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People of UVA (Page 15)

Get to know your doctor; meet a heroic nurse: Go behind the scenes of UVA hospital with up-close portraits of the people who provide patient care, conduct the cutting-edge research, provide the services that keep the medical center running.

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7 Quick Questions: Meet Dr. Robert Sinkin
People of UVA 3/19/2014

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. Robert Sinkin, MD, MPH, is medical director of UVA’s neonatal intensive care unit and the Newborn Emergency Transport System. What did you want to…

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7 Quick Questions: Dr. Shayna Showalter
People of UVA 1/15/2014

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. [caption id="attachment_7831" align="alignright" width="100"] Dr. Showalter, surgical oncologist, works with patients in the UVA breast care program.[/caption] What did you want to be when…

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7 Quick Questions: Dr. Thomas P. Loughran Jr.
People of UVA 12/4/2013

Ever wonder what your doctor or health provider does outside the exam room? Our Quick Questions series gives you a personal glimpse into the people of UVA. Thomas P. Loughran Jr., MD, is director of the UVA Cancer Center. He researches large granular lymphocyte (LGL) leukemia, a rare blood cancer he discovered…

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Happy Thanksgiving! A Pediatric Nurse’s Story [VIDEO] video post
People of UVA, Videos 11/27/2013

This week and every week, we’re thankful for our doctors and staff. Every person working at UVA, even those who aren’t caregivers, works hard to ensure our patients get the best care possible. In this video, Children’s Hospital nurse Nancy Addison recalls taking care of a little boy who came…

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7 Quick Questions: Meet Dr. Pamela Mason
People of UVA 10/9/2013

Ever wonder what your doctor or health provider does outside the exam room? Our Quick Questions series gives you a personal glimpse into the people of UVA. Introduce yourself? I am a cardiologist who specializes in heart rhythm disorders. Hometown?
 Lima, Ohio Specialty? 
Cardiac electrophysiology Why medicine? I knew I wanted to…

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7 Quick Questions: Dr. Leigh Cantrell
People of UVA 9/19/2013

Ever wonder what your doctor or health provider does outside the exam room? Our Quick Questions series gives you a personal glimpse into the people of UVA.  Introduce yourself? I am Leigh Cantrell; I am a gynecologist oncologist at the University of Virginia with a special interest in robotic surgery. Hometown? Brevard,…

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Summer Internship: A Reflection
People of UVA 9/11/2013

This reflection comes from Jess Hoy, who interned with the UVA Health Marketing Communications department this summer.  Walking into the brick administration office at UVA early in June, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Prior to the first day of my internship, I had been informed that my duties would…

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My First Race: The 2013 Women’s Four Miler
People of UVA 9/10/2013

I am not a runner. But the Charlottesville Women's Four Miler is not just about running. It's a Charlottesville institution, a tradition, a community and almost a rite of passage for women in the area. And more importantly, the race supports the UVA Breast Care Program's efforts to provide the…

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A Summer of Hospital Volunteering
People of UVA 9/2/2013

Cassandra Hobbs is 16 years old and spent her summer volunteering through UVA's junior volunteer program. Check out our other junior volunteer updates. As a school, UVA has much to offer, and not just to college students. [caption id="attachment_7100" align="alignright" width="225"] Junior volunteer Tina Njoroge helping in Nutrition Services[/caption] UVA…

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