College of Medicine

Three Questions with UVM’s Larner College of Medicine Associate Dean for Public Health and Health Policy Dr. Jan Carney

The role of Jan Carney, M.D., M.P.H., was recently expanded to associate dean for public health and health policy and senior advisor to the dean at the Larner College of Medicine. Larner Medicine caught up with her for a quick chat about her past and current work in public health. Dr. Carney is currently the […]

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Epidemiologist and Data Expert Vicki Hart Joins UVM Public Health Program

Vicki Hart believes in the power of data. In the field of public health and epidemiology, she believes that quality data can provide an accurate picture of the world and help shape important policy measures. “There are so many questions and so much misinformation out there about health and health policy, and the only way […]

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Summer Medical Mentorship Program Provides an Inside Scoop About Applying to and Succeeding in Medical School

Imagine getting the opportunity to ask a first-year medical school student what med school is really like. That’s just what Program Director & Professor of Biochemistry, Paula Tracy, PhD is hoping students do. UVM’s Medical School Mentorship & Enrichment Program, a 4-week program starting in June, is designed to help prospective medical students truly experience medical […]

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UVM Alumna Helps Vermont Communities Get Healthy

Ask Megan Resnick what she loves most about her work in public health and she’ll tell you it’s the ability to create positive change. Since earning her Master of Public Health from UVM in 2016, she now works for OneCare Vermont, a statewide Accountable Care Organization, as a population health analyst. Over the past few […]

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UVM Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program Lays a Solid Foundation for Student Success

Going back to school after completing a degree in History and Science at Harvard University, wasn’t necessarily in Zachary Osborn’s plans. But he stumbled upon an interest in medicine while researching a topic for his capstone project his senior year and that created the turn of events which led Zach to pursue a career in […]

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Personalized Career Coaching Guides Master of Public Health Students Toward Success

Imagine having an advocate in your corner to help you polish up your resume, prepare for a job interview, refine an outstanding cover letter, connect to career mentors, and build an attention-getting LinkedIn profile as you advance along your career path. That’s exactly what currently enrolled students and Alumni of UVM’s Certificates of Graduate Study […]

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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 health education in an interview with healthgrad.com. The California-based website, which covers health care employment, asked Dr. Carney about whether online Master of Public Health degrees are as […]

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Public Health Student Weighs in on the Challenges of Wiping Out Malaria

As malaria claims hundreds of thousands of lives each year in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, there are fears that efforts to eradicate the disease are being undermined by funding shortfalls and fragile health care systems. While there has been progress to prevent the spread of malaria, the World Health Organization says more needs to […]

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UVM Alumna Finds New Beginning in Public Health Program

Kelly Clements ’14 worked in the quality assurance realm of the food industry before deciding to pivot in a new career direction. The Vermont native, who majored in Nutrition and Food Science at UVM, recently returned to her alma mater to pursue a UVM Master of Public Health degree. We talked to the first-generation college […]

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After Studying Science, Business and Health, Alumna Megan Resnick Lands Her Ideal Job

This fall will be the first time in eight years that Megan Resnick hasn’t been a student at UVM. With three college degrees under her belt from UVM—a B.S. in molecular genetics, an MBA, and a master of public health—the Burlington resident is now a quality improvement project liaison at Blue Cross and Blue Shield […]

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