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Slemenda Scholars Reunite in Kenya as Residents with Global Health Aspirations

In 2017, three Indiana University School of Medicine students spent the summer in Eldoret, Kenya, as Slemenda Scholars and this year ended up back in Eldoret at the same time by chance. 

Debbie Ungar  |  Mar 27, 2024

Andrea Conroy honored as 2023 Bailey K. Ashford Medalist 

In October 2023, Andrea Conroy, PhD, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine was honored with the prestigious Bailey K. Ashford Medal by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH). This accolade celebrates her distinguished contributions to the field of tropical medicine. 

Jackie Maupin  |  Nov 15, 2023

'Mi doctorita': Medical resident fosters mentorship for Latinx community at IU School of Medicine

Mariel Luna Hinojosa, MD, is on a mission to have more Hispanic students become doctors--and to create supportive environments for them in academic medicine. Only 6% of U.S. physicians are Hispanic, and just 2.4% are Latina.

Laura Gates  |  Sep 18, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month: Mexican American siblings share what it means to become doctors

Siblings Alejandra and Hugo Rodriguez share the experiences that influenced their passions, leading both to pursue medical degrees at Indiana University School of Medicine.

Laura Gates  |  Sep 08, 2023

Global Health Simulation Trains Pediatricians to Better Care for Patients

Your patient is a 15-year-old Burmese female adolescent who came in alone for her well-child check. She speaks Hakha Chin and an interpreter is needed. During the conversation, she mentions having a boyfriend, but doesn’t want to answer any questions about her relationship because she knows the interpreter from her community. How do you proceed to provide optimal care?

Debbie Ungar  |  Aug 30, 2023

The other side of the scalpel: Former pediatric patient joins urology residency at IU School of Medicine

Peter Arnold's experience with urology started as a child on the other side of the exam room door. Now Arnold is an intern in the urology residency at IU School of Medicine.

Laura Gates  |  Jul 10, 2023

IU School of Medicine Residents Complete Global Health Pathway

Fourteen IU School of Medicine residents completed the requirements for the interdisciplinary Global Health Pathway (formerly residency track) and received certificates from the IU Center for Global Health Equity this spring. 

Debbie Ungar  |  Jun 27, 2023

Walk together: McHenry leads reciprocal innovation in Kenya, Indiana

Megan McHenry, MD, director of pediatric global health education at IU School of Medicine, was named to the IBJ 2023 Forty Under 40. McHenry collaborates with Kenyan colleagues to improve the lives of children with neurodevelopmental challenges in Kenya and Indiana.

Laura Gates  |  Jun 06, 2023

Residents Join Global Health Pathway to Eliminate Health Inequities

The life and medical experiences of residents in the Global Health Pathway are varied, but they share a desire to improve care for people in underserved communities in Indiana and around the globe.

Debbie Ungar  |  May 18, 2023

AMPATH Kenya Partnership Makes an Impact on Indiana Healthcare Leaders

Earlier this month, five Indiana health leaders made their first visit to Kenya to see for themselves what makes the AMPATH collaboration so special. 

Debbie Ungar  |  Mar 28, 2023