Category: Profiles

General Medicine Faculty Profile – Katie Merrill

Why Healthcare? There are so many reasons I love working in healthcare. It is such fulfilling work, and we do indeed get to make a difference in the lives of…

General Medicine Staff Profile – Cindy Peery

Why Healthcare? My sister in law persuaded me to apply for a job at UVA when there was an opening where she was working in Pediatrics. I fell in love…

General Medicine Staff Profile – Lisa Stokes

Why healthcare? When I graduated from high school, I thought I was going into healthcare, but the path I took was slightly different. I spent 30 years in Human Resources…

General Medicine Faculty Profile – Jeannine Engel

Why Healthcare? My mom had cancer when I was 12, a rare uterine sarcoma. She had radiation treatment at MD Anderson (I grew up in West Lafayette, Indiana) and one…

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

Nephrology Fellow Profile – Oluwaseun Oluwo

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I have been at UVA for just over a year. I was born and raised in Lagos, a city located on the shores…

Medicine Matters Newsletter – September 2020

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

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…