The Epitome of Heroin’s Addictive Power

Dr. Christopher Holstege,  Chief of the Division of Medical Toxicology, shares: There are numerous stories associated with heroin and many blur together. However, one that haunts me was a 17-year-old girl who presented to the ED...

addicts face the consequences



Spotlight on Charlie Smith, EMS

Charlie Smith is a volunteer EMS paramedic care provider and new medic preceptor with Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad (CARS). He assists patients needing emergency healthcare and helps to transport them to our local hospitals, UVA Emergency...

Charlie Smith, volunteer EMS paramedic with CARS