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Former KU basketball star Tyrel Reed trains at KU Medical Center to be a physical therapist
Nov 24, 2014 -- Former University of Kansas basketball star Tyrel Reed is looking forward to the next chapter of his life as a physical therapist
Peter Smith, Ph.D., named senior associate dean for research
Nov 17, 2014 -- The University of Kansas School of Medicine today announced Peter G. Smith, Ph.D., has been named senior associate dean for research. Smith will succeed Paul Terranova, Ph.D, who is retiring effective January 2, 2015
Medicine in the First World War
Nov 12, 2014 -- Medicine in the First World War is a website that recounts the history and accomplishments of the KU doctors and nurses who staffed Base Hospital #28 in Limoges, France
Therapeutic science doctoral student Tim Hornik's disability doesn't slow him down
Nov 10, 2014 -- Former Army soldier Tim Hornik, who was wounded in Iraq and lost his sight, is excelling as a therapeutic science doctoral student in KU's School of Health Professions
KU Alzheimer's Disease Center offers a "Smart Aging" class for seniors
Nov 07, 2014 -- The KU Alzheimer's Disease Center is sponsoring a “Smart Aging” class designed to take the knowledge gained by researchers at the center about lifestyle factors and other means to improve and maintain brain health
KU School of Medicine researchers identify potential target for treating breast cancer
Oct 27, 2014 -- Soumen Paul, Ph.D., associate professor, Arindam Paul, Ph.D., assistant professor, and Ossama Tawfik, professor, M.D., Ph. D., all in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, are part of a team that has identified a potential target for treating breast cancer, including a particularly deadly form of the disease
KU Medical Center receives grant to help fight breast cancer in Kansas City Metro area
Oct 22, 2014 -- KU Medical Center receives grant from the American Cancer Society and the National Football League to help fight breast cancer in Kansas City Metro area
A KU Medical Center researcher receives grant to study smoking policies at tribal colleges
Oct 09, 2014 -- A $100,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will allow Christina Pacheco, J.D., assistant professor of family medicine, to explore how restrictive smoking policies at tribal colleges and universities affect students’ smoking-related behaviors and their exposure to secondhand smoke.
University of Kansas Medical Center approved for $10 million award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study obesity treatment options
Oct 03, 2014 -- The study is one of 46 proposals PCORI approved for funding on Sept. 30 to advance the field of comparative effectiveness research (CER) and provide patients, health care providers and other clinical decision makers with information that will help them make better-informed choices.
KU Eye to host vision awareness picnic Oct. 11
Oct 03, 2014 -- In recognition and support of World Sight Day on Oct. 10 as well as KU Eye's centennial, the picnic will use interactive activities to share information and education about services and programs available for those with limited or no vision.
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