Posts by Eric Swensen
July 19, 2021 New York Yankees Honor UVA Children’s Patient
The New York Yankees honored Rockingham County’s Luke Post this month for his fundraiser to support patients like him being cared for at UVA Children’s.
July 14, 2021 Battle Building Food Bank Open for UVA Children’s Families
A team of UVA Children’s providers is expanding its efforts to combat food insecurity among families it serves by opening a food pantry this month at the Battle Building, where most pediatric outpatients receive care.
June 24, 2021 Blue Ridge Poison Center Raises Concerns About Delta-8 THC
The Blue Ridge Poison Center at UVA Health has seen more calls over the past six months for adverse reactions to Delta-8 THC, a substance extracted from hemp and marijuana plants or created synthetically. Delta-8 THC is structurally similar to THC, the active ingredient in marijuana.
June 18, 2021 Updates on UVA Health COVID-19 Community Vaccination Efforts
In the coming weeks, UVA Health will begin some changes to its community vaccination efforts, which include relocating its community vaccination center from Seminole Square to the West Complex at UVA Health.
June 18, 2021 UVA Children’s Opening Haymarket Pediatric Liver Clinic June 22
UVA Children’s will open its Pediatric Liver Clinic – Haymarket, providing comprehensive liver care for children, on June 22 right next to Novant Health UVA Health System Haymarket Medical Center.
June 15, 2021 UVA Children’s Named No. 1 Children’s Hospital in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report
UVA Children’s, part of UVA Health, is ranked as the No. 1 children’s hospital in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report in the publication’s 2021-22 “Best Children’s Hospitals” guide.
June 4, 2021 Colorectal Cancer: UVA Health Expert Helps Develop New National Screening Guidelines
Most Americans should get screened for colorectal cancer beginning at age 45 instead of age 50, according to new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which includes UVA Health’s Li Li, MD, PhD, MPH.
May 28, 2021 Additional Visitation at UVA Health Facilities Beginning June 1
Beginning Tuesday, June 1, UVA Health will permit additional visitation to its inpatient units, emergency department, outpatient clinics and procedural areas.
May 25, 2021 UVA Health Names Jennifer W. Siciliano New Chief External Affairs Officer
Following a national search, UVA Health today announced the appointment of Jennifer W. Siciliano as its new Chief External Affairs…
May 25, 2021 UVA Cancer Center, Other Top U.S. Cancer Centers Urge Cancer-Preventing HPV Vaccinations
UVA Cancer Center is joining 70 other National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers and partner organizations in urging physicians, parents and young adults to get cancer-preventing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations back on track.