of the Vermont Child Health Improvement Program (VCHIP), who have underscored over the past nine months just how important their role is to ensuring providers get access to critical resources and tools that allow them to deliver quality care.
  • Plante & Colleagues' Study Details First AI Tool to Help Labs Rule-Out COVID-19
    December 14, 2020
    A recent study conducted by collaborators from the University of Vermont and Cedars-Sinai describes the performance of South Burlington, Vt.-based Biocogniv’s new AI-COVID™ software.
  • Public Health Projects’ Virtual Poster Session and Community Celebration 12/10-11
    December 10, 2020
    This fall, Larner College of Medicine Class of 2023 medical students participated in the largest and most comprehensive public health project ever completed by a University of Vermont medical student class – an unprecedented activity during an unprecedented pandemic. On December 10 and 11, 17 Public Health Projects featuring findings from a statewide survey were shared at a Virtual Poster Session and Community Celebration.
  • Coleman Named Larner Wellbeing Advisor
    December 1, 2020
    Marissa N. Coleman, Psy.D., has been appointed as a wellbeing advisor at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont.
  • Carney Receives Distinguished University Citizenship & Service Award
    December 1, 2020
    University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean for Public Health and Health Policy, and Senior Advisor to the Dean, Jan Carney, M.D., M.P.H., has been named the University of Vermont's 2019–2020 recipient of the President’s Distinguished University Citizenship and Service Award in recognition of her innovative teaching, creative leadership and service to the University of Vermont community.
  • Together We Learn: Resources for Our Journeys in Justice & Inclusion
    December 1, 2020
    This week, the University of Vermont's Dana Medical Library, in conjunction with representatives from the UVM Larner College of Medicine Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, the Office of Medical Communications, and medical students from the College's Student National Medical Association, Latino Medical Student Association, Social Justice Coalition, and the gender & Sexuality Alliance launched a digital resource collection called "Together We Learn."
  • Francklyn Among Three UVM Scientists Named AAAS Fellows
    November 25, 2020
    Three University of Vermont professors, include Professor of Biochemistry Christopher Francklyn, Ph.D., have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society, for their outstanding contributions to science.
  • Larner Faculty Inducted into Vermont Academy of Science and Engineering
    November 23, 2020
    The Vermont Academy of Science and Engineering formally inducted Larner College of Medicine Dean and Professor of Medicine Richard L. Page, M.D., Professor of Pharmacology Frances Carr, Ph.D., and Professor of Biochemistry Christopher Francklyn, Ph.D., at the Academy's annual meeting on October 26, 2020.