Division of Infectious Diseases & International Health

The UVA Division of Infectious Diseases & International Health has a long tradition of excellence in research, patient care and education. Division faculty are extending the tradition into new frontiers of research, and training a new generation of physician-scientists to meet the challenges of infectious diseases in an increasingly “flat” global community.

Research is supported by more than $29 million in annual extramural funding in 8 departments and 4 divisions in the School of Medicine, including global health initiatives supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the NIH, and carried out with partners in countries around the world, among them Bangladesh, Brazil, Haiti, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda.

Infectious Disease Fellowship Training Program

The University of Virginia's Division of Infectious Disease Fellowship Training Program program offers rigorous training and supervised experience with faculty members who have broad clinical and research expertise. Watch our video to learn more.

UVA Research Reveals Unseen Infections Harming World’s Children

Up to 30 percent of children in low-resource countries suffer from stunted growth. Two new studies show that many children are carrying harmful infections that ultimately prevent them from reaching their full potential and perpetuate a vicious cycle of poverty.
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ID OPAT Team

ID Division Expansion with Addition of OPAT Service

The ID Division provides a safety net for patients leaving UVA hospital with intravenous antimicrobials. Last year, this safety net was expanded by the initiation of the Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) Service team of ID physicians.
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UVA Research Team Creates One-of-a-Kind Database

A team of University of Virginia researchers have put the finishing touches on what they believe is the only geo-located database of HIV research conducted in Russia and former Soviet Union countries.
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"Dr Amy Mather's efforts have been absolutely critical in allowing us to address and understand this pandemic.." ~ Mitchell H. Rosner, MD MACP, Chair, Department of Medicine

Doctors at the University of Virginia Medical Center wanted to test patients who may be infected by the novel coronavirus. First, they had to overcome obstacles that set them back weeks

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Scientists Create Immunity to Deadly Parasite

New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and the University of Colorado scientists demonstrates the effectiveness adjusting the landscape of the human body to remove the mechanism that allows pathogens to cause disease.

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Pam Schaefer Retires

It’s with mixed feelings of sadness and happiness that we announce that after so many years of service Pam Schaefer (Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health) will be retiring…

News and Notes – September 2020

Please join in welcoming Dr Kaitlin M. Love to the faculty of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism as an Assistant Professor of Medicine, effective September 1, 2020. Katie received…

Medicine Matters Newsletter – September 2020

The September 2020 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Division of Nephrology. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: Kim Kelley-Wagner at kak2cj@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu The post Medicine Matters…

2020 Department of Medicine Excellence Awards

Each spring, the UVA Department of Medicine recognizes outstanding contributions from the Department of Medicine faculty and staff members with awards in a variety of categories. Congratulations to all of…

Notable Achievements – March 2020

Congratulations to the faculty below who have been awarded the 2020 School of Medicine Medical Education Fellowships (total of $100,000) for their innovative proposals! We had a strong pool of…

Get Involved! DOM’s Own March Madness Race to Support the Charlottesville Free Clinic

With March Madness on the way, please click on the below link to find out more about the 1st annual UVA Department of Medicine March Madness Fundraiser to support the…
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The genetic material of COVID-19 shows up in stool before the infected person develops symptoms. https://www.cavalierdaily.com/article/2020/09/u-va-health-tests-wastewater-from-residence-halls-to-detect-early-coronavirus-cases

Neat work from #StacyPark, #AmyMathers & team at @UVA_ID - longitudinal study & WGS of KPC +ve organisms (KPCO) in patients & wastewater sites to quantify frequency of seeding from patients & investigate risk factors for seeding to different sites. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32917755/

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Fellowship Applications

The goal the division’s training programs is to prepare students and fellows as independent investigators in the field of infectious diseases. Our philosophy is that interactions between basic scientists and clinicians in research and during training are essential for the breakthroughs and discoveries needed in this field.

Center for Global Health (CGH)

CGH works to support the development of global health leaders and global health capacity with partner institutions, organizations, faculty and students

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