Screenings and savings
In three easy steps, you can save $480 on your health plan premium for Plan Year 2015. Start by getting your onsite biometric screening. Read more.
Stuff that might interest you
Chemical safety training: If you work with or around any hazardous chemicals, you need to review updated training. Read more.
KUMC in the news
The New York Times highlighted the expertise of Tomas Griebling, M.D., professor and vice chair of urology, in their Ask Well section. Read more.
From bedside to bench and back
Doug Wright, Ph.D., neuroscientist and professor of anatomy and cell biology, Patricia Kluding, Ph.D., associate professor of physical therapy and rehabilitation science, and Mamatha Pasnoor, M.D., assistant professor of neurology and co-director of the University of Kansas Neuropathy Center, collaborate to better understand diabetes and its complications. Read more.
More than the winter blues
Matthew Macaluso, D.O., assistant professor and director of clinical trials research in psychiatry and behavioral sciences, has advice for the millions of people who suffer from seasonal affective disorder at this time of year. Read more.
Healthy Holidays series
Leigh Wagner, registered dietitian with the Healing Foods Kitchen in Integrative Medicine presents a healthy twist on mashed potatoes. Watch video. This is the first in a series of Healthy Holidays videos.
KUMed Central will be sent out every other week through the holidays and resume its weekly schedule on Jan 27.
Dec. 6: The university will hold its next computer equipment drop off from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Hixson Atrium. Make sure you bring the proper form. Read more.
BRAG IT UP!
John Doull, M.D., Ph.D., professor emeritus of pharmacology, toxicology and therapeutics, has been named by the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology as the recipient of its 2014 Career Achievement Award. Read more.
After 25 years of dedicated service, Helen Connors, RN, Ph.D., FAAN, is retiring as Associate Dean for Integrative Technologies in the School of Nursing and executive director of the KU Center for Health Informatics. Read more.