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Volunteering Helps UVM Student Steer His Career Path Toward Mental Health

A volunteer experience at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital gave Ryan Payne a newfound sense of passion and purpose. After graduating from Colorado College in 2011 with a degree... Continue Reading

Gene Genie: Christine Dornbierer Guards a Grant’s Wishes in the Vermont Genetics Network

By Sarah Tuff Dunn Here’s a trivia-night question for you: What do little skates, stressed-out students’ workouts, and sunlit-surface waters all have in common? OK, don’t hold... Continue Reading

UVM Vaccine Testing Center to Play Role in Zika Virus Vaccine; Experts Answer Questions

By Jennifer Nachbur The University of Vermont Vaccine Testing Center has announced that it will be involved in the clinical trials and research on a vaccine for Zika... Continue Reading

Data, Research & Curiosity: What Drives Ela Zakrzewska’s Public Health Profession

By Sarah Tuff Dunn When she left Warsaw, Poland, with a master’s degree in animal science from the city’s University of Agriculture, Elzbieta Zakrzewska—who goes by Ela—flew... Continue Reading

Alumna Julie Desrochers on Gaining Perspective in Public Health

By Sarah Tuff Dunn “Blood is something we all have, but rarely consider,” says Julie Desrochers, the fall prevention program manager at the Vermont Department of Health,... Continue Reading