Distinguished Dozen: Leading with His Heart on Community Health

BY ALLISON WRABEL ~ The Daily Progress Dec 29, 2018

Dr. Larry Gimple has put a lot of heart into his medical work and teaching children how to swim.

Gimple, an interventional cardiologist at the University of Virginia Health System, said he always wanted to do work that was important, that made a difference and where rapid scientific progress was being made. Read more...

DoM Medicine Matters Newsletter – January 2019

The January 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Department of Infectious Disease.

We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: RDOMWebNewsletter@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu Read more...

In The Know

Department of Medicine and University of Wisconsin Collaboration BRIM INITIATIVE – BIAS REDUCTION IN INTERNAL MEDICINE

The DOM is one of 20 Departments of Medicine around the country participating in Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine (BRIM). Read more...

New Guidelines for High Blood Pressure From AHA/ACC Will Effect Millions In U.S.

UVA’s Robert Carey, MD, Served as Vice Chair of Guidelines Committee | 

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology recently released revised national guidelines for hypertension that are likely to effect the way millions of patients are diagnosed and treated for the disease.  Read more...

John Odackal, MD, PGY-2

On a hike — hopefully not getting lost.

I grew up in a small suburban town near Hartford, Connecticut. I completed my undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Chicago and a Masters in Teaching at New York University. Read more...

Education Coordinator Cheryl Etelvari Is Awarded TAGME Certification

Cheryl (far right) on a hike with other members of the DOM education team, (l-r) Tony Brinkman, Terry Bennett, Margaret Kuhlman, and Erin Arnold.

Cheryl Etelvari, who serves as coordinator for the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine’s fellowship program, recently completed requirements for certification by the Training Administrators of Graduate Medical Education organization. Read more...

GI Fellow Javelle Wynter, MD

Javelle with her younger brother Emmett. Javelle is the third of four siblings.

I am originally from Westchester, NY, but few people can guess by my (presumably) well-hidden accent that I actually grew up on a small island in the Caribbean, St. Read more...

Scott and Emily Cornella Welcome Baby Emmett

Scott and Emily Cornella recently announced the birth of a baby boy, Emmett. Scott was one of the chief residents during the 2015-16 academic year, and is currently a second-year fellow in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Read more...

It Takes a Village: Finding Community Strategies to Combat the Opioid Crisis

ID faculty members Kate McManus, left, and Rebecca Dillingham were among the organizers of the “Best Practices in Community Mobilization in Response to Substance Use-Related-Epidemics Conference,” held at UVA on September 26-27. Read more...

Kavita Pal, MD, Pulmonary & Critical Care

Kavita and her husband Arun, at the Mayan Chichén Itzá pyramid in Cancun.

I don’t think many people know this, but I was born in Kenya, in a town called Kisumu, and raised in Nairobi — yes, Africa! Read more...