Category: Children’s Hospital



Simple Scoring System Could Help Patients Avoid Diabetes, Study Suggests

November 9, 2018

A simple scoring system can track the reduction in diabetes risk produced by lifestyle changes and medication in people… read more >

Unseen Infections Harming World’s Children, Research Reveals

October 9, 2018

Children around the world are suffering from unnoticed infections that are stunting their growth and mental development, new research… read more >

Kids and Concussions: UVA Physician Helps Craft New CDC Treatment Guideline

September 4, 2018

A University of Virginia Health System emergency medicine physician helped develop new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)… read more >

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

June 26, 2018

Six specialties at University of Virginia Children’s Hospital earned a top-50 national ranking in the 2018-2019 “Best Children’s Hospitals”… read more >

Pediatric Oncologist Honored on Top 10 List of Clinical Research Achievements

April 20, 2018

A School of Medicine researcher’s pioneering work in childhood cancer has been honored as one of the top… read more >

Infant Death Study Reveals Unsafe Sleep Practices Among Babysitters, Relatives, Others

April 2, 2018

Babies who died in their sleep while being watched by someone other than parents often had been placed in… read more >

Local Nonprofits Partner to House UVA Children’s Hospital Families

March 29, 2018

Five Charlottesville nonprofits are teaming up to make it easier for families and patients receiving care at University… read more >

UVA Earns International Award for Heart and Lung Care

March 22, 2018

The Heart and Vascular Center at University of Virginia Medical Center has earned the Gold Level Excellence in… read more >

University of Virginia Children’s Hospital Leads as Innovator in AAP National Quality Improvement Project on Managing Children With Asthma

November 14, 2017

The University of Virginia Children’s Hospital is among 89 hospitals involved in a national improvement collaborative for children… read more >

Breastfeeding for Two Months Halves SIDS Risk, Study Finds

October 30, 2017

Breastfeeding for at least two months cuts a baby’s risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) almost in half,… read more >