Robert Simari named interim executive vice chancellor at the University of Kansas Medical CenterJun 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 injuryJun 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.
Mother and daughter receiving Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees from KUMay 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 CenterMay 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.
Carrie Ciro named chair of KU Department of Occupational Therapy EducationMar 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.
KU School of Medicine students learn where they will do their residenciesMar 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.