MGR | Sarah Henn, MD, MPH – Gender Affirming Care: Understanding and Supporting the Transgender Community

Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Time: 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM Location: Pinn Hall auditorium 1-5 Cost: Free

Sarah L. Henn, MD, MPH, is Senior Director of Health Care Operations and Medical Services at Whitman Walker Health in Washington, DC. Read more...

Division News: Publications, Awards, Honors

Cardiovascular Medicine

Recent grants and awards to Cardiovascular Medicine faculty:

Jamieson Bourque, MD: NIH K award symposium April 12, 2017 Ken Bilchick, MD: Awarded an R03 and an $800k foundation grant Sasha Klibanov, PhD:  RO1 Christopher Kramer, MD: Cardiovascular Imaging Training Grant renewed for Years 11-15 Coleen McNamara, MD: R01 Local B-1 Regulation of Atherosclerosis Randall Moorman, MD: Received a U01 Michael Salerno, MD: R01 High-Resolution Whole Heart Imaging

Total grant funding: $6.1 million

Endocrinology

Recent publication from Endocrinology:

Overnight Closed Loop Control Improves Glycemic Control in a Multicenter Study of Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Authors: Sue A. 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...

Annex and Houpt Honored With Election to Association of American Physicians

On Saturday, April 22, at the annual meeting of the Association of American Physicians in Chicago, DOM’s Brian Annex, MD (chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine) and Eric Houpt, MD (DOM’s vice chair for research) were formally inducted as members of the AAP.  Read more...

ID & Biodefense Research Day 2017

Keynote speaker Joanne Engel (left) with grad student Jaqueline Stevens

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ID & Biodefense Research Day 2017 was held on Monday, March 13th at Pinn Hall Conference Center. Read more...

ID News: Mathers “On a Roll”; Chief Bill Petri Appointed to Head WHO Polio Research Committee

Amy Mathers is “On a Roll”…

Associate Professor of Medicine and Pathology Amy Mathers gave a presentation on “Leveraging clinical microbiology results in the management of resistant gram-negative infections” at the Greater Washington Infectious Diseases Society’s annual spring symposium, held on March 11 at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland. Read more...

Celebrating Jerry Donowitz’s Tenure As Internal Medicine Residency Program Director

Jerry Donowitz, MD, has run UVA’s internal medicine residency program since 2000, and over that time has made profound and lasting contributions to its quality and reputation. As he prepares to step down in June, a series of events over the weekend of March 24-26 celebrated his tenure as program director and brought together scores of current and former trainees to reflect on the program’s past, present and future. Read more...

What are the chances?

Rheumatology chief Janet Lewis, Nephrology chief Mark Okusa, and ID chief Bill Petri all ran the Charlottesville Ten Miler on Saturday, March 18. And here’s the kicker: Dr. Okusa and Dr. Read more...

Medicine Grand Rounds | W. Michael Scheld, MD: “Ticks, Lice and Mites, and the Diseases They Transmit”

Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM Location: Pinn Hall Auditorium, 1-5

Mike Scheld, MD, is professor of medicine in the UVA Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, Department of Medicine. Read more...

Medicine Grand Rounds | Amy Mathers, MD — “Evolution, Transmission and Treatment of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria: What a Decade of Tracking A Carbapenemase Gene Has Taught Us”

Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM Location: Pinn Hall Auditorium, 1-5

Amy Mathers, MD, is associate professor of medicine in the UVA Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, Department of Medicine.  Read more...