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Sotto headed for Associate Vice Chancellor post in Pittsburgh

Sylk Sotto, MBA, MPS, EDD, will depart Indiana University School of Medicine to join the University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences as Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Development and Inclusive Excellence.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Apr 17, 2024

First-gen grads boast 100% residency match rate

Makayla Morning, Class of 2024 president, is among 47 first-generation IU School of Medicine graduates now heading into residency programs throughout the United States.

Laura Gates  |  Apr 02, 2024

Women's History Month honorees advocate for equity

Six IU School of Medicine students, faculty and staff received 2024 Women’s History Month Recognition Awards from the IUPUI Office for Women.

Laura Gates  |  Apr 01, 2024

HEALING LOVE: IU medical student shares journey supporting spouse after traumatic brain injury

Chelsea Fathauer doesn’t appear much different than her IU School of Medicine peers—but she feels older. She brushed with death as a child. Then her husband suffered a traumatic brain injury. Their commitment to each other and their dreams never waivered.

Laura Gates  |  Mar 22, 2024

Nation's largest early-onset Alzheimer's study drives diversity

LEADS, led by Liana Apostolova, MD, has received $78 million in National Institute of Aging (NIA) funding since it launched in 2018. It's also the largest National Institutes of Health grant at IU School of Medicine in 2023 at $13.9 million.

Ben Middelkamp  |  Mar 13, 2024

Psychiatry resident leading DEIJ efforts for department, school

Morgan Jivens, DO knew when she started medical school that she wanted to someday be a psychiatrist. Now a third-year psychiatry resident at Indiana University School of Medicine, she’s one step closer to fulfilling that dream.

Christina Griffiths  |  Feb 21, 2024

“It just stole my heart.” Resident pursuing career in academic medicine, pediatric surgery

When Jasmine Lee, MD, was in medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, she was skeptical about pursuing a career as a surgeon.

Christina Griffiths  |  Feb 19, 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

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

Tasneem Sharma, PhD, Receives R01 Grant For Glaucoma Research

Tasneem Sharma, PhD, recently received a R01 grant for her project titled "Therapeutic Intervention to Target Human Glaucoma Pathogenesis." The grant was awarded for five years with $391,746 per year for a total of $1,958,730 in grant funding.

IU School of Medicine  |  Dec 18, 2023