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Christina Griffiths

Christina is the media relations specialist for the IU School of Medicine Dean's Office of Strategic Communications.

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IU researchers find new drug to prevent progression to vision loss safe and effective for people with diabetes

More than 37 million adults in the United States have diabetes, and many of them don’t even know they have it, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Christina Griffiths  |  Feb 07, 2023

IU School of Medicine faculty named editor in chief of Anatomical Sciences Education

IU School of Medicine’s Jason Organ, PhD, associate professor of anatomy, cell biology and physiology, is taking on a new role as editor in chief of Anatomical Sciences Education.

Christina Griffiths  |  Sep 06, 2022

“Taking care of your mental health is valued here.” How the country’s largest medical school transformed its mental health services to better serve students

When Samia Hasan, MD joined Indiana University School of Medicine as a psychiatrist in 2016, it quickly became clear there was a growing need for more mental health services for students.

Christina Griffiths  |  Aug 16, 2022

Local high-schoolers experience ‘mini’ medical school with fourth-year students

Members of the Indiana University School of Medicine Alpha Omega Alpha Society and the Faculty Community Relations Committee recently hosted a Mini-Medical School event on the Indianapolis campus for 50 local high school students in hopes of sparking interest in health-related careers.

Christina Griffiths  |  Apr 27, 2022

IU urology faculty focused on gender health

When Josh Roth, MD joined faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Urology in 2020, he brought with him an increased focus on pediatric urology, transitional urology in adult patients with congenital genitourinary abnormalities and gender health.

Christina Griffiths  |  Jun 29, 2021

IU School of Medicine faculty providing comprehensive care for hereditary cancers at IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center

In 2018, urologic oncologist Ronald Boris, MD, MS, geneticist Gail Vance, MD and genitourinary medical oncologist Nabil Adra, MD established a multidisciplinary clinic focused on identifying patients with hereditary renal cell carcinoma (RCC) syndromes.

Christina Griffiths  |  Jun 29, 2021

Dozens of women receive free health screenings through See, Test and Treat event

The event provided free breast and cervical cancer screenings, mammograms, diabetes testing, HIV testing, genetic counseling and more.

Christina Griffiths  |  Jun 17, 2021

OB-GYN researchers studying how exposure to harmful chemicals can impact pregnancy

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology are learning more about how dangerous chemicals pregnant women in Indiana are exposed to can impact their health.

Christina Griffiths  |  May 20, 2021

IU School of Medicine student celebrating urology match with IU

As a medical student, Jason Zappia quickly developed an interest in urology, and is celebrating a match with Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Urology residency this year. But it’s his own person experiences that made him want to become a urologist in the first place.

Christina Griffiths  |  Mar 22, 2021

Elite swimmer motivated by medical setbacks to pursue career as healer

Many medical students take a gap year during their education, often to pursue research or other career-building opportunities. For Chip Peterson, he spent several years before medical school cultivating a different kind of career: professional open-water swimming.

Christina Griffiths  |  Mar 18, 2021