Master of Medical Science Degree


Karen Lounsbury, PhD, Pharmacology – Director MMS graduate program

Dr. Lounsbury joined the UVM faculty in 1998. She has taught undergraduate, graduate and medical courses, and has been nominated for the Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Lounsbury is an active member in the CMB graduate program and a researcher within the Vermont Cancer Center. She became director of the MMS program in August of 2017, she is the Director of Foundations and Pre-Clinical Assessment, and a Professor of Pharmacology.

Christopher Berger PhD, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics – Director of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Training – Larner College of Medicine

Dr. Berger has been on the faculty at The University of Vermont since 1994, with a primary appointment in Molecular Physiology & Biophysics and a secondary appointment in Biochemistry. He was the CMB Program Director from 2003 to 2006 and is currently Director of Graduate Education for the Larner College of Medicine.

Erin Montgomery, B.A. – MMS Graduate Program Coordinator

Erin has worked at the University of Vermont since 2004 and began coordinating the MMS program in the summer of 2016.

Sarah Ringler, M.Ed. – Health Professions Advisor


Additional faculty in the College of Medicine interact with the Master of Medical Science graduate students ad hoc, as advisors, during research experiences or in formal classes. You can explore all faculty labs within the Larner College of Medicine by visiting the directory or browsing the UVM directory here.

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