Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

iTHRIV Offers Resources to Support DEI in Research Participation


The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) team seeks to facilitate inclusive, collaborative research in partnership with our diverse, often underrepresented communities in Virginia. iTHRIV is committed to…

Networking Reception for Black Students, Housestaff and Faculty


Please join the UVA Medical Alumni Association for a networking reception for Black medical students, housestaff and faculty. Registration is required through event link or below:

Date: Oct 17, 2022 - Oct 17, 2022

Start Time: 5:00 pm

End Time: 6:30 pm

BME Fellow Dan Abebayehu, PhD, Studies Tissue Regeneration with Support from NIH Mosaic Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00)


Dan Abebayehu, PhD, a post-doctoral fellow in Professor Thomas H. Barker, PhD's lab in the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME), is studying fibrosis and how different types of fibroblasts could…

Statement on Representativeness in Clinical Trials


I write to share the School of Medicine’s Statement on Representativeness in Clinical Trials that was so thoughtfully written by the Clinical Research Advisory Committee led by James P. Nataro,…

SOAR Program Receives 2022 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from Insight Into Diversity Magazine


The School of Medicine's Summer Opportunities in Academic Research (SOAR), co-directed by Assistant Professor Brynne Sullivan, MD and Associate Professor Sana Syed, MD in the Department of Pediatrics, received a…

SNMA Held Annual Unity Photo Campaign, Week of Reflection, in Remembrance of August 2017 Events


School of Medicine's Student National Medical Association (SNMA) held its annual Unity Photo Campaign/Week of Reflection last week in remembrance of the events that took place during the Charlottesville Unite…

, Mentors Undergraduate Student Researcher, Through an Award from American Epilepsy Society


University of Virginia School of Medicine was one of six research institutions awarded an American Epilepsy Society (AES) grant to support summer research for an undergraduate student who identifies as…

Cell Spotlights UVA BIMS Graduate Student Author Leticia Beltran in Faces of Cell Campaign


Leticia Beltran, a biophysics PhD candidate in the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program (BIMS) at UVA School of Medicine, was highlighted in the journal Cell's campaign "Faces of Cell" which aims…