Restoring Health Through Community

The Healthy Appalachia Institute’s is working to improve the health, education, environment and prosperity for residents of central Appalachia by collaborating across communities and organizations, generating and implementing new ideas, and engaging the social, economic and scientific issues that exist at the interface of health and the Appalachian culture.

Strengthening Connections with Cervical Cancer Specialists: A UVA Telemedicine Pilot Project


Dr. Timothy Showalter is a certified Radiation Oncologist at the University of Virginia's Health System. He provides radiation treatment for patients with genitourinary, gynecologic, and pediatric cancers, melanoma and sarcoma. As a clinical researcher Dr. Showalter is focused on developing more effective radiation therapy schedules and evaluating advanced technologies for brachytherapy and external beam radiation therapy.

Dr. Showalter is looking forward to working in Southwest Virginia on this cervical cancer pilot project. If you are interested in partnering with Dr. Showalter or have follow up questions and want to learn more about this opportunity, please complete this short survey.

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