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Indiana University programs highly ranked in U.S. News Best Graduate Schools

March 12, 2013 -- U.S. News and World Report again gave high marks to Indiana University programs in education, business, law and medicine in its annual Best Graduate Schools rankings.

Proposals sought for Mobile Computing in Medical Education Conference

February 4, 2013 -- Proposals are being accepted for the inaugural Mobile Computing in Medical Education Conference in Indianapolis. Students, medical residents and fellows, and faculty with interests in the use of mobile tablets such as iPads in medical education are invited to submit proposals and to attend.

McAllister to lead Indiana University psychiatry program

January 25, 2013 -- Thomas W. McAllister, M.D., has been named chair of the Department of Psychiatry and the Albert Eugene Sterne Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Indiana University School of Medicine. He will begin his duties this summer, pending approval by the IU Board of Trustees.

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.”

Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School to open medical simulation training laboratory

December 14, 2012 -- Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School will celebrate the opening of the first medical simulation laboratory in an Indianapolis high school during a program Wednesday, Dec. 19.

Regenstrief investigator named first chief editor of exam to prepare clinical informaticians

December 7, 2012 -- Regenstrief Institute investigator John T. Finnell, M.D., M.S., associate professor of clinical emergency medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine and director of health informatics at the IU School of Informatics at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, has been named the first chief editor of the Clinical Informatics Practice Board Examination.

Regenstrief Institute and Merck launch unique post-doctoral training opportunity

November 27, 2012 -- The Regenstrief Institute, in collaboration with Merck, has created two visiting scholar positions to provide post-doctoral training at the intersection of pharmacoepidemiology and biomedical informatics at the institute.

Indiana University School of Medicine – Lafayette expanding program, enrollment

October 25, 2012 -- The Indiana University School of Medicine – Lafayette, on the campus of Purdue University, announced Thursday, October 25, that it is expanding its program of study from two years to four years and it will increase its student enrollment.

IU School of Medicine – Northwest celebrates 40 years of physician education

October 18, 2012 -- Indiana University School of Medicine –Northwest (IUSM-NW) recently celebrated a milestone: 40 years of physician education. What originally began with four students, four decades ago, has now become one of the largest and most innovative medical education centers within the IU School of Medicine.

Indiana University will offer joint M.D.-MPH degree

October 17, 2012 -- The Indiana University School of Medicine and the new IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health will collaborate to create a joint Doctor of Medicine and Master of Public Health program with funding from the Department of Health and Human Services.

Registration under way for third annual Glick Eye Institute Vision Symposium

October 11, 2012 -- Registration is now open for the third annual Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute’s Vision Symposium, set for Nov. 2 and 3. This year’s symposium is expanding to two days and will feature a full day of research presentations in addition to a half day of clinical updates.

Dunnington to lead Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Surgery

September 6, 2012 -- Gary Dunnington, M.D., has been named chair of the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Surgery.

Glick Eye Institute purchasing art, seeks more Indiana artists for phase II of public art project

August 29, 2012 -- The art committee at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute will purchase 17 pieces of art created by 15 artists with Indiana ties who displayed their work during a year-long public art project developed to showcase the visual arts in a building dedicated to vision care and research.

'What Is Autism?' DVD answers your questions

August 21, 2012 -- The HANDS in Autism Interdisciplinary Training and Resource Center is distributing a DVD titled “What Is Autism?” The free video is designed to help parents, health care professionals, educators, first responders and others learn more about individuals living with an autism spectrum disorder.

IU Health Arnett gift to Purdue University supports medical education

August 16, 2012 -- Purdue University has announced that it will receive a $1 million investment from Indiana University Health Arnett for construction of the new Lyles-Porter Hall.

Student-run health clinic celebrates fourth year providing free care on Near Eastside

August 16, 2012 -- The Indiana University Student Outreach Clinic will celebrate its fourth year of providing free health care to uninsured Indianapolis residents with an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25.

IPS, American Cancer Society, and IU Simon Cancer Center summer program offers unique science learning experience for high school students

August 15, 2012 -- Eight students from Indianapolis Public Schools spent part of their summer vacation working alongside cancer physicians and researchers on the Indiana University School of Medicine campus.

IU Simon Cancer Center’s summer program exposes students to possible cancer research careers

August 9, 2012 -- Nine students spent their summer vacations exploring possible careers as cancer researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center.

Indiana University students mark the beginning of medical school

August 8, 2012 -- The largest first-year Indiana University School of Medicine class will begin classes this month, but first the 335 young men and women will participate Aug. 11 in a traditional ceremony marking the beginning of their professional lives as physicians.

Pediatric ophthalmologist designs vision screening kit for schools, physicians

July 16, 2012 -- Daniel Neely, M.D., treats children in his pediatric ophthalmology clinic for vision problems ranging from amblyopia and strabismus to cataracts and retinoblastoma. By the time children reach his exam chair, they could be at risk for serious eye conditions.