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Retirement of David Peura, MD

By Vanessa Shami, MD The Man who has touched the lives of many… AKA “The Big Kahuna” To those who know Dr David Peura only superficially, he is a renowned…

Scholar’s Day 2020

By Brian S. Uthlaut, MD COVID-19 has been a disruption to so many aspects of our life in medicine, including student and resident education. However, there is much to be…

Message from the Chair – June 2020

Spring is here and I hope all of you are enjoying some time outside while at the same time ensuring that you stay safe and well. This is a special…

Notable Achievements – June 2020

Congratulations to everyone! The Department of Medicine is the recipient of the Mulholland Award from the graduating School of Medicine students for the fifth year running. This award recognizes the…

Latino Community Health Initiative During COVID-19

Latinos are among the most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic for the following reasons: • Language barriers are highly prevalent and limit the effectiveness of communications between the patients,…

Telemedicine Collaboration

Valvular heart diseases related to rheumatic fever is common in sub-Sahara Africa and especially Zambia, a country located in southern Africa. Because of the general lack of local cardiovascular expertise…

Message from the Chair – March 2020

March Madness indeed! One look inside this edition of Medicine Matters will convince you that you need not watch basketball this March and instead concentrate on all of the activity…

Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism Spotlight – February 2020

Message from Dr Zhenqi Liu - Division Chief, Endocrinology & Metabolism The Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism has a rich history and tradition of excellence in patient care, education and…

Notable Achievements

Congratulations to Dr Larry Lum on receiving a Launchpad grant from UVA for $125,000 for Bispecific Antibody Targeted T Regulatory Cells (TREGs) for Type 1 Diabetes. Congratulations to Drs Christiana…

DoM Medicine Matters Newsletter – January

The January 2020 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Division of Infectious Diseases. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: Kim Kelley-Wagner at kak2cj@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu