Message from the Chair

Storied Division, Strong Department

Endocrinology & Metabolism‘s remarkable faculty and staff are spotlighted in the most recent edition of Medicine Matters. Five members of the division are featured, all of whom reflect the division's strength as a whole: Ayotunde Dokun, MD (recipient of a 5-year R01 research grant from the NIH) Brandon Kemp (honored with a Leonard Sandridge All-University Staff Award) … [Read More...]

Top News

Women in Internal Medicine Network Offers Career Development Opportunities

Last fall, the Department of Medicine launched a new initiative, "Women in Internal Medicine Network" (WIMN), which focuses on supporting the professional growth of … [Read More...]

ID’s Shannon Moonah Earns Prestigious Amos Faculty Development Award from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

(UVA Health System news release, 9/7/16*) Shannon Moonah, MD, ScM, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, was … [Read More...]

Susan Kirk to Chair the ACGME’s Institutional Review Committee

Susan Kirk, MD, associate professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and the School of Medicine's associate dean for graduate medical education, has been … [Read More...]

Notable Achievements

John Voss Elected to William Parson Professorship in Teaching Excellence

John Voss, MD, a professor of medicine in the Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative and Hospital Medicine and the Department of Medicine's vice chair for … [Read More...]

An “Extraordinary Citizen” of the University: Endo’s Brandon Kemp Receives UVA’s Top Employee Award

Brandon Kemp spends his days in the lab of Endocrinology professor Robert Carey -- but his professional and volunteer efforts have had an impact far beyond its … [Read More...]

Faculty Profile

Endocrinology’s Jennifer Kirby, MD, PhD

I was born in Las Cruces, New Mexico, but moved to suburban Maryland when I was five. I am an only child, so a lot of our family life revolved around … Read more...

Fellow Profile

Profile: Endocrinology Postdoc Zhuo Fu

Zhuo Fu, PhD, spent four years as a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Endocrinology division chief Zhenqi Liu. In January, she was awarded a three-year grant from the American Diabetes Association to … [Read More...]


CV’s Travis Moss Investigates New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation in ICU

In a big-data analysis of 74 patient-years of continuous electrocardiography (ECG) from over 8,000 admissions to the adult medical and surgical ICUs, Cardiovascular Medicine fellow … [Read More...]

Family Matters

Jeff & Jen Sturek Welcome Baby Hank

Jeff Sturek, one of the 2015-2016 chief residents, and his wife Jen welcomed Henry ("Hank") Michael Sturek on May 24th at 8:00 pm. Hank, who weighed in at 9 lbs., 12 oz., joins siblings Lily (5) and … [Read More...]

Jessica & Michael Srstka Welcome Eliana Marie

Third-year IM resident Jessica Srstka (Class of 2016) and husband Michael welcomed Eliana Marie on May 17th at 3:41 pm. Eliana weighed in at 8 pounds, 4 ounces. Congratulations to the Srstkas! … [Read More...]

News & Notes

WINA’s “Live Well” Features Geriatrician Laurie Archbald-Pannone Discussing Polypharmacy

Laurie Archbald-Pannone, MD, a geriatrician in the Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative and Hospital Medicine, was interviewed in June about "polypharmacy" for the "Live Well" program on local radio station … [Read More...]

2016 Carey-Marshall-Thorner Research & Scholars Day

With a Grand Rounds presentation by Dean Kedes, PhD, MD (director, UVA Medical Scientist Training Program), ten other oral presentations by Department of Medicine residents, fellows, and graduate students, and 95 … [Read More...]

Nephrology’s First Annual Community Health Fair & Kidney Screening Day, A to Z (Alex-Zan to Zumba!)

Brandi Wright (right), a clinical fellow in the Division of Nephrology, promised that the division's first annual Health Fair & Kidney Screening Day would be action-packed -- and it was! With a talk on self-care … [Read More...]

Resident Profile

Amanda Lusa, IM Resident (PGY-2)

I grew up in suburban Connecticut in a family of five, with two amazing parents and two younger brothers. I attended Cornell University, where I majored in genetics and spent many days bike-riding in the hills around Cayuga … [Read More...]

DOM Education

Chief Residents and Fellows for AY 2016-2017 Announced

The chief residents and fellows for the upcoming academic year have been announced: Internal Medicine Chief Residents Ross Buerlein, MD Peter Liu, MD Erin McLoughlin, MD Annie Smith, MD Subspecialty chief fellows (not all … [Read More...]

Research News

‘Bad Guy’ Cells Unexpectedly Prove Vital for Stopping Deadly Bug

By Josh Barney - Reprinted from UVA Today, 6/29/16 Researchers in ID chief Bill Petri's lab have identified immune cells vital for protecting us from potentially fatal C. difficile bacterial … [Read More...]