Category Archives: Health

There’s More to Medical Education than an MD. Explore Osteopathic Medicine Pathways at UVM.

Learn the difference between MD or allopathic and osteopathic medical degrees to determine which path to a career in medicine is right for you.

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From Nursing to Health Coaching, Carol Blattspieler Puts People First

After decades as an orthopedic nurse practitioner, Carol Blattspieler becomes a health coach through UVM’s Integrative Health and Wellness Coaching Certificate program.

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When a Loved One is Dying, is Forgiveness Necessary? Perspective from an End-of-Life Doula.

Finding peace and forgiveness at end of life can be sometimes difficult. UVM End-of-Life Doula instructor Angela Shook shares advice.

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From Anthropology to Medicine, UVM Alum Returns for Post-Bacc Pre-Medical Program 

UVM Alum Carter Shapiro ’20 sets his sights on medical school and returns to UVM as a post-bacc pre-medical program student.

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Seeking Science: A Social Justice Professional Studies Cannabis at UVM

Seeking a science-based cannabis education, Monika Rivero turned to the online cannabis education programs at UVM to better inform her work in criminal justice reform.

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PACE End-of-Life Doula Programs Collaborate with Osher Center for Integrative Health and Welcome Frances Pope Hewitt 

UVM End-of-Life Doula program alumni, students, and instructors have enhanced benefits thanks to a new collaboration with the Osher Center for Integrative Health.

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UVM Cannabis Certificate Programs Shed Light on Psilocybin

As the field of psychedelic research expands with additional evidence-based research, UVM expands the cannabis online certificate courses to include mushrooms, including how psilocybin and psilocin affect the human body.

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UVM Medical Cannabis Certificate Helps a Michigan Dispensary Set the Bar High

Apothecare medical director, Dr. Lisa Profera chose UVM’s Cannabis Science and Medicine Certificate to help elevate her knowledge of evidence-based cannabis medicine.

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Top Ten Post-Bacc Pre-Medical Peer Ambassador Tips

UVM Post-Bacc Pre-Medical students offer their ten tips on how to make the process of preparing for medical school less stressful, more smooth, and more rewarding. 

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Connections, Resources, and Support in UVM’s Pre-Medical Community Hub

The Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program at UVM provides a Community Hub that provides networking, academic, and professional support for students.

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