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medicine F A L L 2 0 1 5 UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT COLLEGE OF MEDICINE PRIDE OF PLACE A L S O F E A T U R E D Vermont Lung Center Anniversary Alumni in Haiti Working for inclusion in medical education

PROFILE IN GIVING An Enduring Love of Vermont and Medical Education You could say that caring for children runs in the Little family. Hartland, Vt., residents GEORGE LITTLE, M.D.65, and his wife CARO

V E R M O N T UVM COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MAGAZINE 2 3 From the Dean College News Two new leaders for the College a record in fundraising the Class of 2019 begins research and innovation, and mor

FALL 2015 PUBLISHED AUGUST 2015 FROM THE DEAN In early August our campus once again saw the arrival of a new group of firstyear medical students the Class of 2019. The students excitement at beginni

C O L L E G E N E W S Jensen Named Senior Associate Dean for Research After a national search, Gordon L. Jensen, M.D., Ph.D., will become senior associate dean for research at the College of Medicin

Research Notebook Vaccine Center Receives 2.2 Million Gates Grant Oral vaccines, which work exceptionally well to protect infants and children in the U.S., can fail to do so in developing countries. A

COLLEGE WELCOMES CLASS OF 2019 The firsts in life linger in our memories first lost tooth, first friend, first car, first job and for those pursuing medicine, the first year of medical school easi

C O L L E G E N E W S Graduate Student Combines Military Service, Basic Research University of Vermont graduate student Blas Guigni learned a lot about trauma surgery and orthopaedics during a tour

Notables Wong to Receive Graduate Alumni Award Patrick Wong, Ph.D.75 will receive the 2015 Medical Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award. Wong, a professor emeritus of pharmacology at


Matthew Shear 17 addresses the Northeast Medical Student Queer Alliance at UVM. at how best to do it, the same as you would womens health or cancer care. The College began addressing that issue a doz

Charlotte Hastings 18, at center, was a founding member of the Northeast Medical Student Queer Alliance. ALLIANCE FOR CHANGE As the University of Vermont College of Medicine pursues an ambition to le

Affirming who the person is and encouraging it is part of the delight in the work, says Michael Upton, M.D.94, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and coadvisor to the Colleges Gender and Sexua

BREATHING INTO LIFE TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH by Sarah Zobel For physicians and scientists around the world, the Vermont Lung Center is a prime example of an institution that connects leading edge resea

Were interested in projects that are going to have high impact, and high impact means affecting patient care. Charles Irvin, Ph.D. Take a deep breath. With luck, that felt good, maybe even a little

Professor of Medicine Benjamin Suratt, M.D., at right, conducts clinical trials dealing with obesity and asthma Associate Professor of Medicine Renee Stapleton, M.D., Ph.D., below right, focuses on nu

partnership is incredibly enabling in that it allows us to work much more effectively when it comes to clinical and translational research programs. In addition, graduate students and postdoctoral fel

Planting a Seed Sally and John Ouellette, M.D.60 never envisioned themselves as philanthropists. Dr. Ouelette was raised on a 450acre dairy farm in Tunbridge, Vt., and if everything had gone according

in studying the lung, and as at centers worldwide, theyre using the flexiVent, a device that accurately measures lung function in small animals, which was created by the VLCs Jason Bates, Ph.D., profe

partners in practice by Jess Clarke Delivering health care is a lifelong vocation for Class of 1975 members Delight Wing, M.D., and Jack Long, M.D. T he earliest memory Delight Wing, M.D.75, has of

We are happy to provide one example of how service can be compatible with a traditional medical practice and raising a family. Jack Long, M.D.75 FA L L 2015 19

of his undergraduate years at UMass Amherst, he envisioned a career in oceanography. But a Life magazine article on a family physician captured his interest. I decided after my junior year that I was

Despite the time to get from A to B, the couple has made significant contributions in Haiti developing a manual of protocols to help standardize acute and chronic pediatric care, teaching a neonatal r

hall NEWS NOTES FOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE ALUMNI PRESIDENT S CORNER This June, we were reminded once again of the many lifelong friendships fostered at the College of Medicine when we welcomed back h

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

HALL A M.D. CL A SS NOTES Lindsay Poole Johnson reports that after more than thirty years as a physician she recently closed practice. Her focus now is on art. 82 Peter K. King writes Work finds me

Development News Gift Provides First Endowed Fund for Steps to Wellness In honor of his mother, who lost her life to cancer, Paul Cain, M.D.81 has created the first endowed fund for Steps to Wellness,

HALL A M.D. CL A SS NOTES Andrew J. Goodwin IV was promoted to associate professor of pathology at the UVM College of Medicine. 02 Caroline E. Lyon was promoted to associate professor of medicine a

HALL A FL ASHBACK Camping Out The white coat can be many things from a symbol of the medical profession to a tool box for medical guides and examination instruments. And, in a pinch, it makes a pr

SEVEN DECADES, ONE WEEKEND R E U NI O N 2015 60 55th Reunion 65 50th Reunion They came from classes stretching all the way back to the mid1940s, but no matter how long theyd been away from campus,

00 90 95 05 25th Reunion 20th Reunion 15th Reunion 10th Reunion 10 5th Reunion 85 30th Reunion FA L L 2015 29

Obituaries Lloyd Gibson Bartholomew, M.D. Dr. Bartholomew died April 2, 2015. Born in 1921 in Whitehall, N.Y., he graduated from Green Mountain Junior College and Union College, and received his medic

HALL A Patricia Ann Searfoss, M.D. Dr. Searfoss also known as Dr. Pat Adams died March 2, 2015, at the age of 83. Born January 29, 1932, she earned her B.A. from the University of Maine Orono in 1954,

August 11, 2015 246 p.m. White Coat fitting during day two of Orientation for the College of Medicine Class of 2019. The students will receive their new coats, with notes of support from alumni in the

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