6/16/22 issue

Catherine Varney, DO, Featured in USA Today on the Dangers of Sudden Weight Loss

6/7/2022

Family Medicine Assistant Professor Catherine W. Varney, DO, discussed the dangers of sudden weight loss in this USA Today story.

Category: Media Highlights

Mary Faith Marshall, PhD, Fact-Checked Story on Abortion-Related Deaths

6/7/2022

A USA Today story featured Mary Faith Marshall, PhD, Director of the Center for Health Humanities and Ethics, discussing how Roe v Wade contributed to a sharp decline in deaths…

Category: Media Highlights

Media Reports on Michael Nelson, MD, PhD’s Work on an FDA Committee

6/8/2022

Asthma, Allergy and Immunology Division Chief Michael Nelson was one of the vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration who decided  that authorizing Novavax’s Covid-19 vaccine – which…

Category: Media Highlights

Bloomberg Quoted Matthew Meyer, MD, on How Hospitals Can Reduce Waste

6/8/2022

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology Matthew Meyer, MD, was quoted by Bloomberg, discussing how hospitals can reduce waste and emissions. Dr. Meyer is a leading researcher on the subject, a steering-committee…

Category: Media Highlights

Coleen McNamara, MD and Angela Taylor, MD Received a Leducq Grant

6/8/2022

Dr. McNamara and Dr. Taylor received a highly prestigious Leducq International Network of Excellence Award as part of an international consortium for a project entitled Checkpoint Athero that will explore…

Category: Research

Judy Pointer Retirement

6/8/2022

After 15 years of service Judy Pointer will retire on July 1, 2022. Judy joined the UVA family in 2006, and has been instrumental in building lasting relationships with many…

Category: Community

Mobile Platform Developed by Rebecca Dillingham, MD and Karen Ingersoll, PhD, Recognized as a National Best Practice

6/8/2022

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recognized PositiveLinks, a mobile platform designed and implemented at UVA's Ryan White Clinic, as an evidence-based best practice to support the care of…

Category: Honors & Awards

Fighting Parkinson’s with Fitness

6/9/2022

UVA is participating in multi-center trial about Parkinson's disease and exercise co-led by Alex Dalrymple, MD. Read this interview with Dr. Dalrymple, a Neurologist who specializes in movement disorders.

Category: Clinical

Dr. Andrew Wang Named As Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

6/9/2022

After a national search, Dr. Andrew Wang, Professor of Medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, has agreed to serve as the next Chief for the Division of…

Category: Clinical

Clint Miller, PhD, and Chongzhi Zang, PhD, Publish Coronary Artery Disease Research in Nature

6/10/2022

The UVA Center for Public Health Genomics team, led by Clint Miller and Chongzhi Zang, published research in Nature. Titled "Single-nucleus chromatin accessibility profiling highlights regulatory mechanisms of coronary artery…

Category: Research

Jamie Zoellner, PhD, Studies Consumption of Sugary Drinks

6/13/2022

Public Health Sciences Professor Jamie Zoellner, PhD, RD, has several funded research projects targeting sugar-sweetened beverage behaviors. iSIPsmarter, a web-based program developed by University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers,…

Category: Research

Victoria Norwood, MD, Joins National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Committee

6/13/2022

Dr. Victoria Norwood, Robert J. Roberts Professor of Pediatrics, has been invited to join the Committee on the Pediatric Subspecialty Workforce and Its Impact on Child Health and Well-Being ,…

Category: Honors & Awards

Join the School of Medicine in Celebrating Juneteenth

6/14/2022

On Monday, June 20, the UVA School of Medicine will close to observe Juneteenth. This is the second year that the University has officially recognized the holiday. And this year,…

Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Celebrating the Life of Ted Burns, MD

6/14/2022

It is with profound sadness that we write of the death our distinguished faculty member Dr. Ted Burns. Ted was a Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Neurology…

Category: Community

UVA Children’s Ranked As Virginia’s #1 Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report

6/14/2022

UVA Children’s was again ranked by U.S. News & World Report as Virginia’s #1 Children’s Hospital. Six programs — pediatric cardiology and heart surgery, neonatology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, pulmonology…

Category: Clinical