Recent Articles by

Eric Swensen

November 22, 2016
“My goal is to help put UVA on the map as a research institution that translates discoveries to benefit patients,” said Jeffrey Keller as he takes his new post at the interface of clinicians and researchers.
November 21, 2016
A UVA phone survey found that only one in eight Virginia women were aware that breast density is a risk factor for breast cancer, while just one in five knew that dense breasts reduced the sensitivity of mammograms to find tumors.
November 16, 2016
On the eve of a Washington conference focused on the future of health care reform, Dr. Michael D. Williams, director of UVA’s Center for Health Policy, offers his forecast.
November 02, 2016
The partnership will seek to accelerate joint discovery, application of medical research and commercialization of new discoveries, and will include the recruitment of eminent scientists to the commonwealth.
October 28, 2016
There are simple ways to prevent sudden infant death syndrome that do not involve expensive home-monitoring technology, say Dr. Rachel Moon and Dr. Fern Hauck of UVA Children’s Hospital.
October 04, 2016
The new Gamma Knife Icon is an upgrade over the current Gamma Knife technology, enabling doctors to treat more complex brain disorders without so much as a drop of blood lost.
September 01, 2016
The links will provide better access to specialists and coordinated care for children with conditions from autism to asthma while making health education more fun and engaging.
August 02, 2016
U.S. News and World Report’s 2016-2017 “Best Hospitals” guide has recognized eight University of Virginia Health System specialties and ranked UVA as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia.
July 29, 2016
With helpful information at a patient’s fingertips, complication rates have dropped by around 50 percent and patient satisfaction scores improved. Soon the app and its associated program will go to other surgery units.
June 13, 2016
Bill Fulkerson comes to Charlottesville from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he served as associate operating officer.