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Alyssa Geisler

Alyssa joined the Office of Strategic Communications in 2019 as the digital content manager. She recently moved back to Indiana after 8 years in Utah, where she told stories about research, education and clinical care at Huntsman Cancer Institute and the University of Utah.

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Students recognized among IUPUI Elite 50

Five students from IU School of Medicine were recognized among the IUPUI Elite 50, an honor for graduate and professional students who demonstrate excellence in areas such as campus leadership, scholarly work, and community engagement.

Alyssa Geisler  |  Apr 21, 2020

Advice for the Class of 2023

Welcome, Class of 2023! By now, you have your first month of medical school under your belts. Hopefully, you’re feeling settled into new classes, new routines, and new campuses. Time to take a moment to breathe. While you’re at it, take a moment to hear from some students who were recently in your shoes. These […]

Alyssa Geisler  |  Sep 04, 2019

Pam Perry won’t let cancer push her dreams aside

Updated October 2019 In memory of Pam Perry. When breast cancer spreads, it often lands in bones, typically the ribs or hips. In Pam Perry’s case, it went to her skull. Pam was diagnosed with estrogen positive breast cancer in 2008. She had a mastectomy and reconstruction surgery, and hormone therapy. For four years, that […]

Alyssa Geisler  |  Aug 05, 2019

Childhood cancer survivor, future pediatric oncology nurse

When Tatum Parker was about to turn 6, she woke up in the night with terrible pain in her leg. Her parents took her to the emergency department, but rather than a broken leg or injury, Tatum had a large tumor on her right femur. Her pediatrician immediately recommended Riley Hospital for Children at IU […]

Alyssa Geisler  |  Aug 05, 2019