Category Archives: Health

9 Tips to Help You Prep for a Virtual Interview 

By Heather Palow The Coronavirus pandemic has shifted many positions online or hybrid which has led to virtual interviews becoming a necessity when looking for a new job. The best way to be successful during your next virtual interview (and really any interview) is proper preparation. From ensuring your technology is working to conducting research […]

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How One Woman Found a Fulfilling Retirement Job as a Death Doula

A few years before Sherry Burns retired from her job as a director at a large medical software company, she began imagining how she would stay busy in retirement.  Burns has always been fascinated with death and in understanding the many ideas about it that vary widely by culture.  In her twenties, she entered a […]

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How to Get Research Experience Before Applying to Med School

A high GPA is not the only requirement for medical school. Learn how you can gain research experience before applying to med school.

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How Veterinarians and Vet Techs Benefit from UVM’s Companion Animal Doula Certificate

The Companion Animal Doula online program explores components of compassionate care, doula essentials, pet hospice, and palliative care, as well as after-death options and support.

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Top 10 Characteristics of Successful Medical Students

Your short-term goal might be to get accepted into medical school, but it’s worth knowing which personal traits will help you succeed as a medical student.

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Integrative Health and Wellness Coaching Lecturer Susan Whitman Receives Online Teaching Award

University of Vermont College of Nursing and Health Sciences Lecturer Susan Whitman was selected as the 2021 recipient of the Prelock Online Teaching Award for her course “Intro into Integrative Health” (HLTH101). Whitman is a Physician Assistant and National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach. She teaches and mentors health coaching students at Duke Integrative […]

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End-of-Life Books to Help People of All Ages Process Death

Death is hard. Though it’s a natural process we will all go through eventually, it can be difficult to know what to do or say when a loved one dies, especially when children have questions about death. On top of that, it can be hard to cope with our own mortality. The end-of-life books below […]

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The Journey of One Post-Bacc Pre-Vet Student from Music to Medicine

Sarah Eaton took what she calls a “round about” way to get to a career in medicine. She grew up playing the violin and focused on a musical undergraduate education including time at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Geneve conservatory in Switzerland. But somewhere in between practicing and violin performances, she felt compelled to […]

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UVM Cannabis Programs to Shed Light on Psilocybin

Students in the Cannabis Science and Medicine and Cannabis Plant Biology online certificate programs at UVM will learn about the compounds from mushrooms, the acute and chronic effects of psilocybin, factors that influence psilocybin pharmacology, and more. Psilocybin, the active ingredient found in mushrooms, is a Schedule 1 drug designated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement […]

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UVM Announces 2021 Public Health Award Winners for Academic Excellence, Service, and Achievement

Stephanie Stead, Heidi Westermann, and Mariana Wingood are the UVM Master of Public Health award recipients for 2021. Stead received the Academic Excellence Award, Westermann the Linda Dorey Service to Public Health Award, and Wingood the Achievement in Public Health Practice Award. UVM Master of Public Health (MPH) faculty nominated the annual public health award […]

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