Stories of Care & Discovery

Headshot of Matt Miller

The Road Forward: From Tragedy to Medical Residency

Only a small tracheotomy scar hints at how close Matt Miller, MD, came to losing his life in a bicycle accident nine years ago. Today, he channels his energy into a demanding medical residency in Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery. He’s putting…

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Photo collage of doctors, a researcher, and medical students.

Next Capital Campaign Is Off to a Great Start

UVA School of Medicine Dean's Office Blog

David Wilkes, M.D. Dean of UVA School of Medicine

Darla Davies, a successful realtor and renowned ballroom dancer, will create the Darla Davies Fund for Cancer Research.

Eyeing the Future of Cancer Research

Through a bequest of her estate, Darla Davies, a successful realtor and renowned ballroom dancer, will create the Darla Davies Fund for Cancer Research, an endowed fund whose income will support exciting research, with a preference for seed funding…

Investing in Hope

Nine-year-old Parker Staples sits with the UVA baseball team.

This UVA Baseball Recruit is Beating Cancer—And Making a Buzz Along the Way

Nine-Year-Old Joins the Hoos and Fundraises for Kids at UVA Children’s Hospital

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Girl stands with her lunch tray in a cafeteria.

A Lifeline for Struggling Families

When your five-year-old daughter is diagnosed with cancer, paying your electric bill is the last thing on your mind. When you are spending every night at the hospital with a premature infant, you don’t have time to think about how to pay for lunch.…

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