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Pamela M. Sutton-Wallace, chief executive officer of University of Virginia Medical Center since July 2014, has been honored among Modern Healthcare’s 2018 list of the Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare.
University of Virginia Health System is notifying 1,882 patients that an unauthorized third party may have been able to view some of their private health information on a UVA physician’s laptop computer and other devices.
An unusual autoimmune disease that causes skin and lung damage can be treated effectively by stem cell transplant, a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine has found.
The UVA Health System has administered its first dose of an experimental immunotherapy for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
The University of Virginia Stroke Center at UVA Medical Center has received national certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center.
UVA Health System and Foundation Radiology Group have signed a radiology and medical imaging services partnership agreement.
Targeted temperature management – the precise cooling of a person suffering cardiac arrest – can literally be the difference in life or death.
The UVA Health System has revolutionized how it tests patient blood samples, automating its primary testing facility with high-tech robots.
UVA Health System and the Bon Secours Liver Institute of Virginia will collaboratively care for patients that may need liver transplants at UVA.
The Spokes for Strokes event will benefit lifesaving research at the University of Virginia Health System.
University of Virginia Cancer Center has again been honored for its work researching new and better cancer treatments.
An international team of scientists has determined the 3-D atomic structure of more than 1,000 proteins.
The UVA Health System’s use of focused sound waves to treat essential tremor has been named one of the top 10 clinical research achievements of 2016.
The UVA Health System is conducting a research study to determine if exercise and reduced-nicotine cigarettes can ease withdrawal symptoms.
In 2015, nearly 57 percent of all poison exposure cases nationwide involved prescription or over-the-counter medicines.
The UVA Health System is teaming up with the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute to study novice drivers with autism.
Duchenne muscular dystrophy affects 1 in 3,500 boys, stealing their ability to walk by age 12 and typically killing them by their mid-20s.
UVA Health System has named Jose Oberholzer, MD, as the new director of the Charles O. Strickler Transplant Center.
The UVA Health System’s William A. Petri Jr., MD, PhD, was named one of Virginia’s Outstanding Scientists.
A study of more than 100,000 surgical cases at UVA Health System found patients’ pain scores improved even as doctors gave fewer opioids.
The UVA Cancer Center supports the latest human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination recommendations to help prevent HPV-related cancers.
The UVA Medical Center bariatric surgery and cancer care programs have earned 2017 national Women’s Choice Awards from WomenCertified Inc.
UVA Health System researchers have developed a potential therapeutic treatment for dry eye, with human testing to start in March.
The UVA Health System-Virginia Tech Carilion Neuroscience Research Collaboration is awarding $550,000 to nine cross-university research teams.
UVA Health System has been designated a National Pancreas Foundation Center for the treatment of pancreatitis.