7/7/22 issue

Diversity Symposium Focuses on Immunology and Neuroscience

7/6/2022

The School of Medicine held its first in-person Diversity Symposium focused on Immunology and Neuroscience on Thursday, June 30. It was led by Neuroscience Assistant Professor Ukpong Eyo, PhD, and…

Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Department of Medicine Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism Awarded NIH T32

7/6/2022

Dr. Eugene Barrett and team – Drs. Ananda Basu, Zhenqi Liu, and Thurl Harris – have successfully renewed the Research Training in Neuroendocrinology and Metabolism T32 grant! Based on its…

Category: Honors & Awards

Natasha Ironside, MD, Uses AI to Analyze Brain Bleeds

7/6/2022

Third-year Neurosurgery Resident Natasha Ironside programmed an artificial intelligence tool that quickly and accurately quantifies the extent of brain bleeds, or hematomas, and swelling (edema) captured on CT scans. She…

Category: Research

Endocrinologist Meaghan Stumpf, MD, Validates Use of Glucose Monitors for Dialysis Patients

7/6/2022

Assistant Professor Meaghan Stumpf, MD, was senior author of a study published in Diabetes Care which reveals that a factory-calibrated continuous glucose monitor (CGM) may be sufficiently accurate for use…

Category: Research

Helmy Siragy, MD, Appointed Guest Editor for the Nature Publication Scientific Reports

7/6/2022

Helmy M. Siragy, MD is the Harrison Distinguished Chair of Excellence in Medical Education and Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology at the University of Virginia. He is the guest editor…

Category: Honors & Awards

Wendy Horton Among Best CEOs in the State

7/6/2022

UVA Health CEO Wendy Horton was honored by Virginia Business with their Women in Leadership award. She was among 42 women leaders in large, midsize and small businesses and nonprofit…

Category: Honors & Awards

Wagner Fellowships Awarded for 2022

7/6/2022

Thanks to the tremendous generosity of Dr. Robert Wagner and his wife Mary, the Wagner Fellowship fund was able to award fellowships to 11 BIMS students this year. Dr. Wagner…

Category: Honors & Awards

Laura Shaffer, PhD, and Andrew Parsons, MD, Appointed to AAMC Council

7/6/2022

Two UVA School of Medicine representatives have been appointed to serve on the AAMC Council of Faculty and Academic Societies. Dr. Laura Shaffer, Professor of Pediatrics and former society representative…

Category: Faculty

UVA Medical Students Built a Gym

7/6/2022

Working with the UVA Medical Alumni Association, a group of UVA med students came up with an idea to build themselves a 24x7 gym to offer students classes, equipment and…

Category: Education

Alumni Award Nominations Now Open

7/6/2022

The UVA Medical Alumni Association and Medical School Foundation is proud to honor distinguished alumni, housestaff and other individuals associated with the University of Virginia School of Medicine with a…

Category: Calls to Action

Firas El Chaer, MD Interviewed at European Hematology Association Congress

7/6/2022

Hem-Onc Assistant Professor Firas El Chaer, MD, was interviewed at the European Hematology Association Congress 2022 in Vienna, Austria on the results of a real-world analysis comparing the use of…

Category: Media Highlights

Costi Sifri, MD, Named One of Charlottesville’s “Movers and Shakers” by C-Ville Weekly

7/6/2022

In their annual article The Balance of Power, C-Ville Weekly named Costi Sifri a local "Dr. Fauci-like figure." Dr. Sifri is a professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and…

Category: Media Highlights