Topic: Health

Difference Maker: Rob Marsh

Difference Maker: Rob Marsh

This “Country Doctor of the Year” winner cares for patients everywhere, from truck stops to their homes

Since leaving a career in the U.S. Army, Rob Marsh (Col '78) has devoted his life to serving as a country doctor in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.

Summer 2015

Room of Errors

Room of Errors

UVA Medical Center works to cut down medical errors by creating them

The "room of errors" is a new training tool a UVA nursing professor uses to get everyone from interns to nurses to therapists thinking more about reducing medical errors.

Spring 2015

The Faces of Ebola

The Faces of Ebola

Alumna journalist documents the human side of the disease

Alumna and journalist Carielle Doe has been documenting the Ebola outbreak and its aftermath in Liberia.

Spring 2015

Two Thumbs Up

Two Thumbs Up

UVA hand surgeon constructs two thumbs for a boy born without them

Connor Woodle was born without thumbs. A procedure performed by Dr. Bobby Chhabra at the UVA Hand Center changed his life.

Spring 2015

The Doctor Will Hear You Now

The Doctor Will Hear You Now

Alumnus Kenneth Warren teaches digital storytelling to physicians

Kenneth Warren (Educ ’04, ’11) teaches digital storytelling to doctors who wish to become more reflective and think more creatively.

January 20, 2015

Safety at UVA

Safety at UVA

A brief overview of some of the security measures and resources the University has in place and what’s being done to improve safety at UVA and in the surrounding community.

Winter 2014

Better, Stronger, Faster

Better, Stronger, Faster

UVA’s SPEED Clinic uses high-tech wizardry to help weekend warriors

UVA’s SPEED Clinic uses high-tech wizardry to help weekend warriors develop a better gait.

Winter 2014

Work Out Like A Wahoo

Work Out Like A Wahoo

Strength and conditioning tips from UVA experts

UVA's strength and conditioning team shows you how to work out like a Wahoo.

Fall 2014

Punching Out

Punching Out

The Ebola virus breaks through immune systems like a boxer

Lukas Tamm and his small team of researchers at UVA are making strides in figuring out how the Ebola virus works.

Fall 2014

A Place for Kids

A Place for Kids

The Battle Building at UVA Children's Hospital will open its doors in June 2014.

Summer 2014

A Real Lifesaver

A Real Lifesaver

UVA medical student identifies patient with a deadly condition in training session

During a training session at UVA’s School of Medicine last spring, medical student Ryan Jones (Col ’09, Med ’14) examined Jim Malloy, a “standardized patient.”...

Spring 2014

Finding Your Passion in Five Questions

Finding Your Passion in Five Questions

A career coach's advice on how to figure out what you really want to do for work

Finding your passion can feel like an overwhelming task. Where do you even begin? Christie Mims offers five simple questions to jump start your search.

February 18, 2014

Everyday Mindfulness

Everyday Mindfulness

Pay attention to the moments in your day

Learn how to incorporate mindfulness into your everyday routine to defuse stress and lead a healthier, happier life.

February 18, 2014

Mastering the Art of Mindful Eating

Mastering the Art of Mindful Eating

Paying attention to how you eat can lead to big health benefits

Nutrition experts at UVA explain how to eat mindfully and enjoy some of the potential benefits.

February 18, 2014

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Highlights

Pop-Up Knowledge

Pop-Up Knowledge

Flash seminars are one-time discussion-based lectures, organized by students to engage their peers in discussion on a wide array of topics, from politics to philosophy to scientific findings.

Unquoting Jefferson

Unquoting Jefferson

At the University of Virginia, the postelection ignited a distinctly UVA form of protest: an outbreak of remarkably civil discourse about Thomas Jefferson.

’Hoo Are You?

’Hoo Are You?

The University of Virginia has more than 230,000 living alumni. Take a look at how alumni demographics have changed over the past six decades, as well as where alumni live and what they do professionally.