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Rebecca A. Abernathy

Assistant Professor
Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Pediatrics
Office location and address
Orange Medical Center
101 Hospital Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, 1996, MD

Rebecca Abernathy, MD, received her B.S. degree from James Madison University in Virginia. She obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, where she also completed her pediatric residency. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has been an assistant professor at the University of Virginia since 2005. She takes care of pediatric patients through their college years. Her interest areas include discipline and behavior, ADHD, asthma and skin conditions.

Dr. Abernathy has five children and has enjoyed leading scouting activities with her son, developing spirituality in her children and participating in outdoors activities like hiking and gardening.

MD-PEDT-National Immunization Project with the APA (NIPA) Wave 3
Source: Academic Pediatrics Association
January 11, 2017 – January 11, 2019