A Healthy U: After struggling with her weight for 40 years, Kathy Davis, Ph.D., associate professor in pediatrics and director of Pediatric Palliative Care and Ethics, experienced motivation and resolve like never before. She lost 114 pounds and feels better than ever! Read more.
Stuff that might interest you
HEB construction update: View the Health Education Building progress report for week ending Jan. 29. You may also check out a live camera view of the construction on the HEB construction website.
Black History Month: KU Medical Center will celebrate Black History Month throughout February. A variety of educational diversity-focused opportunities will be available to all faculty, staff and students. More information to come.
United Way campaign: This year's joint campaign with the hospital will be Feb. 8-22 with a goal to raise $250,000. Employees will receive an email with an e-pledge link and instructions Feb. 8. All donors are eligible for prizes, including early-bird incentives. Read more.
In the news: A Kansas City Star article on concussions spotlighted Michael Moncure, M.D., professor in surgery and director of trauma and surgical care for the hospital, and Jeff Radel, Ph.D., associate professor in occupational therapy education and research coordinator for KU's Center for Concussion Management. Read more.
Brag it up!
Raj Mitra, M.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, has been promoted to be an associate editor of the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The associate editor for the journal is entrusted to make final determinations regarding scientific validity of articles and acceptance for publication.
Feb. 3: Free Fitness Yoga class sponsored by A Healthy U, 12:15-1 p.m., Kirmayer Fitness Center. Register and click on the Group Fitness tab.
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