Eric Swensen


Eric has been with the Health System's marketing department since 2006, writing for and editing a variety of publications and websites. Before working at UVA, he spent about eight years as a reporter with The Progress-Index in Petersburg, Va., The Daily Progress in Charlottesville, Va., and the News & Record in Greensboro, N.C. Eric primarily handles corporate communications and major events.

Job Title: Public Information Officer
Phone: 434.924.5770

Pamela Sutton-Wallace Named to Top 25 Women Leaders List by Modern Healthcare

March 26, 2019

Modern Healthcare, a leading national healthcare publication, has named Pamela M. Sutton-Wallace, chief executive officer of University of Virginia Medical Center, as one of 2019’s Top 25 Women Leaders.

“These high achievers are developing policy, leading change and guiding healthcare delivery improvement across the country,” the editors of Modern Healthcare wrote in introducing the list.

In… read more >

‘Protect Your Prescription’ During National Poison Prevention Week

March 20, 2019

The Blue Ridge Poison Center (BRPC) at the University of Virginia Health System is commemorating National Poison Prevention Week from March 17-23 by focusing on protecting your prescription medicines from falling into the wrong hands.

“Unfortunately, medicine theft is a real concern right now,” says Kristin Wenger, Education Coordinator for BRPC. “Medicines are the… read more >

UVA Expanding Telehealth To Better Treat Diabetes, Heart Disease

February 26, 2019

The University of Virginia Health System is expanding its telehealth capacity to help patients across Virginia better prevent or manage chronic conditions that include diabetes, prediabetes and heart disease.

Through the UVA Center for Telehealth, UVA will expand or pilot several initiatives to battle chronic diseases, including remote monitoring for patients with diabetes, screenings for… read more >

New Project Seeks Enhanced Lung Disease Care in Appalachia

February 18, 2019

A new program will use telehealth to bring together a University of Virginia Health System team with primary care providers in the Appalachian region of Virginia to improve lung disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

UVA will partner with Stone Mountain Health Services and The Health Wagon – which serve patients in Wise, Russell, Dickenson, Washington,… read more >

Get the Latest on UVA’s Artificial Pancreas With Testing Nearly Complete

February 12, 2019

A University of Virginia School of Medicine researcher will provide updates on a UVA-developed artificial pancreas – including early results from a nationwide clinical trial – during a presentation at the AAAS Annual Meeting. The presentation from Boris Kovatchev, PhD, director of the UVA Center for Diabetes Technology, is scheduled for 1:30-2 p.m. Feb…. read more >

UVA Honored on National List of Great Neurosurgery, Spine Programs

January 31, 2019
This is the fifth consecutive year UVA has earned the prestigious honor from Becker's Hospital Review.

UVA Expands Diabetes Technology Clinic

January 28, 2019
The expanded outpatient clinic helps patients with type 1 diabetes and insulin-dependent patients with type 2 diabetes access the best and latest technology.

National ‘100 Great Orthopedics Programs’ List Features UVA

January 2, 2019
It's the fifth consecutive year that Becker’s Hospital Review has named University of Virginia Orthopedics at UVA Medical Center to the list.

UVA Honored on National ‘100 Great Heart Programs’ List

December 13, 2018

For the third consecutive year, Becker’s Hospital Review has named University of Virginia Heart and Vascular Center at UVA Medical Center among 100 hospitals and health systems with great heart programs.

“I am delighted to see our entire team receive this national recognition for all their hard work and dedication to provide the highest-quality care… read more >

UVA Primary Care Madison Consolidating With Culpeper Clinics

November 19, 2018
To ensure patients have consistent access to primary care, UVA Primary Care Madison is consolidating with UVA’s primary care practices in Culpeper.