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138 Physicians Graduate

138 Physicians Graduate

138 Physicians Graduate from University of Virginia School of Medicine

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UVA Amherst, National Patient Safety Award

UVA Amherst, National Patient Safety Award

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.

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UVa in America's Top Doctors

UVa in America's Top Doctors

Forty-seven physicians from the University of Virginia Health System were included in the latest edition of America's Top DoctorsTM(ninth edition).

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HeartMateII - Left Ventricular Assist System

HeartMateII - Left Ventricular Assist System

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

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Brain Injury Awareness Event

Brain Injury Awareness Event

Every year, the University of Virginia Health System's Traumatic Brain Injury Support Team hosts a brain injury awareness event and panel discussion.

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Medical Realm of Criminal Poisoning

Medical Realm of Criminal Poisoning

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

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Margaret A. Shupnik, PhD

Margaret A. Shupnik, PhD

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.

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Match Day 2010

Match Day 2010

UVA School of Medicine Celebrates Match Day 2010 As 131 Students Move Forward to Residency

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Free HIV Testing

Free HIV Testing

What: Free HIV Testing; When: Tuesday, November 30th from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.; Where: UVA Main Hospital, Dining Conference Rooms

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Insights into Male Fertility

Insights into Male Fertility

UVA School of Medicine Researchers Make Key Discovery Which Provides New Insights into Male Fertility

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Innovations in Healing Fractures

Innovations in Healing Fractures

UVA Researchers Developing Innovative Ways to Heal Severe Bone Fractures Through Combined Adult Stem Cell and Genetic Therapy

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Edward Botchwey - Presidential Honor

Edward Botchwey - Presidential Honor

Professor of biomedical engineering and orthopedic surgery receives highest Presidential Honor for Science and Engineering Professionals.

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Karen S. Rheuban Honored

Karen S. Rheuban Honored

Karen S. Rheuban, MD, Honored with the Rachel Phillips Levy Woman of the Year Award

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CIAG Hosts Pearl Harbor Day Panel

CIAG Hosts Pearl Harbor Day Panel

December 7, 2010 -- Pearl Harbor Day Panel To Explore Today's Disaster Responses hosted by Critical Incident Analysis Group

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Dr. Wilder to Chair PMR

Dr. Wilder to Chair PMR

Robert P. Wilder, MD, FACSM, to Chair UVA Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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AMIA Honors Don Detmer, MD

AMIA Honors Don Detmer, MD

Don Detmer, MD, Receives 2010 Morris F. Collen Award -- AMIA bestows top honor to visionary physician for his work in biomedical and health informatics

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Top 50 in Cardio Care

Top 50 in Cardio Care

University of Virginia Medical Center Named One of the Nation's Top 50 Hospitals for Inpatient Cardiovascular Care

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Poison Center Recertified

Poison Center Recertified

Blue Ridge Poison Center Earns Recertification

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Diverse Surgeons Initiative

Diverse Surgeons Initiative

UVA Resident Physician Report Shows Diverse Surgeons Initiative Effectively Increases Underrepresented Minorities in Academic Surgery

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Ravichandran to Chair Microbiology

Ravichandran to Chair Microbiology

Kodi S. Ravichandran, PhD, to the position of Chair of the Department of Microbiology.

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Bradley E. Haws Appointed CEO

Bradley E. Haws Appointed CEO

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.)

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Help For Young Scoliosis Patients

Help For Young Scoliosis Patients

UVA Surgeon develops international database for treatment, teaching, and reassuring young patients with scoliosis.

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Best Rankings Ever

Best Rankings Ever

UVA School of Medicine Achieves Best Ever Rankings for Doctoral Programs -- Four Programs in Top 10 and All in the Top 20 Percent

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1000th Liver Transplant

1000th Liver Transplant

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.

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Gamma Knife; World's Tallest Man

Gamma Knife; World's Tallest Man

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

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Eric Houpt, MD - Tropical Medicine

Eric Houpt, MD - Tropical Medicine

UVA School of Medicine Physician Eric Houpt, MD, recognized for work in Tropical Medicine

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Welcome Class of 2014

Welcome Class of 2014

UVA School of Medicine Welcomes Class of 2014, Opens Claude Moore Medical Education Building

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High-Tech Medical Care To Remote Area

High-Tech Medical Care To Remote Area

University of Virginia to Bring High-Tech Medical Care To Remote Area Medical Clinic this Weekend in Wise County

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Memory Commons

Memory Commons

UVA School of Medicine Launches Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Website MemoryCommons.org for Physicians and Healthcare Professionals

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