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Message from the Chair – July 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter

Welcome to Summer! As the academic year ends, it is time to celebrate the multiple achievements in the Department of Medicine across all of our missions. In this edition of…
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The NASA Twins Study

Dr Francine Garrett-Bakelman (a.k.a. Fran), a physician scientist in the Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, was one of the first co-authors on a Science paper published on…
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2019 Department of Medicine Excellence Awards

Each spring, the UVA Department of Medicine recognizes outstanding contributions from DOM faculty and staff members with awards in a variety of categories. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!…
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International Outreach

In April, Dr. Bryan Sauer led a UVA Medical Team to Guatemala to provide treatment to the people there. As a result, dozens of people in Guatemala are now getting…

Gastroenterology Division Faculty Profile – Matthew Stotts

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’m part Michigan, part Tennessee. I grew up outside Detroit, moved to a small town outside Memphis when I was 15, and did…

Gastroenterology Staff Profile – Joanne Delapp-Anderson

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’ve been at UVA for 22 years, after graduating from PVCC. I started out working in the Path lab receiving specimens and ordering…

UVA’S Endoscopy Units Receive Top Honors

Both of UVA’s endoscopy units were acknowledged by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) in their Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program designed to identify units that are committed to delivering…

Gastroenterology Division Fellow Profile – Esteban Figueroa

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’ve been at UVA for two years as a fellow in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. I completed undergrad and received my…

Gastroenterology Division Faculty Profile – Dennis Kumral

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I grew up in a small town called Fredon in the Northwest corner of New Jersey. People are usually surprised to hear that…