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Caitlin VanOverberghe

Caitlin VanOverberghe is a communications coordinator for the Indiana University School of Medicine, where she supports the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Department of Ophthalmology. Having earned degrees in journalism and telecommunications ...

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Researchers debate inclusion of pregnant, chestfeeding people in clinical trials

Last summer, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine’s Forum on Drug Discovery, Development, and Translation convened a workshop to discuss the “barriers and opportunities for including these populations in clinical trials.” Two Indiana University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty members were among the medical professionals invited to participate.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Mar 15, 2023

Orthopaedic divisions welcome new leadership

Two clinical divisions in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery appointed new leaders in 2022. These changes mark an exciting new era for the department and underlie continued commitments to excellent patient care and medical education. Jan Szatkowski, MD, was appointed director of the trauma division, and Patrick Siparsky, MD, took on the role of sports medicine division director.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Mar 01, 2023

Department remembers two former faculty members

T he Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2022 lost two of its most celebrated former faculty members. James W. Strickland, MD, and G. Paul DeRosa, MD, died in April and October, respectively. Both gentlemen were alumni of IU School of Medicine who then joined the faculty and made notable impacts while training a new generation of orthopaedic surgeons.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Mar 01, 2023

Members of the Orthopaedic Surgery Department spend a day volunteering at Gleaners Food Bank

About a dozen members of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery’s basic science faculty and staff spent a day volunteering at Gleaners Food Bank recently, helping sort through the cans and prepare them for distribution to those in need.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Dec 21, 2022

Big 10 grant furthers lab's osteosarcoma research

A $100,000 grant from the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium Foundation will further research into metastatic osteosarcoma conducted by the Greenfield Lab.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Dec 20, 2022

Diagnostic event helps dozens

Members of the IU School of Medicine community offered up their patient care and pathology skills at the annual See, Test and Treat event, hosted in Indianapolis by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Foundation.

See, Test and Treat events take place across the country and provide essential medical services to dozens of patients, free of charge, thanks to grant funding from CAP.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Jun 17, 2022

Grad Student Earns F31 Grant

A PhD student in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery earned a grant from the National Institutes of Health that will allow her to continue researching the impacts COVID-19 has on bone health.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Jun 01, 2022

Incoming OB-GYN resident helping others navigate careers in medicine as people of color

As a medical student, Maya Merriweather founded Melanin is the New Medicine, LLC, with the goal of increasing diversity in the field. She was pleased to have matched with IU for residency because the OB-GYN department offered a well-rounded program, with training in all aspects of care. She knows, once her training is done and she begins practicing on her own, she’ll be prepared to handle any situation.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  May 11, 2022

Research cohort details connections between societal factors and health after pregnancy

IU School of Medicine is one of eight academic medical centers across the country involved in nuMoM2b, or the Nulliparous Pregnancy Outcomes Study: Monitoring Mothers-to-Be. This research cohort began in 2010 and monitored pregnant people delivering a child for the first time. The research team followed these original study participants three to seven years later, examining the impact of pregnancy complications on cardiovascular health. The team continues to follow the cohort today.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  May 04, 2022

Orthopaedic surgery residency program sees record number of female matches

A record number of female physicians matched into the orthopaedic surgery residency program at Indiana University School of Medicine following Match Day 2022.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Mar 31, 2022