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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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Members of the Orthopaedic Surgery Department spend a day volunteering at Gleaners Food Bank

About a dozen members of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery’s basic science faculty and staff spent a day volunteering at Gleaners Food Bank recently, helping sort through the cans and prepare them for distribution to those in need.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Dec 21, 2022

Big 10 grant furthers lab's osteosarcoma research

A $100,000 grant from the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium Foundation will further research into metastatic osteosarcoma conducted by the Greenfield Lab.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Dec 20, 2022

Diagnostic event helps dozens

Members of the IU School of Medicine community offered up their patient care and pathology skills at the annual See, Test and Treat event, hosted in Indianapolis by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Foundation.

See, Test and Treat events take place across the country and provide essential medical services to dozens of patients, free of charge, thanks to grant funding from CAP.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Jun 17, 2022

Grad Student Earns F31 Grant

A PhD student in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery earned a grant from the National Institutes of Health that will allow her to continue researching the impacts COVID-19 has on bone health.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Jun 01, 2022

Incoming OB-GYN resident helping others navigate careers in medicine as people of color

As a medical student, Maya Merriweather founded Melanin is the New Medicine, LLC, with the goal of increasing diversity in the field. She was pleased to have matched with IU for residency because the OB-GYN department offered a well-rounded program, with training in all aspects of care. She knows, once her training is done and she begins practicing on her own, she’ll be prepared to handle any situation.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  May 11, 2022

Research cohort details connections between societal factors and health after pregnancy

IU School of Medicine is one of eight academic medical centers across the country involved in nuMoM2b, or the Nulliparous Pregnancy Outcomes Study: Monitoring Mothers-to-Be. This research cohort began in 2010 and monitored pregnant people delivering a child for the first time. The research team followed these original study participants three to seven years later, examining the impact of pregnancy complications on cardiovascular health. The team continues to follow the cohort today.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  May 04, 2022

Orthopaedic surgery residency program sees record number of female matches

A record number of female physicians matched into the orthopaedic surgery residency program at Indiana University School of Medicine following Match Day 2022.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Mar 31, 2022

A path for all: Program offers free birth control, aims to reduce infant mortality

PATH4YOU aims to provide all people in Indiana with high-quality, non-coercive, patient-centered, comprehensive access to contraception. This includes all birth control options—from natural family planning to pills to long-acting reversible contraception (like intrauterine devices or arm implants).

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Mar 04, 2022

Faculty member helps make diagnostic children's book a reality

The Curious Eye is available to download for free at the Children's Eye Foundation, making it widely available to clinicians and parents. Gavin Roberts, MD, an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at IU School of Medicine, served as the medical advisor for the project.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Feb 10, 2022

Ophthalmology researchers one step closer to treatment for blindness-causing diseases

The Corson Lab in the Department of Ophthalmology at Indiana University School of Medicine has developed the first drug-like inhibitor of ferrochelatase, paving the way for a new class of potential drugs for treating neovascular eye diseases.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Jan 27, 2022