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

Four Free Weekly COVID-19 Testing Events Planned

August 7, 2020
To help keep Charlottesville and the surrounding area safe, UVA Health is teaming up with the Virginia Department of Health, Thomas Jefferson Health District and community partners to offer four free COVID-19 testing events each week.

UVA Named to Newsweek’s Best Maternity Hospitals List

August 6, 2020
For meeting a set of rigorous best practices for maternity care, University of Virginia Medical Center, UVA Women’s Services and UVA Children’s have been named to Newsweek’s Best Maternity Hospitals 2020 list.

U.S. News & World Report: UVA Again No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

July 28, 2020
It's the fifth consecutive year. The publication also ranks eight UVA specialties among the best in the nation.

Quality Heart and Lung Care Earns UVA International Award

July 21, 2020
Fewer than 30 hospitals worldwide have earned the award.

UVA Earns High Marks in National Breastfeeding Care Review

July 16, 2020
UVA received a 91 out of 100 on the Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care survey, far exceeding the Virginia and national averages.

FCC Grant to Expand UVA Health’s COVID-19 Telehealth Care

June 26, 2020
The $767,139 grant will fund important equipment and network upgrades to enhance COVID-19 care.

Visitation Permitted at UVA Inpatient Units, Procedural Areas Beginning June 23

June 23, 2020
UVA Health will permit additional visitation to its inpatient units and procedural areas.

UVA Physicians, Medical Students Launch COVID-19 Podcast

June 17, 2020
The COVID-19 podcast series includes advice to protect your health along with a behind-the-scenes look at UVA Health’s patient care and research.

Five UVA Children’s Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

June 16, 2020
Five UVA Children’s specialties are ranked among the top 50 nationally in the 2020-2021 U.S. News & World Report “Best Children’s Hospitals” guide.

UVA Health Expanding Food Allergy Research, Clinical Trials

June 10, 2020
UVA Health and UVA Children’s are increasing access to the latest food allergy clinical trials and expanding their cutting-edge food-allergy research.