Leigh Critzer Thraves (Page 3)
Leigh is a native of Charlottesville, Va., and joined the UVA Health System in 2017 as digital campaign strategist. Leigh received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Mary Washington, where she studied business administration and marketing. Outside of work, she enjoys playing with her dogs, gardening, yoga and working on DIY home projects with her husband.
Posts by Leigh Critzer Thraves
Kids, Achy Joints & Juvenile Arthritis
Your child wakes up in the middle of the night with a pain in his calf or complains that his knee hurts after playing outside. Read about what to do if those pains keep coming and going or don’t go away at all.
Infographic: What Color is Your Pee?
Staying hydrated is important all year round, but when temps start to soar and you sweat, you may need to drink even more water than usual. Here's how to gauge if you may be dehydrated and need to up your intake of water or electrolyte-containing beverages.
Behind the Badge: Pegasus Flight Nurse Shawn Reid
Flight nurse Shawn Reid's nursing career started with a simple question: what happens to patients after they arrive at the hospital? Read more about what makes Shawn Reid's job "the best job in the world."
Essential Oils: Benefits, Risks and Safe Storage
Essential oils contain many active chemicals, have strong fragrances, and are popular ingredients in soaps, massage oils and perfumes. Essential oils can be dangerous when used incorrectly. Read more about essential oil safety tips.
Local Races: Run for a Great Cause in Charlottesville!
Are you a runner looking for local races? We’ve rounded up all the upcoming races in the Charlottesville area benefitting the University of Virginia. Even if you're not a runner yet, there's plenty of time to train.