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medicine V E R M O N T S U M M E R 2 0 1 4 UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT COLLEGE OF MEDICINE THE IDEA FACTORY College of Medicine faculty members are making discoveries that, through technology commercializa

A Match Made in Vermont Scholarship Support Makes It Possible From the Vermont Integrated Curriculum to Dr. Moo, our rstyear medical students this fall will nd UVM to be the perfect match for their dr

V E R M O N T UVM COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MAGAZINE 2 3 From the Dean College News A new name for Fletcher Allen leadership changes at the University, College, and department levels a scholarship

SUMMER 2014 PUBLISHED JULY 2014 FROM THE DEAN Seeing alumni of the College of Medicine return to campus for medical reunion is always enjoyable, but I must say that this summers reunion seemed to me

C O L L E G E N E W S Fletcher Allen Health Care to Change Name this Fall Fletcher Allen Partners and e University of Vermont announced June 19 that Fletcher Allen Partners is changing its name to T

C O L L E G E N E W S College of Medicine Faculty Tapped for Leadership Roles In midMay, Cynthia Forehand, Ph.D., professor of neurological sciences at the College of Medicine, was appointed dean of

Notables Levine Appointed Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education This March, Mark A. Levine, M.D., professor of medicine, was appointed associate dean for graduate medical education at the Coll

Looking Back C O L L E G E N E W S A GIVEN COMMITMENT Fifty years ago this summer, the alumni of the College of Medicine, along with many community members from the Burlington area, were engaged in

Research Notebook Garavan Study IDs Predictors for Teen BingeDrinking In a study that appeared in the journal Nature in July, senior author Hugh Garavan, Ph.D., UVM associate professor of psychiatry a

PERFECTLY MATCHED After months of interviews with di erent residency programs and more than a few overnight and crosscountry trips, the energy and anxiety expended during the residency application pro

RE SIDENC Y MATCHE S FOR THE COLLEGE OF MEDICINE CL A SS OF 2014 ANE STHE SIOLOGY Bryan Chow Joseph Foley Paige Georgiadis Xingfu Liang Hayk Minasyan Lauren Powlovich Anurag Shukla William Tharp Univ

C O L L E G E N E W S Student Notes New MPH Program Announced A new Master of Public Health program, a collaborative graduate program between the College of Medicine, the Graduate College at UVM, a

C O L L E G E N E W S Bodden Receives USPHS Award Just a few days before his graduation, Larry Bodden, M.D. from the Class of 2014 received this years Excellence in Public Health Award from the Unit

GRADUATION NOTES 2014 Though he is now a physician, beginning a demanding surgery residency this summer, ADAM ACKERMAN, M.D.14, had neither surgery nor science as a part of his professional repertoire

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CLERKSHIP STUDENTS FIND A ROBUST AND DIVERSE LEARNING EXPERIENCE AT CLINICAL AFFILIATE DANBURY HOSPITAL n any given day at clinical a liate Danbury Hospital, clerkship students from the UVM College

Above, Medical students Kevin Pelletier 15 at left and Laurel Wickberg 15 at right on rounds with resident Jared Wasser, M.D. At right, students Emily Rosen 15, Sarah Gardner 15, and David Harari 15 t

IS AN EXTRAORDINARY GREATER DANBURY...AND LEARN MEDICINE. PLACE TO LIVE, WORK, John M. Murphy, M.D., President and CEO of Western Connecticut Health Network Greater Danbury is a melting pot of man

Laurel Wickberg 15 in the corridor at the Seifert Ford Family Community Health Center in Danbury. A DAY I N T H E L I F E e Seifert and Ford Family Community Health Clinic at 70 Main Street sits acr

Its giving me insight into what I want from a program, she says. What does it look like when residents are happy Some insights may be less lofty, but equally useful. Soon after starting his internal m

member have already studied in Uganda, two students in Zimbabwe and one fourthyear student went to Vietnam this past fall. Sadigh has stressed that the objective is to create longlasting partnerships

In addition to an extensive orientation at the start of clerkship, and ongoing support from several key sta members, the living and learning environments are integrated in several ways. e students apa

Greatest W The Good Far from the Old North End Robert Larner, M.D.42, and his wife, Helen, in their home in suburban Los Angeles with UVM President Tom Sullivan and Dean Rick Morin. Dr. Larner prac

VERMONT MEDICINE You grew up in what was the Jewish neighborhood of Burlington. Where did your family come from originally ROBERT LARNER From Russia. My father came from BrestLitovsk on the border w

