Mother and daughter receiving Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees from KUMay 08, 2017
-- Mother's Day will bring an odd mix of mortar boards, memories and joy to the Bradley family of Prairie Village, Kansas. On May 14, 21-year-old Madi and her 49-year-old mother, Dawn, will be don their graduation regalia and head to Lawrence for the University of Kansas Commence ceremony where they will walk down Campanile Hill together on their way to receiving Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees from KU.
Rock ‘n’ roll researcher packing his bowties and saying goodbye to KU Medical CenterMay 08, 2017
-- After nearly five years of doctoral work in rehabilitation science, medical researcher Jason-Flor Sisante is packing up his freshly minted dissertation along with his guitar and his bowties and leaving the University of Kansas Medical Center to write the next chapter in a storied career that has already included stops as a NASA intern and collaborating with researchers at Duke and Yale universities.
Carrie Ciro named chair of KU Department of Occupational Therapy EducationMar 22, 2017
-- Carrie Ciro, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA, has been named the chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy Education in the University of Kansas School of Health Professions, effective July 1. Ciro comes to the University of Kansas Medical Center from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center where she has served in the College of Allied Health since 2010.
KU School of Medicine students learn where they will do their residenciesMar 17, 2017
-- Match Day is an annual rite of passage for medical students across the country. Matches are made by the nonprofit National Resident Matching Program using an algorithm to determine the pairings based on preferences submitted by the applicants and the residency programs. Students submit their preferences after interviewing with various residency programs.
How polio, iron lungs and Clarke Wescoe changed patient care at KU Medical CenterFeb 23, 2017
-- Every day, hundreds walk by the non-descript entryways to the Eaton Building on the University of Kansas Medical Center campus. Doctors, nurses, faculty and students pass by fully unaware of the important secrets that the 77-year-old structure keeps regarding the history of desegregation at the medical center.