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VERMONTMEDICINE THE ROBERT L ARNER, M.D. COLLEGE OF MEDICINE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT S P R I N G 2 0 1 7 An Excellent Fight Ralph Budd, M.D., helps the immune system in its battles STUDENT VI

PROFILE IN GIVING Seelers Gift to Scholarship Fund Supports Students Specializing in Primary Care Ruth Seeler, M.D.62, continues her commitment to medical education at the UVM Larner College of Medic

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 P R I N G 2 0 1 7 In This Issue 02 03 24 25 28 30 F RO M T H E D E A N COLLEGE NEWS A he

F R O M T H E D E A N In the third week of April this College lost its namesake, Robert Larner, M.D., a member of the Class of 1942. A proud Burlington native a product of the citys Old North End

C O L L E G E N E W S College Dedicates, Remembers Robert Larner, M.D.42 Members of the University and Larner College of Medicine communities gathered in the Colleges Hoehl Gallery on April 28 to fo

C O L L E G E N E W S Davidson Named Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education Dean Rick Morin, M.D., and Claude Deschamps, M.D., senior associate dean for clinical affairs and president and CEO

NOTABLES C O L L E G E N E W S LEWIS R. FIRST, M.D., RECEIVES 2017 KIDDER OUTSTANDING FACULTY AWARD Lewis R. First, professor and chair of the Department of Pediatrics, has been named by the UVM Alum

C O L L E G E N E W S Sadigh Named Inaugural Trefz Family Global Health Endowed Chair at Western CT Health Network A personal experience with human suffering as a child in wartorn Iran instilled a p

RESEARCH NOTEBOOK C O L L E G E N E W S NOVEL DIMENSIONAL APPROACH UNCOVERS BIOMARKER FOR INATTENTION Diagnoses for attentiondeficithyperactivity disorder ADHD occur in a reported 11 percent of U.S.

C O L L E G E N E W S STUDENT LAUNCHES INNOVATION FUND Medical students see a lot of the health care system the good, the bad and the ugly during their training, and their fresh perspectives somet

Campaign News THIS CAMPAIGN WILL BOLSTER UVMS ABILITY TO MOVE MOUNTAINS NOW AND FOR YEARS TO COME THROUGH THE STUDENTS WE EDUCATE, THE DISCOVERIES WE MAKE AND THE IMPACT WE HAVE ON VERMONT AND THE WOR

See Match Day photos and videos. Go to www.med.uvm.eduvtmedicine Match Day A huge celebration and a couple of surprises and twists were on the agenda for the Larner College of Medicine Class of 201

C O L L E G E N E W S Residency Matches for the College of Medicine Class of 2017 ANESTHESIOLO GY Leah Cipri Justin Genziano Daniel Ianno Benjamin Jorgensen Danielle Leahy Robin Leopold Christopher

FEELING EMPATHY AT WORK THROUGHOUT THE WORLD Global Health experiences broaden skills and horizons for students and faculty 12 VERMONT MEDICINE SPRING 2017

vulnerable. humble. sometimes even angry. The Calling BY MAJID SADIGH, M.D. T Dr. Sadigh, the Trefz Family Endowed Chair in Global and is a driving force behind its success. The following, which re

Turning Vulnerability into a Great Inspirational Tool for Global Health BY ROBERT KALYESUBULA, MBCHB, MMED, FISN Uganda August 5, 2016 Each of us has a point of vulnerability that is often height

Necessity is the Mother of Invention BY OMKAR BETAGERI 19 Parirenyatwa Hospital, Harare, Zimbabwe July 15, 2016 One of my first thoughts upon viewing the medical system was that I incorrectly thou

The Vietnamese Family Unit BY LYNN SIPSEY 18 Cho Ray Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam December 1, 2015 Since returning from Vietnam, I have been unable to see U.S. hospitals in the same way. T

Mortality BY RICHARD MENDEZ 18 Parirenyatwa Hospital, Harare, Zimbabwe September 22, 2015 I was excited to work in a hospital in Zimbabwe as part of a medical team. I knew the conditions would be

BY SARAH ZOBEL PHOTOGRAPHS BY ANDY DUBACK Backing Into Renowned for his research in immunobiology, Ralph Budd, M.D., has also built a legacy of mentorships with the next generation of physicians and

University Distinguished Professor Ralph Budd, M.D. UVM L ARNER COLLEGE OF MEDICINE 19

faculty, including Kirkpatrick, who went on to start the Universitys Vaccine Testing Center and serves as its director Christopher Huston, M.D., whose work on treatment of intestinal parasites caught

Ralph Budd, M.D., works in one of his two laboratory spaces in the Given Building. UVM L ARNER COLLEGE OF MEDICINE 21

a conscientious decision Budd and his wife, Lenore, a wildlife biologist, made to experience life outside the United States New country, new language, new baby, new laboratory piece of cake he laughs

Dr. Budd leads a Monday morning laboratory group meeting. The reason wed missed it is because its very subtle and slow, he says, likening the lymphocytes to an engine in a firehouse, perpetually runn

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 I once heard a story about a young man who knocked on a monastery door. The monk

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CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION FAMILY MEDICINE REVIEW COUR SE CONFERENCE SCHEDULE June 69, 2017 Sheraton Hotel, Burlington, Vt. TR ANSFORMING PRIMARY C ARE BEHAVIOR AL HE ALTH UVM MEDIC AL GROUP FIR

H A L L A C L A S S N O T E S Flashback not kids stuff We know one person who appears in this unmarked photo from the UVM archives R. James McKay, M.D., seated in the center background. Dr. McKa

Medical Alumni Association Awards The MAA Awards for 2017 are presented every year at the Celebration of Achievements Ceremony. 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 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 AWA R D Michael L. Cunningham, M.D.87, Ph.D. Donald P. Goldsmith, M.D.67 Davidson H. Hamer, M.D.87

Obituaries Robert Larner, M.D. Dr. Larner died peacefully on April 20, 2017, at his home in Woodland Hills, California. He was 99 years old. He was born January 27, 1918 in Burlington, Vt., the sevent

H A L L A O B I T U A R I E S Raymond L. Hackett, M.D. Dr. Hackett died on September 11, 2016. He was 87. Following medical school Dr. Hackett did a rotating internship at Colorado General Hospital

February 2, 2017 423 P.M. Medical student Rio Beardsley 20 highfives a patient as Karen Lucas, R.N., looks on during a nurseshadowing session at The University of Vermont Medical Center. PHOTOGRAPH BY

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