6/22/23 issue

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UVA Health Children’s No. 1 Children’s Hospital in Virginia


For the third consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has named UVA Health Children’s, part of UVA Health, the No. 1 children’s hospital in Virginia. The publication’s 2023-24 “Best Children’s…

Category: Featured

little boy with plane UVA Children's #1 best children's hospital

Research in Motion: Jonathan Lindner, MD


I'm a physician scientist in cardiology and serve as the vice chief for research in the cardiovascular division. I am a cardiovascular imager; my research lies in developing new ways…

Category: Research

Jonathan Lindner

Kathleen McManus, MD, Awarded $2.9 Million Grant to Improve HIV Care for People With Low Incomes


Kathleen McManus, MD, MSCR, MSDS, an assistant professor in the School of Medicine’s Department of Medicine, was recently awarded an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute…

Category: Research

Kate McManus MD

Lukens Lab To Study Role of Immune Receptor in Alzheimer’s Disease


John Lukens, PhD, an associate professor of neuroscience, received a multi-year funded award for his $2.7 million NIH grant application to study the role of an immune receptor in Alzheimer's…

Category: Research

(left to right) John Lukens, PhD, Coco Holliday, Hannah Ennerfelt, PhD, and Kristine Zengeler, PhD

iTHRIV Offering Research Grant Dissemination and Implementation Consult Service


Want to improve your grants dissemination plan? Want ideas for communicating your research results? Need help with implementation science study design? iTHRIV will be providing a consult service to advance…

Category: Research

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New Pegasus Air Helicopter Receives Magnificent Upgrade


Pegasus Air helicopter, part of UVA Health's renowned hospital-based air and ground transport service providing care to critically ill and inured patients, has received a magnificent upgrade! The new and…

Category: Clinical

Pegasus Air helicopter 2023

Rachel Moon, MD, Interviewed by CNN About Best Baby Monitors


Professor Rachel Moon, MD, in the Department of Pediatrics, was interviewed for a CNN article about the best baby monitors of 2023. She says using a baby monitor may be…

Category: Media Highlights

Rachel Moon

BIMS PhD Candidate Melissa Luse Receives Outstanding Graduate Student Award


Melissa A. Luse, a PhD candidate in Physiology in the School of Medicine’s Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, was recognized with the Outstanding Graduate Student Award of the cardiovascular section at…

Category: Education

Melissa Luse

Two PhD Candidates Create Society of Black Biomedical Scientists and Engineers


Two PhD students at the University of Virginia School of Medicine recently established a pioneering organization called the Society for Black Biomedical Scientists and Engineers. Born from the imperative necessity…

Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Synphane Gibbs-Shelton and Bryana Harris

Andrew E. Muck, MD, MBA, Appointed to Chair UVA’s Department of Emergency Medicine


The University of Virginia School of Medicine has named Andrew E. Muck, MD, MBA, an experienced leader in emergency medicine with a track record of fostering exceptional patient care, educating…

Category: Faculty

Andrew E. Muck

Jason Lineen, MBA, Highlights Early Successes Implementing UVA Health’s Strategic Plan


Jason Lineen, UVA Health Chief Strategy Officer, recently served on a panel at the Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Healthcare Conference in Richmond. The event was focused on innovative solutions…

Category: Community

Jason Lineen