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medicine F A L L 2 0 1 6 T H E R O B E R T L A R N E R , M . D . C O L L E G E O F M E D I C I N E A T T H E U N I V E R S I T Y O F V E R M O N T MOMENT A new name, and a leap forward in medical edu

PROFILES IN GIVING The Doctors are In The UVM Alumni House opened in September, and the Larner College of Medicine is well represented in the structure, thanks to more than 30 dualdegree alumni who c

V E R M O N T LARNER COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MAGAZINE 2 3 From the Dean College News A VicePresidential visit, a helping hand for the homeless, celebrations of research and white coats, and more.

FALL 2016 PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 2016 FROM THE DEAN Since my last message to you, a very noticeable change has occurred here at the College our new name. Weve never been strangers to the process of chan

C O L L E G E N E W S Vice President Biden Brings Cancer Moonshot to UVM If you are ever going to be involved in cancer research, this is the moment, Vice President Joe Biden told a packed Davis Cen

Notables C O L L E G E N E W S Budd Named University Distinguished Professor Professor of Medicine Ralph Budd, M.D., was honored as a University Distinguished Professor during UVMs 215th Commenceme

From the Blog HERE TO HELP ADDRESSES NEEDS OF THE HOMELESS by Jasmine Robinson 19 In a post for the Larner College of Medicine student blog this year, Jasmine Robinson 19 wrote about the motivation b

CAMPAIGN NEWS The time has come for UVM to move forward, to pursue excellence with even greater confidence and to assert our position among the nations finest public research universities. To move mou

John Gould, M.D.64, with recent Gould Scholar Michael Cunningham, M.D.15, and Sheryl Gould, BSRN64 L to R Marcelle Leahy, David Reines, M.D.72, Nina Totenberg, and U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy Family

C O L L E G E N E W S I WILL PRACTICE MEDICINE WITH CONSCIENCE AND DIGNITY. On October 7, in UVMs Ira Allen Chapel, 118 firstyear medical students at the Larner College of Medicine uttered those wo

Research Notebook C O L L E G E N E W S Sprague Study Finds Dense Breasts Diagnosis Varies Widely Among Radiologists Research Excellence Honored The College held the inaugural Celebration of Resea

A NEW CHAPTER A N A LU M N U S S RECORD SET TING S U P P O RT F O R T H E FUTURE OF MEDICAL E D U C AT I O N S E T S A NEW HORIZON FOR H I S A L M A M AT E R . O LARNER 10 n the afternoon of Septem

1 The historic gift announcement was made to a large crowd gathered outside the entrance to the Larner College of Medicine with more than 150 medical students in their white coats standing behind the

Completing this transformation will not be easy or inexpensive. That is why the Larners gift is so important to our College. It will fuel this transformation. The gift announced today will unleash the

I GIVE TO THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT COLLEGE OF MEDICINE BECAUSE THE EDUCATION I RECEIVED HERE MADE EVERYTHING GREAT THAT FOLLOWED IN MY LIFE POSSIBLE. IM HUMBLED THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT HAS DEC

anesthesia at the house JOHN H A ZEN DODD S In the late 19th century, anesthesia as a specialty was in its infancy. Although anesthetists began to pop up at major hospitals, medical students, nurses a

the UVM College of Medicine, he was one of only a few students there who had good high school education. After residency and two years of additional training, he returned to Burlington in August of 19

Surgeon Lyman Allen, M.D., operating at Mary Fletcher Hospital in the 1920s. John Abajian, M.D., in his uniform during World War II. Mary Fletcher Hospital. A city boy who attended Long Island Unive

another nurse, Esther Jackie Roberts, whom Kreutz describes as a plainspoken farm girl from Barnard, Vt., and internist Christopher Terrien, Sr., a 1936 grad of the UVM College of Medicine. The young

which was a solution so foolproof that even an inexperienced anesthesiologist could precisely control a halothane anesthetic, while the pair continued to work towards publication. The research continu

Bob and Toms ICU was a busy place. In 1973, about 850 patients were admitted 75 percent surgical, 25 percent medical and admissions only increased Bob Deane, M.D. over time. The pair regularly spent

Debra Leonard, M.D., Ph.D., chair and professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, in her office at The University of Vermont Medical Center. 20 V E R MO N T M E DI C IN E

by Sarah Zobel photographs by Andy Duback Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Debra Leonard, M.D., Ph.D., is leading the charge nationally to bring genomic information to bear in medical deci

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine results represent approximately 80 percent of the data in the electronic health record, and we drive approximately 70 percent of medical decisions. So if we do what w

Above, Debra Leonard, M.D., Ph.D., meets with department colleagues. At left, she examines a genomic slide. Sequencing will also be a tool for children who have what appears to be an inherited diseas

With her college advisors comment echoing in her head, Leonard then went to New York to start Columbias twoyear BSN program with an eye to becoming a nurse practitioner. Newly married to an NYU gradua

IF WE UNDERSTAND THE GENOMIC VARIANTS AN INDIVIDUAL HAS, WE CAN BETTER UNDERSTAND THEIR DISEASE RISKS AND CATCH DISEASES EARLIER, OR KNOW WE NEED TO SCREEN FOR THEM BEFORE THEYRE HAPPENING, OR SUGGEST

hall NEWS NOTES FOR LARNER COLLEGE OF MEDICINE ALUMNI PRESIDENT S CORNER I once heard a story about a young English man, who some time ago, booked passage on a freighter and found himself at the la

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 medalumni.relationsuvm.edu or 802 6564014. If your email address h

HALL A M.D. CL A SS NOTES 19 7 0 s R EU NION 2017 1 9 7 2 1 9 7 7 19 8 0 s R EU NION 2017 1 9 8 2 1 9 8 7 Phillip Canfield writes Regards and best wishes to all and thanks for best education eve

HALL A FL ASHBACK Learning the Details Sometime in the late 1980s or early 1990s, these medical students bent over their table in the Anatomy Lab doing what medical students have done for centurie

RECONNECTING WITH PEOPLE AND PLACES R E U N I O N 2016 saw hundreds of alumni from across the years return to campus to meet old friends, make new ones, and see the improvements, large and small, tha

96 20th Reunion 81 35th Reunion FA L L 2016 31

HALL A M.D. CL A SS NOTES 19 9 0 s R EU NION 2017 1 9 9 2 1 9 9 6 20 0 0s R E U NION 2017 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 7 86 THE STORMS WAKE Paul Afek completed his Family Medicine residency at Forbes Family

Obituaries Geoffrey P. Wiedeman, M.D. Brigadier General Wiedeman died January 16, 2016, at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 98. Born of English parents in London, he gre

Obituaries Gifford Hospital in Randolph, Copley Hospital in Morrisville, Hardwick Hospital, Mayo Hospital in Northfield, the Vermont State Hospital in Waterbury, and the Central Vermont Hospital in Be

HALL A he graduated from Berwick High School, the University of New Hampshire and the UVM College of Medicine. He did his medical residency in Sayre, Pennsylvania, and a threeyear ophthalmology reside

September 23, 2016 302 p.m. Dean Rick Morin and UVM President Tom Sullivan do multiple media interviews following the Colleges naming celebration. photograph by Ian Thomas JansenLonnquist

NonProfit Org. U.S. POSTAGE PAID Burlington VT Permit No. 143 VERMONT MEDICINE 89 Beaumont Ave. Burlington VT 05405 June 24 2017 Reconnect for real Reunion events include Medical Education Today

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