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KU School of Nursing’s online master’s degree program moves up to No. 18 in latest U.S. News rankings
Jan 11, 2018 -- The University of Kansas School of Nursing’s online master’s degree program nudged up one spot to No. 18 in the latest Best Online Master’s in Nursing Program rankings released recently by U.S. News & World Report.
Robert D. Simari, M.D., named executive vice chancellor of the University of Kansas Medical Center
Jan 09, 2018 -- The University of Kansas, 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, has been named executive vice chancellor of the University of Kansas Medical Center.
University of Kansas announces nearly $25 million National Institutes of Health grant to accelerate clinical and translational research
Jan 09, 2018 -- The University of Kansas today announced and celebrated a five-year nearly $25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health that will fund Frontiers: University of Kansas Clinical and Translational Science Institute (KU CTSI). This grant currently is the largest at the university, and the second-largest all time.
KU School of Medicine students spring into action after man suffers heart attack at Kansas City’s Big 12 Run
Jan 04, 2018 -- Dave Houchin calls them his angels, but the three University of Kansas School of Medicine students who saved his life at a local road race last year say they were just doing what any of their classmates would have done in the same situation.
A new book reveals how controversial placebo surgeries have played a role in clinical testing of medical procedures
Dec 21, 2017 -- In a new book co-edited with Thomas Schlich, Christopher Crenner, M.D., Ph.D., Robert Hudson and Ralph Major Professor of the History and Philosophy of Medicine and chair of the Department of History and Philosophy of Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center, penned a chapter outlining how the origins of sham surgeries as research tools can be traced to work at KU Medical Center in the late 1950s.
Geneticist Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., talks about discovering the BRCA1 gene and advances in medical science research
Dec 05, 2017 -- Over the years, Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., has been a mother, a geneticist, a teacher and an activist, but when it comes to the story of breast cancer research, the 71-year-old American Cancer Society Professor in the departments of Genome Sciences and Medicine at the University of Washington is a rock star.
A University of Kansas Medical Center audiology graduate finds a home halfway around the world in New Zealand
Nov 15, 2017 -- The flatlands of Kansas are a long way from Taupo on the North Island of New Zealand – 7,623 miles to be exact. So when an audiology graduate from the University of Kansas Medical Center up and moves from land-locked Kansas to an island nation halfway around the world, there has to be a story.
KU Medical Center occupational therapy students launch Girls On The Run program at Kansas City public charter school
Nov 03, 2017 -- Two graduate students in the University of Kansas Department of Occupational Therapy Education are changing the lives of young women at a local elementary school in Kansas City’s urban core – one footstep at a time.
Historic partnership grant advances immunotherapy research of Mary Markiewicz, Ph.D., at The University of Kansas Cancer Center
Oct 30, 2017 -- Mary Markiewicz, Ph.D., assistant professor at the University of Kansas Medical Center in the Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Immunology and a researcher with The KU Cancer Center, will receive a grant, made possible by a unique partnership with the Kansas City Chiefs, ESPN, the V Foundation For Cancer Research and the University of Kansas Health System.
Accreditation assessment team invites public comment on University of Kansas Medical Center Police Department
Oct 30, 2017 -- The University of Kansas Medical Center announced Oct. 30 that a team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA), will arrive Nov. 13 to examine all aspects of the KU Medical Center Police Department policy and procedures, management, operation and support services.
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