Awards and Achievements – January 2021

UVA Medicine Matters

Congratulations to Drs Taison Bell and Andy Wolf who have been named Outstanding Faculty Award winners for 2021 by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV). The SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Awards are the state’s highest honor for faculty at Virginia’s public and private colleges and universities, highlighting the recipients’ achievements in teaching, research and public service.

Congratulations to Dr Michael Salerno for his appointment to the ACC Cardiovascular Imaging Section Leadership Council.

Congratulations to Dr Anneke T. Schroen, Associate Professor of Surgery who has been awarded the Sharon L. Hostler Women in Medicine Leadership Award 2020.

Congratulations to Dr Sula Mazimba and team – one of the 5 winners in the NHLBI Big Data HF Analysis Challenge.

Congratulations to the UVA Medical team studying Sphingolipids in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) led by Dr Thomas Loughran, Jr. and Dr Mark Kester, PhD.

Congratulations to Dr Matthew Wolf for his exciting new manuscript in Circ Research.

Congratulations to Chief Resident Alex Zimmet, MD, and his UVA ID mentor on his work to comprehensively describe the physiological response to bloodstream infection in critically ill adults.

Congratulations to Dr Nishtha Sodhi for her appointment to the ACC Accreditation Services Committee.

Congratulations to Jessica Proffitt who has been accepted into the JMU Honors College.

Congratulations to Ruth Aldridge who has been accepted to UVA’s first UVA Edge Program. The UVA Edge Program is a one-year undergraduate experience for working adults designed to develop the digital and human skills one needs to thrive. Since her teens, it has been a dream of Ruth’s to one day attend UVA as a student. She is a Hoo through and through!

William Petri, MD has been elected to the Virginia Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, and has also been nominated to be the Chair of the NIH Pathogenic Eukaryotes Study Section.

Congratulations to Jeffrey Ware, Associate Administrator, on his 35 years of service with the University of Virginia.

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