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University of Kansas School of Medicine names Weijing Sun Medical Oncology Division Director
Jun 22, 2017 -- The University of Kansas School of Medicine and The University of Kansas Cancer Center have appointed Weijing Sun, M.D., the new Sprint Foundation Professor of Medical Oncology and medical oncology division director.
AIHREA O.N.E. Health and Wellness Powwow celebrates Native American culture, while providing access to medical screenings
Jun 20, 2017 -- Participants have come from across the United States and Canada to take part in the 11th annual American Indian Health Education Alliance (AIHREA) O.N.E. Health and Wellness Powwow.
Amy O’Brien-Ladner elected to Association of Specialty Professors council
Jun 19, 2017 -- Amy O'Brien-Ladner, M.D., a pulmonologist and interim chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center, has been elected as a councilor for the Association of Specialty Professors (ASP).
Robert Simari named interim executive vice chancellor at the University of Kansas Medical Center
Jun 13, 2017 -- The University of Kansas Medical Center, in consultation with The University of Kansas Health System and The University of Kansas Physicians, announced that Robert D. Simari, M.D., the Franklin E. Murphy Professor in Cardiology, will serve as interim executive vice chancellor for the University of Kansas Medical Center. Simari will assume the interim EVC role July 1 and will continue as executive dean for the University of Kansas School of Medicine.
Minimizing the effects of radiation injury
Jun 13, 2017 -- New research conducted at the University of Kansas Medical Center could make treatment for gastrointestinal cancers safer—while also helping to mitigate the dangers of nuclear accidents and terrorist attacks.
Kansas Board of Regents announces Dr. Girod as the 18th Chancellor of the University of Kansas
May 25, 2017 -- The Kansas Board of Regents announced the appointment of Dr. Douglas A. Girod as the 18th Chancellor of the University of Kansas.
University of Kansas Cancer Center partners with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to offer innovative blood cancer clinical trials
May 24, 2017 -- The University of Kansas Cancer Center has announced that it will join a consortium with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, in collaboration with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), to bring clinical trials testing innovative blood cancer therapies to Kansas City.
University of Kansas School of Nursing to open new campus location in Salina
May 16, 2017 -- In an effort to attract and educate professional nurses in rural parts of Kansas, the University of Kansas School of Nursing is partnering with Salina Regional Health Center to open a new campus location in Salina, Kansas.
May graduate is fourth member of Sullivan family to earn a diploma from the University of Kansas School of Medicine
May 08, 2017 -- When Michael Sullivan walks across the stage and collects his diploma from the University of Kansas School of Medicine this month, he will become part of a family legacy of doctors that spans four generations and dates back nearly 100 years.
Mother and daughter receiving Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees from KU
May 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.
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