Jen was a lead online content strategist at UVA Health System between 2016 and 2018. She is a graduate of Emory University and a digital agency veteran.
Posts by Jen Mediano
Sexual Assault in Charlottesville: What You Need to Know
If you experience sexual assault in Charlottesville or in the surrounding area, our emergency department provides medical care and evidence collection by a forensic nurse examiner. Find out about how we collect evidence and why it's so important to seek medical care immediately after sexual assault.
Shingles FAQs: Painful but Preventable
If you've had chickenpox, you can develop shingles. Fortunately, there's a vaccine that can prevent it. Antivirals can effectively treat shingles if you seek treatment within 48 hours of the rash appearing.
What’s Metabolic Syndrome? An Endocrinologist Answers
Heart disease depends on a number of factors, but metabolic syndrome refers to five measures that are commonly seen in patients who are likely to have a stroke, a heart attack or coronary artery disease. Find out if you're at risk.
Germwatch: Have You Gotten Your Flu Shot?
Flu season runs from October to May. The flu shot is the best way to avoid getting the flu. Get vaccinated at your local pharmacy, UVA pharmacies, your doctor's office or your local department of health.