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University of Kansas Medical Center announces opening of Health Education Building
Jul 20, 2017 -- The University of Kansas Medical Center today opened a 170,000 square-foot facility that will transform education for the KU Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions. The $82-million Health Education Building will serve as the primary teaching facility for all three schools, and it will feature state-of-the-art simulation technology and flexible learning spaces with interprofessional education in mind.
KU Medical Center to become third school in the nation to launch specialized MS training program for DPT students
Jul 07, 2017 -- This fall, the University of Kansas will become only the third university in the country to implement the MS Standardized Training and Education Program with University Partners (STEP UP) as part of its entry-level education for doctor of physical therapy (DPT) students.
Scott Belliston followed a winding path to become the first graduate of the KU Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship Program
Jul 03, 2017 -- Scott Belliston, D.O., became the first graduate of the Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship Program in the Department of Neurology at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Kansas City middle school girls learn about health care careers at KU
Jul 03, 2017 -- Nearly 60 local middle school girls came to the University of Kansas Medical Center this spring for hands-on learning about health care careers.
Two School of Medicine students receive Minority Scholars Awards from the American Medical Association
Jun 28, 2017 -- Two students in the School of Medicine at the University of Kansas were recently honored as Minority Scholars Award winners by the American Medical Association Foundation.
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.
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.
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