Congratulations to our employees who celebrated service anniversaries this year. The employees pictured have 35 or more years of service. Front row: Janie Meeker, Arthur Dick, M.D., Capt. Donald Holland, Cynthia Berry, Annette Kramer. Back row: Stanton Rosenthal, M.D., Deanna Fox, M.D., Daniel Hinthorn, M.D., Herbert Lindsley, M.D., Carol Lindsley, M.D. View the complete list of honorees.
Welcome to our new employees
KU Medical Center officially welcomed its newest hires Nov. 24. Meet our new additions.
Stuff that might interest you
Biometric screenings: Start earning points toward the HealthQuest Rewards Program for 2016 by attending a free biometric screening Tuesday, Dec. 9. In three easy steps, you can save $480 on your health plan premium for Plan Year 2016. Read more.
Brag it up
Peter Smith, Ph.D., has been named senior associate dean for research. In his new role, Smith will serve as a key advisor and will assist in matters relating to research, including operations, infrastructure, recruitments and evaluations. Read the full release here.
In the news
Patrick Moriarty, M.D., director of clinical pharmacology, is lead researcher on an experimental antibody drug that could prove effective at lowering LDL ("bad") cholesterol levels for patients who have side effects with cholesterol-lowering statin medications. Read the U.S. News & World Report article.
Life after basketball
Former University of Kansas basketball star Tyrel Reed is enjoying his new life as a doctor of physical therapy student at KU Medical Center. At this point of his career, he'd rather be known as a good therapist than a former big-time basketball player. Read more.
Dec. 4: Clinical integration town hall for all employees, 7:30-8:30 a.m., SON Auditorium. Live streaming and a recording will be available. Read more.