2/22/24 issue

Celebrating GME Trainee Appreciation Week 2024


As we continue our journey toward transforming health and inspiring hope for all Virginians and beyond, I want to recognize the contributions of our incredible physician trainees who are a…

Category: Dean's Message

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Research in Motion: Brant Isakson, PhD


We work with microcirculation. It's the business end of the blood vessels, where inflammation is regulated and where blood pressure is regulated. There's a lot of new things that we're…

Category: Research


Suna Onengut-Gumuscu, PhD, Awarded $4.4 Million to Study How Genes Affect Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in Children


Suna Onengut-Gumuscu, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences and resident faculty of the Center for Public Health Genomics, was awarded a $4.4 million R01 grant…

Category: Research

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UVA Pain Research Suggests New Ways to Manage Migraine, Chronic Pain in Women


Doctors may be able to develop new treatments for migraines and chronic pain in women by targeting receptors in the brain that help regulate their fertility, new research from the…

Category: Research

Jaideep Kapur UVA

Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics Researchers Identify Misfolded Proteins in the Endoplasmic Reticulum


Researchers in the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics at UVA have made a significant stride in understanding the intricate workings of endoplasmic reticulum-associated degradation (ERAD), a principal protein…

Category: Research

Xiaoqiong Wei, PhD and Liangguang (Leo) Lin, PhD UVA

UVA Health Children’s Patient Named 2024 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Champion


13-year-old Olivia Goodwin – who receives ongoing care at UVA Health Children’s for congenital heart disease – has been named UVA Health Children’s 2024 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Local Champion.…

Category: Clinical

Olivia Goodwin UVA Health Children's Miracle Network Champion

UVA Medical School Graduate Peter Sim, MD, and His Wife, Anna, Create Scholarship for Medical Students


Peter Sim, MD (Med’73) and his wife, Anna, established a merit scholarship benefiting medical students in honor of his father, Alan, who was “always a champion of education.” Alan completed…

Category: Philanthropy

UVA Health Children’s Patient Named 2024 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Champion

Six Residents Receive 2024 Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s Resident Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Awards


Six residents received 2024 Arnold P. Gold Foundation's Resident Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Awards at the UVA School of Medicine. The residents are being recognized as outstanding humanistic role…

Category: Education

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Taison Bell, MD, Discusses Summer Programs for Disadvantaged Premedical Students


Taison Bell, MD, MBA, an associate professor in the Department of Medicine's Divisions of Infectious Disease and Pulmonary and Critical Care, was featured in an American Association of Medical Colleges…

Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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In Memoriam: Celebrating the Life of Worthington George Schenk III, MD


It is with great sadness that we notify you that Worthington (Sandy) George Schenk III, MD, a professor in the Department of Surgery, died on February 7, 2024, after a…

Category: Faculty

Worthington (Sandy) George Schenk III, MD UVA

Forbes Ranks UVA Health Among America’s Best Large Employers


National business publication Forbes has ranked UVA Health among America’s best large employers and among the top 25 large health system employers nationally. UVA Health ranked No. 117 overall and…

Category: Community

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JoAnn Pinkerton, MD, Quoted in U.S. News & World Report


JoAnn Pinkerton, MD, a professor of Ob-Gyn and director of UVA's Midlife Health Center, was interviewed by U.S. News & World Report about at-home menopause tests. Since the transition to…

Category: Media Highlights

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