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UVA Congenital Heart Program Achieves Top 5% Nationwide in Transplant Volume

2/13/2024

In 2023, UVA's congenital heart program performed 18 pediatric heart transplants, the most ever performed in a year at UVA (13 was the previous best in 2018). Of the 18…

Linda Martin, MD Nominated as SC Co-Chair on National Cancer Institute Thoracic Malignancy Steering Committee

2/13/2024

Congratulations to Dr. Linda Martin for being nominated to serve as a SC Co-Chair on the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Thoracic Malignancy Steering Committee (TMSC)!

Nick Teman, MD Selected for Membership in the American Association for Thoracic Surgery

2/13/2024

Congratulations to Dr. Nick Teman, who will be inducted into the American Association for Thoracic Surgery this year and has been named perioperative lead for the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Meeting!

Leora Yarboro, MD Named Secretary of the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association (STSA)

2/13/2024

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Leora Yarboro has been appointed as Secretary of the prestigious Southern Thoracic Surgical Association (STSA). We look forward to her invaluable contributions in this…

Publication by Jeff Gander, MD Nominated for “Best of the Best” Award by the American Pediatric Surgical Association

2/13/2024

Dr. Jeff Gander was senior author on the paper, "Post-Operative Opioid Reduction Protocol Reduces Racial Disparity of Clinical Outcome in Children,” which was recently nominated to compete for the Best of the…

Nine Faculty Members Recognized as “Top Doctors” in Virginia Business 2024

2/13/2024

Congratulations to the following faculty members, who were named Virginia's "Top Doctors" of 2024 by Virginia Business. Selections were based on peer surveys of more than 10,000 medical professionals.

Resident Courtney Lattimore, MD Receives Arnold P. Gold Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award

2/13/2024

Congratulations to Courtney Lattimore who was once again lauded for her compassionate care and teaching as identified by medical students. She has received one of 6 Humanism and Excellence in Teaching…

Kibbe-Tsihlis Lab Wins UVA Office of Sustainability Freezer Challenge

2/13/2024

The UVA Office of Sustainability recently announced that the 2023 Freezer Challenge winner is the Kibbe-Tsihlis Lab. UVA’s Freezer Challenge is a part of an international initiative designed to promote best…

Dr. Megan Tracci Makes History as First Woman President-Elect of the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery

2/13/2024

Congratulations to Dr. Megan Tracci on her recent appointment as the President-Elect of the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery. This remarkable achievement is not only well-deserved but also historic, as…

January 2024 Research Grants

2/13/2024

Irving Kron, MD & Victor Laubach, PhD Awarded $3.1 Million to Study Novel Perfusion-Based Therapies for Severe ARDS Irving Kron, MD, and Vic Laubach, PhD, professors in the Department of…