Recent News

A KU Medical Center researcher receives grant to study smoking policies at tribal colleges
Oct 09, 2014 -- A $100,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will allow Christina Pacheco, J.D., assistant professor of family medicine, to explore how restrictive smoking policies at tribal colleges and universities affect students’ smoking-related behaviors and their exposure to secondhand smoke.
University of Kansas Medical Center approved for $10 million award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study obesity treatment options
Oct 03, 2014 -- The study is one of 46 proposals PCORI approved for funding on Sept. 30 to advance the field of comparative effectiveness research (CER) and provide patients, health care providers and other clinical decision makers with information that will help them make better-informed choices.
KU Eye to host vision awareness picnic Oct. 11
Oct 03, 2014 -- In recognition and support of World Sight Day on Oct. 10 as well as KU Eye's centennial, the picnic will use interactive activities to share information and education about services and programs available for those with limited or no vision.
KU family medicine resident is bringing health care to underserved populations in Haiti
Oct 02, 2014 -- KU family medicine resident Jonathan Philippe is bringing health care to underserved populations in his native country of Haiti
Driven to Cure license plates are helping to support breast cancer research in Kansas
Sep 29, 2014 -- Driven to Cure license plates are providing support to The University of Kansas Cancer Center and the Midwest Cancer Alliance
KU Medical Center students travel to India as part of the Robinson Scholars program
Sep 19, 2014 -- Students from the KU School of Medicine, School of Nursing and School of Health Professions spend time at the Christian Medical College in Vellore, India, as part of the Robinson Scholars Program
KU School of Medicine researcher discovers compounds that may help treat sickle cell disease
Sep 18, 2014 -- KU School of Medicine scientist Kenneth Peterson's discovery of drug compounds that may be effective in treating sickle cell disease and other genetic blood disorders is published in PLOS One
Family medicine professor wins Rainbow Award
Sep 16, 2014 -- Michael Kennedy, M.D., was chosen by students for the award, which honors faculty physicians and community preceptors who display outstanding attributes of professionalism and excellence in medicine.
The Tour de BBQ bicycle race is helping childhood cancer survivors make the transition to adult care at KU Medical Center
Sep 15, 2014 -- The Tour de BBQ bicycle race will help support the Survivorship Transition Clinic at KU Medical Center
KU medical students to perform blood pressure checks at Kansas State Fair
Sep 05, 2014 -- The activity is sponsored by the Rural Medicine Interest group. Medical students from the Kansas City, Wichita and Salina campuses of the KU School of Medicine will participate.
Last modified: Jul 18, 2014