7/6/23 issue

Congratulations to School of Medicine Graduating Residents and Fellows


The University of Virginia School of Medicine takes immense pride in recognizing and celebrating the remarkable achievements of our doctors graduating from our residency and fellowship programs. These exceptional…

Category: Featured

Neurology Residents and Fellows 2023

Research in Motion: Roger Abounader, MD, PhD


"I work on two types of brain cancers, which are the most common brain cancers in adults and children. I try to understand the basic mechanisms that lead to this…

Category: Faculty

Roger Aboundaner

Jung-Bum Shin, PhD, Awarded $2.3 Million for Study of Auditory Hair Cell Repair


Jung-Bum Shin, PhD, from the Department of Neuroscience, has been awarded a NIH R01 grant for over $2.3 million. The grant, titled "Mechanosensor Proteins in Hair Cell Repair," aims to…

Category: Research

Jung_Bum Shin

iTHRIV Research Concierge Services Available


The NIH-NCATS' Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program supports an elite network of institutions, called hubs, across the country. One of these hubs is the integrated Translational Health Research…

Category: Research

Lina Mata-McMurry MD

Two UVA Researchers Aim to Solve the Mystery of Aging


Two UVA researchers are looking at ways to extend healthy lifespan, using different approaches to study the aging process. Eyleeen O’Rourke, PhD, an associate professor of biology and cell biology…

Category: Research

Eyleen O'Rourke and Irina Bochkis

UVA Cancer Center’s Cutting-Edge Immunotherapy Soon Available With No Hospital Stay


A cutting-edge type of cancer immunotherapy – which supercharges immune cells to better destroy cancer cells – will no longer require a hospital stay for select adult outpatients at UVA…

Category: Clinical

Indumathy Varadarajan, MD

BIMS 2023 Graduate Arby Abood, PhD: Journey from Iraq to Virginia to Become a Scientist


Growing up in Iraq, Arby Abood dreamed of becoming a scientist his whole life. In 2003, at the age of 15, he and his mother fled Iraq to Jordan due…

Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Arby Abood

Dean Melina R. Kibbe, MD, Selected by Virginia Business Magazine as An Inspiring Female Leader in the Commonwealth


Congratulations to Melina R. Kibbe, MD, Dean of UVA School of Medicine and Chief Health Affairs Officer, UVA Health for being selected by Virginia Business magazine as an inspiring female…

Category: Honors & Awards

Melina Kibbe

Five Graduating Residents Receive Anne L. Brodie Resident Clinician Award


The Brodie Medical Education Fund Committee annually recognizes up to five graduating residents from across all UVA medical and surgical residency programs with the Anne L. Brodie Resident Clinician Award.…

Category: Honors & Awards


Scott Heysell, MD, Appointed as Director of the Center for Global Healthy Equity


Scott Heysell, MD, an infectious disease specialist in the Department of Medicine, has been named director of the Center for Global Health Equity effective July 1, 2023. Dr. Hysell, the…

Category: Community

Scott Heysell

Bob Goldstein, MD, Leads UVA Health Initiative to Increase Drug Take-Back Receptacles


Bob Goldstein, MD, is a pain management specialist in the Department of Anesthesiology. He spends a majority of his time in the outpatient setting, in the operating room, and working…

Category: Community

Spark Competition Drug Take-Back Team

Deadline Extended for Submitting Nominations for Faculty Awards: Monday, July 31


Please consider nominating a colleague for one or more of the awards below. The deadline for submitting a nomination packet for the awards listed below has been extended to Monday,…

Category: Call for Nominations

Dean's Awards 2022 Research Recipients

William Brady, MD, Provides Tips on Staying Safe While Travelling this Summer


William Brady, MD, a professor of emergency medicine, provides tips on how to stay safe when traveling this summer in a recent article in The Daily Progress. Dr. Brady emphasizes…

Category: Media Highlights

William Brady