Category: Children’s Hospital



UVA Leads Major Effort to Understand Autism Differences in Boys, Girls

August 12, 2019
The lack of information about autism’s manifestation in girls means many are never diagnosed and miss out on beneficial interventions, UVA's Kevin Pelphrey fears.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UVA as No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

July 30, 2019
U.S. News & World Report has ranked University of Virginia Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia for the fourth consecutive year.

Harrisonburg Pediatrics Is Now UVA Pediatrics Harrisonburg

July 8, 2019
UVA Health has acquired Harrisonburg Pediatrics, and the practice is now named UVA Pediatrics Harrisonburg.

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.

Infant Death Review Highlights Danger of Misusing Car Seats

June 4, 2019
In a review of infant deaths that occurred while children were sleeping in sitting devices, researchers determined than more than 60% of the deaths were in car seats. The car seats were used as directed in less than 10% of those cases.

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 >

Scientists Seeking to Regrow Kidneys Make Promising Discovery

February 6, 2019
The finding could help doctors regenerate kidneys in adults and children alike.

Simple Scoring System Could Help Patients Avoid Diabetes, Study Suggests

November 9, 2018
The tool could be a good way to motivate patients to stick with the diet and exercise changes that could save them from developing full-blown diabetes.

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 >