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Abdel-Rahman: Vital Signs Column in Daily Progress

Emaad Abdel-Rahman, MD, recently wrote a piece for the Daily Progress's "Vital Signs" column. His article,  "Take the time to keep your kidneys healthy", appeared in the March 6, 2016, edition of…

Dawn Kidd, Division of Nephrology

Dawn grew up in Albemarle County; after living and working in other parts of Virginia, she returned to the area six years ago.  Her first position at UVA was with the Stem Cell…

DOM Education Coordinator Lisa Mackey Welcomes Tristan

Congratulations to DOM education coordinator Lisa Mackey, whose son Tristan arrived February 11 at 12:52 a.m. Tristan weighed in at 6 pounds, 10.9 ounces.

Kelly Pitts, MD, IM Resident (PGY-3)

I grew up in a small town in northern Maryland and lived there through high school. I attended Bowdoin College and fell in love with the coast of Maine (and…

Javanov Barksdale Joins DOM Education Team

Javanov Barksdale joined the Department of Medicine education team in February, taking over the education coordinator position for the divisions of endocrinology and rheumatology previously filled by Amanda Fortune. Javanov…

Medical Grand Rounds | Greg Townsend, MD: “On Diversity — What Is It? Why Do We Need It? How Do We Achieve It?”

Wednesday, March 9, 12:00-1:00 pm Old Jordan Hall Auditorium Gregory C. Townsend, MD, is Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at UVA School of Medicine, associate director of the Ryan White…