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

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.

UVA School of Medicine Honored Nationally for Diversity, Inclusion Efforts

November 13, 2018
The School of Medicine's commitment to diversity and inclusion has earned it a national recognition from a higher education magazine.

UVA Honored on National ‘100 Great Oncology Programs’ List

October 31, 2018
This is the sixth consecutive year UVA has been recognized by Becker’s for quality care, and UVA is the only health system in Virginia named to the 2018 list.

UVA Opens Haymarket Neurosurgery Clinic

October 17, 2018
University of Virginia Health System has opened a new neurosurgery clinic to bring high-quality, convenient neurosurgery care to Haymarket.

UVA Joins National Medicaid Transformation Project

October 15, 2018

University of Virginia Health System is partnering with more than 20 other health systems in the AVIA network’s Medicaid Transformation Project to develop financially sustainable solutions to improving the health of the nearly 75 million Americans who receive Medicaid.

The project will focus initially on four healthcare challenges:

Behavioral health
Women and infant care
Substance use… read more >