Year: 2020

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…

This UVA Pediatrician Can Predict Your Stroke Risk

Doctors can predict patients’ risk for ischemic stroke based on the severity of their metabolic syndrome, a conglomeration of conditions that includes high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol levels and excess…

Eager To Act, Doctor Partners With Charlottesville Schools On At-Home Stem Kits

https://youtu.be/yQr862NQDn8 Last month, many University of Virginia health care providers donned white coats and took a knee at UVA’s new Memorial to Enslaved Laborers, protesting racism and inequality and showing…

From Trivia To Medical Supplies, Medical Students Step Up During A Global Pandemic

Each Tuesday night at 8 p.m., University of Virginia School of Medicine students Jeffrey White and Julia Preziosi broadcast their self-made trivia game show to up to 40 teams around…

UVA Students Mobilize To Help Patients In Need Connect To Telehealth Resources

Like many of her peers, third-year University of Virginia student Rachana Subbanna found herself isolated at home this summer, facing a pandemic that eliminated many of her normal summer plans…