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Kovacs advocates for cardiac emergency preparedness

Sports cardiologist Richard Kovacs leads cardiac screening for the NFL Scouting Combine and advocates for widespread CPR training.

Laura Gates  |  Feb 16, 2024

What's in a name?

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?

Laura Gates  |  Feb 15, 2024

Genetic detectives unlock 16-year mystery

IU’s Undiagnosed Rare Disease Clinic gains national distinction for expertise in diagnosing unknown genetic disorders as part of international investigative network.

Laura Gates  |  Feb 13, 2024

A Hearty Influencer: Cardiovascular Fellow builds following as advocate for diverse patient, student populations

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.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Feb 02, 2024

Weaver carries ER experience into role as Indiana health commissioner

Emergency Medicine faculty Lindsay Weaver, MD, became Indiana state health commissioner in June 2023 and now leads the Health First Indiana initiative. 

Laura Gates  |  Jan 30, 2024

Urologic oncologist turns to IU mentors for his own testicular cancer treatment

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.

Laura Gates  |  Dec 20, 2023

Happy Birthday, Dr. Barbie!

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.

Christina Griffiths  |  Dec 19, 2023

2023: A year of advancements in education, innovation and Hoosier health

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.

IU School of Medicine  |  Dec 07, 2023

Celebrating Excellence: Meet West Lafayette student, community advocate Bri Rayman

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.

Laura Gates  |  Nov 30, 2023

From lab to market: Discoveries in Kelley Lab lead to new therapies for multiple diseases

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.

Laura Gates  |  Nov 10, 2023