Nursing professor Virginia LeBaron will use a new $3.4 million grant to improve understanding of cancer pain and help patients and their family caregivers both anticipate and relieve it.
Recent Articles by
Christine Phelan Kueter
February 11, 2021
January 21, 2021
A UVA physician’s software that monitors patients to predict clinical problems is helping COVID patients.
January 04, 2021
Nursing professor Lee Ann Johnson studies the stigma associated with a lung cancer diagnosis, and how it often prevents these patients from seeking relief through palliative care. Her interest is deeply personal.
December 07, 2020
The nursing professor is developing and testing a decision-making tool to help men understand the risks and benefits of their prostate cancer treatment. He discusses how it works – and why it’s especially important for Black men.
November 11, 2020
August 27, 2020
Vickie Southall, an assistant professor in the School of Nursing, talks about why it’s critical that nurses – on the COVID-19 front lines as children return to classrooms – be on staff at every Virginia school.
August 19, 2020
During the coronavirus pandemic, the popularity of telehealth has skyrocketed. But many lack what’s required to access it. A UVA nursing professor has a solution.
August 10, 2020
New York City ER physician Dr. Lorna Breen committed suicide after months of working on the coronavirus front lines. In the wake of her death, her family and colleagues assert that the stigma clinicians experience when seeking mental health help must stop.
July 10, 2020
A nursing professor studying the effects of a virtual exercise and education pilot program she developed for rural heart failure patients finds that Zoom helps build community.
July 07, 2020
A UVA pilot study found that administering blood platelets faster posed no complications, which means kids with cancer can spend less time hooked to IV poles.