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Morgan received her undergraduate degree in journalism and mass communication from Lehigh University. She comes to UVA Health System after receiving her master’s degree in interactive media from Elon University. In the office she manages doctor profiles and develops web content to maximize functionality, usability and the patient experience on consumer sites. Outside of work, she can be found at the dance studio, creating Pinterest-inspired DIY projects and achieving her goal of visiting every state in the country.

Posts by Morgan Hembarsky

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7 Quick Questions: Meet Dr. Payne
People of UVA 2/12/2016

Ever wonder what your doctor or health provider does outside the exam room? Our 7 Quick Questions series gives you a personal glimpse into the people of UVA. Spencer Payne, MD, grew up in Poughkeepsie, NY, halfway between NYC and Albany. He has treated ear, nose and throat conditions at UVA since 2007. 1. What…

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Take Charge of Your Health: Young Adults in Their 20s
Prevention 1/14/2016

Your 20s provide a time in your life to learn about your mental, physical and spiritual well-being. I caught up Julia Taylor, MD, adolescent medicine specialist at the Teen and Young Adult Health Center, to learn about the preventive care you can do in your 20s to set you up…

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Research Roundup, Nov. 2015: Breast Cancer Early Detection video post
News & Events 12/2/2015

This month, researchers announced a key relationship between catching breast cancer early in Appalachian states and a lack of access to primary care and hormone therapy. Researchers also looked at treatment for the deadliest form of brain cancer, controlling cholesterol levels naturally and a new clinical trial to ease symptoms of an enlarged…

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The Gift of Sound: Nicholas’ Hearing Loss Story
Kids 10/27/2015

Nicholas Papaneri was born with bilateral microtia and atresia – two rare disorders that limit hearing in both ears. His outer ear and inner ear canals stopped developing at three months in the womb.

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Meet Optometrist Evan Kaufman
People of UVA 10/7/2015

Evan Kaufman, OD, has been a practicing optometrist for eight years. He joined UVA’s Department of Ophthalmology in August of 2014. We caught up with him to learn more about his passion for eye care, as well as some common eye health questions.

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Babies, Neurological Discoveries and More: June 2015 Roundup
News & Events 7/3/2015

School’s out for the summer! Are you ready for more time with the kids? Learn some fun summer activities to do with your family in a parent’s summer survival guide. The Battle Building celebrated its one-year anniversary! It will continue to provide pediatric primary and specialty care for years to…

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Maternity Monday: Welcoming Baby Home, What to Expect
Kids, Maternity Monday 6/15/2015

People often say that having a baby changes life dramatically. You understand them, but do you really comprehend those changes? Bringing a newborn home for the first time is both exciting and overwhelming. Diane Sampson helps parents understand these new challenges and lets them know what to expect in baby’s…

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Neurofibromatosis, Pregnancy and More: May 2015 Roundup
News & Events 6/4/2015

We are pleased to announce that we have received Magnet designation! According to the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Magnet is an indicator of quality care and nursing excellence. Thank you to all our nurses for their continuous hard work and our staff for helping us obtain this recognition. We highlighted…

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Maternity Monday: UVA’s Free Prenatal Classes
Kids, Maternity Monday 5/11/2015

Are you a new parent or a parent-to-be and looking for some free advice? Oh Baby! is a free night of advice from UVA doctors. [caption id="attachment_9620" align="alignright" width="350"] Join us as we journey through preconception, pregnancy, childbirth and beyond in a series we call Maternity Monday.[/caption] Diane Sampson, education director…

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Hate Cancer, Love Babies: March 2015 Roundup
News & Events 4/3/2015

Breaking news: We officially have a new blog name — Healthy Balance! Thank you all for voting, and please stay tuned for our new redesign to come! In March, we kicked off our Maternity Monday series! Follow the series every week as we journey through preconception, pregnancy, childbirth and beyond.…

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