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The Rise of Tick-Borne Illnesses in Vermont

Summer is officially here, and that means tick season is in full swing in Vermont. For the past decade, Lyme disease has been on the rise in... Continue Reading

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Lynn Sipsey Finds Herself Drawn to the Art and Science of Medicine

 Lynn Sipsey, right, during a summer global health trip to Vietnam in 2015. Medical student Lynn Sipsey was studying to become a scientific illustrator when she decided... Continue Reading

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Alumna Learns the Rewards of Medicine in Post-Baccalaureate Premed Program

UVM alumna Joy Benner ’15 is starting medical school this August at the UVM Larner College of Medicine. We talked Joy, who completed the UVM Post-Baccalaureate Premedical... Continue Reading

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UVM Student Changes Course for a Career in Nursing

“Though we can’t always see it at the time, if we look upon events with some perspective, we see things always happen for our best interests. We... Continue Reading

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Public Health Student Weighs in on the Challenges of Wiping Out Malaria

As malaria claims hundreds of thousands of lives each year in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, there are fears that efforts to eradicate the disease are being... Continue Reading