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UVA’s David S. Wilkes Elected to Prestigious National Academy of Medicine

10/21/2020

David S. Wilkes, MD, dean of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields…

UVA Community Testing Provides Thousands Of FREE COVID-19 Tests In Charlottesville

10/21/2020

Every Tuesday at Mount Zion First African Baptist Church in Charlottesville, a line of cars and people forms, and doctors, nurses and staff, clad in protective equipment, swab each patient,…

Meet Allie Donlan, a UVA Researcher Whose Work Has Changed the COVID-19 Fight

10/19/2020

Even as the coronavirus pandemic began to grip the world in late February and early March, University of Virginia Ph.D. student Allie Donlan did not necessarily picture herself working on…

This UVA Health Staple Has Been Invaluable During The Pandemic

9/15/2020

Shortly after Lydia Hanson and Patricia Otterness were matched in the University of Virginia School of Medicine’s Patient Student Partnership program last summer, Hanson – who had just started her…

Blood Test At COVID-19 Diagnosis Can Predict Disease Severity, Study Finds

8/24/2020

Doctors can examine COVID-19 patients’ blood to identify those at greatest risk of severe illness and to pinpoint those most likely to need a ventilator, new research from the University…

This UVA Pediatrician Can Predict Your Stroke Risk

8/17/2020

Doctors can predict patients’ risk for ischemic stroke based on the severity of their metabolic syndrome, a conglomeration of conditions that includes high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol levels and excess…

Eager To Act, Doctor Partners With Charlottesville Schools On At-Home Stem Kits

8/3/2020

Last month, many University of Virginia health care providers donned white coats and took a knee at UVA’s new Memorial to Enslaved Laborers, protesting racism and inequality and showing…

From Trivia To Medical Supplies, Medical Students Step Up During A Global Pandemic

7/31/2020

Each Tuesday night at 8 p.m., University of Virginia School of Medicine students Jeffrey White and Julia Preziosi broadcast their self-made trivia game show to up to 40 teams around…