Tag: Nephrology

UVA Group Participates in Mid-Atlantic Young Investigator Forum

The Mid-Atlantic Young Investigator Forum, co-directed by Drs Sundar Swaminathan and Michael Choi was held in Baltimore from April 15-16. Medical students, PhD scientists, and clinical fellows from institutions across…

MGR | Karen M. Warburton, MD – Remediation in Medical Education

Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Time: 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM Location: Pinn Hall auditorium 1-5 Cost: Free Dr. Karen Warburton is Associate Professor of Medicine in the UVA Division of Nephrology.…

Nephrology Chief Mark Okusa Elected President of the American Society of Nephrology

Okusa will lead an organization of nearly 17,000 health professionals dedicated to leading the fight against kidney diseases ASN media release - 11/4/17 The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) is…

UVA Amherst Dialysis Team Gets Creative in Engaging Patients

UVA Connect By Kelly Casey (10/16/17) Bingo? Christmas shopping? These don’t sound like activities you’d find at an outpatient dialysis facility. But the UVA Amherst Dialysis team has made them…

UVA Ranked No. 1 Hospital in Virginia, With Cancer, Endocrinology, and Cardiology in Top 50

The 2017-18 U.S. News and World Report “Best Hospitals” guide rated UVA Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia, and honored 11 specialties at UVA -- including five in the…

7 DOM Faculty Members Complete SOM’s Junior Faculty Development Program

The School of Medicine's Junior Faculty Development Program (JFDP) is designed to provide networking opportunities and peer mentoring among colleagues at a similar stage in their careers. It promotes development and…

UVA Nephrology and Pharmacology Team Publish Paper in Nature Neuroscience

The Okusa research lab, together with colleagues from the Department of Pharmacology -- including faculty members Patrice Guyenet and Diane Rosin and former postoc Chikara Abe -- published a paper…

Nephrology Fellow Itunu Owoyemi, MBBS

I grew up in Lagos, Nigeria, with my seven siblings. My parents are my greatest mentors.  I don’t know how they did it, but they were very open to family…

Nephrology Fellows at March Mid-Atlantic Young Investigator Forum

From Nephrology division chief Mark Okusa: "The Mid-Atlantic Young Investigator Forum was held in Baltimore on March 21, co-chaired by Michael Choi of Johns Hopkins and UVA's Thu Le. This is…

Meet Karen Warburton and Alden Doyle, Recent Additions to the Nephrology Faculty

Last fall, the UVA Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program added two transplant nephrologists to its team. Spouses Karen Warburton, MD, and Alden Doyle, MD, increase the size of the program…