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Laura is a communications consultant with the Office of Strategic Communications. She brings 25 years of experience in communications, having worked with news media organizations, small businesses, corporations and non-profit organizations. She is a native Hoosier who recently moved back to Indiana from Florida, where she was editor of a lifestyle magazine serving the community of Estero, Florida.
More than 40 percent of the IU School of Medicine Class of 2021 is going into primary care specialties, filling a great need. Learn about the career aspirations of six 2021 graduates who are dedicated to practicing primary care in Indiana's medically underserved communities.
Take a look at the history of medical training in Northwest Indiana and explore the current vision for IU School of Medicine-Northwest-Gary, located on the campus of Indiana University Northwest (IUN), as IU School of Medicine commemorates the 50th anniversary of its statewide system for medical education.
Medical students and alumni of Indiana University School of Medicine-Northwest-Gary say training on this campus just 25 miles from Chicago and right next to the Lake Michigan shoreline blends big-city amenities with small-town feel, offering experiences to engage with diverse populations while forming lifelong friendships.
IU School of Medicine Executive Associate Dean for Research Affairs Tatiana Foroud, PhD, has spent much of her career using statistical methods to discover the genes that are significant to neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
Liana Apostolova’s intellectual curiosity has directed her research interests and driven a remarkable career in medicine. She leads IU School of Medicine’s top-funded research program supported by NIH, the Longitudinal Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Study (LEADS).
Indiana University School of Medicine is commemorating the 50th anniversary of its statewide campus system for medical education. We look at the long history of medical training on the Bloomington campus and explore the current vision for IU School of Medicine-Bloomington that will help guide its next 50 years.
IU School of Medicine’s statewide campus system ensures all medical students receive the same high-quality MD curriculum while allowing them to explore unique opportunities on a regional campus. In Bloomington, a big draw is the college-town vibe and culture, along with the community’s picturesque hills and lakes.
The Women in Leadership series celebrates the contributions of women who have emerged as strong leaders within IU School of Medicine. Michelle Howenstine, MD, leads Graduate Medical Education as well as Continuing Medical Education for physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals.
Medical education leaders Michelle Howenstine, MD, Emily Walvoord, MD, and Maureen Harrington, PhD, share their experiences and advice for advancing in leadership while prioritizing wellness and achieving balance in their lives as part of the Women in Leadership series highlighting women who are helping IU School of Medicine fulfill its mission.