10/6/22 issue

Jennifer L. Payne, MD and Collaborators Discover Potential Biological Cause for Postpartum Depression

10/1/2022

Newly discovered biological changes in mothers who suffer postpartum depression may help explain the condition, yield long-sought treatments and let doctors identify those at risk even before their babies are born. Postpartum…

Category: Research

Jianjie Ma, PhD Awarded Two Grants from NIH for $6.5M to Study Muscle Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease

10/1/2022

Jianjie Ma, PhD, the William H. Muller Endowed Professor of Surgery, in the School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery, was recently awarded two R01 grants from NIH providing $3,115,900 and…

Category: Research

Robert Klesges, PhD and G. Wayne Talcott, PhD Receive $3.2M NIH Grant For Study to Reduce the Prevalence of Binge Drinking in the U.S. Military

10/1/2022

UVA School of Medicine faculty Robert C. Klesges, PhD and G. Wayne Talcott, PhD, both professors in the Department of Public Health Sciences, and their colleague from University of Memphis,…

Category: Research

Susan E. Kirk MD Receives Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Award

10/2/2022

Susan E. Kirk, MD has been selected by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education to receive a 2023 Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Award. This award recognizes outstanding…

Category: Honors & Awards

Three School of Medicine Faculty Receive the Office of Engagement’s Distinguished Scholars Award

10/2/2022

University Advancement's Office of Engagement has honored six UVA faculty, three from the School of Medicine, with a 2022 Distinguished Scholar Award—a recognition of their critical work in educating and…

Category: Honors & Awards

Cameron Webb, MD, JD Selected for the 2022 EBONY Power 100 List

10/2/2022

Cameron Webb, MD, JD was selected for the 2022 EBONY Power 100 list, in the STEM Trailblazers category. The awards ceremony which takes place on October 29 in Los Angeles…

Category: Honors & Awards

Mary Faith Marshall, PhD Receives the Presidential Citation from Society of Critical Care Medicine

10/2/2022

Mary Faith Marshall, PhD, the Emily Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld Professor of Biomedical Ethics and director of the Center for Health Humanities and Ethics, has been selected as a…

Category: Honors & Awards

National Center for Faculty & Diversity Offers Free Individual Memberships for UVA Faculty, Postdocs, and Graduate Students

10/3/2022

UVA has an institutional membership with the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity. Their online programs are an excellent resource for faculty, particularly underrepresented faculty, as they navigate their…

Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

iTHRIV Amplifies Underrepresented Voices in Research Through Seminar Series

10/3/2022

The Voices in Clinical & Translational Science series serves as a platform to lift underrepresented voices in research with a focus on promoting dialogue and encouraging team science. This seminar…

Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

SOM Faculty and Staff to Complete UVA Health Engagement Survey

10/3/2022

UVA Health is conducting a systemwide engagement survey this fall to give team members an opportunity to share feedback and ideas about their work experiences. The survey is available October…

Category: Community

iTHRIV Scholar Career Development Program Accepting Applications for the 2023 Scholars Cohort

10/3/2022

The iTHRIV Scholar Career Development Program aims to train the next generation of translational researchers in principles of data science and the conduct of rigorous and reproducible science, while also…

Category: Research

Ziv J. Haskal, MD to Lead Editor’s Writing Club

10/3/2022

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development is pleased to offer a series of upcoming faculty development learning opportunities called the Editor’s Writing Club. The purpose of this program…

Category: Faculty

UVA Children’s Partners with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

10/4/2022

To get more age-appropriate books in the hands of young children, UVA Children’s is encouraging families to sign up for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Parton’s nonprofit supports reading by mailing…

Category: Community

UVA Health Unveils New Strategic 10-year Plan: A Bold Vision for the Future

10/4/2022

UVA Health’s first enterprise-wide strategic plan, One Future Together | Health and Hope for All, was unveiled by K. Craig Kent, MD, CEO of UVA Health, and Jason Lineen, Chief Strategy…

Category: Community