Year: 2020

UVA’s David S. Wilkes Elected to Prestigious National Academy of Medicine

David S. Wilkes, MD, dean of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields…

UVA Community Testing Provides Thousands Of FREE COVID-19 Tests In Charlottesville

Every Tuesday at Mount Zion First African Baptist Church in Charlottesville, a line of cars and people forms, and doctors, nurses and staff, clad in protective equipment, swab each patient,…

Meet Allie Donlan, a UVA Researcher Whose Work Has Changed the COVID-19 Fight

Even as the coronavirus pandemic began to grip the world in late February and early March, University of Virginia Ph.D. student Allie Donlan did not necessarily picture herself working on…

This UVA Health Staple Has Been Invaluable During The Pandemic

Shortly after Lydia Hanson and Patricia Otterness were matched in the University of Virginia School of Medicine’s Patient Student Partnership program last summer, Hanson – who had just started her…

Blood Test At COVID-19 Diagnosis Can Predict Disease Severity, Study Finds

Doctors can examine COVID-19 patients’ blood to identify those at greatest risk of severe illness and to pinpoint those most likely to need a ventilator, new research from the University…