Recent News

Voluntary program matches first-year medical students with early stage Alzheimer’s patients to provide support and education
Oct 12, 2017 -- The Partnering in Alzheimer’s Instruction Research Study (PAIRS) Program started in 2013 in the Kansas City Metro area to help KU School of Medicine students, regardless of their areas of specialization, gain insights into working with patients with dementia, while providing friendship and emotional support for the subjects and their families.
KU Medical Center signs extension of the Sino-US Advanced Healthcare Professional Exchange Program.
Oct 04, 2017 -- Robert D. Simari, M.D., interim vice chancellor of the University of Kansas Medical Center, led a team of officials from KU Medical Center that participated in the U.S.-China Health Cooperation Symposium Sept. 27 in Washington D.C.
A doctor from Ghana serves as a family’s hero and as a champion for respiratory care in Africa
Sep 25, 2017 -- A doctor from Ghana serves as a family’s hero and a champion for respiratory care in Africa. Alfred Jacob Aidoo, M.D., and Katie Stakolich were perfect strangers living a world apart before tragedy brought them together late last year. Now a gesture of gratitude has helped bring the two face to face in a surprise meeting at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
KU School of Medicine Fulbright Scholar to study cancer care for adolescents and young adults in Denmark
Sep 22, 2017 -- Third-year KU School of Medicine student and Fulbright Scholar Abbey Elsbernd is spending this year in Copenhagen studying a cancer ward designed just for adolescents and young adults.
Heavy drinking in college can lead to obesity later in life
Sep 22, 2017 -- Researchers at the University of Kansas Medical Center have produced the first study showing that heavy drinking during early adulthood increases the risk of becoming obese later in life.
New clinical and research laboratory features driving simulator to help drivers who face physical and cognitive issues
Sep 12, 2017 -- Drivers will literally be able to take the wheel in their own hands when it comes to evaluating their ability to drive safely on the open road thanks to a new research, assessment and rehabilitation facility opening this summer at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
KU School of Nursing student earns American Psychiatric Nurses Association scholarship
Aug 25, 2017 -- Heidy F. Brillhart, APRN-CNP, a post-master’s certificate student at the University of Kansas School of Nursing, is one of 30 graduate and undergraduate students across the country to be awarded an American Psychiatric Nurses Association Board of Directors Student Scholarship.
KU Medical Center students and faculty volunteer at Wyandotte County Back to School Fairs
Aug 23, 2017 -- Students and faculty from the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions provided physical exams and immunizations to children in Wyandotte County.
KU Medical Center students volunteer their time helping others on Community Service Days
Aug 23, 2017 -- Each year, KU Medical Center designates two days for community service in Wyandotte County as a way of giving back to the community where KU Medical Center is located.
The University of Kansas Medical Center honors four faculty as University Distinguished Professors
Aug 17, 2017 -- The University of Kansas Medical Center has named four long-time faculty members University Distinguished Professors, which is an honor reserved for faculty who have made significant and sustained contributions to research, scholarship and teaching at the medical center.
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