Category: Community

UVA Medical Center Recognized by Newsweek on the “Best Maternity Hospitals List” Four Years in a Row


Congratulations to UVA Health & Ob/Gyn Maternity Care Team Members for their Continued Commitment to Excellence The University of Virginia Medical Center has once again been recognized by Newsweek on…

UVA Health Opens New Mental Health Clinic for New Mothers, Moms-to-Be


The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences partner to provide an outpatient mental-health clinic for New Mothers and Moms-to-Be. The UVA Health Perinatal…

“Women are Suffering in Silence, UVA Midlife Health Expert Talks Menopause,” Dr. JoAnn Pinkerton Featured in the Daily Progress


The Daily Progress Featured UVA Division Director of Midlife Health Dr. JoAnn Pinkerton on March 26, 2023. The Daily Progress article by Sydney Shuler titled “Women are Suffering in Silence,…

UVA OB/Gyn and UVA Health Took Care of 2,284 Births in 2022


The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and UVA Health are delighted to announce they took care of 2,284 births in 2022. The Department  provides support to patients who seek the…

Virginia Film Festival Features Award-Winning Documentary ‘DANI’S TWINS’ by VA Filmmakers and Quadriplegic Mom


The Virginia Film Festival will  feature an Award-Winning Documentary by VA Filmmakers and Quadriplegic Mom Dani Izzie, DANI’S TWINS. This short documentary captures the pregnancy and early parenting journey of…

UVA OBGYN’s Inaugural Bookclub Meets ‘Take My Hand’ Author Dr. Dolen Perkins-Valdez


Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Ph.D., Educator and New York Times Bestselling Author of Take My Hand joined UVA’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Faculty, Residents, Fellows and learners in a discussion of…

University of Virginia Medical Center Received 5 Ribbon Recognition in 2022


Newsweek has announced America’s Best Maternity Hospitals 2022, UVA Medical Center has been recognized with the highest possible rating of 5 Ribbons! The evaluation is based on three data sources…

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NBC29 News – Community Conversation with Dr. Laura Homewood


  On Wednesday, March 16, Dr. Laura Homewood with UVA's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Subspecialties Division, joined Casey Hott and NBC29 News' Community Conversation segment in a discussion…

New Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology Announced


Dr. Melina Kibbe, Dean of the School of Medicine has announced the appointment of Dr. Paola Gehrig as Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology effective June 27, 2022.…