Publications

DOM Trainees Moss and Holland Publish Research on the “Evolving Medical Complexity of the Modern Cardiac Intensive Care Unit”

CV fellow Travis Moss, MD

Cardiovascular third-year fellow Travis Moss, MD, and second-year internal medicine resident Eric Holland, MD, published a paper in the April 25th issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) that may have important implications for how Cardiac Intensive Care Units are staffed and run. Read more...

UVA Nephrology and Pharmacology Team Publish Paper in Nature Neuroscience

(l-r) Mark Okusa, Tsuyoshi Inoue, Patrice Guyenet, Chikara Abe, Ruth Stornetta and Diane Rosin.

The Okusa research lab, together with colleagues from the Department of Pharmacology — including faculty members Patrice Guyenet and Diane Rosin and former postoc Chikara Abe — published a paper in Nature Neuroscience in March (on-line, ahead of print). Read more...

Study By ID Team Shows How Bacteria Spread From Sink Drainpipes to Patients

Droplet dispersion in a hand wash sink traced using GloGerm™ (GloGerm Co., Moab, UT) and illuminated with ultraviolet light. Degree of the dispersion is evident from the fluorescent spots (pink and white) seen on the sink counter, faucets, and faucet handles. Read more...

Flickinger and Colleagues Publish Study on Virtual Support Groups for People With HIV

Congratulations to Tabor Flickinger of the Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative and Hospital Medicine and Rebecca Dillingham of the Division of Infectious Diseases and their colleagues for the following publication:

Flickinger TE, DeBolt C, Waldman AL, Reynolds G, Cohn WF, Beach MC, Ingersoll KI, Dillingham R. Read more...

CV’s Travis Moss Investigates New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation in ICU

Cardiovascular Medicine fellow Travis Moss, MD.

In a big-data analysis of 74 patient-years of continuous electrocardiography (ECG) from over 8,000 admissions to the adult medical and surgical ICUs, Cardiovascular Medicine fellow Travis Moss and colleagues found that nearly half of all detected AF was new-onset and that 4 of 5 cases remained unrecognized or subclinical. Read more...

Archbald-Pannone in Journal of American Geriatrics Society

Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative & Hospital Medicine’s Laurie Archbald-Pannone, MD, who serves as medical director of University Physicians at JABA, had two letters published in the March issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Read more...

Nephrology — Recent Publications & Presentations

Emaad Abdel-Rahman:

Euro Geriatrics 2016: 3rd European Geriatrics Congress (June13-14, 2016; Alicante, Spain): Member of the organizing committee Presentation: “Unique characteristics of hypertension in elderly” Publications: Balogun SE, Abdel-Rahman EM:  Caring for Elderly Patients with Kidney Disease: The Geriatrician-Nephrologist Collaboration. Read more...

Michael Brown & Team Find Link Between Immune Cells, Weight Control, Disease Resistance

A research team led by UVA Nephrology‘s Michael Brown, PhD, has shown how our DNA determines our ability to fight off viruses, revealing that many genes work together to control immune cells, tissue inflammation, and even our body weight after infection. Read more...

Santen Chapter in “UpToDate” Viewed 100,000+ Times

Endocrinology faculty member Richard Santen, MD, recent past president of the Endocrinology Society, co-authored a chapter for the UpToDate physician reference website that was viewed more than 100,000 times in 2015, reports Endocrinology division chief Zhenqi Liu. Read more...

Recent Publications from Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative & Hospital Medicine

Tabor Flickinger:

Flickinger TE, O’Hagan T, Chisolm MS. Developing a Curriculum to Promote Professionalism for Medical Students Using Social Media: Pilot of a Workshop and Blog-Based Intervention. JMIR Medical Education 2015 (Dec);1(2):e17. Read more...