Category: Profiles

Retirement of David Peura, MD

By Vanessa Shami, MD The Man who has touched the lives of many… AKA “The Big Kahuna” To those who know Dr David Peura only superficially, he is a renowned…

DOM Medicine Matters Newsletter – July 2020

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

Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology Faculty Profile – Emily McGowan

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in Fairfax, Virginia. I then attended Duke University as an undergraduate, where I majored…

Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology Fellow Profile – Alice Knoedler

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I have been at UVA for 9 months now after completing my Internal Medicine Residency at Georgetown University. I am originally from Minnesota.…

Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology Staff Profile – Darlo Low, RN

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I have worked at UVAHS for 35 years. I started off working in adult, then pediatric rehab. I took 3 years off while…

Hematology/Oncology Research Faculty Profile – Laahn Foster

Why Research As one travels through this life, certain truths become self-evident. It seems natural to first focus on yourself and develop the skills required to be personally successful. Then…

Hematology/Oncology Fellow Profile – Lindsey Shantzer

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I was born and raised in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. After finishing college and medical school in Pennsylvania, I moved to North Carolina for…

Hematology/Oncology Staff Profile – Jennifer Taylor

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’ve been at UVA for 20 years as of this year and actually remained in Hematology/Oncology the entire duration. I started as a…

Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellow Profile – Talal Kaiser

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’ve been at UVA for six months now after completing my Internal Medicine Residency and Chief Residency year at the University of Connecticut.…

Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Staff Profile – Patricia “Trisha” Herndon

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I was born and lived in Alexandria, VA on Duke Street across from what used to be the Old Alexandria Hospital. My dad…