Lian, Stein, and Cushman Ranked Among Top Scientists in U.S.

Jennifer Nachbur

A new online ranking of the top female scientists in the United States conducted by Research.com includes three members of the University of Vermont faculty. Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., professor of medicine, was ranked 124th nationally and 193rd in the world. Jane Lian, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry, was ranked 194th nationally and 305th in the world. Janet Stein, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry, was ranked 265th nationally and 430th in the world. All three scientists serve on the Larner College of Medicine faculty and are UVM Cancer Center members.… Read more

UVM’s Agroecology and Livelihoods Collaborative Receives Regional Award for Excellence in Community Engagement

Rachel Leslie

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named the University of Vermont (UVM) as regional winner of the 2022 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award in recognition of the extraordinary community engagement of the Agroecology and Livelihoods Collaborative (ALC), a community of practice at UVM working to advance participatory agroecology research and solutions around the world.… Read more

Improving Access to Pediatric Clinical Trials in Vermont

Janet Franz

Infants and children living in rural states are less likely than those living in other states to have a chance to enroll in clinical research, especially clinical trials. Underserved and minority children are particularly underrepresented. The University of Vermont is one of 18 sites in a state-of-the-art pediatric clinical research network to improve access to clinical trials for children in rural and underserved areas. … Read more