Modern Healthcare had previously honored Pamela M. Sutton-Wallace as a “Minority Executive to Watch” and as a recipient of its “Up & Comer” Award. more >
As a capstone to his illustrious career, Dr. Robert Carey, the former dean of the School of Medicine, played a major role in developing sweeping new guidelines on high blood pressure that mean millions more people have the condition. more >
Fourth-year student Madeline Rita plans to examine health systems in Asia – and create more space for self-reflection – while on a Luce Scholarship. more >
The center, to be built on Ivy Road near the intersection of U.S. 29 and U.S. 250, will provide a convenient location for the UVA Health System’s outpatient orthopedic care. Construction begins in September. more >
Most drugs used to treat the types of inflammation that damages the brain in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s cannot get around the notorious “blood-brain barrier.” UVA researchers may have found a way around that roadblock. more >
In Rwanda, a particularly virulent strain of strep bacteria, if left untreated, can lead to serious heart problems. A UVA nursing student is in the country helping to treat the patients who are worse off. more >
Dr. Jeff Elias, who pioneered a non-surgical treatment for essential tremor, was named the University of Virginia’s 2018 Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year. more >