Welcome to our new employees
KU Medical Center officially welcomed its newest hires Sept. 2. Meet our new additions.
Stuff that might interest you
New onsite urgent care: The University of Kansas Hospital has opened an urgent care clinic at the Occupational Health Clinic. Urgent care staff will treat a wide range of non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries to employees. Read more.
TEDMED 2014 conference: KU Medical Center faculty and staff can tune into the TEDMED 2014: Unlocking Imagination event, Sept. 10-12. TEDMED, a part of the well-known TED Conferences, focuses on the intersection of medicine and healthcare. Read more.
Rewriting the book on chemotherapy-resistance in cancers
KU Cancer Center's Jeremy Chien, Ph.D., assistant professor and assistant director for translational research, is helping determine which cancer cells eventually become resistant to chemotherapy - as part of the effort to develop more effective and targeted forms of treatment. Read more.
Helping children with diabetes stick with their treatment
Susana Patton, Ph.D., associate professor of pediatrics, will develop a new program to help families keep up with diabetes treatments that have been medically shown to work but can be a burden to maintain. The work will be funded by a new $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. Read more.
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Sept. 15: Annual fire drill for the Taylor building at 9:05 a.m. If you are not in this building, you do not need to do anything. Contact Kelly Morken at 913-945-7985 with questions.
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Russell Swerdlow, M.D., Gene and Marge Sweeney Professor of Neurology, Alzheimer's Disease Center, was named a 2014 Chancellor Club professor. Read more.
After 53 years of dedicated service, Mary Schlegel, executive assistant, is retiring. Please join the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine in honoring Mary at a reception Thursday, Sept. 11, 2-4 p.m. in the Varghese Learning Center, 2006 Sudler Hall. Stop by and wish her well.
Who am I? He was the first chairman of the Department of Surgery and was considered the leading surgeon and authority on amputation in Kansas City in the 1930s and 1940s. He was also author of the book, Operations of General Surgery. Email your answer.