2010 News Archives
School of Medicine News items from 2010
138 Physicians Graduate from University of Virginia School of Medicine
Laura Simms has spent 12 hours a week receiving hemodialysis treatment since last fall, when her kidneys failed as a result of high blood pressure. The 50-year-old Monroe resident says the staff at University of Virginia Health System's Amherst Dialysis clinic have become like family to her.
Forty-seven physicians from the University of Virginia Health System were included in the latest edition of America's Top DoctorsTM(ninth edition).
HMII Left Ventricular Assist System Now Available at UVA Health System Brings New Hope for People With Heart Failure. UVA Department of Surgery Receives Destination Therapy Site Advanced Certification for New Heart Device
Every year, the University of Virginia Health System's Traumatic Brain Injury Support Team hosts a brain injury awareness event and panel discussion.
Toxicologist Offers Law Enforcement A Glimpse Into the Medical Realm of Criminal Poisonings. New Book Empowers Law Enforcement with the Information That Could Improve Ability to Prosecute Criminals who Poison
Steven T. DeKosky, MD, Vice President and Dean of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, recently announced the appointment of Margaret A. Shupnik, PhD, to the position of Senior Associate Dean for Research.
UVA School of Medicine Celebrates Match Day 2010 As 131 Students Move Forward to Residency
What: Free HIV Testing; When: Tuesday, November 30th from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.; Where: UVA Main Hospital, Dining Conference Rooms
UVA School of Medicine Researchers Make Key Discovery Which Provides New Insights into Male Fertility
UVA Researchers Developing Innovative Ways to Heal Severe Bone Fractures Through Combined Adult Stem Cell and Genetic Therapy
Professor of biomedical engineering and orthopedic surgery receives highest Presidential Honor for Science and Engineering Professionals.
Karen S. Rheuban, MD, Honored with the Rachel Phillips Levy Woman of the Year Award
December 7, 2010 -- Pearl Harbor Day Panel To Explore Today's Disaster Responses hosted by Critical Incident Analysis Group
Robert P. Wilder, MD, FACSM, to Chair UVA Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Don Detmer, MD, Receives 2010 Morris F. Collen Award -- AMIA bestows top honor to visionary physician for his work in biomedical and health informatics
University of Virginia Medical Center Named One of the Nation's Top 50 Hospitals for Inpatient Cardiovascular Care
Blue Ridge Poison Center Earns Recertification
UVA Resident Physician Report Shows Diverse Surgeons Initiative Effectively Increases Underrepresented Minorities in Academic Surgery
Kodi S. Ravichandran, PhD, to the position of Chair of the Department of Microbiology.
UVA Health Services Foundation Appoints Bradley E. Haws as Chief Executive Officer. (update: since this appointment, HSF has been renamed UPG: University Physicians Group. Mr. Haws continues to lead UPG as the CEO.)
UVA Surgeon develops international database for treatment, teaching, and reassuring young patients with scoliosis.
UVA School of Medicine Achieves Best Ever Rankings for Doctoral Programs -- Four Programs in Top 10 and All in the Top 20 Percent
University of Virginia Health System surgical team has performed the Medical Center's 1,000th liver transplant – a milestone achieved by only a handful of hospitals across the nation and no other hospital in all of the Virginias or the Carolinas.
World’s Tallest Man to Undergo Gamma Knife Radiosurgery at UVA, information about Acromegaly, and the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Virginia's School of Medicine
UVA School of Medicine Physician Eric Houpt, MD, recognized for work in Tropical Medicine
UVA School of Medicine Welcomes Class of 2014, Opens Claude Moore Medical Education Building
University of Virginia to Bring High-Tech Medical Care To Remote Area Medical Clinic this Weekend in Wise County
UVA School of Medicine Launches Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Website MemoryCommons.org for Physicians and Healthcare Professionals