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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Last summer, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine’s Forum on Drug Discovery, Development, and Translation convened a workshop to discuss the “barriers and opportunities for including these populations in clinical trials.”
Two Indiana University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty members were among the medical professionals invited to participate.