2011 News Archives
Here you will find are news stories about the School of Medicine from January to December 2011.
UVA Schools of Medicine and Nursing to Hold Free Events January 17th Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
UVA Opens State-of-the Art OR for Heart Patients. Hybrid OR is the first of its kind in Central Virginia
UVA School of Medicine's Kodi Ravichandran, PhD, Named Virginia Outstanding Scientist of the Year
The University of Virginia School of Medicine Participates in International Day of Solidarity for Compassionate Patient Care
Dr. Bill Petri and 4th year medical student Juliana Minak in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
UVA Researcher Eric Houpt, MD, to Lead $3.9 Million Study on the Next Generation of Molecular Diagnostic Technologies
Pakistan-University of Virginia infectious diseases collaboration on febrile illness in Afghanistan refugees.
University of Virginia School of Medicine Releases Fifth Issue of Creative Journal Hospital Drive
March 20-26 is National Poison Prevention Week
A special MEDICAL CENTER HOUR program was presented twice, bringing classic Greek Drama to life for Medical and Nursing Students as well as End of Life Care Givers and the local community.
UVA Researchers Identify Certain Group of Drivers with Type 1 Diabetes at Much Higher Risk for Vehicle Accidents
U.S. News & World Report ranks UVA School of Medicine 22nd in Nation in 2012 Best Graduate School Survey
E-Science Bootcamp created to help colleagues better understand and contribute to solutions for managing e-Science issues and trends.
University of Virginia Wants to Improve Vaccine Results in Poor Countries, with help from a $14.7 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
UVA School of Medicine Celebrates Match Day 2011 as 133 Students Move Forward to Residency
EPA announced a major proposal to reduce emissions of toxins from coal-burning power plants. Jonathon Truwit, MD represented the American Thoracic Society.
Katie Couric Helps Dedicate Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center, a Patient-Friendly Facility Opens to Patients April 4
Week Abroad with the Governor Sparks Associate Professor Kim Penberthy’s Interest in Addressing China’s Mental Health Crisis
136 Physicians Graduate from University of Virginia School of Medicine
New UVA Study Questions Health Benefits of Commonly Prescribed Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Ezetimibe in Some Patients
Emeritus Professor of Medicine David A. Peura. MD, Receives Highest Honor from the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
For the fifth year in a row, University of Virginia has been named a national Top Ten Center of Biomedical Research
UVA Health System Receives $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for Ground-Breaking Research in Global Health and Development
M. Norman Oliver, MD, has been appointed Chair, Department of Family Medicine, effective July 1, 2011
Republished from UVA-Today. U.Va.'s Gallagher, Guyenet, Ravichandran Named Distinguished Scientists
UVA Scientist Wins National Stand Up To Cancer Grant To Unlock Cancer’s Genetic Secrets Awards are high-risk, high-reward, and showcase next generation of research leaders
America’s Top Doctors Names 48 UVA Doctors as Best in Their Fields
Two Nobel Prize Winners in Medicine Return to UVA to Honor Mentor Professor Emeritus Joseph Larner
Brain Injury Awareness Event: The Controversy Between TBI and PTSD as Diagnosis in the Military.
Seeking Better Ways to Detect Traumatic Brain Injury in Soldiers. UVA Research May Ultimately Lead to Better Protection for Soldiers
John Miller, deputy director of national intelligence in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, talked to an audience of security and national intelligence officials in the Dome Room of the University of Virginia's Rotunda on April 3.
UVA Researchers Discover Cells in Human Tonsils are Likely Targets of the Cancer-Causing KSHV Herpes Virus
U.S. News and World Report has named 67 UVA Physicians as “Top Doctors” in New Online Directory
We are delighted to tell you that five of our medical specialties are ranked in this year’s annual survey of “Best Hospitals” from U.S. News & World Report.
Volunteers Prepare for Free Medical Clinic in Southwest Virginia
Neurological Eye Exam? We’ve Got an App for That. Interdisciplinary UVA Team Creates Smart Phone Application
Frederick Epstein to chair UVA Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Virginia School of Medicine Scientists Help Unravel How Deadly Ebola Virus Works
Reduced-Cost Driving Safety Assessments Available for Patients with Mild to Moderate Alzheimer’s Disease Available for Patients with Mild to Moderate Alzheimer’s Disease
Plans to Transition Children’s Services to New Battle Building Announced
A $746,000 grant from the New York-based Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation will help to strengthen, expand and assess interprofessional education opportunities for nursing and medical students,
UVA medical students and faculty members hosted a free diabetes screening for the Charlottesville community this past Saturday, June 11.
UVA Health System to Purchase Hematology Oncology Patient Enterprises (HOPE). And, UVA Plans to Employ All HOPE Staff, Maintain Commitment to Community-Based Cancer Care.
Department of Family Medicine and the UVA chapter of the American Medical Student Association are hosting a free diabetes screening.
Artificial Pancreas a Real-World Success for Diabetes Patients. School of Medicine Researchers, Local Supporters Celebrate First-Ever Outpatient Success of Artificial Pancreas
Advanced Imaging Arrives at UVA - First Cyclotron in the Region New technology will help diagnose, treat cancer, Alzheimer’s
Bill T. Jones and Still/Here: Learning from Survivors at the Medical Center Hour, November, 2011
More U.S. College Students Die from Suicide Than Alcohol-Related Causes, UVA Researchers Find
Online Tool Helps First Responders ID Hazardous Chemicals. UVA Physician Led Development of Treatment Tool for Victims of Chemical Accidents or Terrorist Attacks
UVA Cancer Center Awarded $9.55 Million Grant from National Cancer Institute for a New Study Aims to Improve Treatment for Advanced Prostate Cancer
New DNA Test to Identify Down Syndrome in Pregnancy is Ready for Clinical Use, Study Finds University of Virginia researchers part of international study, published in Genetics in Medicine
UVA Expert Part of National Task Force Issuing New Guidelines for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) - Family Physician Fern Hauck, MD, Available for Interviews Regarding Newly Released AAP Guidelines
UVA Microbiologist Alison Criss, PhD, Honored With Prestigious 2011 Young Investigator Award. Award Recognizes Her Ongoing Research into Finding New Ways to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea.
Hospital Drive, the School of Medicine's literary and humanities journal, publishes sixth issue.
Anindya Dutta, MBBS, PhD, Appointed as Chair of the UVA Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
UVA Study Reveals How Healthy Cells Continue to Cannibalize Their Dead Counterparts. Discovery of a Key Protein’s Role in Cell Clearance Could Impact Future Treatments of Autoimmune Diseases, Obesity and Atherosclerosis
Pioneering Research Illuminates Breast Cancer, Like You’ve Never Seen it Before. UVA Study finds that Research into the Growth of Mammary Glands in Mice is not a Reliable Predictor of Human Breast Development
School of Medicine Medical Education and Research Featured on NPR