Employee of the Month

Hem-Onc’s Karen Parks Plays Key Role in Revamping Cancer Clinical Research Program

Karen (2nd from right) with (l-r) husband Daniel, daughter Kaitlyn, and son Caleb.

Karen Parks began her career as an operating room nurse at Medical College of Virginia, and has worked at UVA for the past 33  years in a variety of research-related roles. Read more...

Kayla Calvo: “The Gold Standard”!

Kayla, with husband Jay and son Porter Calvo.

Kayla Calvo, administrative assistant for Mo Nadkarni, MD, chief of the Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative & Hospital Medicine, received DOM’s employee of the month award for October 2015. Read more...

DOM Employee of the Month: ID’s Pam Schaefer

DOM Employee of the Month Pam Schaefer, grants administrator in the Division of Infectious Diseases.

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 of grants! Read more...

Nadine Jones, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Nadine Jones, CV administrative assistant, receiving the Department of Medicine’s Employee of the Month award for August, from DOM HR director Brian Gittens.

DOM’s Employee of the Month, Nadine Jones, is an administrative assistant in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine for five of CV’s 35-some faculty members. Read more...

Anne Shipe, Fellowship Coordinator Extraordinaire!

Anne Shipe (center) is congratulated by Joy Hilton (DOM Education) and Brian Gittens (DOM HR) on her June Employee of the Month award.

Anne Shipe has a lot on her plate: she manages five of Cardiovascular Medicine’s seven fellowship programs–the “basic” fellowship in cardiovascular disease, with 12 fellows, and four of its six advanced subspecialty fellowships (each with one to two new fellows per year). Read more...

Steve Murphy, Division of Infectious Diseases & International Health

Steve Murphy

Steve Murphy, the Department of Medicine’s Employee of the Month for May 2015, is a fiscal technician for the Center for Global Health in the Division of Infectious Diseases & International Health. Read more...

Judy Tharpe, Division of Nephrology

Judy Tharpe (center), with DOM HR director Brian Gittens and colleagues from Nephrology and the Department of Medicine (l-r): Monica Olsen, Nino McHedlishvili, Anita Jacobson, Lisa Johnson, Andrea Johnson (April 2015). Read more...

Jennifer Taylor & Janet Tillage, Division of Hematology-Oncology

Janet Tillage, co-recipient of Employee of the Month award.

Jennifer Taylor, co-recipient of Employee of the Month award.

Administrative staff members Jennifer Taylor and Janet Tillage have exhibited exemplary teamwork over the last year and a half while helping the Division of Hematology-Oncology through a critical time of transition and expansion. Read more...

Karen Rush, Division of General Medicine

Karen Rush (Division of General Medicine, Geriatrics, Palliative Care & Hospital Medicine) is presented with the Employee of the Month award by DOM HR director Brian Gittens (Feb. 25, 2015).

Two signature programs of the Division of General Medicine – the Mindfulness Center and the Center for Appreciative Practice – rely on one superb administrator for their success: Karen Rush. Read more...

Jennifer Greene, Clinical Research Coordinator

Jennifer Greene (Gastroenterology) is presented with the DOM Employee of the Month award by HR director Brian Gittens (Dec. 18, 2014).

Providing patients with access to innovative treatments through clinical trials is an essential role of top academic medical centers; ensuring that these trials run smoothly and that the experience for patients is a positive one is the responsibility of clinical research coordinators. Read more...