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Hoos in STEM: Dean Melina Kibbe is Leading Scientific Breakthroughs at School of Medicine


Dec. 13, 2023


Ken Ono

Dr. Melina Kibbe is a vascular surgeon, Chief Health Affairs Officer, and the Dean of UVA's School of Medicine. In this episode, she sits down with host Ken Ono to discuss breakthrough technologies coming out of the School of Medicine, including the artificial pancreas and targeted nanofibers meant to prevent scarring. They also talk about her path into medicine and administration, advice for women getting into STEM, and the groundbreaking for the Paul and Dianne Manning Institute for Biotechnology--a game-changer for UVA and for the entire medical community.