Category: Faculty

Celebrating the Life of Mark Kester, PhD


Mark Kester, PhD, passed away unexpectedly on July 20, 2022. Dr. Kester was a Professor in the UVA Department of Pharmacology for the past 8 years with secondary appointments in…

Preventative, Acute, Chronic, and Longitudinal Ambulatory Care Seeking Preceptors


Preventative, Acute, Chronic, and Longitudinal Ambulatory Care (PACLAC) is a 6-week clerkship that provides 3rd-year, Phase 2 medical students in Charlottesville and INOVA with unparalleled clinical experiences in Family Medicine…

Michael Ryan, MD, Appointed as Associate Dean for Assessment, Evaluation, Research and Innovation


The School of Medicine Office of Educational Affairs is pleased to welcome Michael Ryan, MD, to the University of Virginia. As of August 1, he will serve as Associate Dean…

Multidisciplinary Team Receives $5M from NIH to Study Chronic Pain


A team of researchers, including Neurosurgery Professor Jeff Elias, MD, Neurology Professor Mark Quigg, MD, Anesthesiology's Patrick Finan, PhD, and Neurosurgery Assistant Professor Chang-Chia “Jeff” Liu, PhD, are pioneering a new…

Neonatology Research Team Receives NIH Funding for Sepsis Predictive Analytics


Pediatrics Professor Karen Fairchild and Cardiology Professor Randall Moorman are co-PIs on a recently re-funded R01 collaboration with 3 other large academic NICUs to develop vital sign analytics as early…

Jie Sun, PhD, Studies Nasal Sprays to Thwart COVID Variants


Current COVID-19 mRNA vaccinated people still experience breakthrough infections, and it is unclear why so many breakthrough infections occur. Infectious Diseases Professor Jie Sun and colleagues studied, for the first…

Anja Katrin Bielinsky, PhD, Appointed Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics


Anja Katrin Bielinsky, PhD, has been appointed as the new Chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics effective November 15, 2022. Professor Bielinsky’s work in the field of…

49th Annual Edward W. Hook, Jr. MD Recent Advances in Clinical Medicine Conference


Registration is open for the 49th Edward W. Hook, Jr., MD Recent Advances in Clinical Medicine (RACM) conference scheduled for October 26-28, 2022 at the Omni Hotel, Charlottesville, VA and…

Date: Oct 26, 2022 - Oct 28, 2022

Start Time: 8:00 am