Category: Women’s & Children’s



University of Virginia Children’s Hospital Leads as Innovator in AAP National Quality Improvement Project on Managing Children With Asthma

November 14, 2017

The University of Virginia Children’s Hospital is among 89 hospitals involved in a national improvement collaborative for children… read more >

Breastfeeding for Two Months Halves SIDS Risk, Study Finds

October 30, 2017

Breastfeeding for at least two months cuts a baby’s risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) almost in half,… read more >

CHKD, UVA Form Network to Enhance Pediatric Care in Virginia

October 10, 2017

University of Virginia Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters will establish a clinically integrated network (CIN)… read more >

Simplifying Information Aids Fight Against Childhood Obesity, Study Finds

September 29, 2017

Providing simplified health information designed for parents with low health literacy helps all families in childhood obesity treatment programs… read more >

Teen 1st in Va. to Receive Gene Therapy in UVA Clinical Trial

September 27, 2017

The School of Medicine has administered its first dose of an experimental immunotherapy for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia that… read more >

Kohl’s Donating $250,000 to UVA Children’s Hospital for Healthy Living Programs

September 22, 2017

Kohl’s Cares is donating $250,000 over two years to the Kohl’s Hoo’s Fit program at the University of Virginia… read more >

New Technique Lets Doctors Predict Genetic Disease Severity

September 12, 2017

An international team of researchers has found a way to diagnose disease and predict patient outcomes simply by measuring… read more >

Bow Foundation Backs UVA Research Into Rare Genetic Disorder

August 9, 2017

The Bow Foundation today announced a grant of $50,000 to the School of Medicine to fund research into a… read more >

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UVA as No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

August 8, 2017

The 2017-2018 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” guide rates University of Virginia Medical Center as the No…. read more >

Global Research Priorities Identified for Sudden Unexpected Infant Death

July 27, 2017

The scientific journal Pediatrics today published a paper from the School of Medicine, the American SIDS Institute and… read more >