How a Nurse is Helping Heal Puerto Rico

January 11, 2018

One of our nurse practitioners, Elizabeth Conde Alvarez, can tell you about both the tremendous devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the tremendous kindness of people there, even as they try to survive amid terrible conditions.

She… Read More

Meet Victor Laubach, Lung Transplant Researcher

January 5, 2018

My colleagues over at Healthy Balance, the UVA Health System’s blog, have done a nice interview with our Victor Laubach, PhD. Dr. Laubach is doing some tremendously cool work that could one day let us rehabilitate unusable lungs… Read More

The Secret Origin of Santa Claus

December 15, 2017

Turns out he’s Jewish. Our Santa, anyway. Even though he doesn’t celebrate Christmas, our Dr. Robert Sinkin has donned the jolly red suit each year for the last 12 years to bring a little happiness to families that could… Read More

Honoring Vivian Pinn, MD, Class of ’67

September 16, 2017

We dedicated one of our research buildings in honor of Vivian Pinn, MD, last week, and it was a lovely event. Dr. Pinn was on hand, surrounded by friends, colleagues and former students, and she was almost moved to… Read More