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A Musician Studies Medicine and Tunes into the Power of Empathy

Robin Abeles grew up in Santa Fe and studied music before enrolling in the UVM Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program. He completed the Physician Assistant Track at UVM in... Continue Reading

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