Category: In the Know

Department of Medicine Community Outreach

On Saturday, September 14, 2019 the Department of Medicine partnered with the Virginia Wellness Initiative (comprised of UVA Medical Students) providing health screenings during the Scottsville Community Day Health Fair.…

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…

Polio Vaccination Campaign in Dhaka, Bangladesh

On the Road to Eradicating Polio: Finding polio in the environment to supplement acute flaccid poliomyelitis surveillance in resource-challenged countries for the polio endgame. Mami Taniuchi, PhD, assistant professor in…

UVA in the Dominican Republic – A Public Health Sciences Study Abroad Program

By Laurie Archbald-Pannone, MD, MPH, AGSF, FACP Associate Professor, Geriatric Medicine University of Virginia I served as a Faculty Instructor in UVA Study Abroad program in the Dominican Republic. UVA…

Honoring the Memory of Vincent J. Giuliano, MD

Vincent J. Giuliano, MD, age 79, died on July 12, 2019. He was born in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1939, the only child of Vincent and Marie Giuliano. He lived in…

The NASA Twins Study

Dr Francine Garrett-Bakelman (a.k.a. Fran), a physician scientist in the Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, was one of the first co-authors on a Science paper published on…

2019 Department of Medicine Excellence Awards

Each spring, the UVA Department of Medicine recognizes outstanding contributions from DOM faculty and staff members with awards in a variety of categories. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!…

Center for Human Therapeutics to Begin Operations in April

 The Center for Human Therapeutics is a new, FDA-approved facility for the production of cellular and immune clinical products for human clinical trials at the University of Virginia. Located on…

DoM Residents Awarded Humanism & Excellence in Teaching Award

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation recently awarded its Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, two DoM residents were umong the honored recipiants. This award recognizes outstanding humanistic teaching residents as…