Category: Clinical Research

Hematology/Oncology Research and Clinical Updates – March 2021

Message from Medical Oncology Section Head, Dr Robert Dreicer The past academic year has seen some notable accomplishments. The late fall saw the opening of the new UVA Breast Care…

Message from Karen Ballen, Division Chief, Hematology and Oncology

The Hematology/Oncology Division has had another productive year in clinical care, research, and education, despite the pandemic’s obvious challenges. In July 2021, I had the privilege of assuming the position…

March 2021 Medicine Matters Features UVA DoM COVID-19 Activities

The March 2021 Medicine Matters Newsletter focuses on a few of the many activities that the Department of Medicine has led during the COVID-19 pandemic, including TV spots, articles, and…

Awards and Achievements – January 2021

Congratulations to Drs Taison Bell and Andy Wolf who have been named Outstanding Faculty Award winners for 2021 by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV). The SCHEV…

Medicine Matters Newsletter – December 2020

The December 2020 Medicine Matters Newsletter features year-end highlights from several Divisions within the University of Virginia's Department of Medicine. We welcome your feedback and comments, which can be sent…

PREEMPT ACTIVITY MONITOR PROJECT

By Christopher M Moore, MD & Ann Tuzson, PT, PhD The PREEMPT project aims to develop and validate an activity monitor that patients can wear continuously in the acute care…

DEVELOPING NOVEL PATIENT MONITORING AND EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS

By Shrirang Gadrey, MD We developed a model for the oxygen-hemoglobin dissociation curve, which is more accurate than older models for acutely ill subjects. It was published in the journal…

Medicine Matters Newsletter – -November 2020

The November 2020 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Division of Hospital Medicine. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: Kim Kelley-Wagner at kak2cj@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

Nephrology Divisional Spotlight – September 2020

This year has changed and challenged us in ways that none of us could have ever imagined. So what did we do? We rose to the challenge, and we adapted…