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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.
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.
Helping children with diabetes follow their treatment program
Aug 27, 2014 -- Susana Patton is working with Children's Mercy on a research study to find out why many children with diabetes fail to follow their treatment programs
Nursing and Health Professions dean to step down in 2015
Aug 26, 2014 -- Karen L. Miller, Ph.D., RN, dean of the University of Kansas Schools of Nursing and Health Professions, has announced she plans to step down from her leadership roles at the University of Kansas Medical Center at the end of the academic year.
Fontes, McCarson and Peterson receive 2014 KU teaching awards
Aug 22, 2014 -- Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little honored Joseph Fontes, Kenneth McCarson and Moya Peterson at the annual Teaching Summit, which was held at the Lawrence campus.
Media advisory: KU School of Nursing students to receive white coats at Nightingale Ceremony
Aug 22, 2014 -- More than 100 students will receive white coats and recite the nurse's oath to signal the start of their new career.
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

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