Category: Clinical

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…

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

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…

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…

Q&A: UVA Health COO On The Unique Opportunities Of An Academic Medical Center

When it comes to fighting a pandemic, academic medical centers like the University of Virginia’s have several unique advantages that can be used to help the community, the commonwealth and…