Humor Break: IU School of Medicine's fittingly named faculty include pediatrician Dr. Huggins, anatomy instructor Dr. Organ and bone researcher Dr. Bonewald. Could there be a psychological pull toward a name-matching career in medicine?
Success and empowerment can only be found where support is plentiful. Courtland Blount, MD, strongly believes that – so much so that he’s set out to build a multifaceted support system, serving those near and far.
Sean Kern, MD, an IU-trained urologic oncologist and founding director of the military’s testicular cancer enterprise, was diagnosed with the very disease he specializes in curing. He joined IU School of Medicine experts at a recent testicular cancer conference as an inspirational speaker, medical expert and survivor.
Since Barbie’s creation in the 1950s, she’s gone through some drastic makeovers. The popular children’s toy created by Mattel boasts the slogan “you can be anything” and, in recent years, has added not only different body types and abilities, but also a variety of career choices and related accessories.
IU School of Medicine launched its 2030 Strategic Plan in spring 2023 and is celebrating achievements in the three pillars: Maximize learner success statewide; Accelerate discovery and clinical translation; and Improve health and wellness of the people of Indiana and beyond.
West Lafayette medical student Briana Rayman leads the opening of the new Crossroads Student Outreach Clinic at IU Health Arnett Hospital. Rayman is recipient of the Excellence in Action award for her campus.
Over the last 30 years, Mark R. Kelley has disclosed 61 inventions, been awarded 19 patents and launched a pharmaceutical startup. Now he's helping other IU innovators navigate commercialization for their lab discoveries.