9/29/22 issue

Academy for Excellence in Education membership applications due October 30

9/14/2022

The Academy for Excellence in Education is pleased to announce the Fall Call for membership applications for the 2022-2023 academic year. The AEE was founded to create an inclusive learning…

Category: Faculty

Alyssa Mixon, DO, MBA Elected to Serve on UVA Faculty Senate

9/21/2022

Alyssa Mixon, DO, MBA, an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, is the most recent School of Medicine faculty member elected to serve on the UVA…

Category: Faculty

Newsweek Honors UVA Medical Center Among World’s Best Specialized Hospitals

9/23/2022

Three specialties at University of Virginia Medical Center are recognized by Newsweek on the news publication’s 2023 list of World’s Best Specialized Hospitals. Out of tens of thousands of hospitals…

Category: Community

Jie Sun, PhD Collaborates on Research to Combine COVID Vaccines

9/26/2022

Jie Sun, PhD, a Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, collaborated on research that found combining COVID-19 vaccines with a…

Category: Faculty

Bruce D. Schirmer, MD to to Present the Inaugural American College of Surgeons Named Lecture at ACS Clinical Congress 2022

9/26/2022

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) has selected Bruce D. Schirmer, MD, the Stephen H. Watts Professor of Surgery in the SOM's Department of Surgery, as guest…

Category: Honors & Awards

UVA School of Medicine Researchers and Collaborators Solve 50-Year Mystery About How Bacteria Move

9/27/2022

University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers and their collaborators have solved a decades-old mystery about how E. coli and other bacteria are able to move. Bacteria push themselves forward…

Category: Research

Joey Tan, PhD and J. Kim Penberthy, PhD Provide Insight into How to Help a Suicidal Friend

9/27/2022

In UVA Health's Healthy Balance article on September 22, 2022, Joey Tan, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine and a clinical psychologist and J. Kim Penberthy,…

Category: Community

Xiaowei Lu, PhD and Ann Sutherland, PhD Awarded $2.6M NIH R01

9/27/2022

Professor Xiaowei Lu, PhD and Associate Professor Ann Sutherland, PhD in the School of Medicine's Department of Cell Biology were awarded a $2.6M 5 year R01 grant from the NIH…

Category: Research

P. Todd Stukenberg, PhD and Hui Zong, PhD Named Innovation Fund Investigators by Pew Chartitable Trusts

9/27/2022

P. Todd Stukenberg, PhD, a professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics and Hui Zong, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology…

Category: Honors & Awards