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Louisa School Worker Survives Severe Heart Attack, Thanks to Quick Action by Colleagues, Medics and STEMI Alert Process at UVA Medical Center

January 11, 2011

On Tuesday, December 8, nearly 24 hours after suffering a severe heart attack, Dianna Carter was alert,… read more >

UVA School of Medicine’s Eugene C. Corbett, Jr., MD, Receives Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award

January 11, 2011

University of Virginia physician Eugene C. Corbett, Jr., has been awarded one of the nation’s highest teaching… read more >

UVA Health System’s “Health House” Project Addresses Key Healthcare Reform Issue: Reducing Costly Hospital Readmissions of Chronically Ill Patients

January 11, 2011

Groundbreaking ceremonies on December 15 will mark the launch of a unique project that exemplifies how new… read more >

A Record 186 UVA Physicians Make National Best Doctors List

January 11, 2011

The listing of Best Doctors in America ® 2009-2010 by Best Doctors, Inc. names 186 University of… read more >

UVA continuing to follow recommendations that women 40 and older have a yearly mammogram

January 10, 2011

On November 16, 2009, a government appointed expert panel, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF),… read more >

University of Virginia Medical Center Named One of Nation’s Top 100 Hospitals for Inpatient Cardiovascular Care

January 10, 2011

The University of Virginia Medical Center has been designated one of the nation’s 100 top-performing hospitals for… read more >

New Medication Clinically Tested at UVA Health System Proves an Effective Therapy for Pre-Menopausal Women with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder

January 10, 2011

“Women simply shouldn’t have to live with a distressing lack of sexual desire,” asserts Anita Clayton, MD,… read more >

Heart Transplant Recipient Surprises Her UVA Cardiologist With Framed Gold Medal, One of Three She Won at 2009 World Games

January 10, 2011

University of Virginia Health System patient Anne Kirchmier has added new meaning to the expression, “heart of… read more >

UVA School of Medicine Vice President and Dean Steven T. DeKosky, MD Appointed to National Advisory Council for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

January 10, 2011

University of Virginia School of Medicine Vice President and Dean Steven T. DeKosky, MD, has been appointed… read more >

UVA Nurses to Distribute $12,000 in Supplies for Teens to Community Agencies

January 10, 2011

When the UVA Medical Center received Magnet Designation in 2006 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, nurses… read more >