Category: Education

Q&A: What New COVID-19 Variants Mean For Our Vaccine Options

Over nearly a year of life in a global pandemic, words and phrases like “masking,” “social distancing,” “quarantine” and “herd immunity” have jumped into public conversation and stayed there, shorthand…

Awardees: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. University of Virginia Health System Award

2020 was a year that shone a light on racial inequities ever present in our society, and COVID-19 directed that light more specifically to healthcare disparities. After such a tumultuous…

What we know and don’t know about vaccines at UVA and in Virginia

Amid the global toll of COVID-19, the unprecedented speed of vaccine development has provided a reason for optimism, with the national and local rollout of vaccines a welcome light at…

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…

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…