Category: Faculty 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 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…

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…

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…

Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Faculty Profile – Timothy Scialla

Tell us a little bit about yourself. My wife and I joined the faculty here at UVA in July of 2019. I work in the division of Pulmonary and Critical…

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Faculty Profile – John Kim

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’ve been at UVA starting in September 2019 and came from New York City. I went to Johns Hopkins University for college and…

Endocrinology and Metabolism Faculty Profile – William Ben Horton

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I grew up in Mississippi with a large family (3 sisters- all younger!). We moved to Chattanooga, TN when I was in sixth…

Infectious Diseases Faculty Profile – Kate McManus

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I graduated from Dartmouth College, as a chemistry major, and then moved to New York City for medical school at Columbia’s College of…

Hospital Medicine Faculty Profile – Joseph Hall

Why healthcare? I initially became involved in healthcare as an Occupational Therapist, out of a desire to help people in a tangible way to achieve more independence and normalcy in…

Hospital Medicine Faculty Profile – Alex Millard

Why Healthcare? It’s a pretty typical story; like most, I liked the intersection of applying science in a way that directly helps people. What brought you to Charlottesville? I came…