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University of Kansas Medical Center students showcase their work at 40th Annual Student Research Forum
Apr 09, 2018 -- More than 150 students from the schools of Health Professions, Nursing and Medicine participated in the 40th Annual Student Research Forum at the University of Kansas Medical Center April 2 and 3.
Lisa Larson, Ph.D., RN, calls on her Kansas roots to guide the new KU School of Nursing program in Salina
Apr 09, 2018 -- A native of tiny Highland in far northeast Kansas, Larson is the first assistant dean of academic affairs at the new University of Kansas School of Nursing campus in Salina.
KU Medical Center graduate and undergraduate students take part in research days at the Kansas Capitol
Mar 30, 2018 -- Two students from the University of Kansas Medical Center received awards at the 15th Annual Capitol Graduate Research Summit March 27 in Topeka. Judges from academia and industry identified two students from each Kansas Board of Regents’ school in attendance to win $500 scholarships from BioKansas and from their respective school.
Future of deep-space travel takes flight as researcher at the University of Kansas Medical Center has experiment launched to the International Space Station
Mar 30, 2018 -- If mankind is to venture into deep space one day, the road to such an ambitious mission might just begin right here at the University of Kansas Medical Center in the laboratory of Joseph S. Tash, Ph.D., emeritus professor in the Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology in the School of Medicine.
Students, faculty and campus organizations honored at 20th Annual Student Leadership Reception
Mar 29, 2018 -- Students, faculty and campus organizations were honored during the 20th Annual Student Leadership Awards Reception March 28 at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
University of Kansas Medical Center doctor John Alm helps athletes work out their bumps and bruises at the Winter Olympics.
Mar 27, 2018 -- You’ll have to forgive John Alm, D.O., if he seems a little giddy these days. You see the clinical instructor and Interventional Spine Fellow in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the School of Medicine just got back from working at one of the world’s greatest spectacles — the Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.
The School of Health Professions is pairing with KU School of Business on combined Doctor of Physical Therapy/Master of Business program
Mar 23, 2018 -- Starting with the fall semester, the University of Kansas Medical Center Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science will be offering first-year Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students the opportunity to enroll in a new four-year, dual-degree Doctor of Physical Therapy/Master of Business Administration (DPT/MBA) program.
Colorectal cancer survivor oversees KU Medical Center studies designed to increase screening rates
Mar 20, 2018 -- For the past decade, Watson has worked with Greiner’s research team on studies designed to improve the rate at which people in low-income and underserved populations get screened for colorectal cancer.
In an annual rite of passage, graduating medical students nationwide learn on Match Day where they will be spending their residencies
Mar 16, 2018 -- The third Friday of March brings its own special version of Match Madness to medical schools across the county. While there are no buzzer beaters or Cinderella stories to be written, there is plenty of white-knuckle nervousness to go around as graduating medical students from coast to coast hold their breath as they learn on the same day where they will be matched for their residencies and in which specialties.
KU Medical Center researchers are using transcranial Doppler ultrasound as part of a novel approach to monitor brain blood flow during exercise
Mar 08, 2018 -- Researchers at the University of Kansas Medical Center are using a novel approach to monitor blood flow in the brain during exercise — a process that could help unlock the complex medical mysteries surrounding the importance of cerebrovascular health in brain aging, head injuries, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease.
Researcher works to develop first pain research program at KU Medical Center
Mar 05, 2018 -- Andrea Nicol, M.D., came to KU Medical Center in 2013 to help establish an interdisciplinary, large-scale pain research program in the Department of Anesthesiology — the first such pain research program at KU Medical Center.
Moya Peterson wins a Heroes in Healthcare 2018 award from Ingram’s magazine
Feb 21, 2018 -- The editors of Ingram’s magazine have named Moya Peterson, Ph.D., APRN, clinical associate professor at the University of Kansas School of Nursing, one of their Heroes in Healthcare for 2018.

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