Nancy L. McDaniel, MD, Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics
McDaniel grew up in Virginia and attended UVA for both undergraduate and medical school. She completed her residency at Case Western University in Ohio and returned to UVA for a pediatric cardiology fellowship. She joined the UVA faculty in 1989.
As an administrator in the, McDaniel concentrates on recruiting and mentoring new faculty and faculty retention.
McDaniel sees children and adolescents with known heart problems and children who may have common problems such as murmurs, fainting or racing hearts.
In addition to clinical work, she's very involved with medical student education. She focuses on teaching students the physical examination skills they need to be a doctor and the components of clinical reasoning.
When not at work, McDaniel enjoys the outdoors, especially hiking, walking, still-water kayaking and a bit of tennis and golf. She also enjoys watching sports, reading and cooking.