Topic: UVA Health System

What’s Up, Doc?

What’s Up, Doc?

The human body is a complex machine of about 10 trillion interconnected cells. Researchers at the UVA Health System are working with new technology to keep everything from our brains to our blood sugar in good shape.

Spring 2012

Patient Friendly

Patient Friendly

The newly opened Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center will offer the most advanced, comprehensive treatment options available, but that may not be what patients notice first. Abundant natural light...

Summer 2011

Health Tips, Myths and What’s New

Health Tips, Myths and What’s New

Three experts in different fields of medicine share health advice

Doctors and nurses from the Health System weigh in about exciting new developments and big misconceptions.

January 17, 2011

Above the Crowd

Above the Crowd

Tallest man treated at UVA

The world’s tallest man received treatment at the UVA Health System in August. Sultan Kosen, 27, traveled from Turkey for radiosurgery on a benign pituitary tumor.

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Winter 2010

Bringing the Hospital to the People

Bringing the Hospital to the People

800 medical professionals. 1,800 volunteers. 2,700 patients. 1 weekend of free health care.

Inside beige tents, medical staff from the University of Virginia provide free health care to anyone who comes to the Wise County Fairgrounds. Meet a few of the people who depend on the Remote Area Medical clinic for medical treatment, as well as those who volunteer their services.

Winter 2009

R&D in Brief

R&D in Brief

Less stress for medical students, tests for toddlers and the power of popularity among teens.

Fall 2009

Targeting Addiction

Targeting Addiction

One man’s quest on the path of discovery

Addiction is a disease that affects millions. Dr. Bankole Johnson is developing a pharmaceutical treatment for it.

Fall 2009

R&D In Brief

R&D In Brief

Hillary Bart-Smith works on an autonomous undersea vehicle based on manta rays, Laura Galloway analyzes the maternal effect in plants and more.

Fall 2008

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Highlights

From Bosnia, With Love

From Bosnia, With Love

A stint in Sarajevo inspired Katie Gar Ward (Col ’08) to do something for the country's many street dogs.

Water for the World

Water for the World

A new tablet, developed by UVA engineers, could hold the answer to clean water for millions.