Thursday June 23, 2011
The University of Vermont College of Medicine has recently announced the winners of the 2011 Medical Alumni Association Awards which included South Burlington resident Bruce J. Leavitt, M.D.’81, Professor of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine.
Dr. Leavitt is a surgeon in Burlington, specializing in cardiac and thoracic surgery. An active international volunteer, Dr. Leavitt recently deployed his surgical skills on a Doctors Without Borders mission to Nigeria (November-December, 2010). Prior to that, he served with Doctors Without Borders at the Manik Farm Hospital in Sri Lanka (June-July 2009), and has volunteered on other medical aid missions to Panama (2004), Yaroslavl, Russia (1995), and Yinchan, China (1992).