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Laura is senior writer with the Office of Strategic Communications and loves to tell the stories of outstanding students, faculty and staff at IU School of Medicine. A native Hoosier, she has over 25 years of experience in communications, having worked with newspapers and other media organizations in Indiana and Florida, along with small businesses, community groups and non-profit organizations. Before joining IU School of Medicine in January 2020, she was editor-in-chief of a lifestyle magazine serving the community of Estero, Florida.
Over the last 30 years, Mark R. Kelley has disclosed 61 inventions, been awarded 19 patents and launched a pharmaceutical startup. Now he's helping other IU innovators navigate commercialization for their lab discoveries.
Taylor Prechtel, co-president of the First Generation Committee at IU School of Medicine, shares what her first-gen identity means to her and why it’s important for first-generation med students to have a supportive community.
Emergency medicine physician Gregory Taylor launched the Physicians for Wishes YouTube channel to grant wishes for people with critical illnesses. Devin Loudy enjoyed a Lake Michigan vacation with his family as the first wish granted.