Category: Education

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…

Just When You Thought Our Medical Students Couldn’t Be More Awesome, They Go and Do This…

I’ve been writing about our students in the School of Medicine for nearly a decade. One constant I’ve noticed throughout the years: med students always leave me in awe. This…

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…

Timely $1 Million Grant To UVA Health Boosts Ability To Produce COVID-19 Tests

Since UVA Health began testing for COVID-19, faculty, administrators and staff have been working around the clock to expand testing capabilities. What began just a week ago with an initial…