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Caitlin VanOverberghe

Caitlin VanOverberghe is a communications coordinator for the Indiana University School of Medicine, where she supports the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Department of Ophthalmology. Having earned degrees in journalism and telecommunications ...

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Megakaryocytes link researcher's bone-healing work to COVID-19

One Indiana University School of Medicine researcher is using her study of bone and fracture healing to better understand the effects of COVID-19 on the body.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  May 26, 2021

Department remembers former chair

Richard Lindseth, MD, the George J. Garceau Professor Emeritus of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, died this month. He served on the faculty for more than 30 years. He was appointed department chair in 1995.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  May 12, 2021

Medical student, cancer survivor connects with former doctor for unique educational experience

During her final year at the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Indianapolis, Carly Chapman completed a special clinical rotation alongside L. Daniel Wurtz, MD, the orthopaedic oncologist who cared for her during her time with cancer.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Apr 19, 2021

Indiana teen plans art contest to benefit ophthalmology research

To further educate children, teens and their families about strabismus and disorders like it, a 14-year-old from Columbus, Indiana has created an art and photography contest. She’s inviting young people from across the country to participate. The money she collects from the $5 entrance fees will be gifted to Indiana University School of Medicine to benefit pediatric clinical research in the Department of Ophthalmology.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Feb 15, 2021

NIH funding expands collaboration on ocular neovascularization

Neovascularization is the root cause of a range of sight-stealing eye diseases. Researchers Timothy W. Corson, PhD, and Mark R. Kelley, PhD, are targeting Redox effector factor-1 (Ref-1) as a signaling node for treating blood vessel growth in the eyes.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Aug 05, 2020

Pregnant and postpartum internal medicine residents protected from long shifts under new policy

Already an unwritten practice, internal medicine residents in the third trimester of pregnancy or within the first two months of delivery are now formally protected from being required to work long or overnight shifts.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Jun 24, 2020

NIH grant will help attract students to ophthalmology research

A grant from the National Institutes of Health aims to attract more medical students to participate in eye research.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  May 19, 2020

Frontline workers recount experiences with virus during Zoom panel

Worried, concerned and overwhelmed, but encouraged, appreciated and optimistic. Those are among the range of emotions shared by providers working on the front line of COVID-19 response in central Indiana.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  May 14, 2020

Eyes: Windows to the cardiovascular system

Ophthalmologists and optometrists have a unique perspective on a patient’s cardiovascular system because the eye is the only place in the body where doctors get a glimpse of the health of a patient’s blood vessels without the use of imaging technology.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Apr 13, 2020

Record space flight inspires bone research at IU School of Medicine

NASA astronaut Christina Koch returned to Earth recently after a record-setting 328-day stay on the International Space Station. The feat is an important milestone for women in the space program and is just 12 days shy of the overall 340-day record set by former astronaut Scott Kelly. But space exploration doesn’t come without sacrifice. In […]

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Mar 03, 2020