Class of 2017: Stephen Mein Leaves Lasting Legacy For Area’s Underserved

He visited chronically ill patients at home, met their families and even took them grocery shopping. He taught newly released felons about the risks of smoking and the importance of good nutrition. He treated Charlottesville’s uninsured at the … [Read more...]

6 Questions with BIMS Student Mouadh Benamar

UVA students are fascinating. They come from myriad backgrounds and are — in my experience — incredibly selfless, giving, brilliant, and compassionate. Every time I have the pleasure to meet and speak with a student, they find new ways to amaze … [Read more...]

Carrie Cowardin: 30 Under 30 – Healthcare

Carrie Cowardin was earning her doctorate in microbiology and immunology at UVA when she uncovered the true power of the dangerous pathogen C. difficile. Until recently, scientists did not understand what made this particular strain of bacteria so … [Read more...]

Grad Student Receives Congenital Heart Defect Research Award

Congratulations to biomedical engineering graduate student Xiaoying Cai for being selected as one of seven fellows by the American Heart Association and the Children’s Heart Foundation for a joint funding venture in congenital heart defect … [Read more...]

School of Medicine Whitecoat Ceremony. Welcome to UVA, Class of 2020!

On Friday, Aug. 12, the School of Medicine welcomed the 156 students of the Class of 2020 to the University of Virginia at the White Coat Ceremony and Convocation, sponsored by the Class of 1965, held in Old Cabell Hall. This is an annual event … [Read more...]