Tag: staff

Message from the Chair – May 2021

I hope that everyone is doing well and enjoying the wonderful spring weather. It is fitting that we focus on the Division of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology this month since…

Cardiovascular Medicine Valve Program Medical Directors Announced

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is pleased to announce that Dr Nishtha Sodhi and Dr Kenan Yount will assume shared medical director duties for the Valve Program. This medicine, surgery,…

Endocrinology & Metabolism Faculty Profile – Gregory Hong

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I grew up in San Jose, CA, and did undergrad at UC San Diego. After college, I completed an MD/PhD at UNC-Chapel Hill…

Endocrinology & Metabolism Fellow Profile – Peggy Amoakohene

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I was born in Washington, DC while my dad was here on a diplomatic assignment. At the end of his tenure, at age…

Endocrinology & Metabolism Staff Profile – Cheri Chaney

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I am the youngest of six children. I was born in our family physician’s office in Ripley, West Virginia. There wasn’t a hospital…

Message from the Chair – January 2021

Welcome to this month’s edition of Medicine Matters. Many of you may not know the history of how the newsletter was named; now, over ten years ago. At the time,…

General Medicine Faculty Profile – Katie Merrill

Why Healthcare? There are so many reasons I love working in healthcare. It is such fulfilling work, and we do indeed get to make a difference in the lives of…

General Medicine Staff Profile – Cindy Peery

Why Healthcare? My sister in law persuaded me to apply for a job at UVA when there was an opening where she was working in Pediatrics. I fell in love…

General Medicine Staff Profile – Lisa Stokes

Why healthcare? When I graduated from high school, I thought I was going into healthcare, but the path I took was slightly different. I spent 30 years in Human Resources…