Above Workers install new signage in the Given Courtyard last year as the educational facilities at the College of Medcine were renamed in honor of Robert Larner, M.D.42. At left Dr. Larner in his hom

for 40 years. Now lets fastforward a few decades what, in the mid1980s, brought about the founding of the Larner Fund VM And you had a successful practice RL We had been doing some investing and wer

I IDEAS WITH A FUTURE Projects by College of Medicine faculty members show how new discoveries at UVM can bring about improved treatments, techniques, and jobs. by Jennifer Nachbur 26 n the center o

Above, left Professor of Medicine Mercedes Rincon, Ph.D., holds a patent relating to a protein that can help predict a cancer cells responsiveness to chemotherapy. Above, right Professor of Psychiatry

services, Simpatico says. at can apply to the homeless population, persons with mental illness andor substance abuse, veterans, etc. Providing a connection with health care and human service delivery

Health Care, Peter Spector wears all the hats available at an academic medical center patient care provider, teacher and researcher. To this he has added another title founder and director at his spi

Replicating the expert decisionmaking process e eld of psychiatry contends with a highly regulated environment that can shift attention from patient care to paperwork. One requirement in particular e

hall In 1905, when the College of Medicine completed its third home at the corner of Prospect and Pearl Streets in Burlington, the main lecture room was named Hall A. For the next 63 years, students

The University of Vermont Foundation PRESIDENT S CORNER It is with a real sense of honor that I begin my term as president of the UVM Medical Alumni Association. First and foremost, I would like to t

HALL A M.D. CL A SS NOTES If you have news to share, please contact your class agent or the Development Alumni Relations o ce at or 802 6564014. If your email address has

HALL A M.D. CL A SS NOTES Rudolph Keimowitz writes Still practicing full time at the University of Minnesota Medical Center as palliative care consultant. 61 John Mesch writes My 81st year has adde

Development News Trunk Supports Technological Innovation A champion of technological innovation in its many forms, Erving Trunk of Plano, Texas, continues his support of leadingedge Xray crystallograp

2014 A. Bradley Soule Award Presented to an alumnusa whose loyalty and dedication to the College of Medicine most emulate those qualities as found in its rst recipient, A. Bradley Soule, M.D.28. A .

HALL A D I S T I N G U I S H E D A C A D E M I C A C H I E V E M E N T A W A R D S Judith F. Baumhauer, M.D.89, M.P.H. Associate Chair of Academic A airs and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery with

2014 M E DI C A L A LU M NI A S S O CI AT ION AWA R D S C ON T IN U E D S E R V I C E T O M E D I C I N E C O M M U N I T Y A W A R D Martin J. Koplewitz, M.D.52 Associate Professor of Surgery Eme

HALL A M.D. CL A SS NOTES The hypertension guideline we wrote for Haiti is being published this month and coendorsed by American and International Societies of Hypertension as new guideline for manag

HALL A M.D. CL A SS NOTES Janna Doherty is still in private practice in Santa Cruz, Calif., but looking forward to transitioning to a laborist position soon Hopefully Ill be able to spend more time w

HALL A FL ASHBACK A Courtyard Circle Not only have the people in this photo undoubtedly gone through some changes over the thirtysomething years since it was taken, the very setting of this group h

Class Agent Directory HALL A M.D. CL A SS NOTES Class agents are dedicated alumni who volunteer their time to serve as the voice of their classmates at the College of Medicine, and who work to encou

H A L L A M . D . C L A S S H AOLTLE S N A 81 Bruce Leavitt, 312 Four Sisters Road, South 97 Julie Smail, 390 Bridge St., South Hamilton, MA 05 Julie A. Alosi, Burlington, VT 05

REUNION 2014 64 50TH Reunion SCHOOL DAYS ONCE AGAIN A few days after his 50th anniversary reunion in June, John Gould, M.D64, sent a letter to all his classmates recapping their experiences on campus

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Obituaries Roger W. Mann, M.D. Dr. Mann died at his home in Waterville, Vt., on June 30, 2014. He was 102 years old and was, at the time of his death, the Colleges oldest living graduate. He was born

HALL A Dr. Rosenthal practiced pediatric medicine in Wake eld, Mass., for 40 years. James A. Frizzell, M.D. Dr. Frizzell, of Sanibel, Fla., died December 15, 2013. He was 70. He graduated from the Uni

June 7, 2014 150 p.m. UVM medical student Samy Ramadan17 shares a laugh with alumni from across 60 years at Nostalgia Hour during Reunion 2014. Listening to their accounts was definitely my favorite p

VERMONT MEDICINE 89 Beaumont Ave. Burlington VT 05405 Reconnect with faculty. Revisit Recall the good times. Renew old friendships. the place where your medical career began. J U N E 12 14 2015