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Christina Griffiths

As a communications coordinator with the Office of Strategic Communications, Christina develops and implements strategic communications plans and projects for internal and external audiences. Before joining IU School of Medicine, Christina worked as an a...

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Lights, camera, action! OB-GYN intern takes unique path to residency

Sophie Green, MD, balanced a passion for filmmaking with a love of science on her way to becoming an OB-GYN resident.

Christina Griffiths  |  Apr 01, 2020

How a future urology resident turned grief into new goal to help others

Few things can prepare a 15-year-old boy to move to the other side of the world. But for Andre Alabd, that new world was turned upside down after the sudden death of his father.

Christina Griffiths  |  Mar 25, 2020

IU faculty in the fight against COVID-19

Faculty physicians and researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine are working tirelessly to prepare for COVID-19 patients, treat those infected and learn more about the virus.

Christina Griffiths  |  Mar 23, 2020

"They don't have what IU has."

Despite visiting 16 different schools during the match process, Ruben Vasquez says he always thought the same thing at each interview: ‘They don’t have what IU has.’

Christina Griffiths  |  Mar 09, 2020

Incoming urology resident ready for new opportunities

After four years of medical school, when it came time to pursue a urology residency, Melissa Egert knew that staying at IU School of Medicine was her No. 1 choice.

Christina Griffiths  |  Mar 09, 2020

“She is such a fighter.” Family focuses on love, peace as newborn is treated for rare heart condition

Pregnancy can be a physically and emotionally difficult experience for many women. But when finding out the baby has a rare, potentially life-threatening heart condition, the experience becomes even more challenging. “We got the diagnosis around my 20-week appointment. It was very shocking.” Nikki Livingston was preparing to have her third child in February 2020. […]

Christina Griffiths  |  Feb 28, 2020

IU doctor making national impact on physician leadership and development

Chemen Neal, MD is working to improve physician wellness, growth and development, and her expertise is being utilized across the country. “I work a lot with people who are dealing with imposter syndrome and burn out, as well as help people to develop themselves as leaders to get the tools they need to set and reach […]

Christina Griffiths  |  Feb 03, 2020

Tacos, ice cream and a side of gestational diabetes

The story of how my pancreas couldn’t keep up with my baby “Why are you getting tested for that? You’re not overweight. There’s no way you have it.” This conversation with my mom when I was about 25 weeks pregnant was my first experience with a common misconception about gestational diabetes—that the only people who […]

Christina Griffiths  |  Jan 16, 2020

Cultural challenges strengthen urology resident’s resolve

When Marcelo Barboza, MD was 18 years old, he traveled abroad for the first time, leaving his home in Brazil to live in Germany for a year. “It was out of my comfort zone,” Barboza said. “Imagine someone picks you up out of your home and puts you in a new country where you don’t […]

Christina Griffiths  |  Dec 20, 2019

Fellows training to provide life-changing care for women

Faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology are training doctors to provide care for women dealing with difficult pelvic disorders. These women often experience symptoms that can be painful and embarrassing, greatly impacting their quality of life. Since 1988, the department has trained dozens of doctors to provide life-changing care […]

Christina Griffiths  |  Aug 12, 2019