Category: Notable Achievements

Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health Annual Update & Feature – January 2021

COVID EFFORTS AND ITEMS OF NOTE • Drs. Sifri, Jackson, Bell, Mathers, Platts-Mills, Donowitz, Muto, McManus, Hogan, Enfield, and Madden have staffed the Hospital Epidemiologist/COVID pager 24/7 since March 11…

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…

Message from Dr Thomas AE Platts-Mills – Division Chief, Allergy & Immunology, December 2020

2020 will be a year-long remembered by those in the Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Division, and not just for a bloody pandemic. Speaking of pandemics, I have written a personal…

Message from Dr. Mark D. Okusa – Division Chief, Nephrology, December 2020

After almost a year of grief, loss, fear, and uncertainty, we feel a new sense of hope and change, a time of “possibilities”. We look forward to the continued growth…

Message from Dr. Eric Houpt, MD – Division Chief, Infectious Diseases, December 2020

The year 2020 has been memorable for the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, having been marked by enormous COVID-19 efforts, nine new R01s to nine faculty, and an…

Message from Dr. Karen K. Ballen – Division Chief, Hematology and Oncology, December 2020

Outcomes for patients with solid tumors, malignant and non-malignant hematologic disorders, and for recipients of cellular therapy/stem cell transplant continue to improve, through compassionate, multidisciplinary care, and scientific advances. Using…

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…

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

Medicine Matters Newsletter – October 2020

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

Pam Schaefer Retires

It’s with mixed feelings of sadness and happiness that we announce that after so many years of service Pam Schaefer (Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health) will be retiring…