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Laura is a communications consultant with the Office of Strategic Communications. She brings 25 years of experience in communications, having worked with news media organizations, small businesses, corporations and non-profit organizations. She is a native Hoosier who recently moved back to Indiana from Florida, where she was editor of a lifestyle magazine serving the community of Estero, Florida.
Wade Clapp, MD, has received the Friedrich von Recklinghausen Award in recognition of his significant contributions to neurofibromatosis research and clinical care. Work in his lab at IU School of Medicine is leading to new therapies for people living with this debilitating disease which causes tumors to grow on nerves.
Neurofibromatosis Therapeutic Acceleration Program invests in developing Steven Rhodes, MD, PhD, as a physician-scientist committed to studying NF1 and identifying new therapies to interrupt tumor progression before it leads to a deadly cancer.
Indiana University School of Medicine has led the way for a creative solution to help reopen the licensure pathway for MD candidates. The school has been selected as one of just six medical schools in the nation to host a regional testing site for USMLE.
Larry Cripe went from, in his own words, “feeling I was failing as an educator,” to being awarded the Indiana University Board of Trustees’ Teaching Award and named IU School of Medicine’s 2020 Physician Mentor of the Year.
Although busy treating COVID-19 patients as Eskenazi Health’s chief of internal medicine, Graham Carlos, MD is also investing considerable energy into educating front-line hospital workers who may need a refresher on critical care and ventilator basics.
Angel Jones didn’t always know she wanted to be a doctor or that she would serve her country in the U.S. Army, but she knew she wanted to help people. Now Jones is poised to graduate from IU School of Medicine and start her residency in emergency medicine at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood, Texas.