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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.
Rock ‘n’ roll researcher packing his bowties and saying goodbye to KU Medical Center
May 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.
Project ECHO is helping KU Medical Center asthma experts build a virtual community throughout the state
Mar 30, 2017 -- An interprofessional team of health care professionals from the University of Kansas Medical Center is creating a virtual community to share the latest in asthma management and treatment with their peers throughout the state and as far away as the West African nation of Ghana thanks to technology provided by Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes).
Carrie Ciro named chair of KU Department of Occupational Therapy Education
Mar 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.
Patricia Kluding named chair of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Mar 20, 2017 -- The University of Kansas School of Health Professions announced Patricia Kluding, Ph.D., PT, as the new chair of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, effective March 16.
KU School of Medicine students learn where they will do their residencies
Mar 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.
KU-led research team looks to predict outcomes of protein mutations with award from Keck Foundation
Mar 03, 2017 -- The field of personalized medicine stands to grow even more, thanks to a research team led by the University of Kansas Medical Center that received a $1 million grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to develop a set of rules that will predict how specific amino acid mutations alter the functions of proteins in the body.
How polio, iron lungs and Clarke Wescoe changed patient care at KU Medical Center
Feb 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.
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