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Hearty congratulations to alumnae Cat Herrington Elmore (CNL `11, UVA College of Arts & Sciences Alumni `03, and a current PhD in nursing student) and Carol Morrill, (MSN `16), who were both honored by UVA Health System's patient and family education committee as 'Health Literacy Champions' for 2017.
We are fiercely proud of Cat's incredible work to accommodate the health care needs of recent refugees and of Carol's work bringing iPads to families with language barriers in UVA Children's Hospital NICU.
University of Virginia nurses are the best!
Q&A: How Not to Get the Flu
UVA’s Dr. Jenilee Lawrence appeared on the University’s Facebook page to talk about flu season and what steps people can take to avoid getting sick. (Hint: get a flu shot.) Click the photo to learn more.
Jeffries, Rheuban Earn Thomas Jefferson Awards At Fall Convocation
Former School of Law Dean John Jeffries and Dr. Karen S. Rheuban, director of UVA’s Center for Telehealth, received Thomas Jefferson Awards, and 439 third-year students received Intermediate Honors. Click the photo to learn more.
Run with US on November 12 - The Bill Steers Men’s 4-Miler is just a week away! Sunday, November 12th, 2017 at 7:30 am at Scott Stadium. If you have not yet registered, do it NOW.
By the end of the year, this program will distribute 29,500 pounds of produce to people in our area with limited access to fresh fruits and vegetables.
On November 1st, the UVA Health System honored Cat Elmore, MSN, RN, CNL, and Carol Morrill, MSN, RNC-NIC, CNL, as our Health Literacy Champions for 2017. Cat and Carol were recognized for their innovative and exceptional efforts to improve communication with patients and their families, especially by using language interpreters. Cat worked with refugees as a care coordinator in the International Family Medicine Clinic, and Carol works with families in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Congratulations Cat and Carol, and thank you for your great work! You are heroes in our eyes!