Year: 2016

Petri Lab’s Discovery Offers New Way to Boost Nutrition of Infants in Low-Income Countries


UVA Today news story by Josh Barney December 15, 2015  If every nutritional measure known to be helpful were applied to every child in the world, global malnutrition would be…

UVA Added to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center Network


The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation has selected University of Virginia Health System to join the foundation’s PFF Care Center Network. As part of the PFF Care Center Network, UVA will have…

“Running a Fever” Program Supports ID Runners


Bill Petri (right), chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, reports that the division launched a new program in 2015, "Running a Fever," whereby division employees -- faculty, staff, students,…

DOM Employee of the Month: ID’s Pam Schaefer


DOM’s Employee of the Month, Pam Schaefer, is a grants and contract administrator in the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health – and that’s a division with a LOT…

Fellowship Match for 2016 Graduating IM Residents


The fellowship match for DOM’s 2016 graduating internal medicine residents took place on Wednesday, December 2, 2015. The results are listed below, by area of specialty. Hearty congratulations to all!

New Year, New Possibilities


I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday with some time for renewal. On January 4th, I sent out a department-wide email, outlining the department’s key focus areas for 2016. Here’s…

Artificial Pancreas Device Undergoes Clinical Trials, Supported By $12.7 Mill. NIH Grant


Stacey Anderson, MD, and Boris Kovatchev, PhD, co-directors of the Center for Diabetes Technology in the Division of Endocrinology, have been awarded a $12.7 million grant from the NIH's National Institute of…

Nephrology’s Bert Kinsey Receives His First NIH R01 Award


Bert Kinsey, PharmD, PhD, an assistant professor in the Division of Nephrology, learned in December that he was awarded his first R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).…

Fifty DOM Physicians Included on “Best Doctors in America” List


The 2015-2016 "Best Doctors in America" list includes 205 UVA Health System physicians. Of those, 50 -- about one quarter -- come from the Department of Medicine and its ten…