UVM College of Medicine
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
When it Comes to Cannabis, Researcher Linda Klumpers Wants People to Pay Attention to the Science
In the United States, the most common use of medical cannabis is to control pain. But whether cannabis succeeds in controlling pain varies considerably among patients. UVM’s Linda Klumpers, Ph.D. is researching what factors contribute to cannabis serving as an effective medicine in patients. A faculty member in UVM’s Professional Certificate in Cannabis Plant Biology, Klumpers and […]
How Innovative Practices Builds Community in Online Public Health Program
Creating meaningful conversation, connection, and community are at the heart of the UVM’s online public health program. Online learning has been part of UVM’s award-winning and CEPH accredited UVM Master of Public Health Program program since its inception in 2014. Long before the pandemic hit, the 42-credit program explored new and innovative ways to engage students online […]
Expanding UVM Patient Care Opportunities to Help Students Prepare for Med School
Gaining patient care experience is critical when applying to medical school. Admissions officers will examine your patient care experiences as a key component of your application. Those experiences typically include shadowing a medical practitioner, volunteering, or working in a paid position. Program advisors at UVM guide students toward gaining patient care experiences that suit their […]
Learning to Listen and Stay Present as an End-of-Life Doula
For Angela Shook, becoming an End-of-Life Doula meant learning to be an active listener, staying present, and confronting her own fears about mortality. Shook, president of the National End-of-Life Doula Alliance and a volunteer program manager at Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, enrolled in the UVM End-of-Life Doula Professional Certificate Program in 2018. She then […]
Master of Public Health Student Isa Tomanelli Looks to Bridge the Gap Between Biology and Humanity
Malaria is one of the most deadly, communicable diseases in the world. UVM Master of Public Health student Isa Tomanelli wonders why society isn’t more outraged. The United States eliminated malaria in this country in the 1950s, but the mosquito-borne disease has resurfaced in American hospitals more recently. Meanwhile, there were an estimated 229 million cases of […]