6/2/22 issue

Invitation to Join Committee on Women in Medicine & Science

5/26/2022

COWIMS promotes and enables the representation, development, and contributions of all individuals by advocating for and empowering women in the SOM to achieve personal and professional fulfillment. We invite you…

Category: Faculty

Medical Education Seeks Foundations for Clinical Medicine Coach

5/26/2022

FCM is a longitudinal four-year program that teaches students the practice of medicine—both the science and the art in all of its subtleties. Physician Coaches are core to the program's…

Category: Calls to Action

National Geographic Spotlights Research by Meghan Puglia and Kevin Pelphrey

5/26/2022

The June 2022 issue of National Geographic, "The Power of Touch," spotlights research by Meghan Puglia, Ph.D. and Kevin Pelphrey, Ph.D. examining infants' neural response to touch.

Category: Research

$8 Million Project Aims to Prevent TBI in Military Personnel

5/27/2022

UVA radiologist James Stone, MD, PhD and his team are backed by an $8M U.S. Department of Defense grant to explore how to better prevent traumatic brain injury in military…

Category: Research

Mike Brown, PhD, Receives Grant from Commonwealth Health Research Board

5/27/2022

Mike Brown, PhD, Professor, Division of Nephrology-CIIR and his collaborators received new funding from CHRB: "Risky Variants in Human Cardiovascular Disease" to study atherosclerosis mechanisms.

Category: Honors & Awards

BIMS Program Recognizes Student Awardees at Annual GBS Symposium

5/27/2022

The Graduate Biosciences Society (GBS) Symposium was held on May 26. The day was filled with a very successful poster session where our students were able to present their compelling…

Category: Honors & Awards

Transforming Health, Inspiring Hope

5/31/2022

Knowing your destination is the first step in any journey. I am excited to share UVA Health’s recently revamped mission, vision, and values statements and their associated guiding principles. Every…

Category: Dean's Message

UVA Researchers Collaborate on Lung Cell Regeneration Project

6/1/2022

The Center for Cell Clearance at the UVA School of Medicine worked with researchers at the University of Edinburgh to conduct the studies, published May 13 in the journal Science…

Category: Research

Autism Researcher Kevin Pelphrey, PhD, Provides Reasons for Optimism

6/1/2022

Through his work with the UVA Brain Institute, Dr. Pelphrey, the Harrison-Wood Jefferson Scholars Foundation Professor, offers 4 reasons to be optimistic about understanding and treating autism. Read the full…

Category: Research

Advice from a First-Year Medical Student

6/1/2022

Jesse Cochran offers insights to incoming M1s in this AMA interview.

Category: Education

Tracy Downs — A Catalyst for Change

6/1/2022

Dr. Downs was interviewed by UVA Health about his background and vision for building a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution. Read the full interview.

Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

James Platts-Mills, MD, Featured in The Atlantic

6/1/2022

The May, 2022 issue of The Atlantic features Dr. James Platts-Mills discussing how hepatitis is causing liver failure in kids. "Is a Common Virus Suddenly Causing Liver Failure in Kids?"

Category: Media Highlights

Rachel Moon, MD and Fern Hauck, MD, Fact-Checked a USA Today Article

6/1/2022

New study found "potential biomarker" of SIDS, but calling it a cause misrepresents findings, according to Dr. Moon and Dr. Hauck in the 3/25/22 issue of USA Today.

Category: Media Highlights

Donald Dudley, MD, Interviewed in Reuters Article

6/1/2022

Dr. Dudley was quoted in the article "U.S. births rise for the first time in seven years in 2021."

Category: Media Highlights

Patrick Jackson, MD Fact-Checks USA Today Article

6/1/2022

Dr. Jackson debunks a myth about the Pfizer COVID vaccine in the USA Today article "Claim misinterprets data from a 2021 Pfizer report."

Category: Media Highlights

Mitch Rosner, MD, Receives Thomas Jefferson Award

6/9/2022

Mitchell H. Rosner, MD, MACP, Henry B. Mulholland Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, received the Thomas Jefferson Award. This award represents the highest honor for a member of the…

Category: Honors & Awards