12/8/22 issue

School of Medicine Publishes 2022 Annual Report

12/6/2022

The University of Virginia School of Medicine 2022 Annual Report was distributed to alumni, SOM faculty, and top-rated SOM deans and leadership across the U.S. in December. The report is…

Category: Featured

Annual Report 2022 Cover

Wladek Minor, PhD and Team’s Discovery Challenges Key Principle Used in Development of New Drugs

12/6/2022

A surprising discovery from the University of Virginia School of Medicine has torpedoed a key principle used in the development of new drugs to treat diseases. The finding could speed the…

Category: Research

Wladek Minor PhD

iTHRIV Awards $200,000 to Pediatric, Prenatal and Cancer Research

12/6/2022

The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV), a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Clinical and Translational Science Award hub, has awarded $200,000 in pilot funding across four multi-institutional research…

Category: Research

iTHRIV unified logo

BIMS Graduate Students Advance to PhD Candidacy

12/6/2022

On Thursday, December 1, 2022, the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program gathered to celebrate the "Advancement to PhD Candidacy" for students who joined the program in the Fall of 2020.  These…

Category: Education

BIMS PhD candidates 2022

Medical Students De-Stress from Exam Prep with Cute UVA Health Therapy Dogs

12/6/2022

Medical students enjoyed comforting canine companionship – and some tasty treats – to help them de-stress from their exam prep at the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library on Friday, December…

Category: Education

UVA Health Therapy Dog

BME Department Held Inaugural Symposium for Emerging Leaders in Biomedical Engineering

12/6/2022

The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) held their inaugural Emerging Leaders in Biomedical Engineering symposium on Friday, November 18th, at the Pinn Hall Conference Center. Monet Roberts, PhD, who will…

Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

BME Symposium 2022 speakers and hosts

Congratulations to the 2022 Dean’s Faculty Award Recipients

12/6/2022

Join us in congratulating these individuals who have distinguished themselves among our faculty. Dean Kibbe will recognize the faculty who've received these awards at a spring awards/honors ceremony, held the…

Category: Honors & Awards

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UVA Women Leadership Development Seminar: Private vs. Academic Practice

12/6/2022

A UVA Women Leadership Development Seminar (WLDS) was held on November 1, 2022 focusing on the topic of private vs. academic practice. Co-chairs of the event include Kamilla Esfahani, MD,…

Category: Faculty

Drs. Esfahani, Behar, and Schroen

Physician Perspectives to be Featured in Clinical Faculty Roundtable on One Team United on Access

12/6/2022

This roundtable for clinical faculty scheduled for December 14, 5:30-6:45 p.m. in ERC Room A will address key questions about the One Team United on Access project. It will feature…

Category: Faculty

One Team logo

UVA Health Town Hall Featuring Special Guest NBC29’s Kasey Hott

12/6/2022

You are invited to join K. Craig Kent, MD, CEO of UVA Health, and other UVA Health leaders for a special Town Hall on Wednesday, December 14, 12-1 p.m. in…

Category: Community

Kasey Hott

SNMA Annual Toy Drive for Kids of Westhaven Community – Donate by December 23

12/6/2022

Each year, UVA’s chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) works with Charlottesville's City of Promise to sponsor a toy drive for the children of the Westhaven community. The…

Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Present with red bow

Grant Opportunity: Apply to Receive a NanoString nCounter Panel

12/6/2022

The UVA Spatial Biology Core and NanoString Technologies are proud to announce a grant opportunity to win a nCounter panel for helping your research. This grant is a joint effort…

Category: Calls to Action

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Nominations Sought for John T. Casteen Diversity-Equity-Inclusion Leadership Award

12/6/2022

UVA Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion invites nominations for the 14th annual John T. Casteen Diversity-Equity-Inclusion Leadership Award. The award honors one student, one staff, and one faculty member…

Category: Calls to Action

Kevin McDonald

Recommended Training: Active Attacker Prevention and Response

12/6/2022

All team members are encouraged to complete the seven-minute learning module in Workday titled "Active Attacker Prevention and Response Training."  Thinking in advance about what you would do in an…

Category: Community

UVA Rotunda in the fall