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Susan E. Kirk MD Receives Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Award

10/2/2022

Susan E. Kirk, MD has been selected by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education to receive a 2023 Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Award. This award recognizes outstanding…

Robert Klesges, PhD and G. Wayne Talcott, PhD Receive $3.2M NIH Grant For Study to Reduce the Prevalence of Binge Drinking in the U.S. Military

10/1/2022

UVA School of Medicine faculty Robert C. Klesges, PhD and G. Wayne Talcott, PhD, both professors in the Department of Public Health Sciences, and their colleague from University of Memphis,…

Jianjie Ma, PhD Awarded Two Grants from NIH for $6.5 Million to Study Muscle Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease

10/1/2022

Jianjie Ma, PhD, the William H. Muller Endowed Professor of Surgery, in the School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery, was recently awarded two R01 grants from NIH providing $3,115,900 and…

Jennifer L. Payne, MD and Collaborators Discover Potential Biological Cause for Postpartum Depression

10/1/2022

Newly discovered biological changes in mothers who suffer postpartum depression may help explain the condition, yield long-sought treatments and let doctors identify those at risk even before their babies are born. Postpartum…

Oct-Nov Workshops from Research Computing and HS Library

9/30/2022

Learn about image processing with Python, GPU computing resources, and R, the popular programming language for statistical computing and graphics. Workshops are via Zoom and are free; use the event…

SOM Faculty Interviewed for article in The Daily Progress About Increased Childhood Obesity Rates During COVID

9/29/2022

Doctors, nutritionists, and researchers are concerned childhood obesity may have increased during the pandemic due to factors such as less activity and socializing, increased screen time, and depression and anxiety.…

Alexandra Kadl, MD and Jeffrey M. Sturek, MD, PhD Wrote Article for The Conversation About Three Long-Term Effects of COVID on the Lungs

9/29/2022

Alexandra Kadl, MD, and Jeffrey M. Sturek, MD, PhD, both assistant professors in the Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, wrote an article for The Conversation…

Joey Tan, PhD and J. Kim Penberthy, PhD Provide Insight into How to Help a Suicidal Friend

9/29/2022

In UVA Health's Healthy Balance article on September 22, 2022, Joey Tan, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine and a clinical psychologist and J. Kim Penberthy,…