Category: Researcher

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 support…

Everything You Need To Know About Your Smartphone’s New COVID-19 Tracker

Apparently a global pandemic makes strange bedfellows. That was one of the first things to come to mind following the recent announcement that Google and Apple would work together to…