At the Dana Medical Library

February, 2014
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Multi-Generational Vermont Physician Families

The Dana Library has a current exhibit honoring several Vermont families with multiple generations of UVM College of Medicine graduates. Amongst them, the Uptons, Terriens, Irwins, and Boves have produced thirteen College of Medicine graduates since 1898.
Location: Dana Library
March, 2014
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American Women in Health and Health Care Sciences

The Dana Library has a small current exhibit highlighting some of the extraordinary achievements of American women in medicine, nursing, and the health care sciences. This exhibit was created in celebration of UVM Women's HERstory Month.
Location: Dana Library
May, 2014
Add event to googleTuesday, May 6,  6:00 pm  to 7:30 pm

Community Medical School: Personality or Mental Illness? Understanding the Links between Traits and Disorders

What behaviors indicate a mental illness rather than someone’s personality? New psychiatric disorder definitions and school shooting-related media headlines have piqued interest in understanding the boundaries between what is considered a trait and what is considered an illness. Find out what determines temperament and personality and discover the links between personality traits and psychiatric diagnoses. Presented by David Rettew, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry.
Location: Carpenter Auditorium, UVM Given Building

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Memorial Day Weekend

The library will be closed on Sunday and Monday for Memorial Day.
Location: Dana Library
June, 2014
Add event to googleTuesday, June 3,  6:00 pm  to 7:30 pm

Community Medical School: Digestive Detail: The Role of the Gut Microbiota in Health and Disease

Billions of bacteria populate your gut and have impact on wellness and disease. Explore the critical role of gut bacteria in maintaining health and how manipulation of the gut microbiota may be used for treating illness now and in the future. Presented by Peter Moses, M.D., Professor of Medicine; Rebecca Wilcox, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology; and Jessica Wood Crothers, M.D., Instructor in Pathology.
Location: Carpenter Auditorium, UVM Given Building

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Summer Hours

From June 21 to August 10, the Dana Library will have the following summer hours: 8am - 10pm Monday - Thursday, 8am - 7pm Friday, 9am - 7pm Saturday, and 9am - 10pm Sunday. Regular hours will resume August 11.
Location: Dana Library

July, 2014
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Community Medical School: Hitting a Nerve: The Triggers of Sciatica

The largest nerve in the body, the sciatic nerve originates in the spine and then runs from the thigh to the sole of the foot. When compressed, the sciatic nerve can cause severe pain, weakness, numbness or tingling. Explore the anatomical location of the nerve, the conditions that can lead to sciatica and different treatment approaches. Presented by Bruce Tranmer, M.D., Professor of Surgery.
Location: Carpenter Auditorium, UVM Given Building