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5/2/24 issue

UVA Celebrates 100 Years of Women in Medicine and Science

5/1/2024

The Committee on Women in Medicine and Science or COWIMS and the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center jointly hosted 100 Years of Women in Medicine and Science at UVA, on April…

Category: Featured

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Research in Motion: Anita Clayton, MD

5/1/2024

I've helped develop treatments for major depressive disorder, primarily monoamine reuptake inhibitors, but most recently for postpartum depression with novel mechanisms of action, including allopregnanolone analogs, and psychedelics, specifically psilocybin…

Category: Research

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Second Annual Spark Innovation Competition Focused on the Research Environment Announces Semifinalists

5/1/2024

UVA Health is excited to announce the semifinalists of the second annual Spark Innovation Competition. Focused on improving the research environment, this year’s competition created a special union of our…

Category: Research

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Ling Qi, PhD, Awarded $4.2 Million to Research Cell Protein Mechanisms that Impact Metabolic and Liver Disorders

5/1/2024

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded Ling Qi, PhD, two grants totaling $4.2 million for projects that could lead to new therapeutic treatments for metabolic and liver disorders. Dr.…

Category: Research

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Carrie Cowardin, PhD, and Colleagues Develop New Tool to Better Understand Devastating Effects of Childhood Undernutrition

5/1/2024

A new tool developed at the University of Virginia School of Medicine will help doctors and scientists better understand and overcome childhood undernutrition that contributes to almost half of all…

Category: Research

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Jim Daniero, MD, and Don Griffin, PhD, Discuss Regenerating Vocal Cords and Airways with Novel Biomaterials

5/1/2024

The human voice box is a delicate, complex and highly specialized structure that enables the fine control and wondrous beauty of speech and song. When vocal cords are damaged, recovery…

Category: Research

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One Team United on Access — Did You Know? Physicians May Allocate Time During the Week for Duties Other than Clinical Care

5/1/2024

Physicians’ work is measured by a time allocation system called the CART. CART stands for Clinical time, Administrative time, Research time, and Teaching time. For each physician the various components…

Category: Clinical

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All UVA Health Medical Centers Earn Grade ‘A’ for Safety

5/1/2024

For the second consecutive grading period, all four UVA Health medical centers earned “A” grades for hospital safety from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit that rates patient care quality.…

Category: Honors & Awards

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Call for Self-Nominations: Macy Foundation Faculty Scholars Program

5/1/2024

The Center for Excellence in Education's Educator Advancement Committee seeks self-nominations for the Macy Foundation’s Faculty Scholars Program. The Macy Foundation website has a full description, FAQs, and a link to…

Category: Education

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Michael Ryan MD, Receives the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics Research and Scholarship Award

5/1/2024

Michael S. Ryan, MD, MEHP, is the 2024 recipient of the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (COMSEP) Research/Scholarship Award. Dr. Ryan is professor of pediatrics, associate dean for…

Category: Education

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Call for Applications: 2024-2025 UVA School of Medicine Junior Faculty Development Program

5/1/2024

The  UVA School of Medicine Junior Faculty Development Program (JFDP) helps prepare early career faculty to flourish as academic physicians and scientists. A cohort-based program spanning an academic year, the…

Category: Faculty

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Venable Elementary Students Dive into the World of Science at UVA School of Medicine

5/1/2024

Third-grade students from Venable Elementary School embarked on a journey into the world of science during a recent field-trip in April to the Department of Cell Biology at the UVA…

Category: Community

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Center for Public Health Genomics Celebrates National DNA Day with Local High School Students

5/1/2024

National DNA Day is celebrated annually on April 25. It commemorates the discovery of DNA's double helix in 1953 and the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003. To…

Category: Community

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Jennie Babcock, MS, Selected as UVA Human Resources Director of Service for School of Medicine

5/1/2024

UVA School of Medicine leadership is pleased to announce that Sr. HR Business Partner Jennie Babcock, MS, SHRM-SCP, XCC, will be moving into the Director of Service role for the…

Category: Community

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Li Li, MD, PhD, Writes Forward for Storylines of Family Medicine

5/1/2024

As the field of family medicine celebrates 55 years, the April issue of a leading international journal Family Medicine and Community Health (FMCH), published by BMJ Journals, is dedicated to…

Category: Media Highlights

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