Faculty Profiles

Diane Snustad, MD, Retires After Distinguished Career in Geriatric Medicine

This June, Dr. Diane Snustad retired as the Claude Moore Associate Professor of Medicine in DOM’s Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative and Hospital Medicine, and was awarded emeritus status by the UVA Board of Visitors. Read more...

Endocrinology’s Jennifer Kirby, MD, PhD

“My love of endocrinology started during my first year of med school. All those feedback loops — I was hooked.” – Jen Kirby

I was born in Las Cruces, New Mexico, but moved to suburban Maryland when I was five. Read more...

Nephrology Faculty Member Amandeep Bajwa, PhD

I was born in India and grew up in Woodbridge, Virginia. After finishing my graduate studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, I had a year-long layover for a fellowship at the University of Maryland.  Read more...

Faculty Profile: Matthew Wolf Explores Genetics of Cardiomyopathy

Matt participates in a falconry demonstration in Scotland.

Matthew J. Wolf, MD, PhD, associate professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and recruited to UVA in 2015 from Duke, directs CV’s cardiovascular genetics program. Read more...

Faculty Profile: Heather Cox Hall, PharmD

Heather Cox Hall, PharmD, is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases (ID), and Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator for Infectious Diseases, with responsibility, in collaboration with ID’s Amy Mathers, for UVA Medical Center’s antimicrobial stewardship program. Read more...

Faculty Profile: Dushant Uppal, MD, MSc

Dushant with children Arjan and Sonia.

Although I was born in London, England, a love for tea and cricket was supplanted by a love for Tim Horton’s coffee and curling after moving to Calgary, Canada, where I spent my formative years. Read more...

Faculty Profile: Hospitalist Clint Merritt, MD

“Good teams in medicine learn and adapt as core traits, and you can see this in our hospital. The climate is about being better tomorrow than we are today.”

Dr. Merritt is Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of the Hospitalist program at UVA Medical Center. Read more...

Faculty Profile: Ayotunde Dokun, MD

I grew up in Osogbo, the capital of Osun State in Nigeria, the second oldest of six kids. I moved to the U.S. when I was 18, and after completing an MD at Mt. Read more...

Faculty Profile: Hillary Maitland, MD

Hillary Maitland and husband Rich

I’ve been at UVa for six years. I moved here for my Internal Medicine residency, stayed for my Hematology fellowship and joined the faculty in July 2013. Read more...

Faculty Profile: George Hoke, MD, Hospital Medicine

George and Tracey Hoke, with daughters Camille (left) and Sophia. Fed Ex Field, Washington, DC.

I was born in Orange, California, to parents from Pittsburgh who were chased back east by the constant trembling of the earth in the 1960s. Read more...