DOM Division Fellowship Programs Fill Rosters for 2017-2018

Below are the 31 matches announced by Department of Medicine fellowship programs for 2017-2018 incoming fellows. Of the 31 incoming fellows, 12 are from UVA residency programs.

Congratulations to all!

Division Incoming Fellow Residency Medical School ALLERGY Monica Gupta NYU School of Medicine George Washington U. Read more...

Worms, Germs and Allergies: 55th Annual Swineford Conference

At the Allergy Division’s annual Swineford Conference, the roles of parasitic worms and infectious agents in regulating allergic response were among the topics debated and discussed.

The Allergy Division’s annual Swineford Conference is named for Oscar Swineford, MD, the first chief of UVA’s Allergy division and an expert in bacterial allergy and immunotherapy. Read more...

Fifty DOM Physicians Included on “Best Doctors in America” List

The 2015-2016 “Best Doctors in America” list includes 205 UVA Health System physicians. Of those, 50 — about one quarter — come from the Department of Medicine and its ten subspecialty divisions. Read more...

News from the Woodfolk Lab

Judith Woodfolk

Identifying allergen-specific effector and T follicular helper cells in the blood and lungs of children with asthma is the focus of research in Judith Woodfolk’s lab. Dr. Woodfolk, associate professor in the Allergy division, and her lab team have been busy publishing and presenting their findings in journals and at meetings, and have several new grants to support their work. Read more...

Allergy Opens Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases Clinic

Monica Lawrence, MD

The Division of Asthma, Allergy & Immunology launched a new clinic last August dedicated to the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases (PIDDs). Read more...

Recent Publications from the Division of Asthma, Allergy & Immunology

Larry Borish:

Borish L. Allergic Rhinitis and Sinusitis. In: L. Goldman and D. Ausiello, eds. Cecil’s Textbook of Medicine. Philadelphia: Saunders, 2014.

Kennedy JL, Borish L, Christophel J, Payne SC. Read more...

Allergy Fellow Alice Hoyt, MD

Alice with her husband Walter and dog Bella, Easter 2015.

I grew up in Slidell, Louisiana, about 45 minutes north of New Orleans, and lived in southeast Louisiana until I moved here to Charlottesville. Read more...

Faculty Profile: Timothy T. Kyin, MD

Tim, with daughter Emma and wife Kim Dowdell, MD (faculty member in the Division of General Medicine).

I was born in Burma, but grew up in Illinois, the oldest of three children. Read more...

Asthma, Allergy & Immunology News

Lonestar tick bites can lead to allergic reactions to red meat, researchers in the Division of Asthma, Allergy & Immunology have found.

DOM’s Division of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology has been focused on four research themes over the past year: sinus disease, immune response to rhinovirus infection, tick-bite-induced meat allergy, and eosinophilic esophagitis. Read more...

Linda Davis, Division of Asthma, Allergy & Immunology

Linda and her dog, Snuggles

Linda Davis has been at UVA for over 25 years, and worked in the Allergy division, as administrative assistant to chief Thomas Platts-Mills and as coordinator for Allergy’s fellowship program, for the last six years. Read more...