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broken cigarette Free Tobacco Cessation Program

Posted in Classes & Events, Support Groups on April 19, 2019

Free Tobacco Cessation Program to begin Wednesday, May 22nd, at Primary Care – Brandon. Learn how to make practical lifestyle changes with the support of a trained facilitator and a small group of other people looking to make a change too. Nicotine Replacement Therapy available at no cost. This workshop is open to everyone in […]

dad son on tablet Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs

Posted in Classes & Events on April 19, 2019

In a self-management program, you can develop strategies to manage your life.  Each program is evidence-based and facilitated by trained leaders.  These workshops address a range of conditions and topics, including Diabetes and Diabetes Prevention, Chronic Pain, Tobacco Cessation, Wellness Recovery Action Planning, and any type of Chronic Disease.  Workshops are offered on days and […]

mother daughter Breast Cancer Screening Project

Posted in Classes & Events, Support Groups on April 19, 2019

An in-house mammography program which offers reduced cost mammograms to eligible women living in our area. Workplace presentations regarding good breast health (self-breast exam, clinical breast exam, and mammogram) are available. For more information contact Lisa Burritt at 802-388-4757.

stethoscope CPR Courses

Posted in Classes & Events on April 19, 2019

American Heart Association CPR courses taught by certified instructors. May be geared to specific requirements. 802-388-4723

newborn baby and mother Breastfeeding Class

Posted in Classes & Events, Expectant Parent Classes on April 19, 2019

A two-hour evening class for new or expectant mothers to discuss the benefits of breastfeeding to mother and baby, deciding whether or not to breastfeed, returning to work, and more. Meets 6:00-8:00 p.m. See schedule for dates.  Pre-registration required. Your partner is ALWAYS welcome at the prenatal classes. Schedule and Registration Form (to print out and mail […]

preganant mom Condensed Weekend Expectant Parents’ Class

Posted in Classes & Events, Expectant Parent Classes, Support Groups on April 19, 2019

This weekend course covers pregnancy, labor, birth, breathing/relaxation skills, care of the newborn, and family changes. The class meets two mornings in one weekend. Meets 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday of one weekend. See schedule for dates. Pre-registration required. Your partner is ALWAYS welcome at the prenatal classes. Schedule and Registration Form (to print out […]

Sivan Cotel photograph Vermont Entrepreneur Sivan Cotel Joins UVM Health Network Board

Posted in News on April 4, 2019

BURLINGTON, VT – Sivan Cotel of Vergennes, VT has joined the University of Vermont Health Network Board of Trustees. He is Co-Founder and Director of Operations for Stonecutter Spirits in Middlebury and serves as Chair of the Board of Directors at UVM Health Network – Porter Medical Center.  Cotel was previously the Chief Operating Officer […]

UVM Health Network Porter Medical Center to Host State-wide Conference in Middlebury

Posted in News on April 1, 2019

MIDDLEBURY— The annual state-wide conference of the Vermont Chapter of the Association of Women’s Health and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) will be hosted by Porter Medical Center in Middlebury on April 4 at the Kirk Alumni Center at Middlebury College. The event will bring together nurses from throughout our region for a full day program featuring […]

Porter plans new cardiac rehabilitation services

Posted in News on December 13, 2018

MIDDLEBURY — Local residents who have experienced a heart attack, heart failure or heart surgery soon won’t have to travel outside Addison County for medical rehabilitation appointments. Porter Medical Center next spring will begin offering cardiac rehabilitation services at its Middlebury campus, a new service that’s expected to extend lives and offer greater convenience to […]

Porter to Welcome New General Surgeon to Community

Posted in News on November 1, 2018

MIDDLEBURY—UVM Health Network Porter Medical Center President, Dr. Fred Kniffin, has announced that Dr. Elya Vasiliou has accepted a general surgery position with the UVMHN Medical Group-Porter Medical Center and will start this December. “Dr. Vasiliou is a Johns Hopkins fellowship-trained head and neck surgeon and will continue Porter’s long tradition of outstanding general surgery […]

Search is on for new Porter Medical Center Leader

Posted in News on October 25, 2018

MIDDLEBURY — Porter Medical Center (PMC) on Monday officially launched its search for a new leader to replace Dr. Fred Kniffin, who will be vacating the post next spring to resume more fully his duties as an Emergency Department physician. The search is being guided by an 11-member committee led by former PMC Board Chairwoman […]

Sivan Cotel photograph UVM Health Network Porter Medical Center Elects New Slate of Board Officers

Posted in News on September 21, 2018

Middlebury–The UVM Health Network Porter Medical Center Board of Directors elected a new slate of officers at its monthly meeting in September. Elected to the position of board Chairman was Sivan Cotel, the Co-Founder and Director of Operations for Stonecutter Spirits. A craft spirits veteran focused on growing startups into businesses, Sivan was previously the […]