Category: Clinical Research

Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism Spotlight – February 2020

Message from Dr Zhenqi Liu - Division Chief, Endocrinology & Metabolism The Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism has a rich history and tradition of excellence in patient care, education and…

Hospital Medicine Clinical Update – November 2019

HOME TEAM PROGRAM UPDATE Nationally, an extremely small number of patients (1%) account for a disproportionate burden of healthcare costs (22%). These patients are what are referred to as high…

DoM Medicine Matters Newsletter – November 2019

The November 2019 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

Physician Has Spent Career Helping Women with Breast Cancer Navigate Hormone Therapies

By Ruth Serven Smith, The Daily Progress (republished with permission) rserven@dailyprogress.com (434) 978-7254 First published in The Daily Progress Oct 14, 2019 University of Virginia physician Dr. Richard Santen has…

General, Geriatric, Palliative Medicine Clinical Highlight – COMBATTING INFECTIONS IN THE ELDERLY

Laurie Archbald-Pannone, MD Over the past 15 years, Dr Laurie Archbald has been involved in infectious disease research to address the infections that affect the geriatric population. With a fellowship…

General, Geriatric, Palliative Medicine Clinical Highlight – ECONSULTS

By Kim Dowdell, MD eConsults are an asynchronous consult exchange within the electronic medical record between care providers. In many ways, it is the formalization and digitalization of the curbside…

General, Geriatric, Palliative Medicine Clinical Highlight – SPORTS MEDICINE

By John MacKnight, MD When I began my faculty career here at the university in 1996, I could not have dreamed that my professional life would evolve into the dream…

The Latest in Nephrology Research Interests

Rahul Sharma, MS, PhD, Associate Professor The long-term goal of Dr Sharma’s research is to identify and produce novel therapeutic agents that have the potential of translation from bench to…

New Research Laboratory Space Planned for the Division of Nephrology

The Division of Nephrology/CIIR will inaugurate a new research laboratory in early 2020. 9,000 square feet of modern laboratory research space in Pinn Hall is being renovated to accommodate the…

Message from the Chair – September 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter

Welcome back from summer! As the new academic year gets going in full swing, this month’s Medicine Matters highlights the Division of Nephrology. Of course, I must admit a certain…