James Plews-Ogan, M.D.

Faculty, Medicine, Pediatrics; Directer of Community and Global Engagement

Dr. Plews-Ogan brings his community based experience to the academic world as the director for community and global engagement after having been a primary care clinician for over 30 years with expertise in breastfeeding support, adolescence, underserved and cross-cultural populations, palliative care, and home based care for children with medical complexity. As the innovator and manager of By Your Side Pediatrics at UVa, he is leading a new program that provides comprehensive, coordinated care to medically complex children in their homes. Most recently, he has joined a team of interprofessional colleagues to mentor students in global health projects, primarily in South Africa.