6/29/23 issue

Graduate Medical Education Program Welcomes New 2023 Residents and Fellows


On June 21-22, 2023, the School of Medicine’s Office of Graduate Medical Education welcomed a new group of residents and fellows to UVA Health. In addition to the practical aspects…

Category: Education

GME Intern orientation 2023

Research in Motion: Antonio Abbate, MD, PhD


The focus of my research is inflammation and interleukin-1, the fever molecule, and how it can make heart disease worse specifically in the heart attack. —Antonio Abbate, MD, PhD, Professor,…

Category: Faculty

Antonio Abbate

Allan Tsung, MD, Awarded $2 Million Grant to Study How Exercise Therapy Before Cancer Surgery Can Improve Outcomes


Allan Tsung, MD, the S. Hurt Watts Professor of Surgery and the chair of the Department of Surgery, was awarded a 5-year, $2 million grant from NIH to study how…

Category: Research

Allan Tsung

Cancer Center’s New Genome Engineering Shared Resource Offers CRISPR-Based Editing and Expertise


State-of-the-art CRISPR-based genome engineering – and decades of combined gene editing expertise – are now available at half cost to UVA Comprehensive Cancer Center member researchers through its new Genome…

Category: Research


iTHRIV Launches Public Research Data Commons


The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) and Research and Clinical Trial Analytics (RCTA) unit, in collaboration with the UVA Library Strategic Technology Partnerships team, have released a…

Category: Research

iTHRIV unified logo

Philanthropic Visionaries Mobilize Groundbreaking Neuroscience Discoveries at UVA


Harald Sontheimer, PhD, the Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professor of Neuroscience, who joined UVA in 2021 as chair of the Department of Neuroscience, is leading UVA to the forefront of neuroscience…

Category: Philanthropy

Harald Sontheimer, PhD

Bizz Glover Shares UVA Health’s Efforts to Support the LGBTQ+ Population


Bizz Glover is a clinical risk manager in the Department of Patient Safety & Risk Management and co-chair of UVA Health’s LGBTQ & Transgender Advisory Committee with David Repaske, MD.…

Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Bizz Glover

Rasheed Balogun, MD, Elected 13th Board Member and President-Elect of the International Society of Apheresis


Professor Rasheed Balogun, MD, in the Department of Medicine's Division of Nephrology, was selected as the 13th board member and president-elect of the International Society of Apheresis (ISFA). He will…

Category: Faculty

Rasheed Balogun

Becca Krukowski, PhD, Received Science Communication Award From Society of Behavioral Medicine


Becca Krukowski, PhD, a professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences, was awarded the Leading the Narrative science communication award from the Society of Behavioral Medicine for her article…

Category: Honors & Awards

Becca Krukowski far right

Sula Mazimba, MD, and UVA Cardiologists Met With Zambian Physicians to ‘Bridge Experience Gap’ in Cardiovascular Treatment


Sula Mazimba, MD, an associate professor of medicine, and a team of UVA cardiologists met with five clinicians from Zambia last week to help them gain experience in cardiovascular care.…

Category: Faculty

Sula Mazimba

Jeff Schroeder Named School of Medicine’s Director of Information Systems and Technology Solutions


Jeff Schroeder joins the School of Medicine as Director of Information Systems and Technology Solutions effective July 31, 2023. He will provide leadership, oversight and strategic guidance for the school’s…

Category: Community

Jeff Schroeder

JoAnn Pinkerton, MD, Discusses Relationship Between Long COVID and Perimenopause


JoAnn Pinkerton, MD, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology and director of UVA's Midlife Health Center, was featured in The Daily Progress about long COVID symptoms and how it relates…

Category: Media Highlights

JoAnn Pinkerton, MD