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VERMONTMEDICINE THE ROBERT L ARNER, M.D. COLLEGE OF MEDICINE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT S U M M E R 2 0 1 8 View from the Top Reflections on more than a decade as dean A VERMONT APPROACH TO TRE

PROFILE IN GIVING Honoring Family, Supporting the Next Generation of Primary Care Physicians As a thirdgeneration primary care doctor, Pamela Harrop, M.D.83, understands how important it is to connec

V E R M O N T M E D I C I N E U V M L A R N E R C O L L E G E O F M E D I C I N E M A G A Z I N E S U M M E R 2 0 1 8 In This Issue 02 03 26 27 28 31 F RO M T H E D E A N 10 F E A T U R E

F R O M T H E D E A N In late May we celebrated Commencement for our medical students. Commencement recognizes the conclusion of our students education here and the beginning of the next stage of t

C O L L E G E N E W S Kirkpatrick Appointed Chair of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Dean Rick Morin, M.D., and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Thomas Vogelmann, Ph.D., have appoin

C O L L E G E N E W S ACTIVE LEARNING UPDATE Training New Docs for 21st Century Medicine When thirdyear medical students at the Larner College of Medicine attend orientation for their pediatrics cl

GLOBAL HEALTH LEADERS, EDUCATORS, STUDENTS HONORED AT ANNUAL CELEBRATION EVENTS NOTABLES C O L L E G E N E W S Karen Lounsbury, Ph.D. LOUNSBURY APPOINTED FOUNDATIONS DIRECTOR Karen Lounsbury, Ph.D.

Campaign News Bunker Scholars Set to Explore Medicines Possibilities The late Robert B. Bunker, M.D., a Vermont native who spent four decades in practice as a military physician, made the extraordinar

RESEARCH NOTEBOOK C O L L E G E N E W S UVM JOINS HIGHPROFILE REGENERATIVE MEDICINE CONSORTIUM The University of Vermont has joined the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute ARMI through its

The Big Reveal M atch Day the annual rite of passage that ignites a senior medical students future took place on Friday, March 16, 2018. Beginning at noon EDT, medical students in the Larner College

C O L L E G E N E W S Residency Matches for the College of Medicine Class of 2018 ANESTHESIOLO GY Rachel Carlson Timothy Flanagan Ian Grant Tinh Huynh Christina Litsakos Melissa Rafferty Kasra Sarab

Vermonters craft the hub and spoke the first effective clinical approach to treating widespread opioid addiction. BY ERIN POST 10 VERMONT MEDICINE SUMMER 2018

ones that Vermont primary care physicians have treated for generations chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease, allergy woes, stomach pain, and everything in between. But in one crucial asp

hubs bring addiction specialists and wraparound services together to provide more intensive treatment for patients who need a higher level of support. Research on new treatments for addiction long an

capita, many still lacked care. The wait list at the Chittenden Clinic extended to two years. Brooklyn, who was also treating patients at the Community Health Centers of Burlington, saw the struggling

translated into hesitation. But when Fisher invited a patient of hers to meet the group, someone who had slid into addiction after being prescribed painkillers for an injury, the conversation shifted.

FRANKLIN GRAND ISLE ORLEANS ESSEX LAMOILLE CALEDONIA CHITTENDEN WASHINGTON HUB LOCATIONS Hub ADDISON ORANGE Hub opened July 2017 SPOKE PHYSICIAN PRACTICE LOCATIONS Number of SitesLocation 1 2 4 1

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THE SUMMIT VIEW As his elevenyear tenure nears its end, Dean Rick Morin reflects on the high points of his time at the helm of the Larner College of Medicine, and looks at the landscape ahead. VERMONT

community. And weve greatly improved and strengthened the relationship among the College, the Medical Center, and the University with our renegotiated affiliation agreement. Those arent things that ha

And to our knowledge, and we surveyed medical school sim centers, our is the busiest one in the country. We actually teach more students, in more hours. Others may be bigger and shinier, but ours is a

was to develop health care services research. We have about 15 million dollars a year of such work going on, and weve hired a leader, Adam Atherly, to organize that. We have a commitment to go forward

their passion and help them do things, create things, for their medical school. You also seem to have really embraced Vermont. Oh, yes. Its a great place to live. Tracy and I love it. I love the outdo

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Tunbridge Docs One small town, four lives in medicine he Town of Tunbridge is known for its bucolic landscape and breathtaking fall colors, as well as its annual Worlds Fair, but this Vermont enclave

Luke is four years younger than Harry. The Howe cousins did their postgraduate internship a requirement before residency back then at Mary Fletcher Hospital, a precursor to UVM Medical Center. Harry

Above, cousins Luke Howe, M.D.52 and Harry Howe, M.D.52, in the late 1990s. At right, the UVM yearbook page of Royal Whitney, M.D.30. Below right, The oneroom School No. 3 John Ouellette, M.D.60 atten

Hall A P R E S I D E N T S N E WS N OT E S FO R L A R N E R CO L L EG E O F M E D I C I N E A LU M N I C O R N E R When we leave a place we leave something behind and we carry something with us.

H A L L A C L A S S N O T E S If you have news to share, or updated contact information, you may submit it at go.uvm.eduinfoupdate. You may also contact your class agent or the Development Alum

Medical Alumni Association Awards The MAA Awards are presented every year at the Celebration of Achievements Ceremony at Reunion. Full biographies of the awardees can be found at www.med.uvm.edualumni

H A L L A M A A A W A R D S DISTINGUISHED AC ADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD David L. Bronson, M.D.73, MACP, FRCP Edin Matthew Hsieh, M.D.98 Sumner Slavin, M.D.73 Sara Vargas, M.D.93 Chairman, Boa

Flashback dallas days He was a true legend at the College of Medicine Dallas Boushey began as a custodian and assistant in the anatomy lab at the old College headquarters on Pearl Street in the 1930s

H A L L A O B I T U A R I E S Obituaries James David Dave Sawyer, M.D. Dr. Sawyer died January 2, 2018, at the age of 97. Born May 18, 1920, he completed his undergraduate studies at the Universi

May 20, 2018 312 P.M. Class of 2018 student marshal Stephanie Brooks, soon to officially add an M.D.18 after her name, guides her fellow students in the procession into the commencement ceremony at Ir

NonProfit Org. U.S. POSTAGE PAID Burlington VT Permit No. 143 V ERMO N T MEDIC INE 89 Beaumont Ave. Burlington VT 05405 10 Inventing the Wheel Vermonts approach to opioid addiction treatment 16

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