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4/11/24 issue

Evan Scott, PhD, Appointed to Direct UVA nanoSTAR

4/9/2024

A preeminent expert in the use of nanotechnology to understand and fight disease will head up the University of Virginia’s Institute for Nanoscale Scientific and Technological Advanced Research, or nanoSTAR,…

Category: Featured

Evan Scott, PhD

Research in Motion: Jie Sun, PhD

4/9/2024

I direct a respiratory immunology lab studying pulmonary immunity and pathology in the context of lung infection and cancer. I also mentor undergraduate and graduate student postdoc fellows, as well…

Category: Research

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Lori L. McMahon, PhD, Selected as UVA’s Next Vice President for Research

4/9/2024

The University of Virginia announced today that Lori L. McMahon has been selected to serve as its next vice president for research following a national search. Her appointment, pending approval…

Category: Research

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Kenneth Walsh, PhD, Awarded $2.9 Million to Study Cardiac Amyloidosis, a Deadly Form of Heart Failure

4/9/2024

Kenneth Walsh, PhD, the Lockhart B. McGuire Professor of Internal Medicine and director of the Hematovascular Biology Center in the Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center, was awarded a $2.9…

Category: Research

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Lead Author Xin Hu, PhD, Publishes Study About Mental Health Care Utilization Among Parents of Children with Cancer

4/9/2024

Xin Hu, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences, is first author of a study in collaboration with the Emory University School of Medicine about mental…

Category: Faculty

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Mete Civelek, PhD, Receives Established Investigator Award from the American Heart Association

4/9/2024

Mete Civelek, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and a resident faculty of the Center for Public Health Genomics, received the Established Investigator Award from the…

Category: Research

Mete Civelek

One Team United on Access — Did You Know? Physicians Can Take Time During Clinic to Catch Up on Non-Patient Facing Work

4/9/2024

Physicians can take time in the middle of clinic to catch their breath, and complete chart documentation or other non-patient facing work. The introduction of the asynchronous time slot makes…

Category: Clinical

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Melissa Little, PhD, Launches NIH-Sponsored Community-Engaged Clinical Trial Impacting Rural Smokers in Appalachia

4/9/2024

Melissa Little, MD, MPH, an associate professor of public health sciences in the School of Medicine, has launched a National Institutes of Health-sponsored community-engaged clinical trial that impacts rural smokers…

Category: Clinical

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Class of 2024 Honors Patient-Teachers During Gratitude Celebration

4/9/2024

On March 21, the UVA School of Medicine Class of 2024 welcomed their patient-teachers to this year’s Patient Student Partnership (PSP) Gratitude Celebration. In the PSP course, students follow a…

Category: Education

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Graduate and Medical Students Host Local High Schoolers for Latest Discover Medicine Session

4/9/2024

The UVA School of Medicine’s Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Chapter was excited to host another session of the 2023-2024 Discover Medicine program on Thursday, March 21. They welcomed 11…

Category: Education

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Center for Excellence in Education Scholars Program: Call for Self-Nominations for 2024-2025 Cohort

4/9/2024

Application Deadline Extended to April 15, 2024 The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) at UVA School of Medicine is pleased to announce that we are recruiting for the 2nd…

Category: Education

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W. Jeffrey Elias, MD, Named to Modern Healthcare’s 2024 Innovators List

4/9/2024

UVA Health neurosurgeon W. Jeffrey Elias, MD, has been recognized by Modern Healthcare, a leading healthcare publication, as one of its Innovators for 2024 for his pioneering work in the…

Category: Honors & Awards

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April is Earth Month

4/9/2024

Join us for Earth Month: a month-long celebration of our shared planet April 1-30. Happy April and Earth Month! ! Are you ready to celebrate our shared planet? Each year,…

Category: Community

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National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week is April 14-20

4/11/2024

National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week is April 14-20, an annual celebration of medical lab professionals and pathologists who play a vital role in every aspect of healthcare. Lab professionals include…

Category: Research

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