UVA’s PositiveLinks App Improving HIV Care

By Joshua Barney A smartphone app designed to improve care for people living with HIV has increased users’ consistency in doctor visits and improved their health outcomes, a new study has found. Users of the PositiveLinks intervention developed … [Read more...]

Lukas Tamm Appointed Chair of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics

  Dear Colleagues: I am pleased to announce that Lukas Tamm, PhD, has been appointed as chair of the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, effective July 1, 2018. As a high-school student, Dr. Tamm was in a track that … [Read more...]

UVA Physician Leads Creation of New Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines

The American Cancer Society has announced significant new guidelines for colorectal cancer screenings, and a major contributor to the new protocol is the University of Virginia School of Medicine’s Dr. Andrew Wolf. The previous recommendation for … [Read more...]

Awardees: Brodie Resident Clinicians

The Anne L. Brodie Medical Fund Committee annually recognizes a single resident in each of the primary care disciplines with the Brodie Resident Clinician Award. This award recognizes resident physicians who demonstrate clinical excellence in primary … [Read more...]

Can Focused Sound Waves Fix Rare “Giggling” Form of Epilepsy?

By Josh Barney, Reprinted from UVA Today What was fiction on a recent episode of “Grey’s Anatomy” is being pioneered for real at the University of Virginia Health System. The episode “Hold Back the River” featured the show’s doctors using … [Read more...]