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With more than 60 academic departments and specialty divisions across nine campuses and strong clinical partnerships with Indiana’s most advanced hospitals and physician networks, Indiana University School of Medicine is continuously advancing its mission to prepare healers and transform health in Indiana and throughout the world.
92-year-old Faith Towriss Fouch was among the first patients to undergo a brand new procedure called TAVR (Transcatheter aortic valve replacement) at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.
This procedure is minimally invasive and is done to replace a narrowed aortic valve that has failed to open properly.
Each year, IUPUI honors 50 graduate and professional students who demonstrate excellence beyond the classroom—in areas such as campus leadership, scholarly work, and community engagement. These IUPUI Elite 50 represent the best of the best among IUPUI’s graduate and professional students and capture everything that makes IUPUI exceptional.
The Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering has been at the national forefront in developing cutting-edge approaches to cell-based therapies for wound healing and restoring blood perfusion in critical limb ischemia patients.
IU School of Medicine community members gathered virtually for the second round of diversity town hall events in February. More than 360 faculty members, staff and learners attended, providing insight and feedback to the diversity, equity and inclusion task forces formed last fall. Having so many community members from all areas of the school participate is heartening. The insights and ideas shared during the town halls are highly valued and will be considered as the diversity task forces continue with their important work.