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Helping children with diabetes follow their treatment program
Aug 27, 2014 -- Susana Patton is working with Children's Mercy on a research study to find out why many children with diabetes fail to follow their treatment programs
Nursing and Health Professions dean to step down in 2015
Aug 26, 2014 -- Karen L. Miller, Ph.D., RN, dean of the University of Kansas Schools of Nursing and Health Professions, has announced she plans to step down from her leadership roles at the University of Kansas Medical Center at the end of the academic year.
Fontes, McCarson and Peterson receive 2014 KU teaching awards
Aug 22, 2014 -- Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little honored Joseph Fontes, Kenneth McCarson and Moya Peterson at the annual Teaching Summit, which was held at the Lawrence campus.
Media advisory: KU School of Nursing students to receive white coats at Nightingale Ceremony
Aug 22, 2014 -- More than 100 students will receive white coats and recite the nurse's oath to signal the start of their new career.
Mentoring awards presented at School of Medicine's faculty retreat
Aug 20, 2014 -- Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, Ph.D., and Executive Dean Robert Simari, M.D., presented awards to six faculty members.
KU School of Medicine approved for $2 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Aug 18, 2014 -- A research team at the University of Kansas School of Medicine has been approved for a $2 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to address tobacco use among African-Americans who do not smoke on a daily basis.
KU Medical Center's Linda Redford works with prisons to provide better health care to elderly inmates
Aug 18, 2014 -- KU Medical Center's Linda Redford has developed and implemented programs to help prisons meet the needs of the country's aging prisoners
Summer fellowship program matches undergraduates with School of Medicine researchers
Aug 07, 2014 -- Six undergraduate students who show promise in biomedical research are completing research fellowships at the University of Kansas Medical Center through the Parker B. Francis Summer Fellowship Program.
Scholars in Rural Health program participants begin medical education
Aug 05, 2014 -- Fifteen students from rural Kansas who completed an assured admission program to the University of Kansas School of Medicine began their medical education on July 28. The students participated in the Scholars in Rural Health program.
Nanotax trial shows promise in treating abdominal cancers
Jul 28, 2014 -- KU Cancer Center's Nanotex phase I clinical trial, led by Stephen Williamson, M.D., shows promise for treating abdominal cancers, including fewer side effects and higher survival rates for patients.
Last modified: Jul 18, 2014