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The Insider, Fall 2020 Issue PDF document icon


  • Message from the Dean
  • Camargo works to improve nutrition for Latino populations
  • Abusalim volunteers during pandemic
  • Audiology student group going strong with Kaminsky
  • Students describe working and learning during a pandemic
  • Alnaim wins diversity award
  • Gibson helps physical therapy students navigate during a pandemic
  • Eckels helps produce video for families dealing with COVID-19
  • Terrado collects PPE for health care workers
  • Roberts takes leadership role during the pandemic
  • Students develop program to connect with clients remotely
  • Scholarship update
  • Spotlight: Class of 2020
  • New programs launched

The Insider, Fall 2019 Issue PDF document icon


  • Message from the Dean
  • Schell installed as president of American Association of Respiratory Care
  • Hildenbrand named president of American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Focus on professional service
  • Mische Lawson serves as Fulbright specialist in Kyrgyz Republic
  • Camargo travels to Columbia
  • Bennetts visits Ghana
  • Incoming students participate in community service day
  • Faculty and students inducted into Alpha Eta Society
  • Updates from around the school

The The Insider, Fall 2018 Issue PDF document icon


  • Message from the Dean
  • Setting a course for advancing research
  • Helping stroke survivors regain their movement and walk again
  • Bridges exploring link between language acquisition and reading skills
  • Medical nutrition science student wins research summit award
  • Researchers in the school collaborate with scientists around the world
  • Gibbs creates nutrition literacy tool
  • School holds faculty collaboration forum
  • New chair for Department of Health Information Management

The Insider, Spring 2018 Issue


  • Message from the Dean
  • First student graduates with clinical doctorate in speech-language pathology
  • Research underway aims to understand mitochondrial defects
  • New research, assessment, and rehabilitation facility opens at KU Medical Center
  • Department updates
  • Board of advocates, staff award winners

The The Insider, Spring 2017 Issue PDF document icon


  • Message from the Dean
  • New NIH-funded study on DHA supplements and premature births
  • School holds team-building workshop
  • Department updates
  • KU School of Health Professions alumni updates
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Read about recent activities and accomplishments by faculty, staff, and students in the weekly From-the-Dean messages from Dean Akinwuntan.

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Inside the School

For the fifth consecutive year, enrollment in the School of Health Professions has gone up. The total number of students in the school now exceeds 730.

In honor of her pioneering work as a clinical dietitian, the school has established the Rebekah Mani Clinical Scholar Fund in Dietetics and Nutrition to provide support for KU students in this field. Learn more.

The School of Health Professions is excited to announce Jacob Sosnoff, Ph.D., has been appointed associate dean for research, effective February 15, 2021. He comes to KU after holding positions at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

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