KU Medical Center welcomed its newest hires on June 23. Meet our new additions.
Stuff that might interest you
Save $480 in health plan premiums: KU Medical Center employees only have one month left to earn and log points to save $480 for their 2015 health plan premiums. Complete the mandatory Health Assessment Questionnaire, which will earn you 10 points. Earn an additional 20 credits (for a total of 30) by July 31, 2014, and you will be eligible for the 2015 reward. Read more.
VO2 max testing: Researchers in the REACH Lab conduct VO2 max tests to find out if data they obtain using a recumbent stepper is as accurate as tests done on a treadmill. VO2 max measures a person's aerobic physical fitness, which is important in determining a subject's endurance capacity. Watch video.
Stopping memory loss before it begins
The KU Alzheimer's Disease Center is part of a national clinical trial exploring whether a drug treatment can slow memory loss associated with the buildup of amyloid plaques in the brain. Read more.
In the news
A group of eight students who chose to start medical school in Wichita helped demonstrate a four-year medical school can work and is working. The Wichita Business Journal caught up with the "Wichita 8." Read more.
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July: No computer recycling event this month due to July 4 holiday.
KU Police Department has taken every precaution within their power to keep the intersections near our campus safe. While they are not able to engineer improvements on city streets without the approval of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County, they try to work with the city on safety concerns. Read more about what KU police and you can do regarding campus safety.
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