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.

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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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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Single-Dose Drug Can Shorten Flu Symptoms

A single dose of a new influenza drug can shorten the duration of the illness in teens and adults, according to a study published today in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine.
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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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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

MGR | Sarah Henn, MD, MPH – Gender Affirming Care: Understanding and Supporting the Transgender Community

Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Time: 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM Location: Pinn Hall auditorium 1-5 Cost: Free Sarah L. Henn, MD, MPH, is Senior Director of Health Care Operations and…

Division News: Publications, Awards, Honors

Cardiovascular Medicine Recent grants and awards to Cardiovascular Medicine faculty: Jamieson Bourque, MD: NIH K award symposium April 12, 2017 Ken Bilchick, MD: Awarded an R03 and an $800k foundation…

It Takes a Village: Finding Community Strategies to Combat the Opioid Crisis

ID faculty members Kate McManus, left, and Rebecca Dillingham were among the organizers of the “Best Practices in Community Mobilization in Response to Substance Use-Related-Epidemics Conference,” held at UVA on…

Annex and Houpt Honored With Election to Association of American Physicians

On Saturday, April 22, at the annual meeting of the Association of American Physicians in Chicago, DOM’s Brian Annex, MD (chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine) and Eric Houpt, MD (DOM’s vice chair…

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