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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.
The University of Kansas Cancer Center receives renewal of National Cancer Institute designation and announces approval of Children’s Mercy as an official consortium partner
Aug 03, 2017 -- The University of Kansas Cancer Center announced today that the National Cancer Institute (NCI) renewed its national cancer center designation for five years and that Children’s Mercy has been formally approved as a cancer center consortium partner.
New School of Medicine students mark their entrance into medical profession at White Coat Ceremony
Aug 02, 2017 -- New students at the School of Medicine marked their entrance into the medical profession at the White Coat Ceremony.
KU School of Nursing earns Center of Excellence in Nursing Education designation from the National League of Nursing
Jul 28, 2017 -- The University of Kansas School of Nursing announced July 28 that it has earned the National League of Nursing (NLN) designation as a Center of Excellence for 2017-2022.
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