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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...
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]