Recent Articles by

Eric Swensen

September 16, 2020
Eighty percent of patients in the free, 15-month program have quit smoking completely, far outstripping the typical success rate of 35-55% for smoking cessation programs.
August 27, 2020
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has now approved the device for use by children ages 6 and older with type 1 diabetes.
August 25, 2020
UVA researchers and engineers worked together to create nasopharyngeal swabs that are approved by the FDA and can be produced quickly. Virginia will receive 60,000 swabs weekly to conduct COVID-19 testing.
August 07, 2020
UVA is partnering with the Thomas Jefferson Health District and the Virginia Department of Health to offer four testing events per week.
July 28, 2020
U.S. News’ criteria include patient outcomes, patient experience, advanced technologies, physician surveys and accreditations from outside groups.
June 10, 2020
UVA Health was the only Virginia hospital chosen for the National Food Allergy Clinical Network.
May 20, 2020
Dr. Ebony Jade Hilton and Dr. Leigh Ann Webb designed a free eBook, “We’re Going to Be O.K.,” with communities of color in mind. It was among the top five in a recent COVID-19 children’s eBook competition.
May 04, 2020
People who have recovered from COVID-19 have antibodies that may confer immunity. Sharing them may be helpful to those who are still battling the disease.
April 28, 2020
Without the significant changes, within a few months the health system would not have the funding to carry out its mission of providing high-quality patient care, training providers and supporting critical research.
April 10, 2020
The robot, Tru-D, stands 5-feet-6-inches and uses ultraviolet germicidal irradiation or UV light vectors to disinfect porous and non-porous surfaces without toxic chemicals.