Aug. 10, 2015

KUMed Central

 New employees

Welcome to our new employees! Meet our new additions.

Stuff that might interest you

Reciprocal parking: Your license plate registration at KU Medical Center now provides for reciprocal parking on the KU-Lawrence campus. It is your responsibility to ensure that you park in the corresponding color zone and are fully aware of all applicable parking policies. Contact Kevin Rowald with questions.

Reminder of indoor bike lockers: Employees and students are encouraged to take advantage of the indoor bike locker area in the Olathe II garage. The locker room requires badge access to help ensure the safety of your bike. Lockers are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis and bikers must provide their own locks. Email Kevin Rowald, associate director of parking services and transportation, if you want access to the lockers or if you have questions.

Adobe Creative Cloud: Adobe Creative Cloud is a collection of software for professional quality graphic design, video editing, and photography and is available to university employees on KU Medical Center-purchased devices. Read more.

Auxiliary funds available: The KUMC Auxiliary is seeking requests for funding up to $3,000 for appropriate projects during the 2015-2016 fiscal year. The submission deadline is Oct. 1 or when 50 requests are submitted. Projects should be started in late 2015 and completed by March 2016. Read more.

SOM Bridging Grant program: School of Medicine faculty can apply for bridging funds for research through the SOM Bridging Grant program. This is interim funding to assist investigators in obtaining data needed to enhance revised applications. Applications are due Sept. 1, with funds available by Nov. 1. Read more.

Free race registration for breast cancer survivors: Breast cancer survivors can register for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure for free through Aug. 17. The race is Sept. 13 at Worlds of Fun. Read more.

Heart disease in kidney patients: A new study by Jason Stubbs, M.D., associate professor of nephrology, and Alan Yu, MB, BChir, director of the Kidney Institute, shows that a byproduct of intestinal bacteria may promote heart disease in patients with reduced kidney function. Read more.

Expanding access to health programs: An initiative launched by Goodland Regional Medical Center soon after the hospital became a member of the Midwest Cancer Alliance is playing a role in improving the health and well-being of people all over Kansas. Read more. 

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Aug. 10: Final School of Nursing dean candidate town hall, noon-1 p.m., Wahl Hall West Auditorium. Thad Wilson, Ph.D., will share his vision for the School of Nursing should he be selected dean.

Aug. 14: Meet our new international students at the International Meet & Greet, 4-6 p.m., SON Atrium. Read more.

Aug. 19: Onsite Rosedale Farmers Market, sponsored by A Healthy U, 3-5 p.m., Murphy Courtyard. Add event to your calendar.

Aug. 25: Clinical integration town hall, 7-8 a.m., SON Auditorium. If you're unable to attend but have a question, you may email it in advance. Read more.

Aug. 27: Groundbreaking for the Health Education Building, 11 a.m.-noon, south of Hemenway. RSVP to Jenny Laffey by Aug. 21.

Sept. 3: Blood drive, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Francisco Lounge. To sign up, click here and use code uofkansas.


Tequilla Manning, medical and Master of Public Health student, is one of 30 scholarship winners nationwide selected for the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation's inaugural Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute, a year-long leadership development program. More about the program.



Last modified: Aug 10, 2015