4/21/22 issue

Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program 2022 Lab Coat Ceremony

4/20/2022

The UVA Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program (BIMS) Lab Coat Ceremony was celebrated on April 15. This event marks the transition of our first-year BIMS students to the next phase of…

Category: Education

UVA Named Top 10 Center of Biomedical Research by the Hartwell Foundation for the 16th Year in a Row!

4/20/2022

The Hartwell Foundation consistently has named the University of Virginia a “Top Ten Center of Biomedical Research” since 2007. Each Top Ten Center is invited to nominate up to three…

Category: Honors & Awards

Jeffrey Wilson, MD, PhD, Featured in U.S. News & World Report for Research on Antibodies from the Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines

4/20/2022

Jeffrey Wilson, MD, PhD, Featured in U.S. News & World Report for his research on antibodies from the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.

Category: Media Highlights

New Book from Pathologist James Zimring

4/20/2022

James Zimring, MD, PhD, a professor of pathology, has published a new book entitled Partial Truths: How Fractions Distort Our Thinking, that deals with errors commonly made by people when misperceiving…

Category: Research

Catherine Varney, DO, Publishes on the Economic Costs of Obesity in Medical Economics

4/20/2022

Catherine Varney, DO publishes article "The Economic Costs of Obesity" in Medical Economics. Read article. 

Category: Research

NSF Awards Graduate Research Fellowship to Sam Crowl

4/20/2022

Congratulations to Sam Crowl in Kristen Naegle’s Lab in the Center for Public Health Genomics. Sam was named to the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). The…

Category: Honors & Awards

Zhiwen Xu Selected as 2022 Barry Goldwater Scholar

4/20/2022

Congratulations to Zhiwen Xu in Mete Civelek’s Lab in the Center for Public Health Genomics. Zhiwen was selected as a 2022 Barry Goldwater Scholar. The scholarship program, which honors Senator…

Category: Honors & Awards

General Faculty Meeting Scheduled for April 26

4/20/2022

SOM General Faculty Meeting Scheduled for April 26, 2022.  The meeting will be virtual, 5-6 pm, with attendance restricted to the voting faculty. Faculty have received a calendar invitation with…

Category: Faculty

Becca Krukowski Published a Review of Strategies for Gender Inequities

4/20/2022

Becca Krukowski, PhD, a professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences, published a review of strategies for gender inequities for funding bodies, journals, professional societies, and colleges/universities. Read more…

Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Foundations of Clinical Medicine Coaching Associates Program

4/20/2022

Foundations of Clinical Medicine (FCM) program leadership would like to highlight the recent creation of the Coaching Associates Program. FCM is a longitudinal four-year curriculum led by physician coaches and focused…

Category: Education

Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovations Award: Proposals Due by 5/4

4/20/2022

Proposals for the Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovations Award, in both basic and clinical neuroscience, are due by May 4, 2022. Link to submit a proposal.

Category: Calls to Action

Call for Nominations: Thelma R. Swortzel Collaborative Research Award

4/20/2022

Thelma R. Swortzel Collaborative Research Award for innovative research collaborations in the areas of ear, eye, heart, or cancer, proposals due 5/6.

Category: Calls to Action

Debbie-Ann Shirley, MD Featured Nationally in The Conversation

4/20/2022

Debbie-Ann Shirley, MD was featured nationally in The Conversation discussing the timeline for COVID vaccines for young children. Read more. 

Category: Media Highlights

Ann Kellams, MD Quoted in The Washington Post

4/20/2022

Ann Kellams, MD Quoted in The Washington Post discussing maternal medications while breastfeeding. Read more. 

Category: Media Highlights

Taison Bell, MD Featured in The New York Times Discussing COVID Vaccine Booster Shots

4/20/2022

Taison Bell,  MD was featured in The New York Times discussing COVID vaccine booster shots.  Read more. 

Category: Media Highlights