Taison Bell, MD, to Speak at 2022 Final Exercises

May 18, 2022 by

UVA SOM Taison BellDr. Taison Bell, an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine divisions of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and Infectious Diseases and International Health, will be the featured speaker at UVA’s Final Exercises on Sunday, May 22 . He has played a major role in UVA’s response to COVID-19. Read the UVAToday story about Dr. Bell and the other speakers.

UVA School of Medicine Graduation Ceremonies

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Doctors of Medicine

Live stream this event on the School of Medicine Facebook page.

  • Fair-Weather Location: The Paramount Theater (3:00 – 4:30 p.m.)
  • Inclement-Weather Location: Same
  • Severe-Weather Location: Same
  • School Contact: Kathryn Chiacchia: (434) 924-2133,

Doctors of Philosophy in Biomedical Sciences*

  • Fair-Weather Location: Claude Moore Medical Education Bldg., Auditorium- Third Floor (12:30 – 3:00 p.m.), Map
  • Inclement-Weather Location: Same
  • Severe-Weather Location: Same
  • Department Contact: Janet Cross: (434) 243-9401,; Mandana Hyder: (434) 243-9223,

*Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Experimental Pathology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Physiology

Masters of Public Health and Masters of Science in Clinical Research

  • Fair-Weather Location: Drama Bldg., Culbreth Theatre (12:30 – 3:30 p.m.), Map 
  • Inclement-Weather Location: Same
  • Severe-Weather Location: Same
  • School Contact: Tracey Brookman: (434) 924-8646,

As public health conditions continue to improve, masks will not be required for indoor or outdoor elements of the celebrations. UVA leaders strongly encourage everyone who attends Finals to be up to date on their COVID-19 vaccinations before traveling to Charlottesville, but will not impose a vaccination requirement.

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