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Mentoring awards presented at School of Medicine's faculty retreat
Aug 20, 2014 -- Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, Ph.D., and Executive Dean Robert Simari, M.D., presented awards to six faculty members.
KU School of Medicine approved for $2 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Aug 18, 2014 -- A research team at the University of Kansas School of Medicine has been approved for a $2 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to address tobacco use among African-Americans who do not smoke on a daily basis.
KU Medical Center's Linda Redford works with prisons to provide better health care to elderly inmates
Aug 18, 2014 -- KU Medical Center's Linda Redford has developed and implemented programs to help prisons meet the needs of the country's aging prisoners
Summer fellowship program matches undergraduates with School of Medicine researchers
Aug 07, 2014 -- Six undergraduate students who show promise in biomedical research are completing research fellowships at the University of Kansas Medical Center through the Parker B. Francis Summer Fellowship Program.
Scholars in Rural Health program participants begin medical education
Aug 05, 2014 -- Fifteen students from rural Kansas who completed an assured admission program to the University of Kansas School of Medicine began their medical education on July 28. The students participated in the Scholars in Rural Health program.
Nanotax trial shows promise in treating abdominal cancers
Jul 28, 2014 -- KU Cancer Center's Nanotex phase I clinical trial, led by Stephen Williamson, M.D., shows promise for treating abdominal cancers, including fewer side effects and higher survival rates for patients.
KU's physical therapy department is educating a record number of students
Jul 24, 2014 -- KU's physical therapy department is educating a record number of students
Cathcart-Rake named dean of School of Medicine campus in Salina
Jul 23, 2014 -- Executive Dean Robert Simari, M.D., announces that William Cathcart-Rake, M.D., has been elevated from director to dean of KU School of Medicine–Salina. The campus' inagural class has started its fourth and final year of medical education.
In a state with just two pediatric rheumatologists, help for rural kids and their families
Jul 09, 2014 -- Carol Lindsley, M.D., professor of pediatric rheumatology at the University of Kansas Medical Center, runs outreach clinics so rural Kansas kids don't have to travel hundreds of miles for treatment.
Neurologist evaluates evidence on the use of medical marijuana in brain diseases
Jul 07, 2014 -- Gary Gronseth, M.D., in the Department of Neurology at the University of Kansas Medical Center, helped conduct an evidence-based review of the use of medical marijuana in brain diseases for the American Academy of Neurology.
KU residents conduct cancer screenings in rural Kansas
Jun 24, 2014 -- KU residents conduct skin and prostate cancer screenings in rural Kansas communities.

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