UVM Community Medical School

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Designed to share the medical learning experience with our greater community, Community Medical School is a public lecture series featuring relevant topics presented by University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine/University of Vermont Medical Center faculty experienced with delivering scientific information in an engaging, easy-to-understand manner.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2019-05-24
Format: 2019-05-24
In Stroke, Every Minutes Counts: When Time = Brain - 05/14/2019
Presented by Marilyn Cipolla, Ph.D., UVM Larner College of Medicine Professor of Neurological Sciences and Evadne Marcolini, M.D., UVM Larner College of Medicine Assistant Professor of Surgery. Designed to share the medical learning experience with...
Vaping, Juuling, and E-Cigarettes - Public Health Implications - 04/02/2019
Presented by Andrea Villanti, M.P.H., Ph.D., UVM Larner College of Medicine Associate Professor of Psychiatry Designed to share the medical learning experience with our greater community, Community Medical School is a public lecture series featuring...
9-1-1: When to go to the ER, Urgent Care or Primary Care - 03/05/2019
Presented by Peter Weimersheimer, M.D., UVM Larner College of Medicine Professor of Surgery. Designed to share the medical learning experience with our greater community, Community Medical School is a public lecture series featuring relevant topics...
Bigger Isn’t Better - Risks & Reasons for an Enlarged Heart - 02/19/2019
Presented by David Warshaw, Ph.D., UVM Larner College of Medicine Professor and Chair of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics and Jonathan Flyer, M.D., UVM Larner College of Medicine Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. Designed to share the medical...
Pumps, Sensors & Meds, Oh My! - Treatments for Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes - 11/13/2018
Well over 30 million Americans currently have a diabetes diagnosis, including more than one million children and adults with type 1 diabetes and with the majority being adults with type 2 diabetes. With a reported $327 billion in total costs...
How Cannabis Affects the Body & the Brain - 10/02/2018
Since July 1, 2018, recreational marijuana has been legal in Vermont, but what do we know about the positive and negative effects of cannabis in the body and the brain? Peter Jackson, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, and Karen Lounsbury, Ph....
All About Flu - The Virus & The Vaccine - 09/04/2018
During the 2016-17 flu season in Vermont, 47.3 percent of residents received flu vaccines to prevent the annual dreaded virus that wreaks havoc in the upper respiratory system. Benjamin Lee, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Investigator...
The Microbiome: How It Keeps You Healthy... Or Not! - 05/01/2018
The Community Medical School enters its 20th year. This talk features Jessica Crothers, M.D., UVM Research Fellow, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.
Transgender Health and Healthcare: Transitioning to Affirmative Care - 04/03/2018
This is a special panel presentation featuring A. Evan Eyler, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry & Family Medicine; Kate Jerman, M.P.H., Director, LGBTQA Center at UVM; Eli Goldberg, Medical Student, Class of 2020; and Lola Houston, UVM...
The Story of HPV: Cervical Cancer, Genital Warts, the Vaccine & More - 03/06/2018
Community Medical School entered its 20th year with the kick off of the Spring 2018 series on March 6, which featured a discussion led by University of Vermont Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology...
Politics, Money, & Science: Current Debates in Public Health & Health Policy - 11/07/2017
Could sitting too much really kill us? Are e-cigarettes just as bad as tobacco or an aid to quit smoking? Public health issues are controversial. Join Jan K. Carney, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Dean for Public Health at UVM and a former Vermont...
Lyme Disease - Big, Bad Borrelia burgdorferi & the Tiny Tick - 10/03/2017
Northeasterners have likely experienced the sharp pang of dread associated with finding a tick embedded in their skin. Unfortunately, for many bitten by a Borrelia burgdorferi-infected tick, that dread can lead to fever, leg and arm weakness, facial...
Breast Density: The New Law & What It Means for Breast Cancer Screening & Risk - 09/05/2017
As of January 15, 2017 all Vermont patients are legally required to be informed of their breast density, but now that patients know their breast density, what should they do with this information? Learn how a woman's breast density category affects...