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 western Virginia for human papillomavirus (HPV), a leading cause of cancer.

Virginia Center for Health Innovation is partnering with 40 pediatric and family medicine sites from UVA,… 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 >

UVA Honored Nationally Among ‘100 Great Hospitals’

May 6, 2019

University of Virginia Medical Center has been named to the 2019 listing of 100 Great Hospitals in… read more >

Edward H. Egelman Elected to Prestigious National Academy of Sciences

May 2, 2019
Egelman has attracted national and international headlines for discoveries such as how urinary tract infections take hold and how an almost indestructible virus survives and thrives in nearly boiling acid.

Here’s How Cancer Hijacks Wound Healing to Create Its Own Blood Supply

April 30, 2019

Researchers at the School of Medicine have shed light on how cancers hijack the body’s natural wound-healing… read more >