6/9/22 issue

Rahul Sharma, PhD, Receives Virginia Catalyst Research Award

5/27/2022

Dr. Rahul Sharma, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Division of Nephrology-CIIR received a research award from the Virginia Catalyst to support IND-enabling research based technology in collaboration with VCU and Virginia Tech.…

Category: Honors & Awards

COO Jeremy Sibiski Presented at Virginia Health Care Conference

6/1/2022

COO Jeremy Sibiski represented UVA Health and the SOM as a panelist for the 2022 Virginia Chamber of Commerce Healthcare Conference on June 2.  The session was titled "Challenges and…

Category: Community

UVA Cancer Center Seeking Applications for Community Grants

6/8/2022

UVA Cancer Center is celebrating its designation by the National Cancer Institute as Virginia’s only Comprehensive Cancer Center by awarding community grants of up to $10,000 to nonprofits, local governments,…

Category: Community

Highlighting UVA Pediatric Research During National Scoliosis Awareness Month

6/8/2022

Every year in June, National Scoliosis Awareness Month highlights the growing need for education, early detection and awareness about scoliosis and its prevalence. Scoliosis is a condition that causes the…

Category: Research

Mayuresh Abhyankar’s Research into Nasal COVID Vaccines Picked by News Outlets Across the US

6/8/2022

Mayuresh Abhyankar, PhD, Assistant Professor of Research in the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, explains that vaccinating someone right where the coronavirus is likely to start its attack…

Category: Media Highlights

Debbie-Ann Shirley Evaluates Boosters for Youngsters in The Conversation

6/8/2022

Debbie-Ann Shirley, associate professor of Pediatrics, answers some common questions about COVID-19 and booster shots in kids that she hears in her practice and explains the research behind why booster…

Category: Media Highlights

UVA Employee Health Relocates to 400 Brandon Avenue

6/8/2022

On Tuesday, June 14, Employee Health will be moving to 400 Brandon Avenue (the former Elson Student Health building). It will reopen in the new location on Wednesday, June 15.…

Category: Community

Department of Medicine Annual Research Day Celebrates Outstanding Work by Faculty and Trainees

6/9/2022

Carey, Marshall and Thorner Research & Scholar’s Day 2022 The Department of Medicine’s Carey, Marshall and Thorner Research & Scholar’s Day was held in the Education Resource Center on May…

Category: Education

Gun Violence: A Public Health Issue

6/9/2022

A letter to UVA School of Medicine, originally distributed June 3, 2022. As healthcare workers, our job is to heal and maintain health. And that's why our hearts ache for…

Category: Dean's Message

Christopher Holstege and Other UVA Researchers Study Suspected Suicide Attempts by Children

6/9/2022

Suspected suicide attempts by poisoning among children ages 6 to 19 reported to U.S. poison centers increased 26.7% between 2015 and 2020, which UVA Health researchers say highlights the country’s…

Category: Research

Dean’s Office Faculty Mentoring Initiatives

6/9/2022

This summer, The Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development will work closely with departments to invite new/incoming School of Medicine junior faculty and their mentors to participate in the…

Category: Faculty