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Christina Griffiths

Christina is the media relations specialist for the IU School of Medicine Dean's Office of Strategic Communications.

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Residents and fellows honor diversity champions with the inaugural Multicultural Physicians’ Alliance Gala

Faculty, residents and fellows joined together recently at the Indianapolis Artsgarden to celebrate the inaugural Multicultural Physicians’ Alliance (MPA) Gala.

Christina Griffiths  |  May 26, 2023

Medical students host Mini Medical School for nearly 100 Indiana high school students

Nearly 100 high school students from all over the state of Indiana attended the spring Mini Medical School event hosted by Indiana University School of Medicine students.

Christina Griffiths  |  May 02, 2023

Organizations providing resources for those with asthma in Indiana

A large fire at a plastics recycling plant in Richmond, Indiana recently caused major concerns about air quality in the area. While the fire has diminished, the incident is an important reminder about air quality and asthma for residents statewide.

Christina Griffiths  |  Apr 20, 2023

“It’s normal to be stressed.” Division of Child Protection teaching families to focus on positive relationships to prevent child abuse and neglect

In 2021, 60 children died of child abuse in Indiana. Nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1 in 7 children experienced child abuse and neglect in the last year.

Christina Griffiths  |  Apr 05, 2023

To the Moon, Mars and Beyond: IU researcher studying ways to prevent and treat common vision loss syndrome in astronauts during long space missions

In July 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first astronaut to walk on the moon. The Apollo 11 mission lasted about four days. Now over 50 years later, astronauts are making much longer trips into space and looking ahead to the potential for even lengthier space flights that could keep astronauts in space for months and years at a time.

Christina Griffiths  |  Apr 03, 2023

IU researchers find new drug to prevent progression to vision loss safe and effective for people with diabetes

More than 37 million adults in the United States have diabetes, and many of them don’t even know they have it, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Christina Griffiths  |  Feb 07, 2023

IU School of Medicine faculty named editor in chief of Anatomical Sciences Education

IU School of Medicine’s Jason Organ, PhD, associate professor of anatomy, cell biology and physiology, is taking on a new role as editor in chief of Anatomical Sciences Education.

Christina Griffiths  |  Sep 06, 2022

“Taking care of your mental health is valued here.” How the country’s largest medical school transformed its mental health services to better serve students

When Samia Hasan, MD joined Indiana University School of Medicine as a psychiatrist in 2016, it quickly became clear there was a growing need for more mental health services for students.

Christina Griffiths  |  Aug 16, 2022

Local high-schoolers experience ‘mini’ medical school with fourth-year students

Members of the Indiana University School of Medicine Alpha Omega Alpha Society and the Faculty Community Relations Committee recently hosted a Mini-Medical School event on the Indianapolis campus for 50 local high school students in hopes of sparking interest in health-related careers.

Christina Griffiths  |  Apr 27, 2022

IU urology faculty focused on gender health

When Josh Roth, MD joined faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Urology in 2020, he brought with him an increased focus on pediatric urology, transitional urology in adult patients with congenital genitourinary abnormalities and gender health.

Christina Griffiths  |  Jun 29, 2021