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

June 18, 2019
Eight University of Virginia Children’s Hospital specialties earned a top-50 national ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 “Best Children’s Hospitals” guide.

iTHRIV Awards Pilot Funding, Supports Statewide Research Collaborations

June 12, 2019
The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) has awarded funding to four multi-institutional research projects through the Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program. By providing seed grant funding to support early phase research projects, the program is intended to accelerate joint discovery and the application of translational medical research.

Unhealthy Gut Promotes Spread of Breast Cancer, Study Finds

June 10, 2019

An unhealthy, inflamed gut causes breast cancer to become much more invasive and spread more quickly to… read more >

UVA Partnering to Improve HPV Vaccination Rates in Western Virginia

May 24, 2019

University of Virginia Health System is joining a coalition of healthcare organizations to improve vaccination rates in… read more >

$12.5 Million Grant Funds Ambitious Health Research Collaboration

May 23, 2019
A groundbreaking research collaboration at the School of Medicine that is shedding light on everything from cancer to diabetes to cardiovascular disease has received $12.5 million from the National Institutes of Health

Why Are Those Born in the Rural South Less Healthy and Prone to Die Sooner?

May 22, 2019

A researcher from the School of Medicine is helping to lead a new study to understand… read more >

UVA Health System, Charlottesville Area Community Foundation to Offer More Than $1 Million in Community Health Grants

May 21, 2019

Central Virginia nonprofits can apply for grants to support community health initiatives through a partnership between the… read more >

Successful HIV Effort Prompts Call for Clinics to Expand Mental Health Services on Site

May 20, 2019
Increasing access to mental health services improved HIV outcomes among vulnerable patients, UVA found.

UVA Earns ‘A’ From National Hospital Safety Rating Group

May 15, 2019

University of Virginia Medical Center has earned an A on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national… read more >

iTHRIV Seeks Partners to Improve Public Health, Address Disparities Across Virginia

May 8, 2019

The
Integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV), which
aims to improve the health of people across the… read more >