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Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health Annual Update & Feature – January 2021

COVID EFFORTS AND ITEMS OF NOTE • Drs. Sifri, Jackson, Bell, Mathers, Platts-Mills, Donowitz, Muto, McManus, Hogan, Enfield, and Madden have staffed the Hospital Epidemiologist/COVID pager 24/7 since March 11…

Message from Dr. Eric Houpt, Division Chief, Infectious Diseases and International Health

2020 will go down in infamy, and it is great to have it behind us. The Infectious Diseases and International Health Division continued our everyday work in the clinic and…

The January 2021 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: Kim Kelley-Wagner at kak2cj@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

Message from Dr Thomas AE Platts-Mills – Division Chief, Allergy & Immunology, December 2020

2020 will be a year-long remembered by those in the Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Division, and not just for a bloody pandemic. Speaking of pandemics, I have written a personal…

Message from Dr. Mark D. Okusa – Division Chief, Nephrology, December 2020

After almost a year of grief, loss, fear, and uncertainty, we feel a new sense of hope and change, a time of “possibilities”. We look forward to the continued growth…

Message from Dr. Eric Houpt, MD – Division Chief, Infectious Diseases, December 2020

The year 2020 has been memorable for the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, having been marked by enormous COVID-19 efforts, nine new R01s to nine faculty, and an…

Message from Dr. Karen K. Ballen – Division Chief, Hematology and Oncology, December 2020

Outcomes for patients with solid tumors, malignant and non-malignant hematologic disorders, and for recipients of cellular therapy/stem cell transplant continue to improve, through compassionate, multidisciplinary care, and scientific advances. Using…

Message from Dr. Zhenqi Liu – Division Chief, Endocrinology & Metabolism, December 2020

As one of the finest endocrinology divisions in the country, the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism boasts many outstanding academic and clinical leaders in endocrinology and metabolism, and its faculty…

Medicine Matters Newsletter – December 2020

The December 2020 Medicine Matters Newsletter features year-end highlights from several Divisions within the University of Virginia's Department of Medicine. We welcome your feedback and comments, which can be sent…

PREEMPT ACTIVITY MONITOR PROJECT

By Christopher M Moore, MD & Ann Tuzson, PT, PhD The PREEMPT project aims to develop and validate an activity monitor that patients can wear continuously in the acute care…