A Decade As Dean

Dean Jay L. Hess brought a fresh perspective—and a game plan—to Indiana University School of Medicine, elevating it to a higher level. 

Researcher working in the lab

Keeping the Momentum

Bobby King | Feb. 1, 2023

A Diamond in the Midwest

Matthew Harris | May 3, 2023

Caring for the Caregivers

Matthew Harris | May 3, 2023

Past Stories

Lester Thompson, MD, flanked by Dean Glenn Irwin, Jr., MD, and Thompson's father, Calvin, at the 1968 IU School of Medicine graduation.

Spring 2023

Lucky Medicine

A memoir by Lester Thompson, MD, '68 tells the story of his father's dream, a special gift and what it took to navigate the 1960s.

Bobby King  |  Feb 01, 2023

Spring 2022

Transitional States

Immunotherapy holds tantalizing promise for treating all forms of cancer. Now, Huda Salman is trying to harness it at IU School of Medicine. And it starts with getting a clinical trial off the ground.

Matthew Harris  |  May 03, 2022

Situated north of downtown Indianapolis, the 11-story building comes with ample green space next to Senate Avenue to the east but offers a short walk for students for clinical rotations at the planned IU Health hospital.

Spring 2022

Community of Health

A modern structure with nods to the university's architectural heritage, IU School of Medicine’s new academic health center will blend stability and humanity.

Bobby King  |  Apr 16, 2022

portrait of Rohan Dharmakumar

Spring 2022

Steady Beats

Even if a person survives a heart attack, its effects set the stage for future trauma. Rohan Dharmakumar outlines those risks—discoveries that could allow the Krannert Cardiovascular Research Institute to limit damage and prevent tragedy.

Bobby King  |  Apr 23, 2022