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UVM Is: Jean Harvey Mentoring the Next Generation of Nutrition and Food Professionals

A one-credit elective opened Professor Jean Harvey’s eyes to the world of nutrition. While pursuing a biology degree at Penn State in the 1980s, Professor Harvey enrolled... Continue Reading

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What Kind of Care Do Patients Want at the End of Life?

What happens when there’s nothing more a doctor can do? A new wave of research sheds light on what patients want at the end of life. Despite... Continue Reading

Jan Carney Weighs in on the Merits of Online Public Health Education

Professor Jan Carney, MD, MPH, associate dean for Public Health at the Robert Larner MD College of Medicine at UVM, talks about the power of online public... Continue Reading

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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

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