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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…

General Medicine Faculty Profile – Jeannine Engel

Why Healthcare? My mom had cancer when I was 12, a rare uterine sarcoma. She had radiation treatment at MD Anderson (I grew up in West Lafayette, Indiana) and one…

Pam Schaefer Retires

It’s with mixed feelings of sadness and happiness that we announce that after so many years of service Pam Schaefer (Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health) will be retiring…