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- History of medicine chair chosen for prestigious DeBakey national fellowship
Jul 08, 2020 -- Christopher Crenner, MD, Ph.D., chair of the Department of History and Philosophy of Medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, has been selected for the Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship, a prestigious award that provides up to $10,000 to support historical research in medicine.
Categories: School of Medicine
- Nursing student shares her experiences caring for COVID-19 patients in a New York hotspot
Jun 25, 2020 -- Nayeli Bustillos, a registered nurse with 10 years of experience, spent four weeks in New Rochelle, New York, caring for patients diagnosed with COVID-19. This Kansas native plans to graduate from the KU School of Nursing RN-to-BSN program in December 2020.
- KU Medical Center helps expand use of telehealth during pandemic and beyond
Jun 24, 2020 -- KU Medical Center helps expand use of telehealth during pandemic and beyond
- Professor selected for national commission on pandemic-era nursing-home safety
Jun 19, 2020 -- Jessica Kalender-Rich, M.D., FACP, associate professor of Geriatric Medicine at KU Medical Center and practicing physician, has been named to the Coronavirus Commission for Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes. U.S. President Donald Trump called for the formation of the commission in an announcement April 30, 2020, and asked the commission to assess the immediate and future implications of the pandemic on nursing homes.
- Lab in KU Medical Center incubator switches to coronavirus test to meet community need
Jun 11, 2020 -- Sinochips Diagnostics, a private laboratory operating on the campus of the University of Kansas Medical Center, has tested more than 2,500 people for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. With clients that include the Wyandotte County Health Department, it’s performing a critical service as one of 27 laboratories in Kansas running diagnostic tests for the virus fueling the pandemic.
- KU neurosurgery using tech to bring medical students into the operating room
Jun 10, 2020 -- KU neurosurgery using tech to bring medical students into the operating room
Categories: School of Medicine
- How med students who graduated early helped Kansas hospitals cope with COVID-19
Jun 04, 2020 -- KU School of Medicinegraduates received their medical degrees early so they could provide care in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the weeks between early graduation and their residencies, some helped tired doctors and nurses in Liberal, Kansas, any way they could.
- New Frontiers pilot awards support COVID-19 research
Jun 02, 2020 -- Frontiers: University of Kansas Clinical and Translational Science Institute has awarded three pilot grants to scientists studying COVID-19.
- KU researchers hit the streets to increase cervical cancer screening rates for women in jail
May 29, 2020 -- For many medical researchers, studying disease means going to work in exam rooms, offices and laboratories. For Megha Ramaswamy, Ph.D., MPH, it means going to jails and hitting the streets.
- Clinical research trial at KU focuses on using exercise to improve stroke recovery
May 28, 2020 -- Clinical research trial at KU focuses on using exercise to improve stroke recovery
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