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External Advisory Council formed to assist with search for IU School of Medicine dean

August 31, 2012 -- An External Advisory Council has been appointed by President Michael A. McRobbie to assist the recently formed search committee in identifying finalists for the next dean of the Indiana University School of Medicine and vice president for university clinical affairs.  read more...

Practical approaches for tackling tobacco addiction topic of program for health care providers

September 27, 2012 -- When an adult in the Tell City area has an appointment with a physician, physician assistant, dentist, nurse or dental hygienist this year, the health care provider is likely to bring up a new topic: tobacco.  read more...

IU and Regenstrief to collaborate with 19 Indiana nursing facilities to improve care

October 11, 2012 -- A multi-million-dollar award from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, or CMS, will enable Indiana University and Regenstrief Institute clinician-researchers to work with 19 central Indiana nursing facilities to improve the quality of care, reduce hospitalizations and increase access to palliative care for long-stay nursing facility residents.  read more...

IU medical students mobilize to provide care on west side of Indianapolis

October 18, 2012 -- Indiana University School of Medicine students understand the need to improve the health of patients from all walks of life. But this knowledge is brought home each year through their participation an event that brings health care into the neighborhood of those who might otherwise lack the resources to seek it out.  read more...

Regenstrief health care delivery contest seeks ideas from the public to propel research

November 15, 2012 -- How can we ensure that the scientific community is asking the right questions about how to deliver the best health care to Americans? The Regenstrief Institute, an internationally recognized health care research organization, is seeking input for future studies from the public, whose varied voices are typically underrepresented in research.  read more...

Confucius Institute, IU School of Medicine and WFYI explore health care in two cultures

November 15, 2012 -- Central Indiana public television viewers will get a first-hand look at the blending of Eastern and Western medicine in a special documentary “East Treats West” to air on WFYI HD this month.  read more...

Network's 'it takes a village' approach improves dementia care and informs research, study shows

November 19, 2012 -- The approach of the Indianapolis Discovery Network for Dementia -- with contributions from family members, community advocates, health care systems and researchers -- improves dementia care and informs dementia research, according to a new study by researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University Center for Aging Research.  read more...

Indianapolis-based Timmy Global Health selected to compete in national American Giving Awards

November 23, 2012 -- A nonprofit global children’s health foundation founded by an Indiana University School of Medicine alumnus has been selected as one of the 25 charities to participate in the second annual American Giving Awards, presented by Chase.  read more...

IU School of Medicine student vying to share his love of music, healing on 'Trip with Timmy'

January 9, 2013 -- Adam Cantor, a first-year Indiana University School of Medicine student, is a finalist in the American Medical Association Insurance Agency “Take a Trip with Timmy Global Health Contest.”  read more...

For top athletes, NFL Scouting Combine begins with heart screening

February 21, 2013 -- For more than 300 college football players, the NFL Scouting Combine that runs through Tuesday at Lucas Oil Stadium is a prime opportunity to show that they have what it takes to join the ranks of the National Football League.  read more...
 

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