Eric Swensen

Eric has been with UVA Health 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

Obesity Makes COVID-19 Harder to Fight

May 29, 2020
A doctor offers seven important tips for managing obesity.

National ‘100 Great Hospitals’ List Honors UVA Medical Center

May 27, 2020

Becker’s Hospital Review, a national healthcare publication, has named UVA Medical Center to its 2020 list of “100 great hospitals in America.”

According to Becker’s, the listed hospitals are known for their innovation and for being nationally recognized for patient care and patient outcomes. Along with nominations, the… read more >

UVA Doctors Honored for COVID-19 Children’s Book

May 20, 2020
Two UVA Health physicians have produced a children’s book for communities of color that are being disproportionately stricken by COVID-19.

UVA Health Opens Hotline for Patients Without a Regular Doctor

May 18, 2020
The hotline will make it easier for Charlottesville-area patients without a primary care doctor to get questions answered and receive care.

UVA Health Reopens for In-Person Care

May 8, 2020
UVA Health is ramping up access to both inpatient and outpatient care with robust safety measures in place to protect the health of patients and team members.

UVA Health Trial to Test Convalescent Plasma as Potential COVID-19 Treatment

May 4, 2020
UVA Health is testing the use of plasma from patients who have recovered from COVID-19 as a potential treatment for inpatients with the disease.

UVA Health Enacting Changes in Response to COVID-19 Financial Impact

April 28, 2020
UVA Health is taking steps to mitigate the financial effects of COVID-19 and safeguard its ability to serve the community.

Masks Required For All UVA Health Patients, Visitors Beginning April 20

April 17, 2020
The mask requirement will protect the health of our patients and team members during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This Robot Allows UVA Health to Reuse Thousands of Masks in the COVID-19 Fight

April 14, 2020
A new robot is helping maximize the supplies of critical personal protective equipment, or PPE.

Visitors Not Permitted at UVA Outpatient Areas, Emergency Department Beginning April 13

April 10, 2020
The visitation changes will help protect patients, visitors and staff from COVID-19.