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5/23/24 issue

School of Medicine Celebrates Nearly 300 Graduates at UVA 2024 Final Exercises

5/21/2024

On Sunday, May 19, it was an exhilarating day for the Class of 2024 School of Medicine students who graduated at the University of Virginia’s 195th Final Exercises. Despite…

Category: Education

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Research in Motion: Amy Mathers, MD

5/21/2024

My research focuses on how antibiotic resistance genes move between bacteria and how we detect them in the clinical micro lab, as well as how we detect them in the…

Category: Research

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John Lukens, PhD, Named Inaugural Director of Harrison Family Translational Research Center

5/21/2024

An innovative Alzheimer’s researcher whose work is opening new frontiers in the fight against neurological diseases will serve as the inaugural Director of the University of Virginia’s Harrison Family Translational…

Category: Research

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Lu Q. Le, MD, PhD, Study About Novel Method to Treat Tumors Featured on Cover of the Journal of Clinical Investigation

5/21/2024

Lu Q. Le, MD, PhD, the Kenneth E. Greer, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology, and his lab published a study titled "STING activation reprograms the microenvironment…

Category: Research

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Blasting Begins at Fontaine Research Park on May 28

5/21/2024

Blasting begins at Fontaine Research Park May 28 and is expected to run through July 31. Rock removal is required to build both the Institute of Biotechnology and Fontaine Parking…

Category: Research

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JoAnn Pinkerton, MD, Interviewed by NBC Nightly News About Nonhormonal Menopause Drugs

5/21/2024

JoAnn Pinkerton, MD, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology and director of the UVA Midlife Center, led a clinical trial examining a potential new treatment for menopause symptoms. She discussed…

Category: Clinical

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One Team United On Access — Did You Know? Issues Raised by Faculty Peers About United on Access Are Regularly Addressed by UVA Health Leadership

5/21/2024

Issues raised by faculty peers about United on Access are regularly addressed by UVA Health leadership. Feedback from faculty has primarily focused on template standards and flexibility within those standards, staffing,…

Category: Clinical

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Clinical Compensation Plan — Question of the Week: How are Faculty Involved in Providing Input into the Design of the Clinical Compensation Plan?

5/21/2024

Question: How are faculty involved in providing input into the design of the Clinical Compensation Plan? Answer: During Phase 1 of this effort, a Steering Committee was established which consisted…

Category: Clinical

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School of Medicine Confers 144 Doctor of Medicine Degrees on May 19

5/21/2024

The University of Virginia School of Medicine proudly conferred 144 Doctor of Medicine degrees to the Class of 2024 medical students on May 19. This momentous occasion is a significant…

Category: Education

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Congratulations to 39 School of Medicine PhD Graduates!

5/21/2024

The School of Medicine is thrilled to congratulate 39 Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program (BIMS) students who were conferred Doctor of Philosophy degrees in the 2023-24 academic year. We celebrated these…

Category: Education

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School of Medicine Public Health Sciences Confers 59 Degrees

5/21/2024

The School of Medicine congratulates the 59 Department of Public Health Sciences students who were awarded Master's degrees in Public Health or Clinical Research in the 2023-24 academic year. Many…

Category: Education

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Housestaff Council for Diversity and Inclusion and JEDI Committee Host City of Promise

5/21/2024

On May 8, 12 sixth-grade students from City of Promise visited UVA Health for a day of hands-on learning and career exploration. City of Promise is a Charlottesville organization committed…

Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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Fern Hauck, MD, Receives 2024 American Academy of Family Physicians Public Health Award

5/21/2024

The Board of Directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has chosen Fern Hauck, MD, as the recipient of the 2024 AAFP Public Health Award. This accolade was…

Category: Honors & Awards

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UVA Health University Medical Center’s Battle Building Earns National Sustainability Award

5/21/2024

For its efforts to reduce waste and find innovative sustainability solutions, UVA Health University Medical Center’s Battle Building has earned the 2024 Greening the OR Recognition Award from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization for…

Category: Honors & Awards

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Faculty Engage in AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

5/21/2024

Recently, five UVA School of Medicine faculty members were selected to participate in the February 2024 AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar: Chelsea Braun, PhD, Ashley Garneau, MD,…

Category: Faculty

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New Health Blueprint Maps Healthier Future for Southwest Virginia

5/21/2024

A sweeping new 2023-2024 Blueprint for Health Improvement and Health-Enabled Prosperity highlights the grave health challenges that grip the Southwest Virginia rural region, but also proposes solutions to help residents…

Category: Community

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Tajie Harris, PhD, Featured in The New York Times and Time Discussing Brain Parasites

5/21/2024

Tajie Harris, PhD, was recently featured in The New York Times and Time discussing the effects of parasites on the human brain. Surprisingly, brain parasites don’t always cause serious issues,…

Category: Media Highlights

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