Recent School of Medicine News

KU Medical Center receives grant to help fight breast cancer in Kansas City Metro area
Oct 22, 2014 -- KU Medical Center receives grant from the American Cancer Society and the National Football League to help fight breast cancer in Kansas City Metro area
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.
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
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
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.
Women in Medicine and Science present annual awards
Sep 02, 2014 -- The awards, presented at the campus organization's annual dinner on Aug. 21, recognize the contributions of faculty, staff and alumni.
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