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IU-Based startup awarded $1.47 million to study atrial fibrillation, nerve activity

Krannert researcher Peng-Sheng Chen co-founded company that is exploring the body's fight-or-flight response

Meet the Chair

Please join us in viewing a video by Dr. Mark Geraci from his informational session earlier in the school year. Watch as Dr. Geraci shares with the audience his background, his values and his vision for the Department of Medicine. Questions and answers from audience members complete the presentation.

IU's Center for Global Health receives $7 million from Lilly Foundation

Funds will strenghten program development and establish two endowed chairs to advance global health research and health care delivery

Dr. Bruce A. Molitoris is one of five new distinguished professors

INDIANAPOLIS -- Five Indiana University scholars and researchers have been promoted to distinguished professor, the highest academic rank within the institution. The appointments were approved today by the IU Board of Trustees at their meeting on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

Latest Kudos (Last Updated: 08/28/2016)

Imperiale tapped for Lumeng Professor

Thomas Imperiale, M.D., was named the first Lawrence Lumeng Professor in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Dr. Imperiale, professor of medicine, has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, and other top-tier journals. This professorship is named after Dr. Lawrence Lumeng, division director of gastroenterology and hepatology from 1983 to 2007.

Evans-Molina named Ritchey Scholar

Carmella Evans-Molina, associate professor of medicine in the division of endocrinology was named the J.O. Ritchey, M.D. Scholar of Medicine. Evans-Molina also serves as the associate director of development of the Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Research. Earlier this year, she was awarded with a Research Frontier Trailblazers Award for her impressive research work to date. The honor is named for Dr. James O. Ritchey, who spent 68 years affiliated with the IU School of Medicine, including a stint as chair of the Department of Medicine.

Geriatrics programs earn VA recognition

The Indiana University Geriatrics Program’s Acute Care for Elders (ACE) consultation team and Geriatric Resources for Assessment and Care of Elders (GRACE) program have been cited as examples of veteran-centered models of care that can be effective in the care of this population. The citations were included in a report submitted by the Veterans Health Administration’s Inpatient Care for Veterans with Complex Cognitive, Mental Health, and Medical Needs Task Force.