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Ambitious Health Research Collaboration Funded by $12.5 Million Grant

A groundbreaking research collaboration at the School of Medicine that is shedding light on everything from cancer to diabetes to cardiovascular disease has received $12.5 million from the National Institutes of Health.…

HIV Outcomes Improved by Expanding On-Site Mental Health Services

Increasing access to mental health services improves HIV outcomes among vulnerable patients, a new study from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests. Based on their findings, the researchers are…

UVA Earns “A” in Leapfrog Patient Hospital Safety Grade

University of Virginia Medical Center has earned an “A” in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national patient safety rating of all general hospitals in the U.S. The rating is…

Franck Azobou Tonleu’s Commitment To Service Stands Out

In the Douala, Cameroon neighborhood where University of Virginia medical student Franck Azobou Tonleu grew up, families were so close with one another that it sometimes felt like everybody was…

A UVA Doctor Reflects on Her Work With NASA

On March 3, 2016, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly came home from a yearlong stay on the International Space Station, and a young physician-scientist, Francine Garrett-Bakelman, was waiting anxiously. She had…

UVA’s Edward H. Egelman Elected to Prestigious National Academy of Sciences

Distinguished Research Career Earns Egelman One of Science’s Top Honors Edward H. Egelman, PhD, of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of…