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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.
KU School of Nursing researcher Jamie Myers searches for answers to “chemo-brain”
Feb 19, 2018 -- Thanks to the work of Jamie Myers, Ph.D., RN, research assistant professor at the University of Kansas School of Nursing, chemo-brain is understood as its own condition, and cancer patients are routinely warned about possible cognitive difficultie
Robert Klein tapped for prestigious Icon of Education honor by Ingram’s magazine
Feb 19, 2018 -- Robert Klein, Ph.D., vice chancellor for academic affairs and Chancellors Club Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Kansas Medical Center, has been selected as a 2018 Icon of Education by the editors of Ingram’s magazine. Klein joins Barbara F. Atkinson, M.D., former executive vice chancellor, as the only other honoree from KU Medical Center in the 10-year history of the awards.
Researchers at the University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Disease Center launch definitive study on link between exercise and brain health
Feb 08, 2018 -- The University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Disease Center launches the largest study ever conducted on the role exercise plays in brain health in older people.
Prachee Avasthi’s passion for supporting her peers leads to her selection as the first early career researcher on eLife’s Board of Directors
Feb 06, 2018 -- Prachee Avasthi’s passion for supporting her peers leads to her selection as the first early career researcher on eLife’s Board of Directors.
Moya Peterson, Ph.D., APRN, wins 2018 Lillian Carter Exemplary Acts in Nursing Award from Modern Healthcare
Jan 26, 2018 -- Moya Peterson, Ph.D., APRN, clinical associate professor at the University of Kansas School of Nursing, has been named the recipient of the 2018 Lillian Carter Exemplary Acts in Nursing Award, one of three Excellence in Nursing Awards sponsored by Modern Healthcare.
KU School of Nursing’s online master’s degree program moves up to No. 18 in latest U.S. News rankings
Jan 11, 2018 -- The University of Kansas School of Nursing’s online master’s degree program nudged up one spot to No. 18 in the latest Best Online Master’s in Nursing Program rankings released recently by U.S. News & World Report.
Robert D. Simari, M.D., named executive vice chancellor of the University of Kansas Medical Center
Jan 09, 2018 -- The University of Kansas, in consultation with The University of Kansas Health System and The University of Kansas Physicians, announced that Robert D. Simari, M.D., the Franklin E. Murphy Professor in Cardiology, has been named executive vice chancellor of the University of Kansas Medical Center.
University of Kansas announces nearly $25 million National Institutes of Health grant to accelerate clinical and translational research
Jan 09, 2018 -- The University of Kansas today announced and celebrated a five-year nearly $25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health that will fund Frontiers: University of Kansas Clinical and Translational Science Institute (KU CTSI). This grant currently is the largest at the university, and the second-largest all time.
KU School of Medicine students spring into action after man suffers heart attack at Kansas City’s Big 12 Run
Jan 04, 2018 -- Dave Houchin calls them his angels, but the three University of Kansas School of Medicine students who saved his life at a local road race last year say they were just doing what any of their classmates would have done in the same situation.

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