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- Facebook Live series ‘Bench to Bedside’ provides timely, useful information from KU Cancer Center
Jun 07, 2021 -- The University of Kansas Cancer Center hosts an engaging Facebook Live series that uses a talk-show format to cover a broad range of cancer-related topics.
- Rain, resilience and the French bulldog: Everything you did and didn’t know about 2020/2021 KU commencement and recognition activities
May 27, 2021 -- Recognition and hooding ceremonies in 2021 as well as parts of commencement were supposed to get closer to the traditional norm. That didn't happen. Here's what did.
- Gold Foundation honors 3 KU Medical Center professionals for showing courage and compassion in pandemic
May 25, 2021 -- Because of their tireless efforts to keep their campuses and communities safe, the Arnold P. Gold Foundation is bestowing on three professionals from KU Medical Center the title of “Champion of Humanistic Care.”
- Study led by KU Medical Center researchers shows early preterm births can be decreased with DHA supplementation
May 17, 2021 -- A study led by researchers from the University of Kansas and the University of Cincinnati found that early preterm births may be dramatically decreased with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) supplements, with a dose of 1000 mg more effective for pregnant women with low DHA levels.
- KU Cancer Center director participates in expert panel discussion on status of Cancer Moonshot
May 13, 2021 -- On May 6, 2021, three national cancer experts joined a virtual panel discussion to talk about the Cancer Moonshot, including Roy Jensen, M.D., director of The University of Kansas Cancer Center.
- Massive negative impact of COVID-19 on cancer screenings quantified in KU Medical Center faculty study published in JAMA Oncology
Apr 29, 2021 -- Nearly 10 million cancer screenings in the U.S. failed to happen because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published in JAMA Oncology and researched by KU Medical Center faculty member Ronald Chen. Public attention to the problem is needed to prevent cancer deaths.
- Newly installed solar panels on two KU Medical Center buildings to lower electricity costs and support clean energy
Apr 21, 2021 -- To tap into more sustainable sources of power, two buildings on the University of Kansas Medical Center’s campus in Kansas City were recently crowned with a total of 306 solar panels. The energy they provide could save more than a quarter of a million dollars.
- Health Professions department renamed to reflect new athletic training program
Apr 15, 2021 -- The Department of Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science and Athletic Training, housed in the KU School of Health Professions, received approval recently from the Kansas Board of Regents to expand its name to fit its new degree offerings and its new mission.
- KU School of Medicine rises to No. 9 in U.S. News and World Report’s ranking of best medical schools for primary care
Mar 30, 2021 -- The University of Kansas School of Medicine now ranks in the top ten medical schools in the country for primary care, according to U.S. News and World Report’s rankings of medical schools in the United States for 2022, released on March 30
- 1937 KU nursing graduate remembered in ‘Ila’s War’
Mar 29, 2021 -- Ila Armsbury Herman, a 1937 graduate of the nursing program at the University of Kansas, shared with her niece the details of her time at KU and as an army nurse in World War II. The result was the book 'Ila's War.'
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