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DOM Medicine Matters Newsletter – June 2020


The June 2020 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Division of  Cardiovascular Medicine. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: Kim Kelley-Wagner at

Message from the Chair – June 2020


Spring is here and I hope all of you are enjoying some time outside while at the same time ensuring that you stay safe and well. This is a special…

Notable Achievements – June 2020


Congratulations to everyone! The Department of Medicine is the recipient of the Mulholland Award from the graduating School of Medicine students for the fifth year running. This award recognizes the…

Cardiovascular Clinical Highlights – June 2020


Amyloid/Sarcoid Clinical Program Update Amyloidosis is a condition caused by the deposition of misfolded proteins in tissues including the heart, nerves, and kidneys. Cardiac amyloidosis has been considered a rare…

UVA Advanced Cardiac Valve Program


UVA Valve Program Expansion: The Advanced Cardiac Valve Program at UVA, under the leadership of Drs. Scott Lim and Gorav Ailawadi, has had a dynamic year with significant growth and…

Latino Community Health Initiative During COVID-19


Latinos are among the most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic for the following reasons: • Language barriers are highly prevalent and limit the effectiveness of communications between the patients,…

Billing Team Spotlight Profile – Lucinda Veney


Tell us a little bit about yourself. Collectively I’ve worked at UVA for 16 years. I worked in patient transportation for three years, left and came back to work in…

Cardiovascular Medicine Faculty Profile – Todd Villines


Tell us a little bit about yourself. I recently started on 1 May 2019 as a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Virginia.…

Cardiovascular Medicine Fellow Profile – Brittney Heard


Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’ve been at UVA for almost two years as a fellow in General Cardiovascular Medicine. Prior to joining UVA, I completed Internal Medicine…

Cardiovascular Medicine Staff Profile – Amanda Scott


Tell us a little bit about yourself. I have lived in Central Virginia my entire life. I’ve been fortunate to spend the past 16 ½ years working at UVA. I…