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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 ...
A pair of investigators from Indiana University School of Medicine recently received prestigious awards from the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), recognizing their achievements and advancements in the field of bone disease research.
A respected Indiana University School of Medicine faculty member and trailblazing gastroenterologist has been given the Sagamore of the Wabash, one of the state’s highest honors.
Douglas Rex, MD, a distinguished professor emeritus in the Department of Medicine at IU, was formally given the title Thursday, Sept. 28, during a boisterous celebration outside the Indiana University Health endoscopy suite named in his honor.
Perched atop a wooden cajón drum and tapping out a beat was David Aronoff, MD, the chair of the Department of Medicine and a physician-scientist specializing in infectious diseases.
He’s been a self-taught drummer since he was about 14 years old. He almost majored in music at Indiana University, even took a few classes and picked up sight reading before he settled on microbiology. He attended Tufts University School of Medicine after earning his bachelor’s degree.
Fewer than 8 percent of the nation’s orthopaedic surgeons are women, but groups like The Perry Initiative work to boost that number by holding outreach programs across the country. During these events, female high school, college and medical students who are interested in science, engineering and medicine have the chance to interact and learn from female professionals in the fields they aspire to join.
Whether she’d be holding an epee or a scalpel, Rita Somogyi likes situations that keep her on her toes and moving quickly. She likes being part of a team that can win in competition or work together to find solutions to patients’ problems.
Erika Daley, an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine, is hoping to pass these assurances along to a new generation of girls as she and other female orthopaedic surgeons at IU bring The Perry Initiative to Indianapolis.
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Indiana University School of Medicine is ranked No. 11 in 2022 – up from No. 42 in 2015 – and researcher Sara Quinney, PhD, is the fifth highest funded researcher in an OB-GYN department, according to data compiled by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research.