Category: News and Notes

Charlottesville Free Clinic

The Charlottesville Free Clinic celebrated its 20th anniversary on September 19th, 2012. From its humble beginnings with a few volunteers in an abandoned auto showroom, it has blossomed into a…

Academy of Distinguished Educators Adds 3 DOM Faculty

Kambiz Kalantari, Md: Nephrology, Eric Houpt, MD:Infectious Diseases and Neeral Shah, MD: Gastroenterology were welcomed as members of the Academy of Distinguished Educators for 2012. All School of Medicine faculty…

Why Some Tick Bites Cause Allergic Reactions

Thomas Platts-Mills continues to be interviewed about his group's ground-breaking work on why bites by certain ticks cause allergic reactions after eating red meat. CNN Video ScienceNOW NBC 12 News…

UVa Liver Transplant Program

The University of Virginia Liver Transplant Program has been awarded a “Bronze Medal” by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for their performance after being placed on the wait…

New Faculty Join the DOM

Please welcome the new faculty who are joining us. This is an outstanding group. Division Faculty Position Cardiovascular Medicine Jamie L. Kennedy, MD Assistant Professor Aditya Sharma, MD Assistant Professor…

Habitat for Humanity

On, August 18th, Mitch Rosner spoke at the dedication of the "House that DOM Built" in the Sunrise Park Community.  The Ayite family cut the ribbon on their home and…

Mindfulness for Healthcare Providers Course Offered

Tuesdays, September 25 - November 13, 2012   6:30 - 9:00 PM UVA School of Nursing, McLeod Hall, Room 2009 Based in mindfulness meditation, when practiced by physicians and other healthcare…

Charles Read, MD

Parson Professor 2012-13 Selected Charles Read, MD has been selected to fill the annual Parson Professorship, a visiting professorship dedicated to both undergraduate and graduate medical education.  Dr. Parson was…

Virginia Society of Rheumatologists Conference 2012

The UVA Division of Clinical Rheumatology is hostng the 2012 meeting of the Virginia Society of Rheumatologists at Wintergreen Conference Center. Organizers include Dr. Donald Kimpel, VSR Vice President, Dr.…

The Happiness Challenge

The Happiness Challenge Can focusing on the positive change the way we experience life?  It seemed to work for those who took the Happiness Challenge, presented by a panel which…