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Researchers debate inclusion of pregnant, chestfeeding people in clinical trials

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.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Mar 15, 2023

Women's History Month: Honoring Marilyn Bull, MD, child passenger safety pioneer

Pediatrician Marilyn Bull, MD, founded the Automotive Safety Program at Riley Hospital for Children in 1981 and pioneered the field of developmental pediatrics. She has been on faculty at IU School of Medicine since 1976.

Laura Gates  |  Mar 08, 2023

Pediatric endocrinologist inducted into American Pediatric Society

Linda DiMeglio, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine professor of pediatrics, was inducted into the 2023 American Pediatric Society (APS) for her work in pediatric health.

Sydney Gendron  |  Mar 06, 2023

The Top 3 Reasons to Attend the 58th Annual Riley Children's Health Pediatric Conference

Primary care providers, advanced practice providers, allied health professionals, and all other clinicians are invited to attend the Riley Children’s Health Pediatric Conference on May 10-11, 2023.

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 02, 2023

Cardiovascular Institute director leads groundbreaking advancements in imaging to prevent heart attacks

Cardiovascular Institute Director Subha Raman, MD, is a collaborative leader who is not only a nationally recognized expert in the field of cardiovascular imaging but also an innovator who values diverse perspectives as essential to the ultimate goal of preventing heart attacks and saving lives.

Laura Gates  |  Feb 24, 2023

Case solved: Undiagnosed Rare Disease Clinic resolves family's 15-year journey to diagnosis

After living with an undiagnosed eye disease for 15 years, Evan Mowery now has a definitive diagnosis—achromatopsia—thanks to the genetic sleuths at the Undiagnosed Rare Disease Clinic (URDC) at IU School of Medicine.

Laura Gates  |  Feb 23, 2023

Bringing diversity to the white coat

Russell Ledet, MD, PhD, MBA, is the first Black man to enter the Triple Board Residency at IU School of Medicine. Triple Board combines training pediatrics, general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. Ledet was the only Black man to match into any Triple Board Residency through the National Resident Matching Program in 2022.

Laura Gates  |  Feb 16, 2023

A bridge well built

Several individuals throughout Indiana University’s nine campuses recently received the Building Bridges Award, which recognizes those who capture Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision, spirit and leadership in big and small ways. One of the awardees was IU School of Medicine’s very own Francine Epperson, who received multiple nominations for her work with the Indiana Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (IADRC). Not only has her work helped build a bridge with the local community, but it has reminded her colleagues of the vital role that the IADRC plays in bridging the gap between knowledge and one’s own health.

Sonder Collins  |  Feb 15, 2023

First cohort enters Urban Medicine program at IU School of Medicine-Northwest

Medical students in the Urban Medicine program at IU School of Medicine-Northwest benefit from the statewide MD curriculum offered at all campuses with an added emphasis on social determinants of health and elevating diversity, equity and inclusion in the context of urban, underserved patient populations.

Laura Gates  |  Jan 12, 2023

IU collaborates with Podiatry Associates of Indiana to bring diabetic foot clinical trials to patients

Investigators from the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering at Indiana University School of Medicine and the IU Health Comprehensive Wound Care Center have turned to community physicians to reach adult patients with diabetic foot complications. Left untreated, these patients could face disability, including limb amputation.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 6 people with disabilities or 16.7% in the United States in 2018, had been diagnosed with diabetes, compared to 1 in 14 without disabilities. Currently, more than 37 million Americans have diabetes, or 11.3% of the U.S. population—11.2% of adults in Indiana.

Angie Antonopoulos  |  Dec 15, 2022