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Robert Simari named interim executive vice chancellor at the University of Kansas Medical Center
Jun 13, 2017 -- The University of Kansas Medical Center, 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, will serve as interim executive vice chancellor for the University of Kansas Medical Center. Simari will assume the interim EVC role July 1 and will continue as executive dean for the University of Kansas School of Medicine.
Minimizing the effects of radiation injury
Jun 13, 2017 -- New research conducted at the University of Kansas Medical Center could make treatment for gastrointestinal cancers safer—while also helping to mitigate the dangers of nuclear accidents and terrorist attacks.
Kansas Board of Regents announces Dr. Girod as the 18th Chancellor of the University of Kansas
May 25, 2017 -- The Kansas Board of Regents announced the appointment of Dr. Douglas A. Girod as the 18th Chancellor of the University of Kansas.
University of Kansas Cancer Center partners with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to offer innovative blood cancer clinical trials
May 24, 2017 -- The University of Kansas Cancer Center has announced that it will join a consortium with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, in collaboration with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), to bring clinical trials testing innovative blood cancer therapies to Kansas City.
University of Kansas School of Nursing to open new campus location in Salina
May 16, 2017 -- In an effort to attract and educate professional nurses in rural parts of Kansas, the University of Kansas School of Nursing is partnering with Salina Regional Health Center to open a new campus location in Salina, Kansas.
May graduate is fourth member of Sullivan family to earn a diploma from the University of Kansas School of Medicine
May 08, 2017 -- When Michael Sullivan walks across the stage and collects his diploma from the University of Kansas School of Medicine this month, he will become part of a family legacy of doctors that spans four generations and dates back nearly 100 years.
Mother and daughter receiving Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees from KU
May 08, 2017 -- Mother's Day will bring an odd mix of mortar boards, memories and joy to the Bradley family of Prairie Village, Kansas. On May 14, 21-year-old Madi and her 49-year-old mother, Dawn, will be don their graduation regalia and head to Lawrence for the University of Kansas Commence ceremony where they will walk down Campanile Hill together on their way to receiving Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees from KU.
Rock ‘n’ roll researcher packing his bowties and saying goodbye to KU Medical Center
May 08, 2017 -- After nearly five years of doctoral work in rehabilitation science, medical researcher Jason-Flor Sisante is packing up his freshly minted dissertation along with his guitar and his bowties and leaving the University of Kansas Medical Center to write the next chapter in a storied career that has already included stops as a NASA intern and collaborating with researchers at Duke and Yale universities.
Project ECHO is helping KU Medical Center asthma experts build a virtual community throughout the state
Mar 30, 2017 -- An interprofessional team of health care professionals from the University of Kansas Medical Center is creating a virtual community to share the latest in asthma management and treatment with their peers throughout the state and as far away as the West African nation of Ghana thanks to technology provided by Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes).
Carrie Ciro named chair of KU Department of Occupational Therapy Education
Mar 22, 2017 -- Carrie Ciro, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA, has been named the chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy Education in the University of Kansas School of Health Professions, effective July 1. Ciro comes to the University of Kansas Medical Center from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center where she has served in the College of Allied Health since 2010.
Patricia Kluding named chair of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Mar 20, 2017 -- The University of Kansas School of Health Professions announced Patricia Kluding, Ph.D., PT, as the new chair of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, effective March 16.
KU School of Medicine students learn where they will do their residencies
Mar 17, 2017 -- Match Day is an annual rite of passage for medical students across the country. Matches are made by the nonprofit National Resident Matching Program using an algorithm to determine the pairings based on preferences submitted by the applicants and the residency programs. Students submit their preferences after interviewing with various residency programs.

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